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Job Number : 23657
Type and Location : Psychologist / Melbourne
Listed By : Melbourne Health on 13 Feb 2018
Family Consultation Clinician
  • Part Time, Fixed Term
  • Based at Northern Hospital, Epping
  • Epping Location (26 km north of CBD)

About Us:

The Northern Area Mental Health Service (NAMHS) provides a comprehensive range of specialist mental health services to people who reside in the local government areas of Darebin and Whittlesea. We offer a team environment that encourages family based approaches to mental health care and one where your experience and skills will be appreciated and respected. 

 About The Role:

  • Deliver Sessions aimed at Brief Family Crisis Intervention and Assessment and Future Planning
  • Debrief and explore the impact of the crisis on the family as a whole
  • Reduce stress from within the family unit by increasing understanding, developing empathy and the re-enforcing of relational bonds
  • Introduce to relevant information about mental illness, psychiatric crisis, their impact on relationships, information about service systems
  • Act as a conduit to Family Consultation Sessions if consumer commences or remains in receipt of NAMHS treatment and care

About You:

  • Experienced in the provision of brief family interventions where the identified consumer has an identified mental illness
  • Ability to communicate effectively with consumers, families/carers and other service providers
  • Extensive involvement in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness and psychiatric disability
  • Accurately prepare the appropriate documentation assessments, treatment plans, transition summaries and other forms of documentation
  • Dedicated to working with people and their families during some of the most stressful periods of their lives to make a real and positive difference

What we Offer:

  • We are a values based organisation. A career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training and research
  • Reward & Recognition Programs
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Programs 

Interested?

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au 

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Contact Details
Enquiries to:

Patrick Roe; Phone No: 03 9408 9510 or Lizi Wallace; Phone No: 03 9408 9510

Applications Close: 23.02.2018

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