Senior Mental Health Clinician

Job Title: Senior Mental Health Clinician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brunswick
Industry: Social Work
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date:
Reference: BBBH317750_1654042306
Contact Name: Ashleigh Parker
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 01, 2022

Job Description

Senior Accredited Mental Health Clinicians

  • Multiple Senior Clinician roles available

  • Part time & Full time hours

  • Hybrid as well as onsite options

We are currently recruiting for Senior Mental Health Clinicians across Melbourne with experience working with complex cases, carrying our risk assessments, working as part of a multi-disciplinary teams, provide support to those affected by Mental Health issues and providing supervision to other staff members.

Excellent opportunities are currently available for Senior Mental Health Clinicians. You will be skilled and capable in the delivery of community and clinically based mental health services. You will be an integral member of the multidisciplinary team providing both one on one and group interventions and supports to people living with severe and persistent mental health illness. There are specific youth mental health opportunities as well as opportunities with adults. Fantastic organisations with great cultures await.

This role will include:

  • Utilising provided intake assessment format (or equivalent), ensure a thorough initial assessment across one or several sessions as appropriate. This must cover all aspects of the biopsychosocial model.

  • Assertively monitor clients' progress with an eye for relapse prevention at all times

  • Ensure community treatment is prioritised over inpatient care where at all possible to ensure high quality, continuity of care and functional outcomes; where health services are made redundant through skill building, empowering the client and their loved ones and autonomy within recovery is prioritised

  • Conduct triage assessments via telephone or face-to-face across all streams of programs, including managing waitlists safely and escalating concerns as per governance policy

  • Accurately document (within at most 24hrs) notes. This includes MSE, risk, impression, formulation and plan to inform treatment plans

  • Understand the risks associated with the client population and ensure paperwork is completed accordingly

  • Offer leadership to the clinicians around you, particularly in areas of expertise

Active participation in the continued development of processes

Participation and prioritisation of staff meetings, peer supervision, supervision and professional development (internal)

You must have:

  • A comprehensive understanding of the Mental Health sector

  • Bachelors of Social Work with AASW accreditation registration or AHPRA registration is a must if you hold a AHPRA recognised qualification

  • A minimum of 2-4 years' experience in a supervisory role

  • Sound discipline knowledge gained through experience, training or education

  • Understanding of the Strengths Based Approach principles

  • Knowledge of the National Mental Health Standards

  • Professional or specialised knowledge in the area of Mental illness, drug and alcohol and homelessness.

You will also be willing to undergo police and Working with Children Checks, as well as providing 2 recent managerial references.

Why work with Tradewind?

Tradewind Australia is Melbourne's fastest growing agency recruiting for the Social Services sector. We pride ourselves on the strong and long-standing relationships we have formed with our clients and candidates.

We Provide:

  • Your own consultant who will work hard to secure you the right roles for your skill set

  • Access to roles offered exclusively through Tradewind

  • Flexible hours improving your work/life balance

  • No joining fees

How to apply:

  • Follow the link provided (or visit our website and click contact us, then apply now)

  • Fill in as much detail as you can on the application form and upload your resume

  • Contact the office directly if you have any queries regarding your application however, please allow some time for your application to be processed

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