Aged Persons Community Mental Health Team Leader

Job posted: 26/04/2022
Applications close: 08/06/2022 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 24968

Reference: 24968

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Team Leader Mental Health Clinician- Community

  • Aged Persons Mental Health Service – Community Team

  • Permanent Full time position (Monday to Friday)

  • RN Grade 4, S/W 3, O.T 3, Psychologist 3

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

An opportunity exists with our APMHS Community Team at Peter James Centre for a passionate and enthusiastic mental health clinician who has sound clinical knowledge and experience within Older Persons mental health. Leadership experience as well as clinical expertise is a must.You will work alonside the Leadership Team to ensure Department KPI targets are met, and have opportunities to perform clinical work with clients who have complex mental health needs utilising the  brief intervention model of care. You need the ability to work autonomously as well as providing support to a team .

The APMHS Community Team is a community based mental health outreach team, servicing people over the age of 65years. You will be working with a multidisciplinary team to provide mental health services and support based on the Recovery Model principles.

To be successful in the role you will have:

 Current Victorian drivers licence

  • Meet key selection criterea

  • Post graduate qualifications 

  • Highly  developed interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Strong commitment to high quality patient care

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

  • Ability to Facilitate Therapeutic Groups for clients

  • Current registration with AHPRA or governing body


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 & 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

  • Applications will be screened upon receipt

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 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.**

Aged Persons Community Mental Health Team Leader

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KAREN HAYNES - (03) 8804 9920

Aged Persons Community Mental Health Team Leader