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Counsellor / Social Worker / Mental Health Clinician

Counsellor / Social Worker / Mental Health Clinician

Mount Isa

Permanent - Full Time

$90,000 to $130,000 (exclusive of super) per annum

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  • Attractive salary range of $90,000 to $130,000 (exclusive of super) based on experience, plus salary sacrifice.

  • New graduates are encouraged to apply, and clinical supervision offered.

Make a significant and meaningful difference to people’s lives in an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service (ACCHS), that represents the health needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across the Northwest, and Lower Gulf regions of Queensland. This ACCHS is committed to supporting Aboriginal communities’ own solutions to living long healthy lives; strengthen their culture; and regain their spirit.  Also, this ACCHS provides a broad range of primary health care and aged care services and is now the largest Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service provider by land area in Queensland.

They are excited to offer a full-time role based in Mount Isa providing and supporting social and emotional wellbeing services. The successful applicants will work within a multidisciplinary team across programs providing both clinical care and health promotion activities.  All clinical care will be provided within their primary health care clinics (comprising of GP, RN, and other health workers), Headspace, Recovery centre, Family Wellbeing centre and other community areas. The successful applicant will be mentored and guided by local First Nations Social and Emotional Health Workers.

The remuneration will range from $90,000 to $130,000 (exclusive of super) based on experience, plus salary sacrifice. They will also provide relocation allowance to Mt Isa and profession development allowance. New graduates are encouraged to apply, and they offer clinical supervision.

Functional accountabilities of this role include:

  • Clinical Service Provision:

    • Clinic based and home visits.

    • Perform health assessments.

    • Deliver prevention and education programs.

    • Data Administration.

Selection Criteria:

  • At least a tertiary degree (or equivalent qualification) in the relevant health profession

  • Current registration or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHRPA)

  • Experience in providing assessment, intervention and case management in various settings.

  • An understanding of the health issues impacting the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and a strong commitment to improving health outcomes.

  • Commitment to the philosophy and practice of an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service and the ability to work sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with high level of independence and minimal supervision and/ or in as a sole professional in this environment.

Other Requirements:

  • Current C Class Driver’s License (QLD) – essential.

  • Satisfactory police check – no serious Criminal/Court record.

  • Current Blue Card (working with children and young people) or willingness to apply.

  • Willingness to work flexible hours as required, including the requirement to travel, work and stay overnight for up to several days at a time in remote areas. 

Job Type:  Permanent - Full Time

After Hours Requirements: No

Salary Information:  $90,000 - $130,000 per annum

About Mt Isa:
Living in Mt Isa you have a range of activities such as exploring the local attractions such as Outback at Isa, Hard Times Mine Tour, Mary Kathleen Gorge, Underground Hospital and Museum, Mount Isa Lookout, Riversleigh Fossil Centre, Lake Moondarra, Telstra Hill, Splashez Public Pool, Mount Isa Family Fun Park, Lawn Hill Gorge, and Riversleigh Fossil Fields. 
Also, Mt Isa has several schools if you have a family, churches for your spiritual needs, and social/art/sports clubs to help connect to the local community and continue your hobbies/interests.
Mt Isa offers a vibrant and rich way of life that's unlike anywhere else. From the stunning landscapes and natural beauty of the area to the strong sense of community and connection to the people around you, there's so much to love about living and working in Mt Isa.

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