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Mental Health Clinician - Group Based Parenting Support Program

Job posted: 14/06/2024
Applications close: 11/12/2024 (Midnight)
146 days remaining

146 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Albury/Wodonga

Job type: Full Time - Fixed Term

Organisation: Albury Wodonga Health

Salary: $104,000 - $108,160

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 586

Reference: 586

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: $104,000 - $108,160

Work location: North East Region | Albury/Wodonga

Mental Health Clinican Allied Gr2 - RPN3 Group Based Parenting support Program

Closing Date: 07/07/24 

The Mental Health Clinician will be a valued member of the Infant Child Youth Mental Health Service - Group Based Parenting Support Program and will be required to work in 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, The Group Based Parenting Support Program will be facilitated using a trauma informed child developmental framework. We are actively seeking candidates who meet the following requirements to apply for this exceptional opportunity.

  • Unencumbered registration with APHRA for Nursing, Occupational Therapist, Endorsement as a Clinical Psychologist Registrar or eligibility and willingness to enter into a PBA Registrar Program. Eligibility for membership with AASW for Social Work.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a health professional which is part of a multidisciplinary team within Infant Child Youth Mental Health Service.
  • Demonstrated experience in running groups with parents/adults.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding in the delivery of behavior change theories and practices in evidence-based treatment programs for parents/adult. 
  • Effective planning, flexibility, problem solving and prioritising skills
  • Ability to work within structures of supervision and clinical accountability
  • Ability to be part of creating a team culture and performance that is based on hope, optimism and an understanding of trauma informed workplace behaviors.

Employment Type: This is a fulltime or part time fix term opportunity until June 2026.

If this role is of interest to you, please contact Winnie.Mcculloch@awh.org.au.

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.

 

What awaits you at AWH?

AWH offers full orientation and training. AWH provides excellent staff benefits including:
Salary packaging and novated leasing through Maxxia
Employee assistance and wellbeing programs, including Fitness Passport
Staff Discounts with our many business partners
We also offer relocation support to assist with securing local housing, arranging childcare/education (if necessary), and seeking employment opportunities for partners, establishing social connections, and seamlessly integrating into the Albury Wodonga community during your transition.

 

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, Albury Wodonga Health. (awh.org.au) 

Are you ready to become part of our team?

To uncover compelling reasons to embark on this career journey with us and become part of our fantastic team, contact people.culture@awh.org.au for a copy of our Candidate Information Pack and the Position Description.

Salary and terms will be in accordance with the relevant state EBA or Award.

AWH prioritises Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethical Practice, and embraces Cultural Diversity and Social Inclusion. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. 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.

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 AWH Community Talent Pool and our team can connect with you if a suitable position arises.

Mental Health Clinician - Group Based Parenting Support Program

Job type:

Full Time - Fixed Term

Job classification:

Undefined

Contact:

Winnie.McCulloch@awh.org.au - Winnie McCulloch - 0260517900

Mental Health Clinician - Group Based Parenting Support Program