Position Details


Reference Number 165777
Position Title Homeless Dual Diagnosis Initiative Clinician
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Services
Location Corio Village Centre (JIGSAW)
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 64
Position Summary
  • Be recognised for innovation and excellence in the Youth Mental Health sector
  • Be challenged working with a complex & diverse range of consumers & families 
  • Permanent Part Time – 64 hours per fortnight

About JIGSAW 

The Barwon Health Jigsaw Youth Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol service is an integral part of the wider Barwon Health Community Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol service. It provides specialist mental health services to young people aged 16 to 25. Jigsaw Corio is based in the vibrant Corio shopping centre which is located close to all your transport facilities and only a short drive to the waterfront. 

About Barwon Health

Barwon Health is one of the largest and most comprehensive regional health services in Australia, providing care at all stages of life and circumstance. Health services available through Barwon Health cover the full spectrum from primary care, community services, aged care, rehabilitation, mental health, emergency and acute care. With the exception of neurosurgery and transplantation, virtually all other specialties are available through University Hospital Geelong.

About the role 

Barwon health has the opportunity for a dynamic Homeless Dual Diagnosis Clinician to become part of the team at Jigsaw Corio. The position will provide mental health, drug and alcohol care to a cohort of complex young people aged 16-25 years old in the Barwon region. The role is responsible for the delivery of best practice, evidence based treatment and support to young people with emerging or established mental health difficulties.

About the culture

Jigsaw Corio is a dynamic and fun team that is supportive, professional and engaged with its team members and consumers.

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 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.

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The Barwon Health Jigsaw Youth Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol service is an integral part of the wider Barwon Health Community Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol service.

It provides specialist mental health services to young people aged 16 to 25.

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
Essential: Current Victorian Drivers Licence
Desirable: Thorough knowledge of the objectives and provisions of the Mental Health act (1986) and its recent amendments.
Desirable: Knowledge of key homelessness policy frameworks and strategic plans
Contact Person Darren Riggon 
Contact Person Job Title Jigsaw Manager 
Contact Number (03) 4215 8300 
Alternate Contact Person Andrea Morton 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 8300 
Closing Date 02/03/2021
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.