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Job Number : 28336
Type and Location : Other / Melbourne
Listed By : Melbourne Health on 13 Aug 2019
Senior Community Mental Health, Team Leader
  • Senior Clinician and Team Leader (Allied Health Grade 3, Nursing Grade 4)
  • 80 hours per fortnight, 12 months Fixed Term (until June 30, 2020)
  • Delivery of Evidence-Based interventions in a supportive environment
  • Attractive working conditions including 5 weeks annual leave

Life With Us:

  • A caring, cohesive and dynamic multi-disciplinary team which provides evidenced-based treatment of our consumers with challenging and complex mental health presentations. 
  • Provides leadership to the team, support to Management and participation in regular discipline specific supervision to facilitate your development as a leader and to support your clinical work.
  • Opportunity to work in a highly supportive and progressive team, delivering evidence based interventions in acute and non-acute settings.

A Job To Be Proud Of:

  • Deliver evidence-based treatment and interventions that support to consumers with complex mental health related needs and their families/carers
  • Drive self-development; contribute expertise in clinical meetings and to improve service delivery
  • Participate in, and provide, supervision to staff of your discipline as well as students
  • Actively lead in discipline specific and multidisciplinary team activities and meetings
  • Provide an expert opinion regarding clinical decision making, risk management and treatment planning.

Your Contribution

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of severe mental illness and psychiatric disability (7 years for social workers)
  • Capacity to undertake alcohol and other drug screening, assessment, treatment planning, brief interventions with clients who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders
  • Knowledge of effective evidence-based interventions appropriate to low prevalence disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder, personality disorder and substance abuse.
  • Sound treatment skills for people with severe and enduring mental health conditions, or willingness and capacity to commit to the development of EB knowledge and practice
  • A current Victorian Driver’s Licence, and ongoing ability to use this form of transport

Our Commitment To You: 

  • NWMH boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • We are a values based organisation. A career with us is a rewarding experience, offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary packaging
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff health service, peer support program, Staff Wellbeing calendar and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Connect With Us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’. 

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Contact Details
Contact Name Elle Perry

Contact Phone 93773400

Alternate Contact Name Hannah Bloom

Alternate Contact Phone 93773400




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