Community Clinician

Job posted: 09/08/2019
Applications close: No closing date

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Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Wonthaggi

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Latrobe Regional Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 12419

Reference: 12419

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Wonthaggi

Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) is the major provider of specialist health services in the Gippsland region, east of Melbourne.  Our comprehensive range of services extends to emergency and intensive care, elective surgery, allied health, obstetrics, medical and radiation oncology at the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre, dialysis and aged care.

LRH has a number of outstanding facilities following a recent expansion. These include a cardiac catheterisation laboratory, large Emergency Department, endoscopy suites and modern and contemporary inpatient units. These complement extensive Allied Health amenities including a gym and pool.

LRH is the regional provider of mental health services in Gippsland. LRH Mental Health Service operates an integrated specialist mental health program across the region and provides inpatient and community mental health care for adults, children and young people and older persons.

Gippsland provides a fantastic regional lifestyle with easy access to Melbourne.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified Registered Nurse, psychologist, occupational therapist or Social Worker to join the Wonthaggi Adult Community Mental Health team at Latrobe Regional Hospital on a Casual basis.

Reporting to the Team Manager the successful applicant will play an important role in managing and supporting consumers with major Mental Health issues.

The successful applicant will be required to:

  • Carry a caseload of consumers with Mental Health issues.

  • Work within a Multi-Disciplinary team.

  • Provide regular Mental State and risk assessments.

  • Maintain legible and coherent file notes relevant to the consumer’s needs.

  • Work within the roster system including overtime when required and weekend shifts.

  •  An ability to work independently when required, and at least two On Call shifts per month.

To be successful in this position you will need to have:

  • A Working with Children Check

  • A current Victorian driver’s license

  • A good understanding of the Victorian Mental Health Act 2014, or an awareness of where and how to look up relevant information pertaining to that Act.

  • An ability to work within a multi skilled team.

  • Good inter service liaison skills

  • The ability to negotiate with support services such as Medical services, Ambulance services and Police

For further information about this position please contact Kim Herring, Team Manager on (03) 5671 4500.

Applicants will be required to apply for and satisfactorily obtain a National Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Latrobe Regional Hospital is a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. We recognise and value inclusion and diversity and encourage all people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply for our positions.

LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants on (03) 5173 8831.

Community Clinician

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KIM HERRING - (03) 5671 4500
Kerry Johnson - (03) 5671 4500

Community Clinician