Position Details

Reference Number 181464
Position Title Acute Intervention Services Clinician - Casual
Employment Status Casual
Program Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Services
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 0
Position Summary
  • Gain satisfaction from the positive difference that our programs make
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment
  • Career exposure within one of Victoria’s largest regional healthcare services

About the facility

The Hospital Acute Intervention Service team is a 7 day a week, 24 hour service with three shifts. The team is a tertiary level, multidisciplinary mental health, drugs and alcohol assessment team.

The Emergency Mental Health team’s aim is to provide timely and effective mental health and drugs and alcohol assessments for all consumers and their families who present to the emergency department with acute mental health/drug and alcohol presentations and crisis. This service may be delivered as part of the MHAOD Hub, or within the Emergency Department more broadly. Clinicians also provide mental health assessment and treatment alongside Victoria Police (PACER) in the community

About the role

To provide a single point of access to individuals and their families wanting to access Mental Health, Drugs & Alcohol Services (MHDAS) in a timely and coordinated manner and in the most appropriate service location. Service providers will understand and appreciate cultural differences as expressed in lifestyles, values and experiences that exist in the community, and take these differences into account in the clinical response through collaborative decision making with the individual and their family.

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About the culture

Working at Barwon Health means you will be part of a team providing high quality healthcare services to our communities, with a wide range of opportunities in diverse areas including Acute, Mental Health, Aged Care, Administration and Support Services. Through expanding our commitment and capacity for clinical service research and teaching, we aim to attract and retain the best quality staff, as we continue to be one of Victoria’s leading providers of direct healthcare and training to the healthcare sector.

What We offer

  • Self-rostering
  • 6 weeks annual leave with the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional Development
  • Access to employee wellness program
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast
  • Attractive salary packaging benefits!
    • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments
    • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

We are strongly committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on the Victorian Government’s Child Safe Standards: About Child Safe Standards | Victorian Government (www.vic.gov.au)   We are also proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

Please contact mentalhealth.recruitment@barwonhealth.org.au if you require assistance submitting your application.

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

Please note candidate may be contacted for an interview prior to the closing of this job advertisement.

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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: Formal professionally recognised qualifications in Psychiatric Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Social Work or Clinical Psychology, including full registration with AHPRA for relevant disciplines
Essential: Current driver’s license
Essential: Significant experience in acute psychiatry including crisis assessment and clinical interventions
Desirable: Participation in Engaging Leadership, Recovery, Family Inclusive Practice workshops
Essential: Demonstrated advance level of clinical skills in the assessment and treatment of people with mental health and substance use disorders in a community setting
Essential: I agree, to commence employment, I am required to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full Covid-19 and Influenza vaccination) set out in the Staff Immunisation Policy. I acknowledge that meeting this requirement is mandatory and a condition of employment subsequently offered.
Contact Person Rameen Razmara 
Contact Person Job Title Manager EMH - C&L 
Contact Number 0402 133 281 
Closing Date 25/09/2023
Position Description
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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.