Community Mental Health Team Leader

Job posted: 22/06/2022
Applications close: 06/07/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 64186

Reference: 64186

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Community Mental Health Team Leader

  • Full Time Ongoing position based in the Waratah Clinic

  • A position for Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Registered Psychiatric Nurses and Psychologists

  • Flexible working arrangements negotiable

The Inner West Area Mental Health Service - Royal Melbourne Hospital (IWAMHS - RMH) is committed to working with consumers during their recovery by offering holistic and evidence-based  treatment, which is inclusive of family/carers and provided by clinicians with well-developed skills. Staff employed within the IWAMHS are expected to identify EB practice competencies and to use these in their clinical work

Your new role:

  • Assist the Community Team Manager in the provision of complex clinical care

  • Support the team and other staff in clinical decision making

  • Drive self-development; contribute expertise in clinical meetings and to improve service delivery

  • Participate in supervision and provide supervision to students and colleagues as required

  • Actively lead in discipline specific and multidisciplinary team activities and meetings

  • Provide expert opinion regarding diagnostic impressions, formal diagnostic assessments, feedback on process considerations and treatment planning considerations/advice

About you:

  • You must have a qualification as a Social Worker, Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Clinical Psychologist

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of severe mental illness and psychiatric disability (7 years for Social Work)

  • You are able to contribute and function effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and enjoy working autonomously

  • You are confident in the provision of support and treatment for people experiencing drug and alcohol related issues and their families.

  • Proficiency in computer software use and information technology on the Microsoft Windows platform and ability to learn new programs and navigate databases

  • Hold a current Victorian Driver’s Licence, and ongoing ability to use this form of transport

Benefit of working with the Royal Melbourne Hospital/NorthWestern Mental Health:

  • We are located in the midst of the lovely Puckle Street precinct surrounded by cafes, parks and public transport (trams, trains and buses)

  • You will help us achieve the highest standards of care and recovery for our consumers

  • You will be supported to undertake continuous professional development and enjoy the work that you do

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Community Mental Health Team Leader

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Jacqui Fischer - 93773400
Amanda Kenny - 93773400

Community Mental Health Team Leader