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Job Number : 35987
Type and Location : Psychologist / VIC - Other
Listed By : Bendigo Health on 13 Jan 2022
Lead Clinician (Case Manager)


If you are a dedicated, caring and passionate Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist looking to grow your career in Mental Health as a Lead Clinician then we’re looking for you!

In this community based role, clinicians have the opportunity to build a relationship with their patient as they provide recovery focused treatment and support to persons experiencing mental illness throughout all stages of recovery. The role will be based in Child and Adolescent Mental Health - Swan Hill.

 Registered Nurse (Grade 3), Social Worker (Grade 2), Psychologist (Grade 2) or Occupational Therapist (Grade 2)

Salary: $41 to $51 per hour plus superannuation dependent upon classification and experience

Hours: Full time or part time can be negotiated

Status: Temporary 

Key Requirements: COVID-19 vaccination

About the Role

You will:

  • Make a difference to young people and their families/carer(s) with mental health challenges
  • Provide assessment and clinical treatment, case management and support for patients, their families and carer(s)
  • Identify, engage and include other key community agencies and service providers involved in the provision of rehabilitation, recovery, support, and discharge planning consistent with the patients and family/carer(s) needs
  • Participate in community consultation, awareness and education activities and develop community resources to increase the understanding of psychiatric disorders and service delivery models in the community 

Bendigo Health

We are a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. We are passionate about delivering quality mental healthcare whilst striving to remain at the forefront of patient care and recovery. 

Our Mental Health service offers exciting professional development opportunities to develop your skills including but not limited to eating disorder training, motivational interviewing and post graduate courses with integrated study leave.

The Team

Bendigo Health Mental Health Services operate under a philosophy of care to deliver evidence based treatment and patient centred care, underpinned by recovery orientated principles and values. Our Mental Health service is a growing regional centre big enough to offer opportunities to build skills and access career pathways but small enough to allow for social connection and a sense of belonging to the community.

We deliver treatment and care in the most appropriate and least restrictive setting that is sensitive to gender and culture, informed by an understanding of responses to trauma, and responsive to the contexts of patients’ lives and communities. Our multi-disciplinary workforce is constantly evolving and our recovery models are now integrating a lived experience workforce to enhance our patient care.

Benefits at Bendigo Health

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career advancement opportunities and job security
  • Team building and mentorship within the team
  • Supportive, positive and innovative culture
  • Work life balance with only minutes commute to work
  • Free parking
  • Salary Packaging 
  • Staff health and wellbeing program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Social club

Diversity and Inclusion

Bendigo Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and social inclusion and encourage people from a diverse cultural background, people with disabilities and or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

How to apply

For a rewarding career like no other, apply today to be a part of our Community Mental Health Team! Applications are to be submitted online through Bendigo Health's eRecruit account . If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the onboarding process.

Contact Details
Belinda Crossley - (03) 5440 6506

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