Access and Referral Clinician
South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network
South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (SEMPHN) has the key objectives of:
We achieve these objectives by working directly with general practitioners, other primary health care providers, secondary care providers and hospitals to ensure improved outcomes for patients.
The seven key priorities of SEMPHN are Mental Health, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD), Aged Care, Population Health, Workforce Health Development, and Digital Health.
SEMPHN stretches from St Kilda to Sorrento to Bunyip, including the major population hubs of Clayton, Dandenong, Moorabbin, Caulfield, Cranbourne, Frankston and Pakenham.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The Access and Referral team is the point of entry into the SEMPHN funded Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs Services. The team receives referrals, screens for eligibility, allocates to relevant providers or assists with alternative options. A core function of the team is to facilitate referrals for existing consumers that need to step up or down into different parts of the mental health stepped care framework, ensuring that consumer needs are met as they change. These positions provide clinical oversight and utilises clinical expertise to ensure appropriate screening and monitoring of referrals.
The successful candidate will be flexible and a confident self-starter, with understanding of the Stepped Care Model, medical and psychosocial models of health, an ability to engage with and build strong relationships with diverse stakeholders.
The successful incumbent is required to have tertiary qualifications and current registration with a relevant professional body, and relevant clinical experience, knowledge of referral pathways across the Mental Health Stepped Care Model system, as well as within the service system more broadly.
This role is not suitable for a provisional psychologist as we cannot provide the required supervision with a senior psychologist.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
To be successful in this opportunity you must have the following qualifications, skills and experience:
BENEFITS OF WORKING WITH SEMPHN
To view the position description please visit http://www.semphn.org.au/careers.
For further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
SEMPHN promotes a workplace that values fairness, respect and social and cultural diversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from different cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.