About the role
An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified and experienced health professional (Social Worker, Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Psychologist, Clinical Psychology Registrar or Occupational Therapist) to join our Camperdown (VIC) Mental Health Service as a Mental Health Clinician.
As a valued member of our multidisciplinary team, you will support consumers with severe and persistent mental illness living within the local community. In a recovery oriented model of care, consumers, their families and carers are provided with clinical and non-clinical treatment as part of short and long term case management.
This is a permanent part time position covering 64 hours per fortnight.
What you bring
You will be a qualified health professional with the ability to demonstrate excellent skills and a broad experience in mental health clinical services, including a proven ability to work within a team based multi-disciplinary model. A working knowledge of Recovery Oriented practices, trauma informed care, current mental health trends, legislation and relevant policy directions of mental health services also is essential for this role.
The successful applicant will have excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills and initiative with proven ability to work autonomously and within a team, as well as an ability to work with limited direction, be self-motivated, and provide effective problem-solving and negotiation skills.
What we offer
You will enjoy benefits such as:
- Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
- Internal and external professional development opportunities;
- A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
- Excellent terms and conditions of employment.
Who we are
SWH is the major referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, community, mental health and aged services.
North of the Great Ocean road, Camperdown lies within the “Lakes and Craters” region of the Corangamite Shire. The idyllic rural community boasts a thriving agricultural industry and considered the gateway to the 12 Apostles Gourmet Trail. To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: https://www.visitvictoria.com/Regions/Great-Ocean-Road/Destinations/Camperdown
How to apply
A position description and further details can be found at our Website under Careers and Volunteers.
Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020 or Victorian Public Health sector (Medical Scientists, Pharmacists & Psychologists) Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021, with the appropriate classification Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3, Allied Health Professional Grade 2 or Psychologist Grade 1 or 2.
The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:
· Police Record Check
· Employee Working with Children’s Check
· Current Immunisation status
Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and Volunteers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 16 May 2021.
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