Purpose of Position
The Assertive Outreach Team (AOT) provides a range of clinical and psychosocial interventions for consumers with persistent mental disorders who require an enhanced level of support to sustain community living. AOT makes more frequent and assertive efforts to engage consumers in their home settings to stabilise their health, help them identify and achieve their social and vocational goals and attain greater autonomy.
Recent Mental Health experience
An understanding of issues in contemporary mental health service delivery and clinical practices
Ability to work independently and in consultation with the multi-disciplinary team
Good oral and written communication skills
Intermediate computer skills
Current unrestricted NSW Driver’s Licence (P2 licence acceptable)
AHPRA Registration as Occupational Therapist OR Recognised Degree in Social Work and eligibility for membership to AASW.
Competencies in working with consumers seen within an assertive outreach mental health model of care