Team Leader - Community Team

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Team Leader - Community Team


Job Description
  • Leadership role
  • Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4 & Allied Health Grade 3
  • Full Time ongoing - 8.30 am to 5.00pm with a monthly ADO!

Life With Us:

At Northern Area Health Service - Noogal Clinic - you will have the opportunity to work in a newly opened, purpose-built facility that is close to amenities and public transport. We are a friendly, welcoming team of clinicians of various disciplines. We strive to provide best practice for our consumers and work collaboratively as a team, and with our partner agencies. The team respects the professionalism of all staff members and we are encouraged to work autonomously as well as part of our larger team. Professional development is encouraged and supported.

You are welcome to arrange a visit to view our excellent facility and discuss the role and meet some of the team. You will not be disappointed!

 A Job To Be Proud Of:

  • Assist Community Team members to provide assessment and treatment to consumers with complex mental health-related needs and the family/carers
  • Provide a high level of clinical expertise in the assessment, provision of treatment and delivery of the targeted intervention to consumers with complex mental health-related needs and their family/carers
  • Utilise discipline-specific skills as appropriate and as required by consumers, the family/carers and the service.
  • Assist in the provision of primary, secondary and tertiary consultation services, community development and education, liaison and linkages to other agencies that also provide support to people with mental illnesses.

Your Contribution: 

  • A minimum of 7 years clinical experience or 5 years for Nursing
  • Extensive experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of severe mental illness and psychiatric disability
  • Capacity to undertake alcohol and other drug screening, assessment, treatment planning, brief interventions with clients who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development for self and for team members
  • Experience in providing clinical supervision and in developing other's supervision skills
  • Demonstrated ability to support the development of clinical staff
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development for self and for team members
  • A current Victorian Drivers Licence

Our Commitment To You: 

  • We are a values-based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NAMHS Noogal Clinic prides itself in offering a great working environment for all clinicians of all disciplines.

Connect With Us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

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All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Contact Name: Gemma Plummer 

Contact Phone: 0384683800 

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