Medibank Mental Health Professionals Full Time in Perth WA


Branch Perth WA AU

Mental Health Professionals
Perth WA

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Job no: 926738
Work type: Full-Time
Location: Perth

We’re passionate about nurturing careers.

We support new innovation and thinking, and openly collaborate and share new ideas. We’re healthy and active in our lives and wellbeing is encouraged at every level. Our people play an important role in the future of health and healthcare and we believe that working together, we’re stronger.

About Us

Medibank is a leading private health insurer with 40 years of experience delivering better health to Australians. We look after the health cover needs of millions of customers and deliver a wide range of programs to support health and wellbeing in the community.

The Opportunity

The interface of mental health service delivery is changing – and we are looking for Mental Health Professionals who want to be part of Medibank. In this role you will safely and efficiently manage a select case load of patients and facilitate the care for the individual between GP consultations to ensure all required activities are completed in adherence to the care plan as agreed between the patient and the GP. This may involve: mental health triage; risk assessment; care coordination; mental health education; referral to providers; crisis intervention; liaising with services and individuals involved in the care of callers; brief counselling, medication compliance and relapse prevention coaching and planning according to individual patient requirements.

This position will be based from our Perth office. Having an understanding of the health and social service network across the broader Perth metropolitan area will hold you in good stead in forming a strong resource for patients and GPs alike.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Prioritise and respond to calls and be responsible for own caseload of patients;
  • Focus on activities that targets recovery and relapse prevention
  • Identify potential risk and proactively manage, escalating the response when required
  • Delivery of regular updates to the patient’s primary care provider and maintenance of GP led care plan currency.

About You

You will have demonstrated experience within the acute and/or community mental health sector and have knowledge of available support services. Your strong communication skills allow you to provide a triage and counselling experience using a number of approaches including solutions focused and strength based approach.

A relevant clinical qualification (3 years or greater) in the fields of Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Counselling, Nursing or Social Work is essential as is solid experience dealing with acute mental health issues and disorders.

What We Offer

In return for your hard work we offer a range of great benefits, including subsidised private health insurance, travel insurance and pet insurance. Furthermore, we take the health and wellbeing of our employees seriously, offering flexible working conditions and encouraging wellbeing at all levels of life.

Medibank is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

A Career at Medibank adds up to more. More achievement. More progress. More passion and more innovation for health.

For a career option that will suit you better, click to apply.

Please note, if this position attracts a large volume of interest, the closing date for applications may be brought forward. With this in mind, we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Advertised: 24 Apr 2017 12:00 AM W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 05 Jun 2017 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Perth, WA, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-24
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