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Reference Number 61297
Position Title Clinician - MWAMHS Outer community mental health team
Location Melton Health and Community Services Centre
Award Psych Services WOCA [70]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psychologists [41]
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Community Mental Health Clinician

Outer Community - MWAMHS

 

  • This is a full time fixed term community mental health clinician position, focusing on case management and the intake function within the team. 
  • Nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, psychologists and medical staff work collaboratively to support the mental health needs of individuals with a mental illness who reside in the City of Melton and parts of Brimbank
  • Gain experience in a broad range of community based psychiatric presentations enabling development or enhancement of clinical and case management skills

Outer Community, MidWest Area Mental Health Service 

  • A multidisciplinary team comprising of Nurses, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists and Medical staff
  • An integrated model of care providing mental health community services to people with a mental illness who reside in the City of Melton and parts of Brimbank  while supporting their carers
  • Clinicians have a case management component and are rostered to a variety of functions that provide brief intervention, intensive clinical and triage (intake)
  • Our community team is cohesive and supportive, is positively motivated and genuinely is a great place to work! 

Your new role:

  • Work collaboratively with other clinicians to provide treatment interventions for individuals who have a significant mental illness, treatment interventions are recovery focused and opportunities to provide and develop discipline specific interventions will be available.

A typical day will include:

  • Assessing and providing evidence-based recovery interventions to consumers with various psychiatric illnesses
  • Coordinating medical, psychosocial and legal aspects of care delivery
  • Engaging with consumers, their family members and other service providers
  • Delivery and clear documentation of evidence based best practice and contemporary models of care

Your Contribution

  • You are a motivated mental health clinician committed to continued learning and developing your clinical skills
  • You have a passion for caring and making a genuine difference in the lives of public mental health consumers and their family members
  • You enjoy being part of a dynamic team and draw on the experience of your colleagues yet are confident to work autonomously and contribute positively to the teams’ well-being
  • You communicate clearly and effectively in verbal and written form
  • You have the relevant registration with AHPRA for nursing, occupational therapy or clinical psychology. Social workers are eligible for membership with the AASW

Benefit of working with us:

 

Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.   

 

We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.

 

This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare. 

 

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.

 

Interested?

 

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

Lindsay Vernon 0408 106140

 

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

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are highly encouraged to apply.

Experience in working with ACCHO and Aboriginal Communities and Families is welcomed.

 

Contact Person Lindsay Vernon
Contact Number 0408106140
Alternate Contact Person Cassie Douglas
Alternate Contact Number 97321600
Closing Date 28/01/2022
Position Description
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