Community Mental Health Clinician

Job posted: 03/09/2020
Applications close: 30/11/2020 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Bendigo, Various

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Bendigo Health Care Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 29904

Reference: 29904

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Bendigo, Various

Bendigo Health is a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. Bendigo is one of Victoria's fastest growing regional cities, our vision is "Excellent Care. Every Person. Every Time."

About the opportunity

  • More than just a career, make a difference to people everyday

  • Multiple opportunities available

  • Rewarding and critical role helping our community

  • 208 hrs per fortnight available

  • Full time/Part time Ongoing

About the team

Bendigo Health Mental Health Services is a complex service that provides psychiatric care and treatment across a large catchment area in Victoria stretching from Swan Hill in the north of the state to Gisborne in the south. Services are provided to a range of clients, including patients, families and carers, General Practitioners and other members of the broader mental health service system. A range of clinical services is provided to patients across all ages through dedicated programs.


About the position

The ETP-STTT Team is an integrated community mental health team which includes ECATT, MH Triage, PARC (Adult), PACER and Short Term Treatment Team Services. Under the direction of the Manager and team Psychiatrist(s), you will provide psychiatric triage, intake, assessment and treatment, psycho-education and support for patients of Psychiatric Services and their families /carer(s). The position is based in Bendigo and includes shift work on a day/evening /night roster, including weekends and public holidays as rostered. The successful applicant over time  can over time experience all these work areas.

For further information on the role please refer to the position description.

About you

We are seeking an experienced and committed mental health professionals who can demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated experience and ability in community based psychiatric triage, assessment, support and treatment of people with a mental illness.

  • Sound knowledge of the Mental Health Act 2014 and Psychiatric Service Frameworks Procedures and Guidelines.

  • Proven ability to liaise and consult with relevant family members, team members and a broad range of health professionals and community agencies

  • High level of organisational, communication and interpersonal skill

  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development, and a willingness and ability to successfully undertake appropriate further education relevant to this role

Staff benefits

Bendigo Health offers you continued professional development, access to employee benefits and the opportunity to work with an organisation committed to continuous improvement, providing excellent community services and a diverse and inclusive cultural values.

  • Supportive & positive team culture

  • Salary Packaging (meals and entertainment)

  • Staff health and wellbeing program

  • Access to recommended immunisations

  • Social club

  • Smoke free environment

Bendigo Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and social inclusion and encourage people from a diverse cultural background, Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander individuals and mature age group to apply.

Applications are to be submitted online. If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the on boarding process.

Bendigo Health have multiple positions available across clinical and non-clinical professions, please visit our Careers Page for details. https://www.bendigohealth.org.au/careers/

Community Mental Health Clinician

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Brian Jacobs - 0354547755
Belinda Crossley - 0354547870

Community Mental Health Clinician