Position Details


Reference Number 165749
Position Title Senior Clinician- Emergancy Mental Health -
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Program Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Services
Location Swanston Centre
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 144
Position Summary
  • Provide your clinical expertise and leadership to Mental Health Services
  • Look to your future -ongoing career and professional development opportunities
  • Permanent Part Time- 64 hours per fortnight

About the facility

Barwon Health, based in Geelong, Victoria, is one of the largest and most comprehensive regional health services in Australia, providing the full spectrum from primary care, community services, aged care, rehabilitation, mental health, emergency and acute care and employing over 6,500 staff. Barwon Health has consistently received awards for being at the forefront of high quality health care services to the community and has been highly successful when accredited against the National Safety and Quality Standards in Oct. 2016. We are the major teaching hospital for the Deakin Medical School and have an active and growing research base.

Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Services (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.

About the role

The role of the Senior Clinician is to provide timely and effective mental health and drug and alcohol assessments for all consumers and their families who present to the emergency department with acute mental health/drug and alcohol presentations and crisis. Clinicians also provide assessment and treatment alongside Victoria Police (PACER) and Ambulance Victoria (PROMPT) in the community. The Senior Clinician will provide acute assessment and referral to internal teams or external agencies. Senior clinicians will demonstrate leadership in both the ongoing development of the acute intervention service and support their manager with day to day operations of the team.

About the culture

We are a passionate, supportive, and driven team who works cohesively together. We promote professional development in the workplace and as a team are focussed on quality patient centred care. No day is the same; we are a team that embrace's change and are always looking for innovative ideas to improve our team and the organisation.

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.

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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: Formal professionally recognised qualifications in Mental Health Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Social Work or Clinical Psychology, including full registration with AHPRA for relevant disciplines.
Essential: Significant experience in acute mental health and AOD assessment and treatment.
Contact Person Angela Skazlic 
Contact Person Job Title Manager Hospital - AIS 
Contact Number 0466 795 077 
Closing Date 08/03/2021
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.