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Team Leader (North Queensland Adolescent Forensic Mental Health... Townsville QLD

Team Leader (North Queensland Adolescent Forensic Mental Health... Townsville QLD
The Townsville Hospital and Health Service is the largest tertiary health service in northern Australia; we are responsible for the delivery of healthcare services, education and research within a region covering over 149,500km with a population of approximately 250,000 people.

The North Queensland Adolescent Forensic Mental Health Service (NQAFMHS) provides a range of services to support young people and their families who are involved with the Youth Justice System, or who are 'at risk' of such involvement.

Job Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Townsville region
Yearly Salary: $123877 - $129257
Contact Name: Lisa Phelan
Contact Number: 07 4433 9718
Closing Date: 27-MAY-21

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is one of excellence... to emerge the leader in health care, research and education for regional Australia.

Do you have what it takes to make a substantial contribution to our vision?

Are you:
Excited to take the next step in your career... mission?
Passionate, committed and dedicated to your profession?

About your opportunity
The North Queensland Adolescent Forensic Mental Health Service team is based in Townsville, however, we also have clinicians based onsite in Mackay and Cairns. The Townsville based team encompasses the Mental Health Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs Service (MHATODS), the Child and Youth Forensic Outreach Service (CYFOS), Townsville Stronger Communities Action Group (TSCAG), NQAFMHS Developmental Assessment Team (NQAFMHSDAT) and the Court Liaison Service (CLS).

The Team Leader is responsible for the operational management of the team. The Team Leader is the first point of contact around issues pertaining to human resources, workplace health and safety, workplace guidelines and procedures, service development and quality. The Team Leader can also be consulted on clinical issues if the Consultant Psychiatrist is not available.

Role requirements:
Social Work: Hold at least a tertiary degree (or equivalent) qualification from an accredited tertiary institution in Social Work. Eligibility for full membership to the Australian Association of Social Workers.
Occupational Therapy: Possess degree qualifications (or equivalent) in Occupational Therapy + current registration with AHPRA.
Psychology: Possess a four-year degree in Psychology (Honours, Graduate Diploma) from an accredited tertiary institution. Unconditional registration with AHPRA is required and possession of a Masters or Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an accredited tertiary institution, or significant progress towards this, would be highly regarded.
Nursing: Possess a Bachelor of Nursing (or equivalent) + current registration with AHPRA.
Highly Desirable: Possession of a relevant postgraduate qualification in an appropriate field is highly desirable. Such experience may be discipline specific or have a service area focus.
Possession of relevant post-registration and/or tertiary qualifications in mental health would be well regarded for a position at this level.
Eligibility for appointment as an authorised Mental Health Practitioner under the Mental Health Act 2000 would be well regarded.
'C' class motor vehicle licence.
Potential applicants are advised that the Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian Act 2000 requires Queensland Health to seek a 'working with children check' from the Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian prior to appointment to this position.

Generous remuneration package value up to $147,477 p.a. comprising salary range of $123,877 to $129,257 p.a. (HP5), 17.5% leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, corporate discounts, wellness programs and the Employee Assistance Program.

Why make the change?
Our gorgeous weather promotes an outdoor lifestyle as the sun shines nearly all year round (320+ days/year). Enjoy the benefits of urban living without being trapped in a commuter nightmare of metropolitan traffic. Appreciate the country town 'feel' and change your pace as you absorb the local tropical/coastal flow.

Living in Townsville, the largest regional centre in the North.

The city heart provides opportunity for boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural events and a bustling nightlife. The Strand is Townsville's waterfront esplanade; take a stroll along the picturesque paths, do some shopping or attend the night markets, be spoilt for choice with alfresco dining options, sit and relax while the kids play at the water park or one of the family fun areas. Picnic and BBQ facilities are available, as well as gym equipment (including a rock climbing wall) and amenities.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
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Team Leader (North Queensland Adolescent Forensic Mental Health... Townsville QLD Queensland Health - Townsville Hospital and Health Service Townsville QLD
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