Perinatal Mental Health Clinician

PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN

Location: Edenhope or Kaniva

Part-time, Ongoing

Band 7 – Range ($94,121 – $105,203) plus superannuation

As part of WWSC's commitment to improving perinatal depression, we are looking for a suitably qualified Perinatal Mental Health Clinician to work across the West Wimmera Shire.

Our aim is to provide better support and treatment for expectant and new mothers experiencing depression and anxiety within our Shire.

The practitioner will actively follow up on mental health screenings or perinatal mental health concerns identified by maternal and child health nurses, midwives or general practitioners.

The successful applicant will undertake clinical assessments, provide psychoeducation, therapy, care coordinator, advice and provision of referrals and advocacy for women in relation to their mental health.

Applicants must be APHRA registered to be considered for this position.

Council will supply a phone, accommodation and a commuter use vehicle during days of work.

For a copy of the position description, visit http://www.westwimmera.vic.gov.au/employment

For a confidential discussion please contact Monica Feder, Maternal Child Health Coordinator on 0428 595725 or via email monicafeder@westwimmera.vic.gov.au

Applications addressing the Key Selection Criteria should be addressed to Tammy Smith, Human Resource Manager and forwarded by post to PO Box 201 Edenhope Vic 3318 or via email to jobs@westwimmera.vic.gov.au by midnight, 15 December 2019.

West Wimmera Shire Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to the principles of workplace diversity.

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