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Mental Health Social Worker – Outlook Psychology – Nhulunbuy

Social Worker (Mental Health Accredited) – Outlook Psychology Practice – Nhulunbuy

  • Full time contract
  • Opportunity to work in and experience the communities
  • Relocation assistance offered

Why Outlook Psychology?

Outlook Psychology Practice have a consistent source of referrals for children, adolescents and adults, with the opportunity to work with couples and families if desired. They are a supportive and friendly practice, where work/life balance is prioritised, and flexible working arrangements are given.

What’s in it for you?

  • Working in a highly supportive and experienced team
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Excellent salary package
  • Available relocation support
  • Scholarship and bursary support available

What’s the role?
The Mental Health Clinician (Social Worker) is a new position at Outlook Psychology Practice. The Mental Health Clinician will play a key role in the provision of providing culturally appropriate, effective, efficient mental health assessments, risk management and recommendations for on-going care of Outlook Psychology clients, their families, and significant others.

Duties include:

  • Provide a high-quality service that includes mental health assessments, development of appropriate interventions; and provide recommendations for on-going care, family work, counselling, advocacy in collaboration with other stakeholders to achieve optimal outcomes
  • Ensure continuity of care for clients through participation in stakeholder meetings, networking with other community service providers
  • Ensure clients receive culturally appropriate services, the use of interpreters and commitment to cultural education and communication
  • Ensure records are maintained through accurate data collection, appropriate recording and file keeping
  • Ensure the highest quality services is provided through continuing professional development, participation in clinical and cultural supervision

Is this the right role for you?
Not limited to but before you apply, we need you to have:

  • Relevant qualifications in Mental Health Social Work that meets membership eligibility requirements of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
  • Substantial post registration experience in providing a high level clinical social work services to clients, families/carers and the ability to provide an effective service as a member of our team
  • Eligible for and willingness to obtain a Medicare and relevant insurance provider number for billed services
  • Demonstrated competence in assessment and clinical interventions that are trauma, crisis, illness adjustment, loss, and grief for clients of different ages and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated empathy for, and understanding of, the psychosocial issues of our clients.

If you are an experienced Social Worker seeking change or an opportunity for career development apply today by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ link. Alternatively if you would like to know more about this unique opportunity or to find out other opportunities within the Allied Health Industry in the Northern Territory similar to this, please contact Brie Culph on 08 8982 1056 for a confidential discussion.

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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:

Negotiable
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Job Type:

Allied Health

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