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NDIS and Mental Health Clinician

NDIS and Mental Health Clinician

Job Title: NDIS and Mental Health Clinician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
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Reference: KTSEPT01
Contact Name: Kerri Olafsen
Contact Email: office@taylorcare.com.au
Job Published: September 02, 2019 17:46

Job Description

Join a large reputable not-for-profit based in the New England region of NSW, working within a disability focus to develop, implement and review behaviour support strategies for families, carers and staff.

As an NDIS Clinician, participate in a multi-disciplinary service environment coordinating an active clinical caseload consisting of clients with an intellectual or cognitive disability and challenging behaviours.

The Clinician works with stakeholders, carers and families ensuring that the expert clinical advice and the services they provide are integrated into a broader array of life planning and support procedures.

Key competencies of this role include:
  • Knowledge of the issues, trends and philosophies underpinning the provision of services to clients with complex and/or challenging behaviours
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Disability Service Standards
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the development and implementation of behavioural intervention strategies, risk management strategies and skills development plans
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for consulting and collaborating both within and external to the agency including health professionals, other agencies and departments
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively as a member of a clinical team
  • Demonstrated sound level of time management and planning skills
To be eligible to apply you will need the following:
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Occupational Therapy or equivalent
  • Registration with AHPRA as a Provisional/General Psychologist or membership with the AASW as a Social Worker
  • At least 2-3 years' experience working with adults with mental illness and complex challenging behaviors
  • Demonstrated knowledge of mental health issues
  • Experience delivering services to Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities
  • Understanding of safe work practices
  • Current NSW drivers license 
  • Right to live and work in Australia (Sponsorship is NOT offered for this position) 
A competitive salary package of $70.000 - $90.000 FTE + super + a tax free salary component is on offer, based on qualifications and experience in the field for the successful applicant. In addition to this, you will receive a company car or 10k car allowance and also have access to a professional development and food allowance.

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This position is not to be missed, so don't delay, send your CV to office@taylorcare.com.au, APPLY NOW below or call Kerri on 02 9810 4498 for a confidential discussion.