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Job Number : 37445
Type and Location : Health / Melbourne
Listed By : The Royal Melbourne Hospital on 23 Jun 2022
Emergency Mental Health Clinician

Emergency Mental Health Clinician

Northern Area Mental Health Service (NAMHS)

  • Part time position until January 2023
  • Based at our Northern Hospital, Epping
  • Exciting opportunity to join a thriving Emergency Department dedicated to providing the highest standard of mental health care

This is a multidisciplinary role and is open to Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Socail Workers, Occupational Therapists and Psychologists

Life With Us:

  • The Northern Hospital, Epping, is a major community hospital with a busy Emergency Department serving the northern suburbs of Melbourne.
  • The Emergency Mental Health team is an integral part of the ED, making up a multidisciplinary supportive team environment dedicated to supporting consumers with complex mental health related needs.
  • Our team of clinicians want you to join them in providing innovative, recovery focused care to those people who present to the Emergency Department experiencing a mental health crisis.

Your New Role:

  • Provide a high level of clinical expertise for consumers with complex mental health related needs and of their family/carers
  • Perform assessments, consultation and consider management plans for consumers
  • Support other clinicians in the delivery of high quality mental health care
  • Assist ED staff in identifying, assessing and managing people who are at risk of self-harm or are experiencing a mental illness 

About you:

  • Demonstrated experience working in a variety of clinical mental health settings
  • High level of skills and knowledge in conducting mental health consultation and risk assessments.
  • Demonstrated experience contributing to a cohesive multidisciplinary team.
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop management plans and comprehensive care formulations for mental health consumers.

Benefit of working with NorthWestern Mental Health:

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


If you have any questions about your application or you just want to know more about NAMHS, please do not hesitate in contacting Jimm Castro, Program Manager.

You may even like to arrange a site visit and chat with us over a coffee!

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check.


Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement. 


Contact Details
Contact Name Jimm Castro

Contact Phone 0417588702

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