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Mental Health Practitioners - Locum


Social Work & Case Management
Location: VIC
Work Type: Full Time contract
  • Great Locum rates
  • Fulltime hours
  • Supportive work environment

Provide individualised strengths based support to people effected by Mental Health.

As a locum Mental Health Practitioner, you will be working alongside a capable team in ensuring your clients have greater control over important life choices and strengthen their motivation for change and recovery.

You will deliver person centred client services that are recovery based from assessment and intake through to monitoring and review. Providing both one on one support and group work as directed, you will require good knowledge of mental health diagnosis, symptoms, treatments and interventions.

A sound understanding of the causes of stigma and barriers faced by those with mental ill health and a broad knowledge of developmental and attachment theories is essential.

Skills required:

  • Previous experience in Mental Health or related field
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Capable to work as part of a team to achieve individual and team goals
  • Independent decision making and negotiation skills
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Sound computer skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective referral relationships with supporting organisations

Essential:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Mental Health or Social Work
  • Minimum of 12 months post graduate experience in Mental Health
  • Victorian Drivers Licence
  • Current Working with Children's Check
  • Current Police Check or willing to undertake.

Please email your resume to Melissa.hart@mcarthur.com.au or call Melissa on 03 9828 6565 for more information

MH120118A Posted On:12/01/2018