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HAART and PACER provide assessment and intervention for acute mental health presentationsRelevant to this position HAART 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.HAART operates as an extended hour’s service, operating seven days a week from 08:00 to 22:00 and the position holder will be required to work a rotating roster including morning, evening and weekend shifts, on call arrangements and public holidays.The position reports to a Team Leader who is based on site and is supported by a cohesive multidisciplinary team (including Nurses, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists and Psychiatrists, Allied Health Assistants).DutiesUnder limited direction of the Team Leader you will perform Clinical assessment, engagement and intervention in the community for people experiencing serious mental health issues. You will:Provide skilled clinical assessment and interventions appropriate to people with complex mental health issues using established techniques and methods to enable people to live as independently as possible whilst engaging in meaningful and productive life roles.  While including carers, children, Nominated Persons, GPs, and other service providers in the recovery planning process, as required.Adhere to risk management processes, identifying and escalating issues appropriately.Complete clinical records and associated administrative process, while maintaining data retention policies, procedures and standards.Participate in clinical supervision, continuing professional development and personal performance review process. Including providing professional supervision and training to Registered Nurses Level 1 and 2, students, Allied Health Assistants, and other support staff.Actively contribute to the implementation of clinical governance activities, quality improvement projects, research programs, and health promotion in areas relevant to service.Undertake other duties appropriate to this level of classification which contribute to the operation of the organisation.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 CapabilitiesGood customer service skills to provide helpful and professional experiences to people who access the service.Administration skills to be able to provide quality work outputs.Organisational skills to be able to manage workload.Flexibility and initiative to be able to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team.Position Requirements/Qualifications:Relevant qualifications Tertiary qualifications in Nursing with current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and a minimum of three years’ experience working professionally in mental health services.The successful applicant will need to have a current driver’s licence.The successful applicant will need to be available for weekend, on call and after-hours work.Have an understanding of how the National 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.Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to: Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.Provide referee report from current or previous line manager (if previous within the last 18 months).
Clinical Manager
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 Kind POSITION OVERVIEWCanberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website:  https://www.health.act.gov.au/ Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) provides assessment and treatment for children and young people up to the age of 18 years who are experiencing moderate to severe mental health issues. CAMHS  Acute Services teams are made up of multidisciplinary mental health professionals provide assessment and treatment within a recovery framework. This role will be to conduct assessment, risk assessments, and safety planning with children and young people with mental health issues that present to The Canberra Hospital, and to provide support to HP1 clinicians. The role will also require the team member to undertake professional development and supervision, participate in quality initiatives and contribute to the multidisciplinary team processes.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 CapabilitiesTo be successful in this position, it is expected that the successful candidate will have the following attributes:⦁ Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team and adapt quickly to a busy changing environment.⦁ Commitment to achieving positive outcomes for children and young people, their families and/or carers.⦁ Ability 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. Position Requirements/Qualifications:Mandatory for all disciplines:Relevant degree in social work/psychology/occupational therapy qualifications and a minimum of one years’ post-qualification experience working professionally in respective field.A current Driver’s Licence.Occupational Therapists must be registered or eligible for registration with Occupation Therapy Board of Australia and eligible for professional membership of Occupational Therapy Australia.Psychologists must be registered or be eligible for general registration as a Psychologist with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).Social workers must have professional membership or be eligible for professional membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) and must have registration under the ACT Working with Vulnerable People Act 2011. Highly desirable for all disciplines:· Experience working with children, young people, and adults with a Mental Illness.⦁ The successful applicant will need to be available for occasional after-hours work, with access to time off in lieu.⦁ Have an understanding of how the National Standards and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.⦁ Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks. Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:⦁ Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.⦁ Comply with CHS credentialing and scope of clinical practice requirements for allied health professionals.⦁ Undergo reference checks.⦁ Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases. NOTESAn order of merit list will be established from this process to fill identical vacancies at level over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee report only. For more information on this position and how to apply “click here” Career interest categories: Administration and Governance Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
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