Access Clinician, Adult Mental Health Services

Job posted: 15/02/2022
Applications close: 31/05/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Other, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 26103

Reference: 26103

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Other, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

 Access Clinical Development Program – Adult Mental Health Services

  • Permanent full-time and part-time roles available

  • Supportive program to develop in all aspects of the Access service

  • Provider of healthcare excellence

Multiple positions available for either a Grade 3 Registered Psychiatric Nurse or a Grade 2 Social Worker, Occupational Therapist or Clinical Psychologist

About us 
Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest metropolitan public health services.  We provide a comprehensive range of high-quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role
The Adult Access Service is a newly established regional integrated service incorporating crisis assessment and treatment, emergency department response (Box Hill hospital, Maroondah hospital & Angliss hospital), telephone triage and mental health and police response.  We are seeking passionate and recovery-focused Mental Health clinicians to join the Access Clinical Development Program.

The Access Clinical Development Program is designed for new and novice mental health clinicians to be part of a program that supports an introduction to all areas of Adult Access through extra supernumerary shifts, increased supervision and a structured education program.  The Access Clinical Development Program (ACDP) offers a 9-month program that incorporates 3 x 2month rotations to CATT, ED and Phone triage and then normal access rotations including night duty in ED. 

Eastern Health offers an exciting and supportive workplace to develop your career further.  As leading healthcare providers, we value our staff and their commitment to healthcare excellence.  We welcome you to be part of our Crisis Assessment and Treatment Services, Adult Mental Health Triage & Emergency Response team at Eastern Health.

About you
To be successful in the role you will:

  • Hold registration/membership with the relevant board

  • A minimum of 3 years of mental health experience post-registration.

  • Have recent experience in acute inpatient or community mental health

  • Possess well-developed interpersonal and leadership skills 

  • Have the ability to work as part of a diverse team 

  • Have a strong commitment to high-quality patient care

  • Be highly accountable and display a supportive and engaging style

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.
Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role. This offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza, prior to commencing employment

What we offer
Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!
The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals 

Next steps
If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today!
For full details refer to the attached Position Description and direct all enquiries to the contact person listed.
All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police records check.
You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.
Please submit all applications online.
Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First: Agility: Humility: Respect: Kindness: Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Access Clinician, Adult Mental Health Services

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Glenda Harrington - (03) 9847 4777
Munya Hute - (03) 9847 4777

Access Clinician, Adult Mental Health Services