Early Intervention Dual Diagnosis Mental Health Clinician

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The Warrnambool campus has recently undergone a major capital redevelopment and is considered one of the most modern and technologically advanced health services in regional Australia. South West Healthcare is the major clinical and specialist referral centre for South West Victoria. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 246 beds (190 acute, 36 aged care and 20 mental health) and an extensive range of primary and community services. The town has a population of over 33,380 and is a popular seaside resort located 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne. The city boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. Warrnambool’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth. The promenade is very popular and you can walk, run, ride or skate along this scenic trail. Almost every year between June and September the Southern Right Whales return to the waters off Warrnambool and often swim within a hundred meters of the shore.
Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: As per award
Work Location: South West - Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1264169
Closing Date: 26-Mar-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PSYCH - EI-DD Clinican March 2017.pdf (PDF, 210KB)


Contact: Human Resources
5564 4155

Position Details

South West Healthcare Mental Health Service requires an experienced Mental Health Clinician with sound knowledge and skills in assessment and treatment of people presenting with an ‘at risk mental state’ or a low prevalence disorder to join our Early Intervention Dual Diagnosis team.  Additional training or knowledge in substance use or Dual Diagnosis is desirable. 

The Early Intervention Dual Diagnosis team is a specialist team specifically established to provide assessment and interventions for 16 to 25 year olds who may be at risk of developing a low prevalence disorder.

The successful applicant for this temporary (6 months) full time role will join a dynamic and highly skilled multi-disciplinary team of Mental Health Clinicians, committed to ensuring early intervention and access to treatment for young people and their families.

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Rochelle Hine (Acting Manager Warrnambool Adult Mental Health Team) on (03) 5561 9100 or email rhine@swh.net.au

The successful applicant will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check and provide evidence of current Immunisation status in alignment with South West Healthcare’s Immunisation Policy.

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 26 March 2017.  Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: humanresources@swh.net.au Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.


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