Accredited Mental Health Social Workers in private practice - contract oppurtunity

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Accredited Mental Health Social Workers in private practice - contract oppurtunity


Job Description

Psycholgists/Accredited Menatl Health Social Workers/Mental Health Clinicians

Mental Health Clinicians/Contractors

Lilly Pilly Counselling Inc is seeking energetic and committed accredited  mental health social workers, psychologists, clinical psychologists and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health workers to join our team as contractors.

We seek practitioners to join our Rockdale, Bondi Junction, Sutherland  and Maroubra offices.

We also seek practitioners to provide home visits to elderly clients in Randwick and Waverley LGAs.

Solo private practitioners seeking a community of professionals to engage with and who are seeking additional work/ an additional location or who are setting up in private practice should apply.

About us:

Lilly Pilly Counselling Inc is a not for profit mental health organisation providing high quality trauma informed therapeutic services to children at risk of mental illness and adolescents and adults with mental health concerns.

Lilly Pilly Counselling focusses on providing free individual and group therapy to people who are unable to find these services due to financial constraints or lack of public availability. Services are funded through Psychological Support Services (PSS), Better Access, Workers Compensation, Veteran Affairs, Victims Services or NDIS systems.

Lilly Pilly Counselling Inc also provides extensive support, training, workshops, supervision, debriefing and wellbeing checks to professionals and organisations working in the fields of trauma and complex mental health.

Lilly Pilly Counselling Inc provides excellent renumeration to our contractor therapists and regular peer supervision within a supportive team of very skilled and friendly practitioners. There are also opportunities to design and facilitate programs that benefit clients and to contribute your innovative service delivery ideas to our rapidly growing team.

Your Role:

  • You will work independently alongside a team of psychologists, mental health social workers and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander mental health workers. 
  • You will use your experience in delivering psychological 1:1 or group therapies to provide services to people with a range of mental health and/or trauma related issues. 
  • Opportunities exist to work in schools providing individual and group therapy.
  • Opportunities exisit for you to provide training, supervision and wellbeing checks to other professionals. 
  • Your collaborative nature will allow you to effectively liaise with GPs and other health professionals and create positive working relationships with relevant stakeholders. 

  What you bring to the role:

1. A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline as well as current registration with the relevant professional body.

2. Strong experience in delivering trauma informed psychological therapies at a clinical level in your chosen area/s of specific interest.

3. Experience and skills (or proven capacity)  in providing or contributing to supervision, support and consultation to other allied health professionals. 

4. Training and experience and interest in receiving referrals in at least one of the following areas:  

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health
  • Child and adolescent mental health
  • Suicide prevention with adults and adolscents
  • Older people
  • Culturally and linguistically diverse populations (you need to be bilingual for this specific interest area)

5. Practitioners able to provide therapy in languages other than English, or who are from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds are highly sought.

To find out more about PSS visit www.cesphn.org.au/pss

To find out more about Lilly Pilly Counselling Inc visit www.lillypillycounselling.com.au

Contact Details

To apply for this job please send a cover letter and CV to lillypillycounselling@hotmail.com">lillypillycounselling@hotmail.com


Contact lillypillycounselling@hotmail.com">lillypillycounselling@hotmail.com or Karen Doherty 0407952350for more information.

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