Senior Mental Health Clinician

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Senior Mental Health Clinician


Job Description

Do you want to be part of an innovative organisation that makes a real difference?

Who are we?

At Sonder, we’ve been helping people across South Australia to improve their wellbeing and live better lives since 1993. We support thousands of people each year with mental health challenges, drug and alcohol use concerns, chronic disease management and employment.

What benefits can we offer?

When you work with Sonder, you become part of the Sonder family and that provides you with a number of benefits such as:

  • Flexible working arrangements (ie. Compressed Hours/ Opportunity to work from different locations)
  • Extra week of paid leave over Christmas
  • Professional Development Allowance
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Meal & entertainment allowances
  • Paid parental leave, and much more!

Sonder are open to negotiating further benefits with the successful applicant to ensure an excellent working environment for you.

About the positions available:
  
Sonder is looking for innovative, dynamic Clinical Psychologists, Registered Psychologists, Accredited Mental Health Social Workers, Mental Health Nurses and Mental Occupational Therapists with either dedicated leadership experience or leadership qualities wanting to take the next step in their career with one of South Australia's leading mental health service providers. 
  
Senior Mental Health Clinicians play a pivotal clinical and leadership role across Sonder's diverse suite of Primary Mental Health services working closely with the Clinical Lead to support program oversight and leadership, educate & motivate staff in the provision of focused psychological therapies as well as delivering high quality interventions to individuals.
  
Our team consists of experienced Clinical and Registered Psychologists, Accredited Mental Health Social Workers, Peer Workers and experienced Low Intensity CBT Mental Health Practitioners who provide individuals with strength-focused supports to improve wellbeing and pursue a life with meaning, hope and purpose.
  
Roles are available across our:  

  • Walk In Mental Health; Focused Mind and Suicide Prevention Services
  • Adult Wellbeing
  • Family and Perinatal Wellbeing Services; and Workforce Development  

*Please see further information about these programs in the full position description. This can be found at http://sonder.net.au/careers/

Location: Sonder Port Adelaide and Sonder Edinburgh 
  
One of these roles is for you if you:  

  • Are seeking a positive, supportive work environment and team culture
  • Have a warm and engaging manner with a strong client focus
  • Are interested in contributing to a positive team culture and development
  • Have substantial experience (5 years) proven clinical practice expertise in mental health treatment and care, preferably providing therapeutic treatment and/or case management and support to people with complex mental health issues.
  • Demonstrated skills in staff supervision and proven ability to contribute to clinical leadership in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Specific experience planning, coordinating and delivery of programs, including group interventions within a mental health setting.
  • Have full Registration.  

The Successful Applicant Must Have:  

  • Qualifications in one of the following disciplines and membership to associated professional body; Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, or Mental Health Nursing
  • Current DCSI or Working With Children Clearance
  • Current Child Safe Environments (Through Their Eyes) Training
  • Meet credentialing requirements of experience, listed in the position description. 

Please note: In accordance with the Emergency Management Direction No 2, regarding Healthcare Setting Workers, it is a condition of employment that you have the first dose of COVID-19 vaccination by 8th November 2021 or have an endorsed medical exemption that meets government requirements.

How to apply:

Applicants are requested to send a cover letter and resume to Sonder via our careers email - sondercareers@sonder.net.au

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Need Some Help?

Feel free to contact horizon@aasw.asn.au / 1800 630 124.

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