Mental Health Clinician - Rockhampton

Job Description

Mental Health Clinician

About us:

Lutheran services is a not-for-profit organisation that has been serving the people and communities of Queensland since 1935. We provide quality, contemporary care and support for people of all backgrounds, at more than 20 locations throughout Queensland. Our dedicated workforce of nearly 1800 makes a difference to the lives of many people every day. They bring our vision to life - helping those we serve to pursue the lives they hope for, and enabling the communities we are a part of to thrive.

About the role:

Located in Rockhampton – this role is part time (minimum 30 hours per fortnight) fixed term until 30 June 2023 (potential for extension depending on funding)

As a Mental Health Clinician you will:

  • Utilise specialist knowledge to provide in reach services to residents of Residential Aged Care Facilities
  • Assess client needs to develop individualised care plans and provide support with a focus on the person's mental and physical health
  • Establish a therapeutic relationship with the client
  • Maintain effective communication with family, carers and RACF staff
  • Provide evidence based low to moderate intensity therapeutic interventions
  • Coordinate and participate in case conferencing
  • Demonstrate commitment to professional development
  • Provide capacity building activities and opportunities to RACF staff

About you:

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Psychology , Social Worker, Counsellor, Nursing or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years of experience in working with people with mental health challenges and/or experience in the aged care sector
  • Current membership to professional body (e.g. AHPRA, AASW or Australian Counselling Association or equivalent) is desired

What we offer:

  • Up to $5K Relocation assistance (if required)
  • Opportunity to be part of a respected Not For Profit Organisation
  • Excellent Salary based on experience + the option to Salary Package up to $15,900, substantially increasing your take home pay
  • Access to discounts, such as health insurance, holiday and travel, IT and home appliances
  • Membership to our full service Employee Assistance Program, including professional, lifestyle and wellness support
  • Learning and development opportunities

 

To apply for this position please click on apply to be taken to the vacancy on our corporate website.