Mental Health Social Worker (Allied Health Private Practitioner) We are seeking an individual who has strong clinical skills, and experience in working with young people and in working with multi-disciplinary teams. Applicants must be eligible to provide Better Access funded services under Medicare. The purpose of the Better Access initiative is to improve treatment and management of mental illness within the community. The Better Access initiative is increasing community access to mental health professionals and team-based mental health care, with general practitioners encouraged to work more closely and collaboratively with psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and occupational therapists. Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services Award 2010 Part Time, 24hrs p/w Fixed Term (12 months) Salary negotiable depending on experience and qualifications 9.5% Superannuation Access to Salary Packaging Key Selection Criteria Demonstrated understanding and commitment to Aboriginal health, Aboriginal culture, and the philosophy and practice of Aboriginal Community Control Demonstrated ability to work with Aboriginal organisations and communities as well as mainstream organisations Sound knowledge and understanding of primary health care service delivery and systems and how this relates to the Aboriginal community Sound knowledge and understanding of health promotion/prevention and chronic care programs and how they relate to the Aboriginal community Well-developed communication skills (written and oral) Ability to use computers efficiently, including Microsoft based applications and PIRS programs Demonstrated capacity to work as a member of a team, and able to lead and effectively manage organisational change HOW TO APPLY Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 9th December 2020. Applicants MUST address the Key Selection Criteria, Forward your cover letter, addressed key selection criteria and resume to [email protected] before the closing date. For more information about the position, please refer to the position description or contact the Human Resource Team on 03 5442 4947. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.