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Allied Health
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210000ZM Requisition #

 

Casual Counsellor at Windsor Road Private Clinic

  • Exciting opportunity to work as part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team at The Hills Private Hospital’s Windsor Road Private Clinic.
  • Seeking motivated & innovative Counsellor

The Hills Private Hospital is a private hospital with 25 inpatient mental health beds and an expanding day program. We currently offer inpatient and day programs in general mental health (i.e. mood disorders; drug & alcohol). A casual role is now available in both the inpatient and day program settings. Applicants must be flexible, team oriented, and be prepared to hit the ground running.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates knowledge, skills, judgement and care in the effective delivery of counselling services (utilising Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)) for adults presenting with a range of psychiatric disorders
  • Experience in the appropriate use of clinical assessment techniques e.g. structured clinical interviews and self-report measures
  • Provides individual, group and telephone based counselling services
  • Maximises the efficacy of clinical services through the development of productive and professional relationships with Psychiatrists, General Practitioners and other referral sources
  • Provides input into the identification, development, implementation and evaluation of therapeutic programs ensuring that they are current and congruent with patient needs.
  • Demonstrates awareness of admission and discharge criteria for therapeutic programs as directed by Health Funds and associated bodies and complies with the completion of relevant documentation

 

Selection Criteria:

  • Relevant degree qualifications
  • Current full registration with Counselling Governing Bodies
  • Previous experience working on an Inpatient and Day Program Mental Health Unit
  • Experience facilitating group therapy sessions
  • Sound clinical judgement and clinical reasoning skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Superior time management and organisational skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills

 

More Information: Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority. Applicants will be required to provide a current National Police check (conducted within the last 3 months), a current Working with Children check and provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases as a Catergory A Healthcare Worker, all prior to appointment.

 

Applications Close: Friday 14 May 2021

For Further Enquiries: Chris Horley - Acting Allied Health Manager chris.horley@healthscope.com.au    

To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button to be taken to our online application form. Please include a cover letter and a CV along with the contact details of 2 professional referees.

 

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