Aboriginal Mental Health Professional

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Boab Health Services
Australia

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Aboriginal Mental Health Professional

Job ID: 10125
Job Views: 11
Location: Broome
Post Code: 6725
Category: Healthcare & Medical, Social Services
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 04/04/2024

Description:

Aboriginal Mental Health Professional (1 FTE) 

Broome | Salary Range:  $102,275 – $109,946

With an opportunity to become a Team Leader 

Section 50(d)

 

Under Section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act, this position is open to candidates who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander only.

 

An Opportunity Beckons  

Passionate about healthcare, warm, out-going, authentic, caring, and inspiring? “Raise your hand if that’s you.” Who wouldn’t want to go to work with this view every day?

Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we.  We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger.

If you share our values and our passion for delivering the best possible healthcare to clients, you will find a home at Boab Health Services.  You can do all of this, in the unique and wonderous Kimberley region of Western Australia.

Boab Health Services is a not-for-profit, multidisciplinary primary health care service delivering allied health, mental health, and care coordination services throughout the Kimberley.

This is a unique and rare opportunity for an experienced Aboriginal Mental Health Professional (psychologist, mental health nurse, occupational therapist, Aboriginal mental health practitioner or social worker) to join our organisation delivering mental health services to the people of Broome and the surrounding communities.

Job Requirements:

About the role

This role will deliver tailored and holistic mental health services across the age range to individuals experiencing mild to moderate mental health and wellbeing concerns and will provide services to Broome as well as outreach mental health services to remote Aboriginal communities in the West Kimberley.  This role will work in partnership with other local health services, schools and other community organisations. There is also an opportunity with this role to step into a team leader position and would be a perfect stepping-stone for those considering a move into management.

 

About you

The right fit for us and our company culture is super important so if you are passionate about delivering the best possible health care we are really looking for you.  We want someone who can work with clients from all ages and walks of life.  You will thrive in this collaborative working environment of diverse team members addressing the needs of the broader community.

You will have post registration experience with evidence based psychological interventions.  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?

Boab Health Services is a values-based registered charity, with a positive team culture that is committed to creating a supportive, collaborative, and healthy workplace.

Our permanent employees receive:

  • relocation assistance (up to $3,500),
  • 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 five-days additional leave),
  • district allowance ($5,200 p.a.)
  • Supported monthly external professional supervision (up to $200.00 monthly)
  • travel allowances in keeping with ATO rates
  • $299.00 available for staff to spend annually on work-life balance (for example a gym membership, a massage, sporting equipment, camping equipment etc.)

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

How to Apply:

More information

For the full job description and more information about working with us, visit the Careers page on our website www.boabhealth.com.au  or contact Marie-Anne Wilkinson (Regional Manager) on 04074 776 809 or via email: marie-anne.wilkinson@boabhealth.com.au or Amy Pearce (Executive Manager Clinical Services) on 0417 237 097 or via email:  amy.pearce@boabhealth.com.au

 

To apply

Applicants should address each of the selection criteria (located within the job description found on our website) and include their resume along with the names of a least two referees. Email your application to:  chris.phillips@boabhealth.com.au

 

Applications Close:  Close of business 29th April 2023

We reserve the right to close off this position before the closing date should we have a suitable applicant pool.  We will provide feedback to shortlisted applicants on request.

 

Boab Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

We value and encourage diversity within our workforce.

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