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Clinician - Police Ambulance Clinical Early Response PACER - Temp FT or PT

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time or Part Time until 04/07/2021, Up to 38 hours per week 
Location: Mental Health Centre, Liverpool Hospital 
Position Classification: Occupational Therapist Level 4, Social Worker Level 4, Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 2, Senior Psychologist 
Remuneration: Dependent on Qualifications
Requisition ID: REQ191660
Application Close Date: 25/10/2020

We aspire to bring out the best in customer and patient care
This position is dependent on Qualifications: 
Occupational Therapist Level 4: $54.81 - $56.18 per hour
Social Worker Level 4: $54.81 - $56.18 per hour
Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 2: $59.16 - $60.34 per hour
Senior Psychologist: $53.67 - $58.29 per hour
About The Opportunity
Mental Health Centre, Liverpool Hospital is recruiting for Health Clinician's to complement and enhance the current Community Mental Health Emergency Teams. 
Life at South Western Sydney Local Health District is rewarding, progressive and diverse and is always focused on achieving our Vision of Leading Care, Healthier Communities.
Where You'll Be Working
At South Western Sydney Local Health District we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, where we don’t just accept differences but we honour and support it. Committed to providing a working environment that thrives and values diversity, we encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background and people with a disability to apply.
Transforming Your Experience (TYE) is SWSLHDs key strategy to always positively transform your, our patients, our consumers, our staffs and our communities experiences across our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.
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South Western Sydney Local Health District employees are able to enjoy the benefits of salary packing. Visit Maxxia for more details.
Workplace Giving Program
South Western Sydney Local Health District employees also have the opportunity to make a difference to help those less fortunate. Visit the Workplace Giving Program for more information.

What you'll be doing
The PACER Clinician is based within the Community Mental Health Emergency Teams in SWSLHD and will provide a highly mobile, recovery orientated clinical advice, consultancy and support to NSW Police managing mental health related cases in the community.
The PACER Clinician is a response requested by an operational police unit & provides mental health intervention & undertakes triage, primary client assessment & management of complex mental health emergencies & crises at an advanced level.
The position requires extensive knowledge of mental health disorders & demonstrated clinical practices to provide support, treatment, coordination & education to emergency services who work with consumers with complex mental & physical health needs. The successful applicant will be required to work evenings and weekends.                 
                                                                                                                                                                       South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) is committed to improving the care provided to our patients in line with our vision of Working together to improve the health & wellbeing of our community.
All staff are expected to act as an appropriate and effective role model & promote culture & supporting practices that reflect the NSW Health CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect & Empowerment through demonstrated behaviours & interactions with patients, clients & employees.                                  
Occupational Therapist Level 4
Social Worker Level 4 
Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 2 
Senior Psychologist 
NSW Health Service Health Professionals (State) Award
Public Health System Nurses & Midwives (State) Award
Public Hospitals (Professional and Associated Staff) Conditions of Employment (State) Award

How to Apply
To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible.

Relevant qualifications as either:  Occupational Therapist currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), or;  Qualified Social Worker which provides eligibility for registration with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW), or; Full registration as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia or eligible for same and completion of a four-year sequence of accredited undergraduate study in the discipline of psychology (or equivalent completed overseas) and has been employed on year 9 on the psychology scale for at least 1 year, or equivalent, or;  Registered Nurse, currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). At least 5 years full time equivalent post registration experience, with at least 3 years full time experience in the specialty field. Approved post graduate nursing qualifications in a field relevant to the specialty field or such other qualifications or experience deemed appropriate by the organisation.

Demonstrated understanding of issues that affect mental health consumers in hospital and community
Demonstrated extensive experience in comprehensive assessment and management of mental health consumers, including assessment, counselling and referral skills
Demonstrated evidence of implementing strategies to maintain current knowledge of clinical practice advances and research in the relevant specialty
Demonstrated experience applying expert knowledge to provide safe compassionate quality care that is culturally responsive
Demonstrated high-level communication and engagement with patients/consumers, carers and the multidisciplinary health care team to identify and ensure responsiveness of care needs
Demonstrated capacity to interact with others in a personable and professional manner and personally resolve conflicts when they arise
Demonstrated evidence of the use of critical thinking as it relates to the delivery of evidence based practice
Demonstrated leadership in risk management, work health and safety and quality improvement in the workplace

Need more information?
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For role related queries or questions contact Patrick Parker on 0409 920 125 or via email on
Interview Date Range:  28/10/2020 - 04/11/2020
Click ‘Apply’ to submit your application now.
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