: Permanent Full TimePosition Classification
: Mental Health ProfessionalsRemuneration
: Dependent on QualificationHours Per Week
: 38Requisition ID
This position is dependent on qualifications:
Occupational Therapist Level 5 - ($114112- $116966)
Social worker Level 5 - ($114112 - $116966)
Nurse Unit Manager Level 2- ($115528)
Clinical Psychologist - ($94879 - $116356)
Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.
See why people like you join our Mental Health team:
South Western Sydney is an exciting, interesting and dynamic place to live and work. South Western Sydney is home to a mixture of metropolitan and rural communities which is culturally diverse. South Western Sydney has a very significant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community, especially in Campbelltown, Wollondilly, Camden, Wingecarribee and Liverpool.
Transforming Your Experience is SWSLHDs key strategy to positively transform how our patients, consumers, staff and communities experience our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. The Transforming Your Experience Strategy provides us with a clear direction for working together to deliver safe and high quality health services and build the health of our communities – now and into the future.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
South Western Sydney Local Health District is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.
Where you'll be working:
The South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) Mental Health Service provides quality mental health care to residents across south western Sydney. Our services provide assessment and treatment for a range of mental health needs and disorders and our priorities include early intervention and promoting mental health in our community.
All SWSLHD Mental Health Service staff are committed to patient safety and quality care. The service maintains current accreditation with the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards against its EQuIPNational program and survey against the National Standards for Mental Health Services.What you'll be doing
The Team Leader is responsible for the leadership, guidance and line management of the Home Care team in collaboration with their manager.
They provide supervision, support and clinical expertise within Mental Health services for the delivery of safe, timely, compassionate and high quality, recovery focused and person-centered care. They are involved in planning, implementing, evaluating and reporting on services. They identify opportunities for improvement in clinical practice, as well as service delivery and develop and lead ongoing quality improvement activities with other staff and teams within the district.
Transforming Your Experience is SWSLHDs key strategy to positively transform how our patients, consumers, staff and communities experience our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. This strategy provides us with a clear direction for working together to deliver safe and high quality health services and build the health of our communities – now and into the future.
- Demonstrated leadership skills with the capacity to lead a team in the provision of effective, evidence based, recovery orientated assessment and treatment services, within a community based context.
- Previous experience in relevant mental health treatment settings.
- Demonstrated commitment to the philosophy and practice of consumer’s families and natural supports participating within the treatment process, as appropriate and in accordance with the NSW Mental Health Act 2007.
- Effective interpersonal skills, problem solving skills and personal resilience.
- Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills including interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills and competence in the use of information technology systems.
- Knowledge of and the demonstrated ability to implement the quality improvement process and involvement in service evaluation and development
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For role related queries or questions contact Giles Barton on 9616 4266 or email Giles.Barton@health.nsw.gov.au
Applications Close: 4/11/2018
Interview date range: 5/11/2018 - 9/11/2018