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Job posted: 10/05/2022
Applications close: 24/05/2022 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 63354

Reference: 63354

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

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Northern Area Mental Health Service (NAMHS)

  • Join the NAMHS as part of adult psychiatry

  • Ongoing Part time opportunity working 40 hrs per fortnight

  • Be a part of a supportive and dynamic team  

Your new team

Northern Area Mental Health Service (NAMHS), working closely with the Northern Hospital, believes in the effective delivery of high quality psychiatric services. We are an established team that is connected, collaborative and enthusiastic to be at the forefront of progressive and remarkable initiatives. New infrastructure across the Northern suburbs is driving fresh developments and revolutionary program delivery that, in turn, is generating opportunities for career advancement and specialist skill growth.

Your new role

  • Participate in carer consultation processes to assist the service managers and senior clinical staff to contribute to the development of policy and programs that are sensitive to consumers’ needs

  • Attend relevant meetings as a member of NAMHS Executive, NAMHS Service and NWMH CCAG 

  • Participate in the promotion of carer workforce initiatives in line with NAMHS & NWMH policy & service developments 

  • Lead, develop, maintain and convene the NAMHS CLEAR Committee including recruitment and support of members 

  • Be involved with existing carer activities & work in conjunction with Area’s Lived Experience Leads 

  • Participate in and contribute to organisational activities that promote greater understanding of the role of consumers in treatment and policy development

About you

  • A Carer, family member or supporter of an Adult Consumer of an Area Mental Health Service

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with families/carers, consumers, colleagues and other service providers

  • Ability to work with family/carers and consumers, from a range of cultural backgrounds.

  • Someone with Passion, enthusiasm and the want to make a difference.

Why work with NWMH?

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals

  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team

  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and, close to public transport

  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications


For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

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John Dermanakis (Area Manager) - 0450050526

Carer Consultant