Overview

Hunter New England Local Health District Mental Health Professional Part Time in Newcastle NSW

Hunter New England Local Health District

Branch Newcastle NSW AU

Position:
Mental Health Professional
Location:
Newcastle NSW

Maintenance of accurate documentation in consumer clinical records, either written or electronic, in accordance with MH-OAT and NSW Health, HNEHS and HNEMHS…

To provide effective Triage/Referral and Mental Health Advice to consumers, carers, family and communities in the Hunter New England Local Health District.

To conduct mental health assessments via videoconferencing for rural health services and identify appropriate mental health services and care.

Applicants should be available to work a rotating 7 day roster.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases

If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2011_005 . All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy

Selection Criteria

Please ensure you complete your selection criteria as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role. For assistance with selection criteria, please visit: http://bit.ly/HNESelectionCrtieria

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Selection Criteria
Must hold a degree in Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Nursing or Psychology or other qualification deemed equivalent by the employer, which provides eligibility or membership of the relevant professional association/full registration through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

Demonstrated extensive experience working in a mental health clinical setting.

Demonstrated high level problem solving & listening skills with a demonstrated ability to interpret and prioritise information received.

Demonstrated high level computer skills and knowledge including accuracy and speed in data entry, demonstrated knowledge and use of iPM, CAP, Cerner & CHIME programs or the willingness to learn same.

Maintenance of accurate documentation in consumer clinical records, either written or electronic, in accordance with MH-OAT and NSW Health, HNEHS and HNEMHS policies and procedures.

Conduct mental health telephone triage and identify appropriate mental health services that will meet the Consumer’s needs.

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: Part Time
Location: Newcastle, NSW, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-18
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