Mental Health Clinician - Adult Community Mental Health

Job Details
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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North East - Wodonga
Reference: VG/130417_01
Closing Date: 30-Apr-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Mental Health Clinician - Adult Community Mental Health Service PD.pdf (PDF, 297KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Christine McGann - Manager Wodonga Adult Community
02 6051 7950

Position Details

NORTH EAST AND BORDER MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE

 

Mental Health Clinician

Community Mental Health

 

Permanent full-time

80 hours per fortnight

 

Albury Wodonga Health requires an experienced Mental Health Clinician to join the Adult Community Mental Health team in Wodonga.

This position will involve working in an integrated community mental health team with duties including acute community crisis intervention, case management and oncall/ECAT.

Community clinicians will undertake the duties of an experienced practitioner in the community setting, performing mental state assessments of adult clients including for new and those experience psychiatric crisis; to enable planning; facilitating; implementing and monitoring client care needs basis utilising contemporary practice guidelines and local policies and procedures.  As an integrated team members it is expected that the incumbent will participate in the full range of services provided.

Computer literacy is essential for this position as is well developed written communication, time management and prioritisation skills.

Candidates meeting the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Recognised clinical qualification in mental health (Registered Nurse, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Psychologist) or other recognised qualification within the Health Professional Award;
  • Registration with AHPRA or eligibility of the relevant professional association;
  • Demonstrated experience in working in a community setting;
  • Demonstrated understanding of and experience in the provision of evidence based interventions for mental illness, conducting mental health assessments and treatments;
  • Knowledge of national standards of the Victorian Mental Health Act;
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team;
  • Demonstrated high level verbal and written communications skills;
  • Current drivers licence.

 

Please refer to Position Description for full Selection Criteria.

Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with Victorian Public Mental Health Enterprise Agreement.

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 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.

Should you have any questions regarding this position please contact Christine McGann Manager Adult Community Mental Health Wodonga, on02 6051 7950.

 

Apply Now

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 employment@awh.org.au. Please note this address is for enquires only and applications cannot be submitted via this email. 

 

Applications not received via the Vic Government Careers system by the closing date will not be accepted.


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