Clinician - Community Mental Health NP3

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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Wangaratta
Reference: VG/20190108_05
Closing Date: 27-Jan-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Clinician - Adult Community Mental Health Service Position Description.pdf (PDF, 287KB)

Contact: Margot Franklin, Manager, Community Mental Health

Position Details



Clinician- Community Mental Health NP3

Full Time 40hrs per week


(Consideration may be given to the appointment of an NP2 for 12 months temporary full time as a Training position in Community Mental Health - Graduates are welcome to apply)


Albury Wodonga Health – Wangaratta Campus requires a Clinician to join our Community Mental Health Team

The incumbent will have contact with a variety of internal and external stakeholders relevant to the performance of the above role, therefore well- developed clinical and communication skills are an essential attribute for this position. The incumbent will be required to participate in an out of hours on call roster and weekend ECAT work. Such work requires the incumbent to be confident in making effective clinical decisions, in the context outlined within the MHA 2014 (Vic). Computer literacy is essential for this position as is well developed written communication, time management and prioritisation skills. 

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.

Candidates meeting the following mandatory criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Eligibility for registration with AHPRA.
  • Demonstrated experience in Mental Health Assessment and Planning, especially in relation to the assessment of risk and the management of same
  • Demonstrated ability to function independently and within a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Commitment to and understanding of contemporary mental health service provision principles.
  • Demonstrated evidence of well -developed communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Sound knowledge of the Victorian Mental Health Act 2014 and other relevant legislation and its application to contemporary Clinical Mental Health practice.
  • Demonstrated experience of working in a community mental health service setting.

 Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020.

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 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, Margot Franklin Manager, Community Mental Health, Wangaratta on (03) 57 225 347


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.

NB if you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please email Please note this address is for enquires only and applications cannot be submitted via this email.

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


Closing Date: 27th January 2019


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