Mental Health Clinician - Older Persons Mental Health Service

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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Albury
Reference: VG/20180712_6
Closing Date: 05-Aug-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: OPMHS MH Clinician_PD.pdf (PDF, 272KB)

Contact: Leanne Wellstead, A/ Team Leader OPMHS
(02) 60 581 767

Position Details

Albury Wodonga Mental Health Service

Mental Health Clinician

(RN or Equivalent Allied Health)

Older Persons Mental Health Service- Albury

Part-Time, 40 hours per fortnight


Albury Wodonga Health requires a Registered Nurse/ Social Worker/ Occupational Therapist with experience in Mental Health to work with the Team, based in Albury.  The position is based Albury but may include travel to other areas across Northeast Victoria/Southern NSW. 


The Older Persons Mental Health Service, as part of the North East & Border Mental Health Service, Albury Wodonga Health, provides community based psychiatric assessment and treatment to persons over the age of 65 years living in North East Victoria/Southern NSW.  The Service provides psychiatric assessment and treatment.  Where in-patient treatment is necessary this may be facilitated by the Service. All treatment is provided in collaboration with the treating GP and other health and aged care service providers


Primary responsibilities of this role include comprehensive psychiatric assessment of persons who have been referred to the Service and implementation of appropriate treatment strategies in consultation with the Consultant Psychiatrist and the Team. Family and carers will be involved in assessment and care planning wherever possible.


AWH offers full orientation and training, salary sacrifice and the opportunity to be a part of a supportive and friendly team within a growing organisation.


Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the New South Wales Health Services Award.



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.

AWH is unable 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.


Should you have any questions regarding this position, please contact, Leanne Wellstead- A/ Team Leader OPMHS, on (02) 60 581 767.



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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 system by the closing date will not be accepted.



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