Community Mental Health Clinician/CATT

Job posted: 10/11/2021
Applications close: 30/11/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 28809

Reference: 28809

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

• Great team, respectful culture & supportive management
• Option of part time or full time, flexible working arrangements available to suit your lifestyle!
• Excellent salary packaging benefits, discounted onsite parking and employee benefits program
• Frankston, Mornington Peninsula & surrounding locations

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

The Access and Assessment Team (AAT) is a multidisciplinary community based team providing an assertive comprehensive Assessment and Brief Intervention service; incorporating Telephone Triage and PACER (formally CATT). The initial telephone assessment determines the urgency and nature of the AAT response. Whilst AAT predominately caters to the needs of adults (above 16), after hours services covers all age ranges. AAT work closely with the Emergency Department, Victorian Police and other Emergency Services to provide quality care to our clients.

Access and Assessment Team clinicians conduct face-to-face holistic assessments in our Frankston, Mornington and Rosebud community clinics as well as in the client’s home. Mental health assessments and treatment is provided to people who require urgent, short term or ongoing intensive community based support.

As a member of this multidisciplinary team your skills will be utilised within both the assessment and the telephone triage service, triaging and reviewing the mental health status of clients. You will receive support, supervision, a comprehensive orientation program, study leave and professional development opportunities. You will work across a 7 day rotating roster with the option of part time or full time to suit your lifestyle. Permanent roles available and short-term contracts considered.

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:
• Registration as a Registered Nurse, Social Worker, OT or Clinical Psychologist
• Post graduate qualification in Mental Health or specialist undergraduate Mental Health program (Registered Nurse only)
• Extensive experience in the mental health field including acute in-patient services and/or community mental health care

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:


Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Community Mental Health Clinician/CATT

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Kelly Burroughs - 97847159
Monique Keegal-Carvalho - 97848527

Community Mental Health Clinician/CATT