Mental Health Clinician - Warrnambool Adult Mental Health Service

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 282 beds (216 acute, 36 aged care and 30 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: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: South West - Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1356299
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MH - Mental Health Clinician MHC Adult June 2018.pdf (PDF, 192KB)

Contact: Human Resources

Position Details

Warrnambool Mental Health Services Adult Access has a current vacancy for a Mental Health Clinician (36 hours per fortnight) providing recovery oriented care to consumers as part of an experienced and supportive multidisciplinary team.  This role works across both the Recovery and Wellness Team and the Access Team. 

You will be qualified a Social Worker, Registered Nurse, Psychologist or Occupational Therapist with experience in providing triage and crisis response, as well as intake and assessment either via phone or face to face, for consumers presenting with acute and/or ongoing mental health difficulties.  You will be proactive in providing treatments and/or referrals appropriate to the needs of the individual, their carers and family. 

We will support you as part of a large team, including multidisciplinary Mental Health Clinicians, Psychiatrists, Peers Support Workers, an Acute Inpatient Unit, and After Hours Crisis Service.  You will work closely with other regional teams and residential services, and will be supported with regular supervision and training. 

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

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Rochelle Hine (Manager Adult Team) on (03) 5563 4333 or email  

The successful applicant must hold a current Victoria Driver's License, Working With Children (WWC) Check and 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 30 September 2018.  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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