Mental Health Clinician

Job Title: Mental Health Clinician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Norwood
Reference: JO-2010-3719
Contact Name: Ruth Haren
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Job Published: January 07, 2021 17:06

Job Description

  • Diverse role working in a team of Allied Health professionals.
  • Opportunity to create real change for people with a disability.
  • Full time hours, Norwood location.

About the company:

ProActiv People are a reputable and progressive provider of injury prevention, employment and injury management services to government and corporate organisations. As a registered NDIS provider, they deliver capacity building therapies to those with a disability, offering a unique person-centric approach. At ProActiv People, the service reach spans both state and federal jurisdictions and affords the opportunity to help those most in need and deliver a truly holistic offering.

The success of ProActiv People is built on their multidisciplinary team, made of Allied Health experts and career practitioners, delivering personalised, quality service and complete tailored services incorporating a Biopsychosocial approach.  Their impact within the community has been recognised by being named the winner of the 2018 South Australian Telstra Business Award - Social Change Maker.

About the role:

Due to continued growth of the organisation, a need has arisen for a senior Mental Health Clinician to join its team. This position will suit a professional with a background in psychology, social work or counselling. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the position is offered on a full time basis and based in the Norwood office, with the opportunity to travel to different sites around Adelaide.

The role will involve counselling, psychological/biopsychosocial assessments, creating and implementing positive behaviour support plans and other psychologically based capacity building services across a client’s life span to address issues which may affect the function, independence and social inclusion of individuals with disability, their families and carers.

You will work as part of a team of Allied Health professionals including Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Rehabilitation Counsellors to achieve the best quality of life and outcome for the clients.

Skills & experience:

The successful candidate will have experience in providing counselling/therapy to those with psychosocial, intellectual and autistic related disabilities, supported by formal qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Counselling or Developmental Education. With expertise in mental health assessment and management using evidence-based interventions, the successful candidate will ideally have exposure working with the NDIS. Comprehensive report writing experience will be highly regarded.

A current driver’s license and car is essential, as is the willingness to obtain a DHS Disability Services Employment Check, DHS Working with Children Check and registration with the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission as a Behaviour Support Practitioner.

Culture & benefits:

This role provides variety and a diverse workload from a broad range of state and federal jurisdictions and is supported by a multi-disciplinary team. With a strong culture of working together, ProActiv People is a friendly and welcoming environment where your work and achievements are recognised. The brand new, bright and vibrant offices have onsite parking on the city fringe. If you are passionate and possess the desire to make a difference, this is the perfect role for you!

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