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Reference Number 64090
Position Title Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Emotional and Wellbeing Clinician
Location Inner West Area Mental Health Service - RMH
Award Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psych Services WOCA [70]
Psychologists [41]
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social and Emotional Wellbeing Clinician

  • Aboriginal Identified Role - Full time, rotating roster
  • Exciting position based in the Inner West metro and central Melbourne area
  • Be part of the growing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce and community of practice at Melbourne Health
This is a multidisciplinary role and is open to Grade 3 Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Grade 2 Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Psychologists.

Community Team 1 (CT1) are based in close proximity to the Royal Melbourne Hospital and provide care to consumers living in the CBD and residents of the Inner Melbourne catchment, additionally they hold the homeless portfolio for IWAMHS.  CT1 provides an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) model of care characterized by lower caseloads, community based treatment (outreach) and a team based approach with high intensity of care.  This often includes medication management, psychosocial support assessment and referral (housing, financial, vocation), counselling and crisis admissions/assessments.


Your new role:

  • Positively promote the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander concepts of social and emotional wellbeing and mental health
  • Develop systems to access Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resources for clients, families and staff; collaborate with IWAMHS staff and structures to ensure maintenance of resources
  • Identify opportunities, issues and risks; and determine strategies to address these, in line with the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System

About you:

  • You must have 2 years’ experience in clinical mental health, health care or community services.
  • You identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and;
  • Possess formal qualifications and registration as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Clinical Psychologist or Social Worker.
  • Apply a practical understanding of the Social and Emotional Wellbeing model of care.
  • Apply your clinical knowledge and expertise to the assessment and delivery of evidence based interventions, with a cultural lens, to consumers with complex mental health related needs

Benefit of working with the Royal Melbourne Hospital/NorthWestern Mental Health:

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and, close to public transport.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.


For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Contact Person Trevor Carlisle
Contact Number 0417387619
Alternate Contact Person Grady Walsh
Alternate Contact Number 0419 766 498
Closing Date 11/08/2022
Position Description
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