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Reference Number 44790
Position Title Workflow - Duty Clinician
Location North West Area Mental Health Service,  Coburg
Award Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psychologists [41]
Psych Services WOCA [70]
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  • On-going Part Time - 40 hours per fortnight
  • Based at our clinic in Coburg, close to public transport and free parking option
  • Flexible hours and working arrangements available

Life With Us: 

The Brunswick/Coburg Community team is a large, supportive and dynamic team made up of staff that are truly passionate and motivated in supporting consumers with challenging and complex mental health presentations and their families/carers. We provide a comprehensive range of specialist mental health services to people who reside in the local government areas of Moreland and Hume. 


Our team has a long standing reputation for being collegial, supportive and placing value in the individual skills, experience and personal attributes that each member of our team brings.


As we are part of a large multi-site service including multiple Area Mental Health Services we are able to provide our staff with unique opportunities to develop professionally. 


Your Opportunity: 

We are looking for a Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN4), Clinical Psychologist (P3), Occupational Therapist (OT3) or Social Worker (SW3) to join our team to: 

  • Work collaboratively with team leaders to provide oversight to workflow through the clinic including referral, intake and discharge
  • Provide a duty function for the team including triaging referrals from primary care providers, support to consumers/families who’s treating teams are not available and triaging of non-registered consumers attending the clinic.
  • Provide advanced clinical advice and supervision to staff within the team and across the AMHS
  • Work collaboratively and collegially with staff, consumers, families/carers  and other key stakeholders and partners in care

Your Contribution:

  • Passionate about contributing positively to the lives of consumers with a mental illness and their families
  • A great collaborator, you are skilled in co-ordinating care from point of referral to discharge
  • A leader committed to supporting the development of staff, staff education and capacity to engage and lead organisational change
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with consumers, families/carers, colleagues and other service providers
  • Being committed to a culture of Recovery
  • Placing strong value on being part of a supportive and inclusive team culture and strive for excellence in service delivery

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
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice and flexible working arrangements if needed
  • Access to Professional Development through our Training and Development Unit
  • Reward & Recognition Programs
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Programs 

Connect with us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.


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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 Tanya Goodison
Contact Number 0438184936
Closing Date 16/12/2018
Position Description
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