Clinical Psychologist/Psychologist - Gladstone Gladstone Region Aboriginal and Islander Community Controlled Health Service (GRAICCHS) trading as Nhulundu Health Service, delivers integrated, comprehensive primary care health services to Gladstone and surrounding communities. GRAICCHS mission is that all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community members, and the community as a whole, have the right to access equitable and high quality health care, regardless of culture, ethnicity or where they live. GRAICCHS understands that an equitable health system is one that is culturally competent and recognises people's connection to country and cultural wellbeing as an essential element to achieving a state of wellness. GRAICCHS will empower and value clients and communities in health care and note that this is the cornerstone to Community Controlled Primary Health Care. GRAICCHS has a passion to make a difference with the values of excellence, cultural practice, honesty, respect, integrity, diversity, inclusiveness and uniqueness. This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a small multi-disciplinary team that is committed to supporting Indigenous families and to make a direct impact on improving health and wellbeing outcomes in our community. Apply now and you will be rewarded with interesting and diverse work, a supportive team environment, professional development, excellent clinical premises and flexible working arrangements. Some Flexibility - full time or part time hours. With Base Salary dependent on qualifications and experience; plus superannuation, plus salary sacrifice. The key program and job details are as follows: In the role of Clinical Psychologist/ Psychologist you will be central to the provision of culturally appropriate comprehensive and flexible mental health psychological services to Indigenous clients and their families. The role will work within an integrated model of care providing mental health clinical leadership and service delivery for a range of programs from mental health to the Family Well-Being service. The needs of the client and family will be supported through a mix of direct service provision by the mental health team and linking into other Nhulundu Health Service programs and services, as well as referring into/collaboration with external services as required. The aim is to build individual/family support and integrate strengthening services with appropriate clinical services. Key duties include:
GRAICCHS currently provides bulk billing GP services, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, mental health, chronic disease management, women's and men's health, family well-being, health promotion and prevention programs, aged care and community support service functions.
Key requirements include:
- Locally delivered psychological services; including clinical assessment, complex case formulation and intervention planning, telehealth treatment, education, delivery of evidence based therapeutic mental health interventions
- Work with integrated service model as part of multi-disciplinary team providing mental health Clinical Leadership for trauma- informed consumer focused services within the scope of current Best Practice
- Contribute to professional supervision of mental health workers and Family Wellbeing workers and support the development and coaching of these workers
- Contribute to effective governance, continuous improvement and integration of mental health activities throughout all GRAICCHS programs
- Contribute to the development and conduct of non-clinical intervention programs including men's, women's and youth groups and cultural and therapeutic activities.
- Current registration with Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA) and Psychology Board of Australia. Clinical endorsement desirable
- Clinical experience working with vulnerable families at risk, complex and at risk presentations
- Ability to work with the whole person and family network within an integrated service model incorporating delivery of wellbeing activities, education and intervention
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and as part of virtual team
- Eligible for a Medicare provider number
- Demonstrated experience in providing assessment, therapeutic and support services to children, adults, families and groups.
Please click apply now to submit your resume and cover letter.
Applications close on the 6th November 2020.
Job ID AHHWQ 10002633
Following successful placement eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may also be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.