Wellbeing Clinicians

Job No: 108587
Location: Multiple locations across North and West Qld

  • Are you passionate about improving community mental health and wellbeing in regional communities?
  • Join the leaders in the provision of mental health, community-based care and outreach services in North and West Queensland
  • Multiple roles and locations available!
  • Enjoy an attractive remuneration circa $47,677-57,310 plus super and 17.5% leave loading!
  • A further extensive range of benefits includes relocation assistance, rental subsidy, 5 weeks annual leave and salary sacrifice options!

About Us

Established in 1993, North and West Remote Health (NWRH) delivers community and outreach based allied health, aged care, wellbeing and disability services. We have a large and diverse team of healthcare professionals to service the needs of communities in regional, rural and remote Australia.

As a dynamic and evolving organisation, we continue to break new ground in the provision of direct health services and preventative health programs and are a leading advocate for rural and remote health care.

At NWRH, we provide a supportive team environment, including comprehensive cultural induction, training, admin, systems and IT support.

Please visit our website for more information, including this video on what it's like to work with NWRH or check out the video below to see our incredible team in action!

 

About the role

NWRH now has multiple opportunities for Wellbeing Clinicians to join their teams on a full-time basis. Suitable candidates can opt to be based in Mornington Island, Doomadgee, Normanton, Croydon, Etheridge or Georgetown, with opportunities currently available in each location.

As a Wellbeing Clinician, your primary responsibility will be to plan, deliver and evaluate program specific wellbeing services and community education activities within your relevant community, in accordance with organisational and program funding guidelines. This will be achieved by:

  • Assessing clients' needs and planning, developing and implementing educational training and support programs;
  • Interviewing clients to assess the nature and extent of difficulties, including referring clients to agencies that can provide additional help;
  • Monitoring and reporting on the progress of clients and maintaining health records and statistics;
  • Working with other professionals in providing specialist advice to specific client groups and overall case management;
  • Assessing community needs and resources for health, welfare, housing, employment, training and other facilities and services;
  • Providing clinical functions, such as case management and follow-up, independently or in consultation with other health care providers; and
  • Providing health education to individual clients and staff in health facilities. 

For more information, please view the Position Description here.

For any further questions please contact either Lynette Stenhouse - Mental Health Team Leader on lynette.stenhouse@nwrh.com.au, or Leeanne Harris - Wellbeing Team Leader on leeanne.harris@nwrh.com.au, or by calling 07 4744 7600.

About you

Candidates wishing to apply must have a demonstrated understanding of the difficulties that impact on the mental health, social and emotional wellbeing and resilience of children and young people, alongside a belief and understanding in a strengths-based, family-centred, holistic approach to early intervention and health promotion.

Your desire to improve community well-being through working with children, youth, families, elders and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people as required or directed, will be pivotal to your success.

A flexible, outgoing and patient health professional, you'll have the ability to work in a culturally sensitive manner with a variety of stakeholders, and work both autonomously and as part of a supportive team environment. 

While not mandatory, candidates with additional experience working for not-for-profits, or who hold a Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Mental Health or equivalent qualification, will be highly regarded.

You must have a high level of computer literacy specifically in Microsoft Office Suite and experience using reporting and client databases. 

Please note: Occasional travel to communities within your catchment area may be required, as such you must be comfortable with travelling by light aircraft or road and possess a current, unrestricted Australian Driver's Licence. Any travel expenses incurred during these periods will be reimbursed.

Why join us?

Whether you are looking for a change of scenery, a new adventure or a chance to give back to the community, this is an opportunity to make a real and valuable contribution. Put your knowledge and experience to good use, whilst gaining invaluable regional healthcare experience

Successful candidates will receive an attractive remuneration circa $47,677-57,310 (commensurate with your experience and qualifications) plus super, and an extensive range of benefits, including:

  • Rental and travel subsidy;
  • Relocation assistance;
  • Salary sacrificing options up to $15,900; 
  • 5 weeks annual leave; and
  • Leave loading of 17.5%.

Furthermore, you will have access to ongoing professional development opportunities.

If you're looking for the next step in your career as a mental health professional with an industry leader, look no further - Apply Now!

Please note:

  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this role;
  • All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check; and
  • Indigenous Australians are strongly encouraged to apply

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