Central Coast Local Health District Clinical Psychologist – Mental Health Care Coordination Team Temporay in New South Wales

Central Coast Local Health District

Branch NSW AU

Clinical Psychologist – Mental Health Care Coordination Team
New South Wales

The Care Coordination Team provides non-acute assessment, clinical follow up and treatment (group and individual), care planning, and case management, for…

The position of Clinical Psychologist, Care Coordination Team exists within Central Coast Local Health District, within the Mental Health Service. The position is based in Community Health Centres on the Central Coast. The Care Coordination Team provides non-acute assessment, clinical follow up and treatment (group and individual), care planning, and case management, for clients presenting with high moderate to severe mental illness including those clients requiring treatment under the NSW Mental Health Act 2007. The Team liaise closely with local General Practitioners and other service providers to assist clients to develop sustainable support networks and promote positive mental health outcomes. The position sits within the multidisciplinary team comprising Psychology, Social Work and Nursing. All aspects of service design and delivery are recovery oriented and therefore client-centred and collaborative, family inclusive and trauma-informed. The recovery model assumes that people with complex mental health conditions have the capacity to improve and to live a life that is not defined by their illness.

With a rapidly growing population we offer a comprehensive range of services from acute care at Gosford and Wyong hospitals to sub-acute and community based services. We encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to acquire knowledge and enhance skills and compassionate in caring for our community. As part of our team we will support you and help you develop your career with us.

We invite you to come and be a part of our community. The Central Coast is renowned for its natural beauty. From the bush to the beach there is plenty to do – swimming, surfing, diving, golf, restaurants, cafes, bush walks, sporting clubs and activities for the kids and great shopping – and all in a friendly and relaxed environment.

To hear from our team what it’s like to work with us, you can read their stories on our Instagram account. http://instagram.com/careersatcclhd

Also please connect with us on LinkedIn to stay up to date with career opportunities.

To be considered for this position your application must be submitted on NSW Health on-line recruitment system, erecruit.

Selection Criteria
AHPRA Registered Psychologist with a Masters degree or higher in Clinical Psychology, or some other recognised clinical area in Psychology as deemed appropriate by CCLHD. Current NSW drivers licence.

Experience in psychometric testing, personality assessment and clinical assessment techniques.

Experience in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, crisis intervention, family intervention models, and other evidence based interventions; skills and experience in consultation with and supervision of peers.

Experience in the field of Community Mental Health.

Demonstrated skills and knowledge in working within a multidisciplinary team.

Demonstrated high level of communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills.

Commitment to professional development and demonstrated computer literacy.

Demonstrated commitment to Caring for the Coast vision, goals and strategies, with demonstrated behaviours which align with the NSW Health CORE values and CCLHD Values and behaviours charter.

This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: , NSW, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-16
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