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Reference Number 49690
Position Title Senior Community Clinician - Mental Health
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Melbourne Health only
Location Waratah - Moonee Ponds
Award Psych Services WOCA [70]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
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  • Part time (64hrs per fortnight), fixed term (1 year) position
  • Delivery of Evidence-Based interventions in a supportive environment
  • Attractive working conditions including 5 weeks AL
  • On site and off site professional development supported

Life With Us:

We are a caring, cohesive and dynamic multi-disciplinary team which values the specific contributions of clinical psychologists to the treatment of our consumers with challenging and complex mental health presentations as well as to the leadership of our team.  As part of the Psychology group at IWAMHS, you’ll participate in regular individual supervision to facilitate your development as a leader and to support your clinical work. This is an opportunity to work in a highly supportive and progressive team, delivering evidence based interventions in acute and non-acute settings.


A Job to Be Proud of:

  • Deliver Evidence-Based treatment and interventions that support to consumers with complex mental health related needs and their families/carers
  • Drive self-development; contribute expertise in clinical meetings and to improve service delivery
  • Participate in, and provide, supervision to psychology staff as well as students
  • Actively lead in psychology specific and multidisciplinary team activities and meetings
  • Provide an expert opinion regarding diagnostic impressions, formal diagnostic assessments, feedback on process considerations and treatment planning considerations/advice 

Your Contribution:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of severe mental illness and psychiatric disability
  • Capacity to undertake alcohol and other drug screening, assessment, treatment planning, brief interventions with clients who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders
  • Knowledge of effective evidence-based interventions appropriate to low prevalence disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder, personality disorder and substance abuse.
  • Sound treatment skills for people with severe and enduring mental health conditions, or willingness and capacity to commit to the development of EB knowledge and practice
  • A current Victorian Driver’s Licence, and ongoing ability to use this form of transport


Our Commitment to You:

  • NWMH boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development.
  • 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 packaging
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff health service, peer support program and EAP
  • Reward & Recognition Programs
  • Staff wellbeing (The 2018 clinic wellbeing calendar offers Guided meditation, Run Club, Pilates,  for staff)


Connect With Us:

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

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 Elle Perry
Contact Number 93773400
Alternate Contact Person Amanda Kenny
Alternate Contact Number 93773400
Closing Date 27/08/2019
Position Description
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