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Reference Number 64124
Position Title Senior Clinician The Way Back to HOPE
Location Emergency Mental Health / CL / PACER – Northern Area Mental Health Service | The Northern Hospital
Award Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psychologists [41]
Psych Services WOCA [70]
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Senior Clinician

Hospital Outreach Post suicidal Engagement (HOPE) Service

  • Part Time Position working Monday to Sunday, AM/PMs
  • Located at Northern Hospital, Epping
  • An exciting opportunity to join the HOPE Service in a meaningful role, at Northern Area Mental Health

This is a multidisciplinary role and is open to Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and Psychologists

Life With Us:

  • The HOPE Service is a new initiative established at North West Area Mental Health Service (NWAMHS) - one of the largest providers of Mental Health Services in Victoria
  • We are a multidisciplinary workforce of skilled and dynamic clinicians and consumer/carer advisors 
  • We provide brief enhanced support and assertive outreach to people leaving our emergency department and inpatient units following treatment for suicidal ideation and/or a suicide attempt. 

Your new role:

  • Provide clinical expertise within the HOPE service with respect to the provision of evidence based interventions and care coordination post suicide attempt, or suicidal ideation
  • Deliver evidence based brief interventions to clients and/or families / significant others
  • Contribute to the review system to assess the clients’ progress and facilitate escalation of care if deterioration occurs
  • Provide leadership and support to a diverse range of staff 

About you:

  • Expertise in developing and delivering brief therapeutic interventions.
  • Strong clinical leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated clinical supervision and consultation skills to promote professional competencies.
  • Strong liaison and networking skills.
  • Interest and expertise in the area of suicide prevention.
  • Collaborative, responsive and empathic.

Benefit of working with us:

  • We are a values based organisation. A career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement 
  • Supportive environment with access to Professional Development through our Training and Development Unit 

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 Jim Castro
Contact Number 0417588702
Closing Date 07/07/2022
Position Description
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