Where you will be working
Known for our innovative consumer focused models of care which are designed for the rural and regional population we serve, our Mental Health teams provide critical services within acute, sub-acute and community settings throughout the Murrumbidgee Local Health District.
As a member of our team you will have the opportunity to work within talented multidisciplinary environments, have excellent support with ongoing development and access to key technologies connecting you with colleagues and consumers based throughout the District
Our multidisciplinary teams provide career paths for both nursing and allied health staff, new graduates and established professionals.
We are committed to providing safe, effective, quality care through listening to consumers and continually exploring ways to do it better.
What you will be doing
These exciting, new positions have been created in response to the COVID 19 pandemic and the anticipated increased need for mental health services.
MLHD are recruiting suitably qualified and experienced staff to work in 12 month temporary positions and within a District Casual Pool.
The Mental Health Support Worker (MHSW) will work within the Community Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol (MHDA) Team to competently deliver mental health and social care to and for people experiencing mental illness.
The MHSW will work alongside Community Mental Health clinicians in providing a recovery focused mental health service for people experiencing mental illness or distress, their families and carers.
These new positions will play an integral role in the provision of high quality mental health care within Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD).
The MHSW will provide assistance and support to people in the facilitation of a broad range of psycho-educational and support groups.
The MHSW will also be required to undertake quality activities conducted within the clinical setting and will be required to work according to NSW Health and MLHD policies, procedures and standards.
Please refer to the for the essential requirements and full selection criteria. Your application must include a current resume and address all selection criteria.