Mental Health Clinician - Aged Person 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: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1366432
Closing Date: 18-Nov-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - MH - Mental Health Clinician Aged Persons MHS June 2018.pdf (PDF, 190KB)

Contact: Human Resources

Position Details

Our Warrnambool Aged Persons Mental Health Service currently has a vacancy for a suitably qualified, motivated and enthusiastic health professional in a full time permanent positionas a Mental Health Clinician. Disciplines eligible for this service are Social Worker, Registered Nurse, Psychologist or Occupational Therapist. Part time applications may be considered as a job share arrangement.

Located within the Aged Persons' Mental Health Service, this position is responsible for providing recovery oriented and trauma informed management within the team, utilising natural and existing community supports as required. 

The team provides a treatment service to consumers which include direct clinical treatment to consumers, families and carers including short and long term case management.

Please specify in your application your preferred hours per fortnight.

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

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Russell Porter (Team Leader Aged Persons MH Service) on (03) 5561 9154 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 18 November 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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