Community Mental Health Clinician - Registered Nurse or AH

Job posted: 08/06/2021
Applications close: 18/06/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 28489

Reference: 28489

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

• Ideal opportunity to develop your career in Aged MH care
• Salary Packaging Benefits
• 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.

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

An exciting opportunity now exists for an Allied Health (Grade 2) or Registered Mental Health Nurse (Grade 3) with relevant mental health qualifications, and or experience to join our Aged Persons Community Mental Health Team in a Part time (4 days per week) temporary capacity (Maternity Leave cover).

The Aged Persons Community Mental Health Team (APCMHT), incorporating the Intensive Community Assessment and Treatment Team (ICATT), is a multidisciplinary team which provides a community-based specialist mental health service to clients living in the Peninsula Health Mental Health Service (PHMHS) catchment who are over the age of 65 experiencing severe and persistent mental health disorders

What You Need

This specialist multi-disciplinary and integrated service provides care co-ordination, case management and community treatment, usually via outreach in the person’s place of residence and clinicians are available to provide family support, counselling and carer education.

The mental health clinician works closely with other care agencies, general medical practitioners and residential aged care facilities.

See Position Description for further details.

Essential Criteria

The successful applicant will be an Allied Health clinician or Registered Nurse (with Post Grad in Mental Health Nursing qualification) with advanced interpersonal skills and preferably have a broad range of experience in mental health and in particular aged persons mental health. They should possess skills in case management, risk assessment and recovery; and have a thorough understanding of the mental health system, as well as other community resources available

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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from all cultural backgrounds. 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 - Registered Nurse or AH

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Community Mental Health Clinician - Registered Nurse or AH