IAMS

 

Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service
Aboriginal Mental Health Worker Fixed Term - Full Time

 

The IAMS is seeking a Mental Health Professional to work in a highly skilled team to deliver quality care, supporting those clients with Mental Health issues, to the local Indigenous Community.
This position is for a fixed term of 6 months, commencing in the beginning of March 2019, for Maternity Leave coverage.

Essential criteria:

  • Identifies as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Psychologist registered, or provisionally registered, with AHPRA; Allied Mental Health professional; or equivalent
  • Experience working in the Mental Health field
  • Demonstrated knowledge of case management
  • Proven ability in counselling single clients, couples and families inclusive of youth
  • Demonstrated knowledge of treatment models
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to position specific computer programs
  • Current Drivers Licence

Desirable:

  • Experience in delivering training/education to clients and community
  • Knowledge of local Mental Health issues in Indigenous people

The Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service considers that being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification under S14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act NSW 1977.


To apply for this position, please forward your Cover Letter, Selection Criteria Statement and Resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Applications will close at 5pm on Thursday 21st February 2019.


Applications received after the closing date or that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.
A criminal record check will be carried out on successful applicant.

 

Employer:
Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service
Location:
Type:
Full Time
Closing:
21 February 2019
Contact:

To apply for this position, please forward your Cover Letter, Selection Criteria Statement and Resume to klawlor@illawarraams.com.au.


Applications will close at 5pm on Thursday 21st February 2019.


Applications received after the closing date or that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

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