Clinician - MHECS Albury Casual

Job Details
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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Albury
Reference: VG/090617_01
Closing Date: 24-Feb-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Registered Nurse MHECS_July 2016.pdf (PDF, 289KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Donald Lappin, Nurse Manager Nolan House
02 6058 4750

Position Details




 Mental Health Emergency Consultation Service (MHECS)


Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional


Casual positions


Applications are invited from suitably experienced Registered Nurses or appropriately experienced Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Social Workers, to join the dynamic team in the Mental Health Emergency Consultation Service on a casual basis. The MHECS clinician is part of team responsible for coordinating and delivering emergency mental health assessment and support services to persons (including their family, and or carers) who present to the emergency department experiencing acute mental health crisis and or/are at risk of behavioural disturbance.


This position is ideally suited to someone who has a strong interest in mental health and genuine interest in developing their career in this field.


Candidates meeting the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Registered Nurse currently registered with APHRA with post graduate qualification and experience working as a nurse, in acute mental health setting; or
  • Appropriately qualified and experienced Occupational Therapist, Psychologist or Social Worker, with current registration with AHPRA or AASW.
  • Experience in the provision of mental health services, with experience in hospital or community mental health settings.
  • Demonstrated excellence in clinical assessment and treatment planning skills and comprehensive knowledge of evidence based mental health practice.
  • Well-developed consultation and liaison skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the legislative requirements that govern mental health service provision (including the NSW Mental Health Act 2007), and of current State and National Mental Health policies and their potential impact at a service level.


Please refer to Position Description for complete set of Selection Criteria.


Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the NSW Public Health System Nurses and Midwives State Award. 


Successful applicants will be required to complete appropriate Criminal Record Screening paperwork/processes in order for AWH to meet its obligations regarding screening for serious criminal offences (within and external to Australia).  Applicants unable to commit to this screening process should not submit an application for employment.


Successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory orientation modules using the AWH e-learning system prior to commencing employment.


This is a Category A position. Successful applicants of Category A positions must provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencement.


AWH is not able to support applicants requiring sponsorship


More information


Please refer to the Position Description (see attachments) for more details on this position and required Selection Criteria. 


For further information please see attached position description or contact Donald Lappin, Nurse Manager Nolan House on 02 6058 4750.


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AWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


Apply via this website, go to 'Apply Now' (at bottom of page) to complete the Application Form. Please ensure that each Selection Criteria is addressed. Also ensure you attach a copy of your resume (including names and contact details of two professional referees). Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached; however this is limited to 5 documents of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.


NB if you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please email Please note this address is for enquires only and applications cannot be submitted via this email.


Applications that are not received via the Vic Government Careers website by the closing date will not be accepted.

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