Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Service Coordinator

Northern Sydney Local Health District

Job Description

Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Dependent on qualifications
Remuneration: $49.05 - $60.34 Per Hour
Hours Per Week: 16
Requisition ID: REQ178170

Salary Per Hour

Nurse/Midwife Manager Grade 2: $59.17 - $60.34

Clinical Psychologist: $49.05 - $60.15

Occupational Therapist / Social Worker Level 4: $54.81 - $56.18

Where you'll be working
Northern Sydney’s vision is to be "leaders in healthcare, partners in community wellbeing". Our purpose is “embracing discovery and learning, building partnerships and engaging our community to deliver excellent health and wellbeing.”

What you'll be doing

The Perinatal & Infant Mental Health Coordinator MHDA /  SAFE START Consultation Liaison Worker position was created to coordinate / provide essential Safe Start and PIMH consultation liaison across MHDA, Local Health District internal services and external services as requested. The Coordinator will need to:

Provide Strategic and clinical leadership of MHDA’s PIMH team. Provide advice to MHDA / sector Mental Health Services re support and resources for Safe Start, PIMH and COPMI initiatives including response to ministerial requests for briefs, letters, and comments on policy documents relating to the Safe Start / PIMH and COPMI portfolios.   Ensure appropriate monitoring , reporting and accounting for PIMH initiatives and cost centres. Coordinate and as required provide PIMH and COPMI-related training and  education opportunities for PIMH Team and broader MHDA and LHD services. Ensure collection of PIMH specific data to support service development;ensure own role and LHD PIMH team enter required client related time and outcome measure data relevant to clinical service delivery.  

Candidates will need to meet the following criteria:

Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrates these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them. Current AHPRA registration as an Occupational Therapist, Registered Nurse or Psychologist with a master's degree in clinical psychology or clinical neuropsychology or eligibility for membership to AASWDemonstrated post-registration clinical experience in mental health service delivery including substantial experience in perinatal and infant mental health clinical service and COPMI service provision. Demonstrated experience in consultancy across a wide geographical area.Demonstrated high level interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and experience in consultation, liaison and negotiation at all levels of an organisation with a wide range of stakeholders.A proven track record of completing the full cycle of clinical practice improvement on a variety of projects; of being able to work autonomously and as part of a team.Demonstrated clinical and strategic leadership skills and a demonstrated commitment to clinical supervision.Current NSW Drivers Licence.

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For role related queries or questions contact Cathryn Mcelroy on ***************@health.nsw.gov.au or 0408 694 ***

Applications Close: 7 August 2020

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