Mental Health Clinician (Registered Psychiatric Nurse) - Warrnambool Adult Community Mental Health Services

South West Healthcare (SWH) is seeking suitable qualified and experienced Mental Health Clinicians to join our Warrnambool Adult Mental Health Team. The Mental Health Services team perform a critical role in providing recovery oriented and trauma informed assessment and treatment utilising natural and existing community supports. The Mental Health Clinician will provide great support to the wider team and management and will work across a 24/7 roster. There are currently permanent full-time positions available (80 hours per fortnight plus entitlement to an ADO) with permanent part time positions also available to suitable candidates.
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1793541-1
Closing Date: 14-Jun-2024
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Mental Health Clinician WAHMS - Position Description.pdf (PDF, 152KB)


Contact: Melissa Banner(Acting Manager Adult Mental Health)
Ph: (03) 5561 9100 or mbanner@swh.net.au

Position Details

Where we are 

Warrnambool is located on Peek Whurrong and Kirrae Whurrung lands of the Eastern Maar/Gunditjmara nations.

A vibrant and dynamic community that is home to over 35,000 people, Warrnambool has an enviable mix of seaside location, culture and heritage while being a contemporary city.

With outstanding access to sporting, education (pre-school to university) and transport facilities you can enjoy a full calendar of events, attractions and social activities for all ages.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com/

 

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

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.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

 

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) is seeking suitable qualified and experienced Mental Health Clinicians to join our Warrnambool Adult Mental Health Team. The Mental Health Services team perform a critical role in providing recovery oriented and trauma informed assessment and treatment utilising natural and existing community supports.

As a Mental Health Clinician, you will proactively work with people with mental illness or severe psychological distress, as well as their families, carers and loved ones utilising individual biological, psychological and social interventions based on a person's expressed needs and goals.

The Mental Health Clinician will provide great support to the wider team and management and will work across a 24/7 roster. There are currently permanent full-time positions available (80 hours per fortnight plus entitlement to an ADO) with permanent part time positions also available to suitable candidates.

 

Position overview

  • Full-Time and Part Time On-going positions available
  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals and entertainment.
  • Warrnambool Campus
  • Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3
  • Salary Range: $99,439.60 - $110,432.40 per annum (pro-rata), plus superannuation

 

This position is eligible for an incentive payment for rent, childcare, relocation costs and more, as part of the new workforce and incentive grants program administered by Rural Agency Workforce Victoria (RWAV).

 

What you bring

The successful applicant will have the ability to demonstrate excellent skills and broad experience in mental health clinical services, including a proven ability to work within a team based multi-disciplinary model.

A working knowledge of Recovery Oriented practices, trauma informed care, current mental health trends, legislation and relevant policy directions of mental health services is also essential for this role.

Excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills and initiative with proven ability to work autonomously and within a team, as well as an ability to work with limited direction, be self-motivated, and provide effective problem-solving and negotiation skills is a must.

You will also be a registered nurse with appropriate tertiary qualifications, AHPRA Registration and at least 2 years' experience in the provision of mental health services, and desirably, completion of either a post Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing or completion of a specialist undergraduate Mental Health Nursing program.

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;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Friday 14 June 2024.

Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2020-2024 or Medical Scientists, Pharmacists and Psychologists Victorian Public Sector (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021-2025

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au


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