Mental Health Clinician – Psychological Therapy Services (PTS)

  • 0.5 EFT, ongoing
  • Be part of a dynamic community health team
  • Make a meaningful impact on the community
  • Work within a multidisciplinary setting
  • Work for a true values-based community-led not for profit
  • Professional development platform included in employment

About the Role

Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health’s counselling team is looking for a fantastic Mental Health Clinician.

The position works within a stepped model of care, with access to step up to clinical care coordination, or step down into wellbeing supports.

  • Provide high quality engagement, assessment, treatment and support services to individuals and their families.
  • To produce better outcomes for individuals with diagnosable mild, moderate and in some cases severe mental illness, by providing short-term psychological interventions in a primary care setting.
  • Targeted services for those individuals who are not likely to be able to have their needs met through Medicare-subsidised or other mental health services.

An amazing candidate would have the following:

  • The ability to apply good clinical judgment and problem-solving within the boundaries of the organisation’s policy and procedures and with the guidance of the supervisor as needed.
  • Ability to prioritise competing work demands in line with agreed work plans and the organisation’s priorities.
  • Commitment to inclusive practice.
  • Initiative and self-motivation.
  • Emotional intelligence and strong team skills.

Benefits and Perks

Our benefits enhance everyday wellbeing and encourage you to take time to make a difference in the community:

  • Supervision embedded and valued within the team and support with your professional development
  • The option to access purchased leave and flexible work arrangements
  • Free professional counselling from our world class employee assistance program
  • In addition to your salary and superannuation, you’ll also receive 17.5% leave loading and access to the full $15,900 salary packaging benefits plus up to $2,650 meals and entertainment packaging benefits
  • Access to the Fitness Passport program (subsidised access to selected gyms across Victoria) and organisational-led employee wellbeing initiatives such as virtual challenges and all-staff development day
  • Free parking and fresh fruit on-site for all employees

The successful candidate will be required to undertake and maintain a National Criminal History Check (NCHC), an NDIS Safety Screening check and hold a current valid Working With Children Check.

Further Information

Position Description

For a confidential discussion, please contact Gina Alvarez, Team Leader of Counselling (Loddon) & Youth Lead on 5421 1617 or email gina.alvarez@scchc.org.au using the subject line: Mental Health Clinician Enquiry.

How to Apply

As an employer, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all cultures and backgrounds.

To be considered for a role, your application must include a cover letter, resume (including 3 referees) and responses to the key selection criteria (found within the position description), which need to be submitted via email to gina.alvarez@scchc.org.au.

Applications close: Friday 24 May 2024, 5pm