Position Details
Reference Number 162780
Position Title Adult Intensive Complex Care Clinician
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Program Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 80
Position Summary
  • Thrive professionally while providing clinical expertise within the Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol Services (MHDAS) department
  • Receive ongoing training and professional development in a supportive work environment
  • Enjoy working in a great location - close to the CBD of Geelong and our vibrant waterfront

 About the facility 

MHDAS provides integrated and recovery orientated mental health, drugs and alcohol assessment, treatment and community support to people of all ages within the Barwon region experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, mental health and / or drug and alcohol issues, and their families.

Our service is internationally recognised for its innovative clinical programs and integrated models of practice that are consumer centred, accessible and family inclusive. We are fortunate to enjoy excellent internal relationships and have developed excellent partnerships with the local community that provide for seamless integrated care for our consumers and their families.

About the role

The Adult Intensive Complex Care (AICC) clinician’s primary objectives are to:

  • Provide intensive, clinically focussed assertive outreach therapy and support to high needs and complex MHDAS consumers in line with the consumer’s care plan and recovery goals as a less restrictive alternative to admission to a mental health inpatient setting
  • Participate in quality improvement as part of the inter-professional Therapy Program
  • Contribute to increasing capacity across MHDAS to utilise and deliver specialist assessment and therapies

About the culture

Our staff thrive in a challenging environment, get enjoyment from being part of a highly recognised and skilled team and truly believe they have the opportunities to be their best.  Most importantly our dedicated staff live the Barwon Health way with our values under pinning all that we do. 

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: Formal professionally recognised qualification in Psychiatric Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Social Work or Psychology (including endorsement to practice as a clinical or forensic psychologist).
Essential: Experience in a mental health setting
Essential: Knowledge of empirically supported treatment approaches for people with complex mental health and psychosocial needs
Essential: Highly developed and effective communication skills
Essential: Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the principles of equity, diversity, continual improvement, risk management and occupational health and safety
Contact Person Cath Peake 
Contact Person Job Title Program Manager MHDAS 
Contact Number 0401 034 732 
Alternate Contact Person James Baxandall 
Alternate Contact Number 0417 509 240 
Closing Date 30/09/2020
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.