Job title: Senior Health Professional Mental Health Triage
Company: Government of Western Australia
Job description: Salary: HSO Level P2 $114,782 – $122,030 p.a. pro rata (inclusive of base salary and 9.5% superannuation) plus generous salary packaging and additional allowances as outlined in the award where appropriate
Unit/Division: Bentley Health Service – Mental Health Emergency Response
Work Type: Permanent – Part Time, Casual, Fixed Term – Part Time
Position No: Pool Ref 00602900
Closing Date: 2021-09-06 4:00 PM (YYYY-MM-DD)
Pool for Permanent Part Time, Fixed Term Part Time, and casual appointments with the possibility of permanency and/or extension.
We currently have one permanent part time position available at 45.6 hours per fortnight
EMHS is committed to ensuring that our services are delivered by people who are representative of the diverse communities we assist.
We wholly embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage people to work with us from all ages, races, genders, religions, sexual orientations, family responsibilities or other characteristics, including Aboriginal people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, individuals with a diverse sexuality or gender or bodily diversity, and people with disability.
WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.
Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour. Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur. Appointments may be made from this pool until 31/12/2021.
Position Profile: The Senior Health Professional – Mental Health Triage is responsible for providing emergency mental health intervention within the community mental health service. This role undertakes triage, primary client assessment and management of complex mental health emergencies and crises at an advanced level. The Senior Health Professional provides specialist clinical consultancy regarding mental health emergencies for community mental health teams and for the community.
Area Profile: Bentley Health Service (BHS) is a specialist hospital located 11km from the Perth CBD and forms part of the Royal Perth Bentley Group. BHS provides quality healthcare to the community, specialising in the delivery of mental health care, aged care services, obstetrics, and rehabilitation.
Employee Benefits: Our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):
- Professional Development Opportunities and Study leave/assistance.
- Flexible working arrangements.
- Flexible leave arrangements.
- Other professional and location based allowances.
- For information on superannuation
Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form (available online at ).
For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Mike Holmes on 08 9224 8888.
If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.
Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online ( ).
It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.
Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the selection criteria in no more than 2-3 pages and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.
Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.
Expected salary: $114782 – 122030 per year
Location: Bentley, WA
Job date: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 05:08:03 GMT