Senior Mental Health Clinician - Hamilton

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: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: As per award
Work Location: South West - Hamilton
Reference: VG/1282018
Closing Date: 24-Sep-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PSYCH - Senior Mental Health Clinician June 17.pdf (PDF, 112KB)

Contact: Human Resources

Position Details

If you are looking for a lifestyle change that provides a challenge, we have an exciting opportunity at our Hamilton Mental Health Service for suitably qualified and experienced professional to join our Mental Health Team in the permanent full time role of Senior Mental Health Clinician. 

Applicants for this vacancy should be experienced Mental Health Clinicians with excellent leadership skills and a commitment to recovery oriented care.  You will collaborate closely with other adult teams based in Camperdown, Warrnambool and Portland, working with manageable case numbers to allow the opportunity to implement the most recent evidence based treatments.

South West Healthcare provides a recovery focused, family oriented psychiatric service, which provides an excellent broad spectrum of clinical skill development for experienced and new graduate clinicians. The service utilises a predominately cognitive behavioral framework, and provides extensive training and educational opportunities for all staff.

The successful applicant will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check, hold a current motor vehicle licence; and will be required to undergo both a Working with Children and Police Record Check.

Remuneration, benefits/salary packaging and conditions of employment will be negotiated with the successful applicant commensurate with qualifications, skills and experience. Relocation assistance will also be considered.

A position description is available at our website under Careers and for specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Jodi Bateman (Associate Director Operations and Performance) on 5561 9100 or  

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 24 September 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: Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

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