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 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: Other
Classification: As per award
Work Location: South West - Hamilton
Reference: VG/1370720
Closing Date: 06-Jan-2019
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

  • Time for a lifestyle change?
  • Do you want to impact directly on the care a service delivers?
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Generous salary packaging benefits available

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified health professional (Social Worker, Registered Nurse, Psychologist or Occupational Therapist) to join our Hamilton Mental Health Team in the permanent full time position of Mental Health Clinician.

As a Mental Health Clinician you will undertake a case management role within the Hamilton Mental Health Team supporting consumers, their families and carers through clinical and non-clinical treatment as short and long term recovery-orientated case management.

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.  

Specific enquiries regarding the role can be directed to Praveen Kumar(Hamilton Mental Health Team Leader) on telephone 03 5551 8418 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 6 January 2019.  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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