Access & Triage - Clinician (Psy)

Job posted: 20/10/2023
Applications close: 29/02/2024 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 17908

Reference: 17908

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

Access &Triage, Mental Health Emergency Department  Acute Response Teams (CATT) 
Mental Health Clinician
Permanent full time 
80 hours a fortnight + monthly ADO

About Grampians Health

Grampians Health was established 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services to deliver safe, sustainable, healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term.

This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.

A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Our communities are diverse, as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in our beautiful region.

Grampians Health provides acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care, administration and support services.  This means your career will be as diverse and rewarding as you strive to be.

About the role
An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated Mental Health Clinician to undertake an ongoing position with the Access & Triage Team. Grampians Mental Health and Wellbeing Services (GMHWS) is a dynamic Area Mental Health Service striving to provide the highest standards of treatment.

Opportunities to be involved in contributing to the development of an innovative, contemporary and person-centred Mental Health Service

  • Be involved in contributing to the development of an innovative, contemporary and person-centred Mental Health Service.
  • Develop comprehensive knowledge and expert skill in the provision of contemporary mental health treatment for clients and families.
  • Opportunity for career progression and advancement.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and provide intake services to potential client/s and consumers and other services of the regional catchment area, providing single session/family consultation, assessment and clinical treatment, including crisis assessment, intensive treatment and support for people, their families and carers.
  • Undertake comprehensive mental health assessments (including Alcohol and other Drugs) of persons referred for service that are acutely unwell or at risk of becoming so.
  • Provide short term clinical treatment plans that target identified biological, psychological, and social needs of patients and their families and include targeted evidence-based treatment strategies consistent with policies, procedures and discipline- specific standards. 

Skills and experience

  • Relevant professional qualification in a health-related discipline (nursing, social work, occupational therapy or psychology)
  • Current AHPRA registration where applicable
  • Demonstrated knowledge, experience and understanding of contemporary evidence-based treatments and best practices.
  • Ability to recognise and proactively co-ordinate clinical responses within a multidisciplinary team context on a day-to-day basis. 

Grampians Health Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Discounted on-site parking
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

Ballarat Region

Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia’s most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia’s most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Damian Hughes, Team Leader, on 03 53204565 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Access & Triage - Clinician (Psy)

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Damian Hughes - 03 5320 4100

Access & Triage - Clinician (Psy)