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Team Leader - LikeMind

  • 500338
  • Youth and Families - Allied Health
  • Youth and Families - Counsellor, Therapist, Psychologist and Facilitator
  • Youth and Families - Nurse
  • Full time closed period contract

Uniting is the lead agency for LikeMind Seven Hills and Penrith. The purpose of LikeMind is to provide wrap-around services to consumers with a variety of mental health, physical health and psycho-social needs.  The Service will bring together existing community health services in an accessible, centralised and engaging community space.  There will be four pillars of service delivery from the site - mental health, drug and alcohol, primary care, and vocational/ employment services. 

  • Team Leader of multi-disciplinary mental health clinical team
  • Competitive salary +Super + Generous Salary packaging benefits 
  • Actively engage in community mental health care

Role Overview

This role is responsible for providing clinical leadership and line management to a multidisciplinary team of mental health clinicians and support staff. The Team Leader prioritises the provision of recovery-focused services that aim to restore and maintain normal functional trajectory of the consumer from employment, educational and social perspectives, and will be consistent with the appropriate model of care. 

Essential Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline.
  • Provisional or full membership with AHPRA or an appropriate professional body.
  • Five (5) or more years’ experience in your field of expertise, including two (2) or more years experience supervising a small team of specialists.
  • Proven expertise in the application of evidence based clinical practice within the mental health field in both a case management and therapeutic role.
  • Substantial experience and demonstrated skill in the coordination of individualised psychosocial interventions to meet the needs of consumers presenting with a variety of mental health concerns based on a case formulation approach.
  • Demonstrated management experience and/or proven ability to provide leadership to a multidisciplinary team including skills and experience in clinical service management and quality improvement programs.
  • Ability to develop, implement and deliver strategic business plans which increase the level of care to customers within a budget framework. 
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, such as the Mental Health Act (2007) and the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act (1998).

To Apply, click the Apply button & attach your Resume and Cover Letter addressing the Position criteria.

Benefits & culture

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from a diverse cultural background are encouraged to apply. 

  • Salary packaging entitlements, company rewards
  • Ongoing training & development, including cultural awareness training
  • Career development opportunities

At Uniting we believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our employees and clients safe from COVID-19.  We require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

Enquiries to Talent Acquisition Specialist Rose Rivera on 0438 206 164 or rrivera@uniting.org .  Ref 500338

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