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Clinician Community Mental Health (Therapy/DBT)

Job posted: 22/06/2022
Applications close: 06/07/2022 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 63733

Reference: 63733

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Community Mental Health Clinician - Therapy / DBT
North West Area Mental Health Service - Broadmeadows



  • Full Time Position

  • Located in Broadmeadows

  • Exciting opporunity for a Mental Health Clinician to join the Broadmeadows Community Team! 


This is a multidisciplinary role and is open to Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Occupation Therapists, Social Workers and Psychologists.



Life With Us:



  • The Community Team provides intensive quality mental health services to adults experiencing serious mental illness requiring assessment, treatment and care and co-ordination services within an integrated model.

  • The team utilises a Recovery focussed, bio-psychosocial service delivery framework in providing services in collaboration with consumers, carers, and other clinical and support services.

  • The Community Mental Health Clinician works with the wider multidisciplinary team providing specialist mental health assessment and intervention and also providing key functions for designated consumers and their families carers including:


Your New Role:



  • Being the single point of contact within the Community Team

  • Building a therapeutic alliance with the consumer and family/carers

  • Understanding the needs and preferences of the person and their carer/family

  • Maximising participation in collaborative recovery and wellness planning

  • Coordinating care as appropriate by communicating and advocating for the consumer and their family/carer with the Community Team and external service providers

  • Assessing family capacity, needs and preferences and provide support through psycho-education



About You:



  • Previous experience providing assessment and intervention to consumers with a serious mental illness

  • Highly developed written and verbal skills.

  • Demonstrated skills in the principles and practice of working with people with severe psychiatric disorder.

  • Demonstrated experience and skill in working as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Knowledge of and experience in community liaison and the development of community networks.


Benefits of working with us:



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.



Interested?


If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.



For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record



Check and a Working with Children Check.



Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.



Clinician Community Mental Health (Therapy/DBT)

Job type:

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Contact:

Joy Forster - 83455506

Clinician Community Mental Health (Therapy/DBT)