Project Coordinator e-Mental Health – Psychologist / Social Worker / R Nurse / OT – Penrith

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Location:
Parramatta and Western Suburbs
Closing:
October 30, 2021

Our Uniting Recovery program is a lead provider for many community service programs across Sydney which support people to lead fulfilling and independent lives through the delivery of services, education and training which are person-centred and recovery focused.

  • Psychologist / Social Worker / Occ Therapist / Reg Nurse
  • Full time 4 month contract in Penrith – possible extension
  • With some Telehealth & Generous Salary packaging Benefits 

Role Overview:

The e-Clinic Coordinator will be involved in the design, development, and operation of the e-Clinic project. The position focuses on maintaining smooth daily operation and providing clinical oversight to clients engaging with the e-Clinic. This includes supporting with project development and community development tasks.

As the e-Clinic Coordinator, your role specifically will include but not limited to:

  • To contribute to the ongoing design, development, implementation and evaluation of the e-Clinic.
  • To oversee daily operations of the e-Clinic including referrals and provide clinical support and supervision to clinicians rostered on e-Clinic days.
  • To provide additional assessment and care coordination as needed to young people engaged in the e-Clinic, including risk management
  • To have or commit to developing a clinical knowledge and understanding of the use of online platforms, digital tools and apps that are evidence-based in providing mental health support.
  • To provide expertise in this area to the team via ongoing training, peer review and resource development.
  • To promote awareness of digital mental health tools within the services and with external stakeholders.

Essential Criteria

Qualifications:
Relevant tertiary qualifications in Psychology (must be provisionally registered as a minimum), Social Work, Registered Nursing or Occupational Therapy
• Registration or eligibility of respective professional body
• If provisionally registered have a current primary supervisor
Experience:
Typically this role will require 2 or more years’ experience in your field of expertise. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be organised, systematic, thorough, accurate and disciplined. You will be continuing to develop in your area of expertise and be expected to provide innovative ideas to solve problems in your discipline. It is expected that you will possess good skills at navigating a complex organisation, forging relationships, and managing through influence rather than direct authority as required.

• Demonstrate an awareness of e-mental health and digital tools in treatment planning.
• Willingness to collaboratively plan and coordinate a comprehensive bio-psycho-social approach and interventions to meet the needs of consumers.
• Demonstrated ability to engage with young people and carers.
• Demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining relationships, ability to consult, liaise and negotiate with team members, other professionals and external agencies.
• Demonstrated ability to independently apply professional knowledge and judgement on routine matters.
• Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and innovatively and as a key team member
• Demonstrated knowledge of and sensitivity to the mental health needs of young people (12-25 years) and their families.
• A high level of interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) with a willingness to collaborate, consult and liaise with other professionals and services.
• Ability to use relevant Information Technology and electronic recording systems and data management tools and commitment to comply with same
• Ability and willingness to maintain documentation of clinical care and actively contribute to clinical review processes and planning for consumers within a recovery framework. Ability to liaise with internal and external agencies.

Even better:
• Interest and experience working in e-mental health
• Interest and experience in project work and group development
• Experience working with specific populations of young people (e.g. Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander populations, CALD, LGBTQI)
• Experience working with Drug and Alcohol related issues
• Experienced with the use of Electronic Medical Records software
• Excellent organisational and time management skills

To Apply, click the Apply button & attach your Resume and Cover Letter addressing each item of the Essential criteria.

What we offer:

A competitive salary with generous NFP salary packaging benefits, use of Telehealth, along with professional development and training opportunities in a friendly work environment.

This is your opportunity to promote hope and recovery in peoples lives!

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted and must be prepared to undergo a Criminal Check and provide Working with Children Clearance.

Enquiries to Rose Rivera, Talent Acquisition Specialist on 0438 206 164 or rrivera@unting.org .

 

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October 30, 2021
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