Occupational Thearpist - Centralised Triage

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The citys award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1795336-3
Closing Date: 16-Jun-2024
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Mental Health Clinician Referral Services.pdf (PDF, 144KB)


Contact: Leanne Blain, Manager Referral Services
03) 55 631280 or lblain2@swh.net.au

Position Details

About the role

Are you ready to make a difference? South West Healthcare (SWH) is in search of a passionate and skilled individual to join our Mental Health Service Centralised Triage team. As a valued member of our multidisciplinary team, you'll be responsible for providing recovery-oriented and trauma-informed mental health screening and assessment. Your pivotal role will involve directing care to the most suitable team for further evaluation, treatment, and support as needed, while ensuring interventions adhere to evidence-based standards of excellence.

Our team, comprised of Occupational Therapists, social workers, psychologists, and Registered Psychiatric Nurses, operates with precision, employing systematic mechanisms to maintain seamless communication and information flow among clinical peers, professionals, families, carers, and stakeholder groups, both

Position overview

  • Part-time (56 hours per fortnight), On-going position. Working across a 24/7 roster
  • Warrnambool Campus
  • Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3, Social Worker/Occupational Therapist/Psychologist Grade 2
  • Salary Range: $86,304 -$104,811.20 pro rata, plus superannuation

What you bring

  • Qualification and experience in Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Psychology, or Registered Nursing.
  • Demonstrated expertise in mental health clinical services, preferably with previous triage role experience.
  • Proficient in multidisciplinary teamwork within a collaborative environment.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills are imperative.
  • Comprehensive understanding of relevant legislation, regulations, and contemporary practices.
  • Tertiary degree in Social Work allowing eligibility for AASW membership.
  • Registration with AHPRA as an Occupational Therapist, Registered Nurse, or Psychologist is mandatory.

Join us and be part of something meaningful!

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 resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment;

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. Learn more about SWH here.

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.

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

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 16 June 2024. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2020-2024 and Medical Scientist, Pharmacist and Psychologist 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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