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ACT Government, n Capital Territory
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All care that we provide is driven by our values of being kind, reliable, respectful and progressive. We’re also guided by contemporary mental health and human rights legislation which means we operate within a framework that ensures the rights and dignity of people are promoted and protected. MHJHADS provide health services directly and through partnerships with community organisations. The services provided range from prevention and treatment to recovery and maintenance of well-being and harm minimisation. The participation of people access to our service is encouraged in all aspects of service planning and delivery. MHJHADS works in partnership with individuals, carers and a range of government and non-government service providers to ensure the best possible outcomes for clients. MHJHADS delivers services at a number of locations, including hospital inpatient and outpatient settings, community health centres, detention centres, other community settings including people’s home. These services include:* Adult Acute Mental Health Services* Adult Community Mental Health Services* Alcohol and Drug Services* Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services* Justice Health Services* Rehabilitation and Specialty Mental Health Services The Therapies Team provides high-intensity, evidence-based psychological and psychosocial interventions to people, including psychological interventions, family-based interventions, and functional and occupational interventions.  The Therapies Team aims to maximise the application of concentrated psychological and psychosocial interventions and enhance available treatment options for people who are clinically managed by a Community Recovery Service (CRS).  As a function established under the ACMHS Model of Care, the Therapies Team provides targeted interventions that are unavailable elsewhere in the ACT and which are based on highest need within the ACMHS population. 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Clinical Manager
ACT Government, n Capital Territory
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Mental Health Clinician
ACT Government, n Capital Territory
Our Vision: creating exceptional health care togetherOur Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our communityOur Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and KindPOSITION OVERVIEWTerritory Wide Mental Health Services (TWMHS) includes the Home Assessment and Acute Response Team (HAART) and the Police Ambulance Clinician Early Response (PACER) service. HAART and PACER provide assessment and intervention for acute mental health presentations The HAART team provides community in-reach into inpatient units to facilitate early discharge, hospital diversion, outreach assessment and treatment to people experiencing and living with a severe mental illness and complex needs in a community setting. PACER is a tri-service mental health co-response capability which works in partnership with ACT Policing and ACT Ambulance Services and provides a Police Officer, Ambulance Paramedic, and senior Mental Health Clinician who provide a timely mobile response to people experiencing mental health crisis. The successful candidate will work across both HAART and PACER roles. PACER and HAART operate seven days a week, including weekends and public holidays, and the position holder will be required to work a rotating roster of 8 and 10-hour shifts, including on call arrangement overnight. The position reports to the HAART Manager and is supported by a cohesive multidisciplinary team (including Nurses, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Medical Officers, and Allied Health Assistants)ABOUT YOUCHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are encouraged to apply.Behavioural CapabilitiesAbility to respond to and prioritise competing demands in a calm and efficient manner while maintaining high work standards.Be flexible, adaptable and comfortable with a changing working environment and differing working styles.Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with consumers, family/carers, colleagues and emergency service and hospital personnel, particularly in crisis situations.Position Requirements/Qualifications:Relevant tertiary qualifications and a minimum of three years’ (ideal five years’) post experience working professionally in mental health is preferred.Mandatory: Approved tertiary qualifications or equivalent in nursing and be registered or be eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).The successful applicant will need to have a current driver’s licence.The successful applicant will need to be available for weekend and after-hours work.Have an understanding of how theNational Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.Fulfil the responsibilities of this role in alignment to the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.Highly Desirable:Approved as a Mental Health Officer under the Mental Health Act 2015, or eligible to be approved as a Mental Health Officer.Desirable:Post Graduate Qualification in Mental Health Nursing or working towards such.Experience in working in partnership with emergency services personnel that promotes a spirit of cooperation and collaboration, and respect for each other’s philosophy, priorities, knowledge, skills, and experience.Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to: Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.Gain and maintain a NV1 National Security Clearance.  If a clearance is not granted or maintained your employment in the role will not commence or, if already commenced, will be reassessed.NOTESA merit pool will be established from this process to fill identical vacancies at level over the next 12 months.For more information on this position and how to apply “click here” Career interest categories: Administration and Governance Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services