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Mental Health Clinician / GOT-IT

Hunter New England, NSW

Temporary Full Time (up to 14/10/2018)


Registered Nurse

Purpose of Position

The primary aim of the program is to improve a school’s capacity to respond to children with challenging behaviours and other mental health concerns.

Selection Criteria

* Relevant tertiary qualifications for a Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, or Psychologist. Professional registration or eligibility for membership of appropriate professional association as per discipline.

* Understanding and application of principles and strategies of early intervention, prevention and health promotion.

* Experience in providing a range of therapeutic family and group interventions.

* Demonstrated high level of written and verbal communication skills.

* Knowledge of Mental Health Act and Children and Young Persons (Care & Protection) Act.

* Demonstrated ability to work within a multi disciplinary team.

* Demonstrated experience and sound computer literacy. Eligibility to drive in NSW.

* Demonstrated ability to assess, intervene and engage children and young people and their families /carers.