Clinical Nurse Consultant or Psychologist or Social Worker or Occupational Therapist or Speech Pathologist - Senior (Mental Health Clinician)

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Metro South Health is Australia's first digital health service and the first health service in Australia to be recognised for excellence in person-centred care by Planetree International. It's also one of the largest in Queensland, with an estimated residential population of approximately one million people or 23 per cent of Queensland's population. 

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro South Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

The Logan Child and Youth Mental Health Community Care Team is part of a specialised Child and Youth Mental Health Service within Metro South Addictions and Mental Health Services, that provides  multidisciplinary  community mental health service for children and  young people (aged 0 to 17 years), and their families/carers who suffer from, or are at significant risk of developing , severe and complex mental health difficulties.

The purpose of this role is to provide clinical expertise and consultancy through advanced clinical leadership relevant to the speciality of Child and Youth Mental Health Service.  

As the Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) you will provide direct and indirect care as required and works in collaboration with the Nurse Unit Manager, Nurse Educator and wider Child and Youth Mental Health Service community care team to support the clinical unit in provision of safe quality healthcare through exemplary clinical nursing standards of practice for the specialty of Child and Youth Mental Health.

The CNC will provide advanced specialist Child and Youth mental health assessments, risk assessments, triaging and support to the community-based intake team, in consultation with the multidisciplinary team and Consultant Psychiatrist, for young people with complex mental health needs and their families/carers.

As the senior Psychologist or Social Worker or Occupational Therapist or Speech Pathologist you will deliver services which include:

  • Delivering high quality evidenced based Psychology or Social Work or Occupational Therapy or Speech Pathology clinical services to patients/consumers within a highly functioning multidisciplinary team.
  • Contribution to the advancement of quality Psychology or Social Work or Occupational Therapy or Speech Pathology services and optimal patient care, through provision of service development, quality improvement, and clinical education.
  • Participating in and assisting with the development of relevant quality and research initiatives in conjunction with the senior staff.
  • To provide supervision and training to less experienced (HP3) clinicians, students and to Allied Health Assistants (AHA's).

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Benefits

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro South employee, you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro South here: www.metrosouth.health.qld.gov.au/join-our-team ( http://www.metrosouth.health.qld.gov.au/join-our-team )




9 July 2020
Location: Australia Queensland Brisbane - South,Logan - Beaudesert
Work type:
Temporary/Casual
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Nursing
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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