Position Details


Reference Number 166977
Position Title CMHEW - Graduate Occupational Therapy / Social Work
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Services
Location Newcomb CHC, Belmont CHC, Corio CHC
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 192
Position Summary
  • Enjoy using your skills working & learning alongside a multidisciplinary team
  • Support your community & their loved ones whilst delivering mental health care
  • 3x Temporary Part Time positions available - 64 hours per fortnight (until 28/01/2022)

About the facility 

Barwon Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Service (BMHDAS) provides integrated and recovery oriented 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 drug & alcohol issues, and their families. Our service is internationally recognised for its innovative clinical programs and integrated models of practice that are client centred, accessible and family inclusive.

About the role 

This is a part time role for a new graduate Occupational Therapist and/or Social Worker within the mental health service. As the successful applicant in this newly created role you will help consumers and their families navigate mental health services. It will provide connections and assistance for consumers and their families to access services that enrich and improve their wellbeing and health. This role works directly with clinical staff as part of a multidisciplinary team. This is an entry to practice role and will receive both education and clinical supervision.

About the culture

We are fortunate to enjoy terrific internal relationships and have developed excellent partnerships with the local community that provide seamless integrated care for our clients. Our staff thrive in a challenging environment and enjoy being part of a highly recognised and skilled team.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

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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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: Undergraduate qualification in either Social Work or Occupational Therapy
Essential: Excellent demonstrated customer service and communication skills
Essential: A strong interest in working in mental health and a clear understanding of recovery principles
Desirable: Previous experience working in a customer service setting, particularly as part of a team, either paid or voluntary
Desirable: Previous experience in working in mental health and or drug and alcohol settings, either in a paid or voluntary capacity
Essential: A willingness to complete all academic tasks and clinical hurdles associated with this role and participate fully in graduate study days
Essential: A current Victorian drivers licence
Contact Person Sarah Van De Ven 
Contact Person Job Title Allied Health Educator 
Contact Number (03) 4215 3382  
Contact Email Sarah.vandeven@barwonhealth.org.au 
Alternate Contact Person Rebecca Corbett 
Alternate Contact Number  
Alternate Contact Email rebecca.corbett@barwonhealth.org.au
Closing Date 18/04/2021
Position Description
File name 
CMHEW PD-2021-Feb (1).docx Open
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.