Community Mental Health Clinician

Job posted: 15/02/2021
Applications close: 01/03/2021 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 55667

Reference: 55667

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Community Mental Health Clinician

Central Community - MWAMHS


  • A permanent full-time community mental health clinician position, rotating roster with morning and evening shifts over the 7-day week is available for an interested passionate mental health clinician

  • Gain experience in a broad range of community based psychiatric presentations enabling development or enhancement of clinical and case management skills

The Royal Melbourne Hospital  

As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.

Surrounded by a Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, we collaborate to set new benchmarks in health excellence – benchmarks that impact across the globe. While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make. We put people first - leading with kindness and working together, we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Your New Team

  • We are a multidisciplinary team comprising of Nurses, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists and Medical staff

  • We have an integrated model of care providing mental health community services to people with a mental illness who reside in the City of Brimbank and part of Hume (Sunbury & Bulla) while supporting their carers

  • All clinical staff have a case management component, clinical staff are also rostered to various functions providing brief intervention, intensive clinical and / or triage roles

  • Sub-acute brief intervention is provided 7-days a week with a morning and evening shift, staff generally commence BH’s Monday to Friday with a view to commencing the rotating roster by negotiation and as skills develop

  • Our community team is cohesive and supportive, is positively motivated and genuinely is a great place to work! 

Your success in this role, will be in your ability to

  • Work collaboratively with other clinicians to provide treatment interventions for individuals who have a significant mental illness, treatment interventions are recovery focussed and opportunities to provide and develop discipline specific interventions will be available

  • You communicate clearly and effectively in verbal and written form

  • Contribute to our integrated model of care, all clinicians have some case management responsibility and provide clinical response to our integrated functions of brief intervention, triage & new patient assessments and our clinical intensive stream

A typical day will include:

  • Assessing and providing evidence-based interventions to consumers with various psychiatric illnesses

  • Engaging with consumers, their family members and other service providersProvide strategic and operational leadership of the service to ensure evidence based best practice and contemporary models of care

  • Coordinating medical, psychosocial and legal aspects of care delivery

Your Contribution

  • You are a motivated mental health clinician committed to continued learning and developing your clinical skills

  • You have a passion for caring and making a genuine difference in the lives of public mental health consumers and their family members

  • You enjoy being part of a dynamic team and draw on the experience of your colleagues yet are confident to work autonomously and contribute positively to the teams’ well-being

  • You have the relevant registration with AHPRA for nursing, occupational therapy or clinical psychology. Social workers are eligible for membership with the AASW

Our Commitment to you

Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.  

We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.

This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare.


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.




For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

Christine Brown 0404 059 213


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 prior to commencement.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are highly encouraged to apply”

“Experience in working with ACCHO and Aboriginal Communities and Families”

Community Mental Health Clinician

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Christine Brown - 0404059213
Liam Burke - 0400302005

Community Mental Health Clinician