Mental Health Clinician CAMHS

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 - full time or part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1426750
Closing Date: 27-Oct-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description Mental Health Clinican CAMHS.pdf (PDF, 249KB)


Contact: Human Resources
55644155

Position Details

About the role

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service team is seeking applications from committed and dynamic health professionals for a full time Mental Health Clinician role (temporary contract's until June 2020). Part time applications would also be considered.

The role provides an opportunity to work in a multidiscipline team to develop specialist skills in crisis assessment and a range of interventions for children, young people and their families including but not limited to: eating disorders, autism, early intervention and infant mental health.

What you bring

An experienced Clinician (Registered Psychologist with General or Clinical registration / Social Worker / Occupational Therapist or Registered Nurse), with a sound appreciation of evidence-based contemporary child, adolescent and family mental health practices, would find working in this role highly rewarding. 

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as Mental Health first aid, resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employments.

Who we are

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services. As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Caring, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and there overall dedication to the local community.

With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

With a range of attractions within 2 to 3 hours' drive from Warrnambool, the region offers a fantastic opportunities for people from all walks of life to enjoy the beautiful South West. To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.wonderfulwarrnambool.com.au/

How to apply

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

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Rachel Robertson (Manager Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service) on (03) 5561 9156.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with theVictorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020 or Victorian Public Health sector (Medical Scientists, Pharmacists & Psychologists) Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021  and the applicable classification Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3, Allied Health Professional/Psychologist Grade 2.

The successful applicant will be required be eligible for membership in line with their professional discipline, consent and undergo a Police Record's and Working with Children's 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 27 October 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 contact SWH People and Culture Department on 5564 4155 Please note this address is for enquiries only.


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