Mental Health Triage Clinician - Multiple Positions

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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Fixed term - full time or part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Wangaratta
Reference: VG/20190509_04
Closing Date: 26-May-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Mental Health Triage Clinician Position Description.pdf (PDF, 306KB)

Contact: Brian Kennedy
(02) 60517950

Position Details

Mental Health Triage Clinician


Multiple Fixed Term positions

Full and part time available


Albury Wodonga Health – Mental Health Services require clinicians to join our Triage Team. The service provides 24 hour 7 days per week intake services to the defined catchment of the Eastern Hume.


Primary Responsibilities- the Mental Health Triage Clinician undertakes preliminary clinical assessment so to ascertain the nature of any presenting mental health disorder, associated risks and make arrangements for category of response through internal referral, refer to an external agency or to provide support and advice.


We seek motivated, competent clinicians who can provide the service in an informed, helpful and courteous manner. This person will have direct contact with a variety of referral sources and as such will provide a conduit between public mental health, the general health care service system and the broader community. The position necessitates excellence in communications and professional poise.


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:

  • Current registration with AHPRA (or AASW for SW).
  • Previous experience working in mental health field providing acute assessment.
  • Evidence of well developed communication and interpersonal skills.


Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience of working as a Mental Health Triage Clinician.
  • Sound knowledge of the Victorian Statewide Mental Health Triage Scale and its application.


Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Victorian Public Mental Health Enterprise Bargaining Agreement or Victorian Public Health Sector Enterprise Agreement.


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, Brian Kennedy on (02) 60517950.



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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. For further guidance and examples on how to write a response to the key selection criteria please refer to


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






Closing Date: 26/05/19

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