Position Details
Reference Number 162753
Position Title Community Mental Health Clinician - Corio Community Health Centre
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Program Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol
Location Corio CHC
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 80
Position Summary
  • Become a part of our highly competent, passionate and committed workforce.
  • Teaching and learning are highly supported and encouraged within this environment. 
  • Enhance your career in one of Victoria's leading regional health care services.  

About the facility 

Mental Health Drugs and Alcohol Services (MHDAS) provide integrated and recovery oriented assessment, treatment and community support to people of all ages within the Barwon region experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, mental health and drug and alcohol issues.

Our service is internationally recognised for its innovative clinical programs and integrated models of practice that are client-centred, accessible and family inclusive. We are fortunate to endure terrific internal relationships and have developed excellent partnerships with the wider local community. 

About the role 

To provide assessment, treatment and recovery-based interventions within a multidisciplinary team context to individuals and their families who experience a serious mental illness and live in the Barwon Region. The broader service delivery model of Mental Health, Drugs & Alcohol Services (MHDAS) includes provision of high quality interventions that are consumer centred, family/carer inclusive and are delivered in a timely and coordinated manner in line with the Victorian Mental health Act 2014.

Your role will include, but is not limited to:

  • Provide assessment and access to care in the most appropriate service setting including individual’s homes, MHDAS community sites and other appropriate settings or telecommunication facilities.
  • Provisions of secondary consultation and advice to health professionals in the region.
  • Contribution to service-wide initiatives and developments.

Note: This is a temporary parental leave replacement opportunity

About the culture

You will be working within an innovative, passionate multidisciplinary team who are a wealth of knowledge. You will receive support and guidance from these team members and management who endeavour to demonstrate the Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation. 

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club

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.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on (03) 4215 0520 or via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

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: Registration as Occupational Therapist, Clinical Psychologist, Social Worker, Registered Nurse with post-graduate qualifications in mental health.
Essential: Experience in public Mental Health service delivery
Desirable: Experience in Rural Mental health Service Delivery
Desirable: Ability to engage with marginalised members of the community
Contact Person Fiona Neil 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number 0411 146 806 
Alternate Contact Person Peter Wilkes 
Alternate Contact Number 0434 181 754 
Closing Date 28/09/2020
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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.