Position Details

Reference Number 181452
Position Title Mental Health Senior Clinician - Newcomb
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Services
Location Newcomb CHC
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 40
Position Summary
  • Role open to registered psychiatric nurse, occupational therapist, social worker or psychologist
  • Temporary Parental Leave position - 40 hours per fortnight
  • Provide leadership through primary & secondary consults & clinical supervision to junior staff

About the service

Barwon Health’s Adult Continuing Care Services (CCS) provides community supports to people aged between 16 and 65 years, experiencing serious mental health needs.

Our service delivery includes comprehensive crisis assessment, crisis management and treatment, case management of complex issues and mobile outreach. We have community case teams situated in five locations across the Barwon region ranging from Corio and Geelong West to Bellarine, Torquay & Colac. Each team is situated in a community health centre that is close to the city centres, beaches or local community hubs.

About you

  • Formal professionally recognised qualifications in Psychiatric Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Social Work or Clinical/Forensic/Neuro Psychology
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence
  • 5 years post graduate mental health experience
  • Ability to work a 7-day rotating roster as per operational needs – 0830-1700hrs (Mon-Fri), 1130-2000 (weekday evening shifts) and 1030-1900 (public holidays/weekends)
  • A demonstrated level of advanced clinical skills in the assessment and treatment of persons with mental health disorders in a community setting (desirable)

About the role

As the successful applicant you will;

  • Provide high quality clinical care in the provision of mental health drug and alcohol treatment, for consumers in the Barwon Region
  • Provide high quality clinical, professional and line management supervision for clinical staff within the MHDAS CCS Team
  • Actively contribute to the leadership of CCS and relevant service development initiatives with emphasis on quality improvement in CCS’s

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We 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)

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please email mentalhealth.recruitment@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

Applicants for this role must be fully vaccinated for Coivd-19 and influenza 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 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.
Essential: Do you have a current Victorian Drivers Licence?
Essential: Do you have professionally recognised qualifications in Psychiatric Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Social Work or Clinical Psychology?
Desirable: The shift is M-F 0830-1700 hrs, with occasional after hours work, including weekends. Are you able to work a 7x day rotating roster? If not, please list your preferred hours, and work days.
Desirable: Do you have a passion to teach and mentor others?
Contact Person Michelle Brueckner 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number 0448 314 463 
Closing Date 23/11/2023
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.