Position Details

Reference Number 179611
Position Title Expression of Interest - International Mental Health Nurses and Clinicians
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Program Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Services
Location Swanston Centre
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 0
Position Summary

Pathways Open for International Mental Health Professionals

Why join us?

  • Up to 33k relocation support and assistance for eligible candidates
  • Visa Sponsorship for you and your families
  • Ongoing career opportunities tailored to your professional goals
  • Enjoy greater work/life balance with typical work commutes of 10-20 minutes
  • Multiple positions on offer – Full Time and Part Time
  • Dedicated recruitment officers to guide you through every step of the process 

Barwon Health, situated in the regional coastal city of Geelong Victoria, is seeking expressions of interest from recently graduated and experienced mental health professionals (psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health nurses, occupational therapists) to join our Mental Health Drugs and Alcohol Service(MHDAS). If you are a mental health professional ready to advance your career and life, we are ready to assist you in making the move to join us.

About the Geelong Region

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Geelong has a population of approximately 250,000 people and is just an hour drive or train ride from Melbourne, the capital city of Victoria. Geelong is fast becoming recognised as a creative city-region, adaptive and enterprising. The local government has also placed a great emphasis on innovation, employment and economic growth in the Geelong region. Famous for our big city feel without the congestion, the stunning coast line, diverse night life and food culture, Geelong is a offers the hybrid appeal of regional and city living. Here you can;

  • Enjoy a range of lifestyle choices including inner city, coastal and suburban
  • High standard of schooling options throughout the area
  • A stone throw from the beautiful Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road
  • Appreciate beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries

To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website.

About Barwon Health

Barwon Health is one of Victoria’s largest regional health services with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University Hospital. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers. We provide care at all stages or life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care, and subacute/rehabilitation.

Our Mental Health Drugs and Alcohol Services (MHDAS) is internationally recognised for providing integrated and recovery oriented mental health assessment, treatment and community support. Our clinical programs are innovative with integrated models of practice that are client centred, accessible and family inclusive.

About the roles

 Barwon MHDAS have opportunities across our directorate including:

  • Acute Services (Consultation liaison, Bed based, Hospital in the home and Emergency services).
  • Community Health ( including Youth & Adult, Community Intensive Treatment)
  • Specialist departments (including AOD, Therapies and Eating Disorder Programs).

The breadth of positions across the directorate means we can provide candidates  with career opportunities and working arrangements that can suit their individual circumstances and professional goals.

About you:

  • Recognised relevant qualification and experience
  • Demonstrates eligibility and compliance with national registration standards with relevant discipline governing body
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to function as a member of the multidisciplinary team
  • Committed to working towards a best practice model and delivery of care

Please upload a current resume and cover letter, indicating what roles you are open to and if you have registration with relevant governing body in Australia.

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness.

Please contact mentalhealth.recruitment@barwonhealth.org.au with any queries in relation to this role or your application.

Applicants for this role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health Immunisation Policy.

Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: I agree to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full COVID vaccination) as set out in Barwon Health’s Staff Immunisation Policy as amended from time to time. I acknowledge that meeting this ongoing requirement is mandatory and a condition of any employment subsequently offered.
Essential: Formal professionally recognised qualifications in Psychiatric Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Social Work or Clinical Psychology
Desirable: What positions do you wish to be considered for?
Desirable: Registration with relevant governing discipline body in Australia.
Desirable: How did you find out about us? (eg. SEEK, colleague, Facebook, Barwon Health careers page, job alerts etc.)
Contact Person Mental Health Recruitment  
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number Please email 
Closing Date 25/06/2023
Position Description
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Expressions of Interest - International Mental Health Professionals (MHDAS).docx Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.