Allied Health Graduate - Mental Health

Job Details
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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North East Region ALL
Reference: VG/2017170317_01
Closing Date: 02-Apr-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Allied Health Graduate_PD_Dec2015.pdf (PDF, 226KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Grace Churches - Operational Director Older Person
03 5723 8970

Position Details

Allied Health Graduate

Mental Health

Social Work/Occupational Therapy 


Temporary Full time position (12 months


The North East and Border Mental Health Services is seeking to employ an Allied Health Graduate of the above disciplines to undertake a one year training program in mental health.   The position will provide a full time comprehensive program across all fields of psychiatry for a local allied health graduate.  The graduate will rotate through the following mental health areas during the year: Older Persons Mental Health, Acute In-patient and Adult Community Mental Health, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

A supervisor from the appropriate discipline will provide support and clinical supervision across the year with preceptors available in each placement area.  In addition we are aiming to link with the Allied Health Graduate Program developed across a cluster of mental health services including St Vincent’s Hospital, Austin Health, Eastern Health.

The graduate will have the opportunity to attend mental health study days provided by the cluster.   Supportive links will be fostered and maintained with the relevant Tertiary Institution.

We are looking for a graduate who is enthusiastic, energetic and keen to gain knowledge and experience in mental health.  The successful applicant will have good communication and organisational skills and a flexible approach to learning.


Remuneration will be at the appropriate professional entry level.  The successful applicant will be an employee of Albury Wodonga Health and is expected to work across all campuses where directed.

Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Victorian Public Health Sector (Health Professionals, Health and Allied Services, Managers and Administrative Officers) Multiple Enterprise Agreement 2011 - 2015.

Successful applicants will be required to complete appropriate Criminal Record Screening paperwork/processes in order for AWH to meet its obligations regarding screening for serious criminal offences (within and external to Australia). Applicants unable to commit to this screening process should not submit an application for employment.

Successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory orientation modules using the AWH e-learning system prior to commencing employment.

This is a Category A position. Successful applicants of Category A positions must provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencement.


AWH is not able to support applicants requiring sponsorship


More information

Please refer to the Position Description (see attachments) for more details on this position and required Selection Criteria. 

Enquiries regarding this position should be directedtoGrace Churches, Operations Director, Older Persons Mental Health Service on 03 5723 8970.


Apply Now

AWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Apply via this website, go to 'Apply Now' (at bottom of page) to complete the Application Form. Please ensure that each Selection Criteria is addressed. Also ensure you attach a copy of your resume (including names and contact details of two professional referees). Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached; however this is limited to 5 documents of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

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Applications not received via the Vic Government Careers Website by the closing date will not be accepted.

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