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Reference Number 56387
Position Title Mental Health Social Work Educator
Location The Centre for Mental Health Learning (CMHL) 362 Bell Street Pascoe Vale South
Award Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
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Mental Health Social Work Educator – Centre for Mental Health Learning 

  • You will be part of a supportive, passionate, and experienced team
  • You will have the opportunity to shape and grow this relatively new role
  • You will have access to a sophisticated learning structures, supporting continuing professional development

The Royal Melbourne Hospital


As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.  


Surrounded by a Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, we collaborate to set new benchmarks in health excellence – benchmarks that impact across the globe. While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make. We put people first - leading with kindness and working together, we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital.


Your new team


At the Centre for Mental Health Learning:

  •  We are team working together to strengthen mental health workforce development
  •  We enjoy a collaborative working environment and care for each other as a team
  •  You will help us support major reform in mental health services
  •  You will be supported to use your strengths, and grow your skills

Your success in this role, will be in your ability to

  • Draw on the knowledge gained from:
  • An approved degree in Social Work and eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.
  • At least 7-10 years’ experience in a clinical mental health service
  • A Certificate IV in Training & Assessment, and/or demonstrated industry experience in designing and delivering training

Your Contribution

  • You will be a passionate and committed individual who values collective contribution and works from a values-based and strengths approach
  • Successful experience in leading projects, teams, service development
  • Demonstrated experience working with large and diverse groups of stakeholders
  • You are proactive and have a strong attention to detail
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You can work collaboratively in building relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Our Commitment to you


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.




For a confidential discussion please connect via contact@cmhl.org.au.


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 prior to commencement.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are highly encouraged to apply”


“Experience in working with ACCHO and Aboriginal Communities and Families”

Contact Person Rosemary Charleston
Contact Number 0409808556
Alternate Contact Person Kylie Boucher
Alternate Contact Number 0437 861 803
Closing Date 20/04/2021
Position Description
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