Community Mental Health Lead Clinician (Echuca)

Job posted: 14/01/2020
Applications close: 21/04/2020 (Midnight)
14 days remaining

14 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Echuca

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Bendigo Health Care Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training, Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 28002

Reference: 28002

Occupation: Education and Training, Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Echuca

  • Looking for a tree change?

  • Financial support available to make the transition.

  • We have an opportunity for a mental health clinician to join our team in the beautiful town of Echuca on the banks of the Murray River.

Mental Health Clinician

Classification: Registered Nurse (Grade 3), Social Worker (Grade 2) or Occupational Therapist (Grade 2)

Salary: $41 to $51 per hour plus superannuation dependent upon classification and experience. Relocation and accommodation support will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Hours: Full time (with monthly ADO) or part time can be negotiated.

About the Role


You will:

  • Make a difference to other people’s lives

  • Be part of a friendly and supportive integrated Community Mental Health Team

  • Be provided with direction by the Manager and team Psychiatrist

  • Treat and support patients by providing psychiatric triage, intake, assessment, treatments and short-term interventions

  • Provide psycho-education and support for patients and their families /carer(s).


About the Community Mental HealthTeam

As well as providing a community based adult mental health service in Bendigo, psychiatric services also has community based teams located in 5 rural areas throughout the region - Castlemaine, Kyneton, Maryborough in the South and Echuca and Swan Hill in the North. These multidisciplinary teams provide care to persons living in their communities experiencing mental illness 16 - 64 years.


About Echuca

Echuca is a thriving regional tourist town that borders the Murray River. With a combined population with Moama of over 20,000 people they have a range of exciting activities including historic attractions, events and festivals, sporting facilities and unique river boat experiences. It has a strong supportive community base with good schools and excellent infrastructure making it an ideal location for families wanting to escape the city.


About Bendigo Health

Bendigo Health is a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. With more than 4000 staff we provide health care services to a population of over 306,000 people across the Loddon Mallee Region. At Bendigo Health, we pride ourselves on demonstrating the values of our organisation in our everyday work life - Caring, Passionate & Trustworthy. Our teams are friendly, supportive and thrive on ensuring that we deliver Excellent Care to Every Person, Every Time.

Benefits at Bendigo Health

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Salary Packaging

  • Staff health and wellbeing program

  • Employee assistance program

  • Free immunisations

  • Smoke free environment

For further information on the above position please refer to the position description. Applications are to be submitted online.

Community Mental Health Lead Clinician (Echuca)

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John Hermans - (03) 5480 7419

Community Mental Health Lead Clinician (Echuca)