Community Mental Health Clinician - Acute Response

Job posted: 04/10/2022
Applications close: 17/10/2023 (Midnight)
22 days remaining

22 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Shepparton

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Goulburn Valley Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 12191

Reference: 12191

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North East Region | Shepparton


Hiring: Acute Response Clinician

  • Permanent Full Time 80 hours per fortnight (including ADO every 4 weeks)
  • Relocating? We have a Mental Health Workforce Navigator available to help assist you in your move to Greater Shepparton
  • Up to $20,000 incentive payment applies for eligible successful candidates
  • Be reimbursed, for rent, childcare, school fees, relocation costs and more
  • Enjoy the charm of a relaxed country lifestyle, just an easy 2-hour commute to Melbourne, Victoria
  • Easy living with amenities to suit all lifestyles, in a diverse and vibrant culture – Greater Shepparton has it all

The Victorian Government has allocated funds to support rural and regional Area Mental Health Services (AMHS) to provide incentives to attract workers to roles that are difficult to fill.

The regional mental health workforce incentive grants will support the attraction, recruitment, and retention of new workers to priority positions across state funded mental health services in rural and regional Victoria. This role has been identified as being eligible for an incentive payment of up to $20,000. *Eligibility criteria applies in order to be successful for this financial incentive, contact talentacquisition@gvhealth.org.au for any questions

The new workforce relocation and incentive grants program is being administered by Rural Agency Workforce Victoria (RWAV).

About Us

At GV Health we are so much more than a regional health service.  As the largest employer in the region, we work with purpose and pride and are committed to respecting and embracing diversity, inclusion and accessibility for our people and community.

Our skilled and committed team of Mental Health professionals provide an innovative range of services for individuals suffering from, or at risk of, serious mental health problems requiring short and long-term treatment and support. Our comprehensive service is offered across the municipalities of Mitchell, Murrindindi, Strathbogie, Greater Shepparton and Moira regions.

Our multidisciplinary professionals are from an array of backgrounds and disciplines and work across a range of settings and services including:

  • Adult mental health
  • Community mental health
  • Acute Adult Inpatient Unit - Wanyarra
  • Aged Persons mental health
  • Child and Youth mental health

 For further information please visit:  http://www.gvhealth.org.au/services/mental-health/

About the role

We are seeking an experienced Mental Health Clinician who will be responsible for the provision of high quality treatment and care to consumers of the service. The successful applicant will be a member of a multidisciplinary team who are responsive to the views and needs of consumer, families and carers.

We are looking for

  • Qualifications as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse with post graduate qualification or equivalent / Psychologist must have current clinical registration with Psychology Board of Australia / Social worker must be eligible for membership with AASW.
  • Minimum of 3 year post graduate experience
  • Sound knowledge of the principles and practice of psychiatric care.
  • Demonstrated competence in completion of comprehensive assessment of consumers suffering mental illness including mental state examination and risk assessment.

Our offer to you

  • Generous salary packaging, subsidised staff parking and discounted leisure memberships
  • Flexible work practices and options to purchase additional leave to help create some important work/life balance
  • Professional development and study leave to help reach your learning and career goals
  • Social club membership offering a range of events, functions and local community discounts
  • Our CREATE Outstanding reward and recognition program
  • Mental Health Workforce Navigator - you will receive direct support from our Workforce Navigator to facilitate you and/or your partner's/family's relocation to the Goulburn Valley region and assimilation into our community as well as support to create meaningful opportunities to connect with others in the region so that you not only feel welcome but will eventually call Greater Shepparton home. 

Great things happen here in Shepparton. If you would like to learn more about what it is like to work, live and play in the Shepparton region please click here.

How to apply

Click apply now and follow the prompts online to complete your application.

If you have any questions in relation to this role please contact Pamela Ewert on (03) 5832 2111 or our Talent Acquisition team talentacquisition@gvhealth.org.au

Vaccination against COVID-19 and Influenza (where mandated) is a mandatory requirement for this role.

All appointments are made subject to satisfactory police check and Victorian ‘Employee’ Working with Children’s Check. Completion of a Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration is required prior to commencement.  All GV Health job applications must be loaded directly onto the e-recruit system, with no requirement to post hard copies of original passports/visas for overseas candidates.

GV Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Recruitment agencies should note that GV Health does not accept agency resumes. GV Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies.

Community Mental Health Clinician - Acute Response

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Charles Oguntade - (03) 5832 2111
Paul Moffatt - (03) 5832 2111

Community Mental Health Clinician - Acute Response