Graduates and registrars within the program will have the access to regular discipline specific clinical supervision, monthly interdisciplinary educations sessions, regular interdisciplinary group supervision, dedicated self-directed learning time, in addition to discipline specific supports. Working with a limited case load, within the boundaries of the relevant professions and under the direct supervision of an experienced social worker, occupational therapist or psychologist, the graduate/registrar will:
Recognise the needs of the individual and plan, implement, document and evaluate, treatments for an identified patient group.
Work within a multidisciplinary team and assist in meeting unit/program and organisational objectives to provide high quality, specialist clinical services that focus on consumer recovery.
Participate in the assessment and treatment of consumers through collaborative group work and individual sessions, making ethical and legal, discipline-specific contributions to the clinical team’s understanding of the consumer and their situation.
Demonstrate an appreciation of the importance of inter-disciplinary teamwork and of connections with the broader service network.
Plan, develop, facilitate and evaluate therapeutic group programs in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team.
Other duties in line with the requirements of your discipline.
You are committed to forensic mental health consumer recovery.
Demonstrated commitment to the delivery of quality, recovery-focused mental health care coupled with an awareness of the issues of care-delivery in forensic mental health.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively in a multidisciplinary health care environment, using well-developed interpersonal skills to achieve team goals.
A demonstrated commitment to learning through analysis of own performance, engaging in clinical supervision and professional development, and a commitment to applying this knowledge to practice.