Mental Health Practitioner

Location: Kununurra
Discipline: Remote Area Doctors
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Rati Pradhan

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Published: 13 days ago

This role delivers mental health services with youth experiencing mental health issues through individual, family, and group modalities.  You will also provide psychological counselling and suicide prevention and support services to adults and families.  This position will at times work in partnership with local Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services, WA Country Health Service and other community-based organisations.

We are really looking for someone who can problem solve and work with diverse team members to find innovative ways to meet the needs of our clients.  You will thrive in this collaborative working environment and will embrace the dynamic nature of the mental health space in the east Kimberley. 

You will have significant post registration experience with evidence based psychological interventions and suicide prevention to youth and adults.  Your experience, compassion, and motivation to collaborate with Aboriginal people and in rural and remote mental health care will be highly regarded.  You will have AHPRA registration (if applicable to your discipline) and relevant professional association membership.

Why work with us?

Our client is a values-based registered charity, with a positive team culture that is committed to creating a supportive, collaborative, and healthy workplace.  Our employees receive relocation assistance, six weeks’ annual leave (pro-rata), attractive remote-area salary packaging options (up to $30,000 per annum), excellent professional development opportunities ($4,000 budget plus six-days additional leave), supported monthly clinical supervision and travel allowances.

Our staff value working for our client due to the flexibility we afford them, the autonomy we grant them, the trust we share, and the growth we all enjoy.