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Community Mental Health Navigator

Job posted: 23/02/2021
Applications close: 23/03/2021 (Midnight)
15 days remaining

15 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Latrobe Regional Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 14569

Reference: 14569

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) is the major provider of specialist health services in the Gippsland region, east of Melbourne. 


LRH is the regional provider of mental health services in Gippsland. LRH Mental Health Service operates an integrated specialist mental health program across the region and provides inpatient and community mental health care for adults, children and young people and older persons. Gippsland provides a fantastic regional lifestyle with easy access to Melbourne. Bairnsdale located in East Gippsland is the gateway to the "Victorian Riviera" it boasts 90 mile beach, the vast Gippsland lakes system, many beautiful Rivers, and forests, it is  not far from Dinner plain and Mount Hotham and the Victorian Alps, if Skiing, snowboarding or hiking is your passion. We also have lovely restaurants and wineries.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new graduate Nurse, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist, to join the Mental Health team at in Bairnsdale on a full time basis for 80 hours per fortnight.


Reporting to the Team Manager for Bairnsdale Community Mental Health the successful applicant will play an important role in assisting consumers and their families (wherever possible) to navigate the complex mental health system.


The successful applicant will be required to: provide support for consumers, and their carers in helping them solve practical problems related to their health and well being. Aid them in getting to their appointments, assist in linking in with, and accessing a broad range of human services.


 To be successful in this position you will need to have:


For further information about this position please contact Sue Mulkearns, Team Manager on (03) 5152 8800


Applicants will be required to apply for and satisfactorily obtain a National Police Check and Working with Children Check.


Latrobe Regional Hospital is a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. We recognise and value inclusion and diversity and encourage all people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply for our positions.


LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants on (03) 5173 8653.


*LRH reserves the right to appoint prior to the application close date*

Community Mental Health Navigator

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Kate Douglas - (03) 5152 8800
Sue Mulkearns - (03) 5152 8800

Community Mental Health Navigator