Integrated Mental Health Officer

Applications are now open for an innovative and experienced Integrated Mental Health Officer to join the team at Head to Health Lismore.As one of our Integrated Mental Health Officers you will deliver psychosocial interventions using a motivational interviewing framework. This includes education, skills development, self- reflection, improving self-care, increasing community and social connection and engagement in structured activities.You will manage the overall implementation of the client’s change plan and ensure that there is timely and effective coordination between internal and external stakeholders supporting the client including the person’s family or significant others. Benefits include:Opportunity to salary package up to $15,900 of tax-free incomeProviding team-based provision of service for people under a flexible practice modelWorking in a vibrant centre with other staff who are passionate about working with people from their community.Individual supervision, and peer reflection groups.Professional development and training opportunities provided.Reception and administrative support.Consulting rooms, activity space, and resources On a day-to-day basis you willCollaboratively develop change plans for people to assist with addressing their mental health and psychosocial needs, as well as having primary responsibility for management of the plans.Provide client-centred care to people, while incorporating family / significant other inclusive practices where appropriate.Conduct risk assessments and develop thorough and practical risk management plans.Maintain up-to-date, high-quality, contemporaneous client records and comply with data collection standards.Comply with continuous clinical quality improvement activities to improve the service provision and outcomes.Attend case review meetings, and participate in individual supervision, peer reflection and team meetings.Engage in activities to continually develop the Head to Hub model of practice including but not limited to developing processes, documentation, and new initiatives Does this sound like you?Tertiary qualifications in health, behavioural/social sciences, community services, or a related discipline and/or extensive experience in the mental health sector  Experience providing support coordination and psychosocial support in a mental health setting.Experience in developing, managing and implementing change plans for clients with mental health difficulties. If this sounds like you this is what you will need to get started:Current Driver LicenceCurrent Working with Children Check (Blue Card) or ability to hold oneCurrent NDIS Worker Screening (or Yellow Card) or ability to hold oneWe require all our team to be fully up-to-date with the COVID-19 vaccinations. Be part of an exciting time of growth and opportunity in an organisation that you can be proud of being a part of.  Open Minds Australia is proud to be operating the Head to Health hub in Lismore. Open Minds is a registered NDIS provider. Our team works to enhance mental health and wellbeing by delivering tailored supports to people living with mental ill health, disability or acquired brain injury.   Head to Health services are now available on the North Coast to support people of all ages seeking mental health advice and services. As part of our flood recovery response, and with additional funding made available through the Australian Government’s PHN Program, we have launched a free helpline, as well as a physical Head to Health Hub located in the Lismore Primary Health Precinct.  Check us out at  For queries contact Emma Shubert on or to apply hit ‘Apply now’,  Apply now! We’d love to hear from you.  Diversity is Strength. We encourage people from diverse ages, gender, identity, cultural backgrounds and experience including First nations peoples, Cultural and linguistically diverse, LBTIQ+,   lived/ peer, mental health experience, to apply for this position.  70000 AUD Lismore 2480