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Reference Number 49610
Position Title HOMHS Key Clinican - Nurse
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Melbourne Health only
Location Inner West Area Mental Health Service - RMH
Award Psych Services WOCA [70]
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  • Mental Health Clinician – Homeless Outreach Mental Health Housing Worker (HOMHS)
  • Inner West Area Mental Health Service - Central City Community Health
  • Part Time – Fixed Term Position until June 2020

We are looking for a compassionate and dedicated Nurse to join our homeless team as a Mental Health Clinician.


Life with Us:


  • Homeless Outreach Mental Health Housing (HOMHS) is a cohealth led consortium comprising cohealth, Inner West Area Mental Health Service and Launch Housing.  
  • HOMHS provides support to people who experience severe and enduring mental illness and have a history of repeated homelessness.
  • The service provides a pathway to better health, secure housing and increased social and economic tenure. HOMHS offers assertive outreach utilising the Collaborative Recovery Model, Care Coordination and expertise in the areas of mental health, housing, women’s specific needs and primary health.
  • We are a passionate group of people who love to work hard offering evidenced based services
  • We specialise in providing consumers and carers with serious mental illness: assessment, diagnosis and appropriate evidenced based treatment

A Job to Be Proud Of:

  • Manage a small caseload
  • Efficient processes and supports in place to help you organise your day and do it well
  • Trained in core and specific evidenced based practices
  • Support from your team leader, manager and clinical supervisor
  • Be a part of a committed, enthusiastic and professional team striving for the best outcomes for its consumers
  • Actively involved in a service in the heart of Melbourne

Your Contribution:

  • Qualified RPN3
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the field of psychiatry and/or alcohol and other drugs
  • Committed to developing your practice as a professional in clinical mental health
  • Function effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and enjoy working autonomously
  • Confident in the provision of support and treatment for people experiencing drug and alcohol related issues and their families
  • Excellent organisation, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in computer software use and information technology on the Microsoft Windows platform and ability to learn new programs and navigate databases

  Our Commitment to You:

  • We are a values-based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Gym, staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Programs 
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training, research and career progression.
  • We value work life balance

Connect With Us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au and if you have any questions or want to know more we would love you to connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.


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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.

Contact Person Erin Rees
Contact Number 0412199334
Alternate Contact Person David Pruden
Alternate Contact Number 0411042986
Closing Date 16/09/2019
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