Community Clinician

Job posted: 20/03/2020
Applications close: 17/04/2020 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Latrobe Regional Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 12862

Reference: 12862

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) is the major provider of specialist health services in the Gippsland region, east of Melbourne.  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.

This position will be based in Orbost, which is a historic tourist town located in the heart of Snowy River country. There is a well known local brewery known as Sailors Grave. There is also great access to many bush walking trails. Orbost is in close proximity to Marlo and Cape Conran, for those who love beaches, surfing, estuary fishing, and other water sports. The Snowy River National Park is nearby, with its tall forests, and Little River Gorge (Victoria's deepest Gorge). 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and suitably qualified Community Clinician join the Community Mental Health Service team  on a Full-time, Fixed Term Basis. The position is located in Orbost and is working in the community with patients with mental illnesses.

Reporting to the Manager Mental Health East Gippsland the successful applicant will play an important role in provision of a comprehensive assessment of needs for referred clients, their family and carers.

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

• Registered Nurse Division 1* or 3. OR

• Degree or Diploma of a recognised school of Occupational Therapy or to be eligible to be a member of the Victorian Association of Occupational Therapists. OR

• Full general registration as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (this does not include "provisional" registration) OR

• Degree or Diploma in Social Work eligibility or other qualification acceptable for membership to AASW.

• Current Victorian Driver’s License and be prepared to undertake a National Police Check

• Current Working with Children’s Check

• Computer literacy skills

(* Indicates with a formal Post-Graduate qualification in Mental Health Nursing)

For further information about this position please contact Sue Mulkearns, Manager Mental Health East Gippsland on (03) 5152 8800.

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. LRH values our community’s diversity. We are committed to providing an inclusive, welcoming and safe service and workplace for everyone who engages with our organisation regardless of race, culture, religion, sexuality, gender identity, age or ability.

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

Community Clinician

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Sue Mulkearns - (03) 5152 8800

Community Clinician