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Mental Health Practice Specialist -CatholicCare-Tennant Creek

  • SCHADS Award Level 6 – $107,972 trp (including salary $96,970)
  • Relocation assistance available pending eligibility
  • Can be based in Darwin with fly-in/out option, 3 weeks in Tennant Creek 1 week in Darwin
  • 3 months subsidised single person, shared accommodation, offered in Tennant Creek if based in Tennant Creek

Why Catholic Care NT?

Catholic Care exist to make a positive difference in people’s lives. With over 25 years in the Northern Territory and having a strong values base Catholic Care are experts in strengthening and empowering people and communities to make difficult situations more manageable.

What’s in it for you?

  • SCHADS Award Level 6 – $107,972 trp (including salary $96,970)
  • Salary packaging option (up to an additional $15,895 p/a)
  • Full time position based in Tenant Creek (till 30 June 2023)
  • Relocation assistance offered
  • Access to NT PHN scholarships and bursaries
  • 3 months subsidised single person, shared accommodation, offered in Tennant Creek if based in Tennant Creek

What’s the role?

  • Provide case consultation and advice on complex case work and clinical practices.
  • Work with SEWB team members to develop place-based models of care that are culturally informed, family-centred and guided by best practice literature.
  • Facilitate culturally safe learning forums and support wellbeing and healing practices within the team.
  • Support staff to facilitate participatory approaches to program development and planning.
  • Support teams to develop and implement programs, as per program guidelines and plans.
  • Provide clinical and organisational supervision

Is this the right role for you?

  • Relevant qualification in Counselling, Social Work or Psychology and minimum five years’ experience in relevant practice and team leadership
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including report writing and case note writing and supervision, and the ability to communicate effectively with managers, staff and stakeholders across a range of diverse cultural groups and settings.
  • Experience in providing supervision to multi-disciplinary staff.
  • Cultural competency, particularly in working with Indigenous people

NT PHN/RWA NT may be able to offer relocation support and clinical educational financial assistance to health professionals who are relocating to the NT or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment and further clinical education.

Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Ashleigh McDonald on 08 8982 1056

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Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:

To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

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Salary:

AU$97,000 - AU$108,000 per annum
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Job Type:

Allied Health

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