Care Coordinator - Assertive Outreach Team (Social Worker/Occupational Therapist Level 1/2)Temp F/T

Sydney, NSW

Temporary Full Time (up to 28/01/2019)

$1,143.80 - $1,657.10

Occupational Therapist

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.

Selection Criteria

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