Mental Health Clinician – Murray Mallee GP Network
Multiple Positions Available
The positions will work across several commonwealth and state government funded Mental Health Therapy programs. To be considered for this role you must be either a qualified Psychologist with AHPRA registration; a Mental Health Social Worker; or an Occupational Therapist or Registered Nurse with specific specialisation in mental health. Provisional Psychologist requiring supervision may be suitable for this upon application. Continuing employment is subject to performance and ongoing funding.
The MMGPN mental health programs provide clinical services to some of the most vulnerable people in our communities. Experience working in a trauma informed way in the following areas will be highly regarded – mental health preventative services, suicide prevention, services for Aboriginal people, perinatal services, child mental health services, chronic and complex conditions, and rural & remote communities. People with experience in group work, triage, acute and complex assessment, care co-ordination along with Mental Health Nurses are strongly encouraged to apply.
The successful applicants may be eligible for a Rural Relocation Support Package through the Rural Doctors Workforce Agency.
The Murray Mallee General Practice Network is a not for profit, membership based organisation, who boasts an experienced team, and offers a strong commitment to professional development, excellent salary packaging options, and flexible workplace arrangements. It provides a supportive and collaborative environment for employees which enables the delivery of local health solutions that address gaps in health service provision for people who may have difficulty accessing primary care services. Due to the requirement for regular travel to outlying communities, this is a unique opportunity to explore the Murray Mallee region through varied practice locations.
Both the primary location of this position and the base for the Murray Mallee General Practice Network are located in the region’s major population centre, the rural city of Murray Bridge. The region includes an area of 23,000 square kilometres from the eastern Adelaide Hills through to the Victorian border. The Sturt Highway and rail route from Adelaide to Melbourne pass through the region. The River Murray, Coorong and Murray Mallee areas are significant environmental features.
For more information please contact:
Ms Cathy Spanton
Murray Mallee General Practice Network
(08) 8531 1303.
Further information can also be obtained by contacting:
Emma Host, Manager Primary Health Care Workforce Support
Phone: (08) 8234 8277
Applicants are required to address the Person Specification criteria of the Job Description. Your application, including a current resume, should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by COB Friday 12th February 2021.
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What’s in it for you?
- A great work environment
- Experienced and supportive team
- 5 weeks Annual Leave
- Generous salary packaging options to increase your take home pay
Please be aware that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and communities including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all ages, genders, ethnicities, religions, cultures, sexual orientations, people with lived experience and people with disabilities
headspace on Kangaroo Island
Community Engagement Worker
Bushfire Recovery funded until June 2022
Do you have a passion for working with young people, families and communities to improve access for young people to mental health services?
Are you a team player, able to work in partnership with other organisations and develop and deliver targeted programs and events for young people and their families?
There is an opportunity to work with the headspace team, with the support of the Community Engagement team leader based at Murray Bridge (our Lead headspace site). You will also have the opportunity to connect with the Victor Harbor headspace team. This position will be based on Kangaroo Island with connection in person from time to time with the broader headspace team and via online opportunities.
To be successful in this position you will have experience implementing community-based programs preferably with young people. We are seeking someone with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently. Experience working with young people and in the mental health space would be an advantage and relevant qualifications in either of these areas would be desirable.
Remuneration will be negotiated dependant on skills, experience and qualifications. Our organisation offers generous salary packaging options, 5 weeks Annual Leave & TOIL, in addition to a flexible and supportive working environment.
Job description and advice on how to apply can be obtained on our website: headspace.org.au/ victor harbor. All enquiries to Suzanne Fuzzard at email@example.com or phone (08) 8531 2122.
A copy of your resume, and application addressing the job and person specifications, should be forwarded with the names of two current referees, by close of business on Wednesday , June 2nd, 2021 to the Manager, Suzanne Fuzzard via email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you intend to apply for employment with the MMGPN, you must read the Guidelines for Job Applicants to assist you in your application.
**All positions subject to a successful Families & Communities Criminal History Check**