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AOD Senior Clinician

Job posted: 12/02/2024
Applications close: 12/03/2024 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan, Gippsland | Warragul, Gippsland | Sale, Gippsland | Bairnsdale, Gippsland | Wonthaggi

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Latrobe Regional Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 18707

Reference: 18707

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan, Gippsland | Warragul, Gippsland | Sale, Gippsland | Bairnsdale, Gippsland | Wonthaggi

Integrated AOD/Mental Health Senior Clinician

  • Latrobe Regional Health services has a number of exciting opportunities for suitably qualified and experience Senior Clinicians to join our regional Integrated AOD/MH team, the teams will be located across Bairnsdale, Sale, Traralgon, Wonthaggi and Warragul community mental health service.

The Senior Clinician’s role is to improve and integrate the service responses to people with complex needs associated with co-occurring mental health and substance use problems.

This role will provide direct care, collaborative care, primary, secondary consultation and education to mental health teams health.

This position will work in partnership with clinicians from Alcohol and Drug and Mental Health teams, the local area manager with oversight by the manager of the specialist and therapeutics program.

LRH employees enjoy access to:

  • Free access to our Staff Wellbeing Centre offering a range of health education and wellbeing services
  • Access to ongoing development through daily education sessions, bespoke training and career & study support
  • Tailored flexible work options to support work life balance, including ADO’s, 5 weeks leave, regional salary packaging and additional purchased leave
  • Fantastic social club activities and diverse and inclusive workplace activities
  • Workplace Wellbeing programs and activities uniquely designed for LRH staff

We are looking for candidates with:

  • Division 1 Registered Nurse with a formal post-Graduate qualification in Mental Health Nursing, with current AHRPA registration, or
  • Occupational Therapist or Registered Psychologist, with current AHPRA, or
  • Degree or Diploma in Social Work eligibility or other qualification acceptable for membership to AASW.
  • Qualification in Addiction studies (or working towards the same).
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience post completion of mental health specialist training.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience delivering alcohol and drug care
  • Demonstrated experience in working effectively with people who have complex AOD/Mental Health needs

For more information about this exciting opportunity, we encourage you to contact Linda Waters on (03) 5128 010or lwaters@lrh.com.au for a confidential discussion.

About LRH

LRH was proud to be the recipient of the 2022 Premier’s Health Service of the Year (Medium) Award.  This prestigious award recognises the amazing work of our team in driving change and improvement in the health outcomes for the Victorian community.

We are located 150 km east of Melbourne, and LRH is the regional provider of a broad range of specialist health services including hospital based, sub-acute and mental health services across Gippsland.

Now is an exciting time to join the LRH team, with $217 million expansion nearing completion, offering improved maternity and paediatric facilities, larger intensive care unit, increase medical and surgical beds and additional operating theatres.

Explore all the great things happening at LRH – www.lrh.com.au and take the next step on your career journey by submitting your application for this and other roles here - https://lrh.mercury.com.au

Diversity and Inclusion

We actively embrace workforce diversity, equity and inclusion, and encourage applications from across our community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  LRH’s Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants and can be contacted on (03) 5173 8653.

IMPORTANT:  All staff employed in the healthcare sector are required to be vaccinated for 3 COVID-19 doses and current season influenza vaccination, unless a valid medical exemption applies.

AOD Senior Clinician

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Linda Waters - (03) 5128 0100

AOD Senior Clinician