Position Details

Reference Number 177275
Position Title Expression of Interest - International Mental Health Professionals
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

Barwon Health, situated in the regional coastal city of Geelong Victoria, is seeking expressions of interest from mental health professionals (psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health nurses, occupational therapists) looking for a fresh start at our Mental Health Drugs and Alcohol Service. We are currently experiencing an unprecedented amount of growth and opportunities as we expand operations to better meet the needs of our community and patients/consumers. 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.

Why join us?

  • Relocation allowance of up to $13k - $20 AUD available for travel costs and VISA
  • Medical, psychiatric nursing and allied health opportunities across variety of levels
  • Start building a high quality career & enjoy a high quality life in Barwon region
  • Work the hours that work for you. Permanent Full Time & Part Time Hours available
  • Ongoing career opportunities tailored to your professional goals
  • Enjoy greater work/life balance with typical work commutes of 10-20 minutes
  • Dedicated recruitment officers to guide you through every step of the process

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

We are transforming our services and are seeking expressions of interest from all interested mental health professionals who are curious, passionate, and eager their advance their career.

Opportunities include:

  • Medical (Consultant Psychiatrists, Registrars and Hospital Medical Officers)
  • Mental Health Nurses  (Junior & Leadership Opportunities)
  • Psychologists & Occupational Therapists

The broad expansion of the service means we can provide candidates with career opportunities and working arrangements that can suit their individual circumstances and professional goals.

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.

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

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.You will be required to upload your Immunisation History with evidence of influenza vaccination from March 2022 in the application process.

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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: 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: Did you see this position via the 'Make your Mind Shift' campaign'?
Desirable: If you answered no to the above, what platform did you see this role advertised on? e.g. Seek, Facebook, ACMHN, OTAUS etc
Desirable: Registration with relevant governing discipline body in Australia.
Contact Person Mental Health Recruitment  
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Closing Date 27/03/2023
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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.