Mental Health Clinician

The Mental Health Clinician works as part of a small team within the Suicide Aftercare Program across Kempsey and Bellingen LGA.  This key role provides short term psychological intervention and support to people at risk of suicide or self-harm with therapeutic support provided in a range of settings including outreach. The role also contributes to a weekend referral intake and assessment roster.The Clinician provides direct support as well as engaging with key stakeholders to ensure sound referral pathways and supports.  The role requires someone with an understanding of recovery-oriented support and trauma informed care in suicide prevention with the ability to implement these in both clinical practice and psycho-social supports.    What Social Futures Offers:Generous Salary Packaging optionsStaff Well-being Program and Corporate Memberships Flexible Working optionsAccess to Learning and Development (including Study Leave)Career Opportunities for advancementStaff Recognition Program and Organisational Celebration EventsSocial Futures is a voice for social change in regional Australia, helping to create connected, resilient communities. With more than 45 years’ industry experience, we are a community service leader, striving to create change through our work across homelessness and housing supports, youth and family services, sector advocacy and programs that promote genuine participation for people with disability. Social Futures currently serves more than 80% of regional New South Wales.Social Futures is an equal opportunity employer. Social Futures will actively recruit our workforce from targeted communities; including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQSB and people living with a disability, people with lived experience and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.Social Futures is committed to prioritising the safety and well-being of children and upholds the National Child Safe Principles. Working with Children, National Police Check and COVID Vaccination are mandatory requirements for all staff.Applications close 8am, Monday 31st January 2022.To access a position description, address the selection criteria and apply online, please visit our website: click the "APPLY" button below if you have followed the online application link.DO NOT APPLY VIA SEEK Only those who apply via the Social Futures Website and that adequately address the Selection Criteria will be considered.For further information, please contact David Thomson on 0481 565 895.Click Here for Position Description 45 AUD Australia - NSW Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter Kempsey 2440