mental health clinician in Brisbane

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contact
kimberley davison, randstad
job type
contract
salary
AU$ 60.00 per hour

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location
brisbane, queensland
specialism
healthcare & medical
job type
contract
working hours
Full-Time
salary
AU$ 60.00 per hour
reference number
90M0395298_1605661217
contact
kimberley davison, randstad
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job description

INTAKE CLINICIAN (MENTAL HEALTH)

This is your chance to give back!! We are currently seeking suitably qualified mental health professionals (Social Worker/Psychologist/Registered Nurse) to work with a leading Government Organisation, based in Brisbane CBD. The Intake Clinician will have extensive experience in triaging and coordination of telephone based clinical intake services including complex and potentially high-risk clients. This is a Federal Government role and you must be an AU citizen to apply.

YOUR ROLE:

As a Mental Health Intake Clinician, you will be responsible for the risk assessment and response to Veterans and ADF members referred to the team due to issues relating to mental health, psychosocial issues and suicide risk. This will include referrals of individuals, couples, families and complex and potentially high-risk cases escalated via a number of referral pathways.

YOUR DUTIES:

  • Triaging and coordinating intake and referral of clients
  • Provision of high level clinical guidance and advice
  • Enaging in brief tele-counselling in order to de-escalate situations
  • Ensuring efficient intake for clients requesting counselling, group and/or case management services.
  • Escalation of high risk and high profile issues through EL1 team leader
  • Liaise with the ADF, ex-service organisations, community groups, and service providers to facilitate service provision

ABOUT YOU:

  • Qualifications and/or relevant registration with AHPRA as a Psychologist, Registered Nurse (Mental Health), or Social Worker (AASW)
  • Intake and tele-triage experience
  • Demonstrated competency and experience in assessing complex and potentially at-risk clients
  • Defence and Veterans Affairs knowledge (distinct advantage)

YOU WILL RECEIVE:

  • Fantastic remuneration (60 p/h + Super and extra loading after hours)
  • Monday - Sunday available, part-time and casual hours
  • Intensive three week training and ongoing support from experienced clinicians

If this position EXCITES you, apply via the link or email kim.davison@randstad.com.au. If you have any questions or would like to know more, please call Kim on 1300 289 817. She would love to hear from you!!

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skills

mental health, intake, clinician, tele-health, triage, risk assessment, ptsd, nurse, social worker

qualification

Bachelors

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree