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Mental Health Professional - Mount Isa

Health Workforce Queensland - Mount Isa, QLD

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Mental Health Professional - Psychologist, Mental Health Social Worker or Occupational Therapist vacancy in Mount Isa

  • Are you a Mental Health Professional, interested in bringing your skills to the great Australian Outback?
  • Join the leaders in the provision of community based mental health and remote outreach services in North and West Queensland.
  • Attractive remuneration package including salary sacrificing, 5 weeks annual leave, ongoing training & relocation assistance.
  • All experience levels welcome - Candidates interested in Clinical Placement also encouraged to apply.
About the Opportunity

This organisation now has an opportunity available for an adaptable Psychologist, Mental Health Social Worker or Occupational Therapist to join their team in Mount Isa as a Mental Health Professional, on a full-time basis.

Your primary responsibility will be to deliver high-quality mental health assessment, treatment, and intervention services, as well as community education activities, to individuals in Mount Isa and neighbouring communities.

A true generalist role, you will have the opportunity to expand your skillset whilst working with a broad range of clients, including children and adults, older persons, people with drug and alcohol issues and those affected by natural disasters.

Who are we looking for?

Candidates from all experience levels, including both recent graduates and senior clinicians, are encouraged to apply. This organisation is open to candidates from a number of areas, provided you are currently registered, or eligible to obtain registration with either AHPRA or AASW. Suitable professions include:

  • A Registered Psychologist;
  • A Provisional Psychologist;
  • An Accredited Mental Health Social Worker; or
  • An experienced Mental Health Occupational Therapist.

This organisation is seeking a dedicated individual who is culturally sensitive and adaptable, with the ability to work independently and autonomously.

You will need to have high-level interpersonal, cross-cultural communication and negotiation skills to establish and support respectful and trusting relationships with individuals, teams, the staff and the community at large. While not mandatory, candidates with additional experience working with people from diverse cultural backgrounds will be highly regarded.

Please note: You will need to hold a current, unrestricted Australian Driver's Licence and consent to a criminal record check prior to commencement.

Why join this organisation?

This organisation is one of the largest health service providers in the state, servicing 1/3 of North and West Queensland. Often one of the only organisations in the region providing these services and offers the chance to truly make a difference.

You will be joining a vibrant, multi-disciplinary team who have come from across Australia. You'll also have access to a fantastic support network, from your colleagues in Mount Isa, to the wider team of allied health professionals.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you'll receive an attractive remuneration package, negotiable based on your skills and experience, plus a range of fantastic benefits.

Furthermore, you'll have mentoring opportunities with universities around Australia, cultural and peer supervision, and the opportunity to work and connect with Remote Communities and Discrete Aboriginal Communities such as Doomadgee, Mornington Island, Normanton, and Mount Isa.

Take on a new challenge with a vibrant organisation, whilst learning & expanding your skill set - Apply Now! Job No: 10002585

Following successful placement eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives

This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development. https://www.healthworkforce.com.au/health-workforce-scholarship-program/

Please note:

  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this role
  • Indigenous Australians are strongly encouraged to apply