Community Engagement Worker

Job posted: 20/09/2023
Applications close: 04/10/2023 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Bendigo

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Bendigo Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical and Nursing, Nursing

Reference: 14594

Reference: 14594

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical and Nursing, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Bendigo

Work in an environment that offers: 

  • An opportunity to work with a leading regional health service
  • A strong attitude to teaching and supportive staff
  • An opportunity to support the growth in demand for services


The Position 

Position Title: Community Mental Health Engagement Worker
Classification: NP11, PE11, YB13, YC35
Salary per hour (exc. super): $28.65-$32.47
Hours per fortnight: 80 (including monthly ADO)
Employment Status: Full Time Fixed Term (12 months)
Other requirements: COVID-19 Vaccination



Role Description

The position of a Community Mental Health Engagement Worker (CMHEW) is for newly graduated Nursing (Registered and Enrolled), Social Work or Occupational Therapy health professionals and will be community based within the Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing Service. The CMHEW will proactively engage with patients (and their families and carers if applicable) to support their connection with the mental health and wellbeing service and navigation of the complex mental health and wellbeing, general health and social services systems. 

The Team

The Clinical Operations Division encompasses acute, allied health, cancer and mental health services.  We provide a wide range of general medical, surgical and specialty services including but not limited to; Oncology, Cardiology, Renal, Emergency, Women’s and Children’s, Critical Care, Specialist Clinics, Cancer Clinics and Mental Health Services. Our Allied Health teams provide a diverse range of programs and person centred care in inpatient, outpatient, community, home and residential care settings.

Bendigo Health

Working for Bendigo Health

Our team love working with us, and it’s easy to understand why. We’ve got a fantastic range of benefits for our employees, including:

  • Up to $20,000 in tax-free relocation support, if you’re moving to join our team
  • Generous salary packaging opportunities, to increase your take-home pay each fortnight
  • Flexible working arrangements, with the opportunity to work full-time, part-time or casually
  • Visa sponsorship for you and your family, if you need it
  • Experienced and supportive leaders, who genuinely care about their team
  • Staff health and wellbeing programs, including access to gym and pool facilities
  • Genuine opportunities to broaden your skillset, and progress in your career
  • An independent and confidential Employee Assistance Program
  • A terrific staff discount program, across health insurance, banking and local businesses

On top of all this, our Mental Health team are supported by our Mental Health Professional Development Unit.  They provide our team with education, professional development, career-planning and supervision opportunities.  If you have aspirations to grow in your career, or gain different experiences in your clinical practice, we’ll help you find the way.

Bendigo Region

With close proximity to Melbourne, our regions have excellent schools, shopping and cultural precincts, sporting facilities and various tertiary facilities. We can offer generous flexible working arrangements - giving you more time to enjoy the fantastic restaurants, beautiful parks, walking trails and wineries within our region.

If you’re relocating to our region, we’re here to help you.  We will provide you with generous financial support, to help cover the cost of your move.  We’ll also provide you and your family with practical, on-the-ground assistance to get settled, by connecting you with important services such as real estate, childcare, education, sport and community groups.  We want your move to be stress-free, so you can focus on settling into your new role, and enjoying the amazing lifestyle on offer here.

Diversity and Inclusion

Bendigo Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and social inclusion and encourage people from a diverse cultural background, people with disabilities and or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Community Engagement Worker

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Deb Bell - (03) 5454 6298

Community Engagement Worker