The Mental Health Clinician works as part of a small team within the Suicide Aftercare Program across Kempsey and Bellingen LGA. This key role provides short term psychological intervention and support to people at risk of suicide or self-harm with therapeutic support provided in a range of settings including outreach. The role also contributes to a weekend referral intake and assessment roster.
The Clinician provides direct support as well as engaging with key stakeholders to ensure sound referral pathways and supports. The role requires someone with an understanding of recovery-oriented support and trauma informed care in suicide prevention with the ability to implement these in both clinical practice and psycho-social supports.
What Social Futures Offers:
- A responsive and family friendly workplace
- Access to banked hours leave
- Attractive salary packaging options
- Regular supervision and support
- Ongoing training and development
Social Futures is a voice for social change in regional Australia, helping to create connected, resilient communities. With more than 40 years’ industry experience, we are a community service leader, striving to create change through our work across homelessness and housing supports, youth and family services, sector advocacy and programs that promote genuine participation for people with disability.
Social Futures is an equal opportunity employer and will actively recruit our workforce from key communities; including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQ+ and people living with a disability, people with lived experience and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
Social Futures is committed to prioritising the safety and well-being of children and upholds the National Child Safe Principles. Working with Children and National Police Check clearances are mandatory requirements for all staff.
Applications close 10:00am Monday, 8 March 2021.
To access a position description, address the selection criteria and apply online, please visit our website:
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Only those who apply via the Social Futures Website and that adequately address the Selection Criteria will be considered.
For further information, please contact Bruce Tucker on 0417 443 946.