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Mental Health Clinician - Group Based Parenting Support Pr, Infant Child & Youth MH Service

Job posted: 15/05/2024
Applications close: 30/05/2024 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Albury/Wodonga, Various

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Albury Wodonga Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical and Nursing, Nursing

Reference: 17333

Reference: 17333

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical and Nursing, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North East Region | Albury/Wodonga, Various

  • Join our supportive multidisciplinary team of experienced mental health clinicians
  • Comprehensive Learning and Growth Opportunities
  • Join the largest regional health service between Sydney and Melbourne

About Mental Health Services at Albury Wodonga Health (AWH)

Albury Wodonga Health (AWH) is established in the twin cities of Albury and Wodonga, between Sydney and Melbourne. Our dedicated team of nearly 3,000 staff supports a population of 250,000 people throughout North-East Victoria and Southern NSW.  Our extensive network encompasses two primary hospital campuses, and an additional 22 sites, delivering a diverse range of emergency, community, mental health, allied health and sub-acute services.

AWH is an Area Mental Health and Wellbeing Service, providing mental health treatment, care and support, including delivering Alcohol and Other Drugs services. We deliver 10 specialised community-based programs, along with three acute care services and three facilities dedicated to recovery and rehabilitation. We also provide services supporting families coping with parental mental illness and facilitating connections to carer consultants.

Our Mental Health and Wellbeing teams comprise mental health clinicians with a background in nursing, occupational therapy, social work and psychology, all of whom have experience in helping people through a range of therapies. The diversity of our service provides a range of experiences for our team and will assist you in expanding and embedding your clinical practice skills.

About the Role

AWH Infant Child Youth Area Mental Health & Wellbeing Services (ICY-AMHWS) provides a public mental health service to infant children and young people inclusive of their families who resides in the rural cities of Albury Wodonga Health Catchment Area. ICY-AMHS sites are located in Wodonga/Wangaratta and Albury

The Group Based Parenting Support Program is a new program that will provide a flexible range of parenting programs in the local communities, parent-focused interventions and strategies exist that are appropriate for group delivery for parents/care givers for (0-11) age groups.

The mental health clinician will work closely with Practice Lead and be part of facilitating group based support program  tailored to meet the needs of participating parents, families,carers and supporters, and ICY-AMHWS will select programs/content that can address the range of mental health, wellbeing,emotional and behavioral presentations and developmental stages of the children seen at ICY-AMHWS. The Group Based Parenting Support Program will be facilitated using a trauma informed child developmental framework as well as review/evaluation of the program in collaboration with ICYMHS leadership group. The Group Based Parenting Support Program will consist of a range of disciplines inclusive of LLEW. 

What awaits you at AWH?

We are committed to our Employee Value Proposition and will deliver on our key pillars of Growth, Balance, Contribution and Lifestyle.

We provide comprehensive induction and training to set you up for success, offer exceptional Rewards and Benefits and continuously nurture your professional growth by providing opportunities for development.

About Albury / Wodonga Region

Albury / Wodonga is located on the picturesque Murray River only 3 hours by road from Melbourne, with direct flights to Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast, makes it a great location, with easy connections to Australia’s major cities. This stunning region offers affordable housing and a lower cost of living, cultural attractions, world standard wineries, gourmet eating, cycling, fishing, sporting activities and snow fields all at your doorstep.

Relocating to the region?

Albury Wodonga Health has access to the Regional Mental Health Workforce Incentive program. The Incentive program was designed by the Department of Health to support the attraction, relocation, and retention of mental health and alcohol and other drug (AOD) workers to priority positions area mental health and wellbeing services across rural and regional Victoria.

Candidates relocating may be eligible for grants of up to $20,000 to cover expenses such as removalist, travel fees, accommodation costs, school fees, etc. For a more detailed understanding of the incentive program, visit the Rural Workforce Agency Victoria (RWAV).

Mental Health Navigator

At Albury Wodonga Health, we understand that moving is challenging, whether it be locally or internationally, so our Mental Health Workforce Navigator is available to support new staff to relocate, settle and integrate into the local community. For more information, contact our Mental Health Navigator on navigator@awh.org.au or via our website: Mental Health Careers — Comprehensive medical infrastructure meeting the health and welfare needs of Wodonga, Albury and surrounding Region. — Albury Wodonga Health. (awh.org.au)

Are you ready to become part of our team?

For more role-specific information, please refer to the attached Position Description. You are also encouraged to reach out to the person on the job advertisement for a confidential discussion. Salary and terms will be in accordance with the relevant state EBA or Award.

Explore our Candidate Information Pack[RL1]  to uncover compelling reasons to embark on this career journey with us and become part of our fantastic team.

Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion

AWH prioritises Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Ethical Practice. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as applications from people from different backgrounds, ages, ethnicity, culture, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, living and lived experience, neurodiverse, and  physical ability, as we acknowledge the value that diversity brings to our work environment.

Reasonable adjustments can be made during screening, recruitment and on the job.

Please note that appointments are contingent on satisfactory pre-employment checks including Criminal Record check and working with Children checks.

Important Notice: All healthcare workers must be fully vaccinated or hold an approved medical contraindication certificate. Successful candidates will need to provide documentation of their COVID-19 and flu vaccination status.

Not the right role for you? Let us know what you're seeking!

If you don't meet all the requirements of this role, please submit your details to AWH as you may be a great fit for another role.

Submit your details through Mental Health, Expression of Interest and our team can connect with you if a suitable position arises.

Mental Health Clinician - Group Based Parenting Support Pr, Infant Child & Youth MH Service

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Winnie McCulloch - (03) 5723 8900
winnie.mcculloch@awh.org.au

Mental Health Clinician - Group Based Parenting Support Pr, Infant Child & Youth MH Service