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Access Clinician - Adult Mental Health Services

Job posted: 27/07/2022
Applications close: 24/08/2022 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 27731

Reference: 27731

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Access Clinicians - Access Mental Health Program



  • Multiple positions available Perm Part Time/ Perm Full Time

  • Eastern Health Access Mental Health Emergency Department Response team, Phone Triage and Crisis Assessment and Treatment Teams 

  • Rewarding career development opportunity

  • Ringwood location


Eastern Health


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist 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 an established regional integrated service incorporating Crisis Assessment and treatment, Emergency Department response (Box Hill, Maroondah and Angliss Hospital), Telephone triage & Mental Health and Police Response. We are seeking a passionate and recovery focused mental health clinician who has recent experience in an acute inpatient or community mental health setting. Working within a supportive and engaging environment you will be provided a rewarding career pathway with opportunities to work across all the specialties within Adult Access.


Eastern Health offers an exciting and supportive workplace to develop your career further. As a leading healthcare provider we value our staff and their committment to healthcare excellence. We welcome you to be part of our Access Mental Health Service


About you 


To be successful in this role you will possess:



  •           Registration/membership with the relevant board

  •           Have recent experience in acute inpatient or community mental health

  •           Well-developed interpersonal and leadership skills

  •           The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  •           A strong commitment to high-quality patient care

  •           A supportive and engaging style

  •           & be highly accountable


Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.


Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.


What we offer


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!



  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals


Next Steps


If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!


Please note:



  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.



Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.



Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.


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

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

KAREN WAIXEL - (61) 4660 9462
Karen.Waixel@Easternhealth.org.au
Glenda Harrington - (61) 4773 3301

Access Clinician - Adult Mental Health Services