Consultant Psychiatrist - Mental Health Hospital In The Home

Job posted: 19/08/2020
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 162626

Reference: 162626

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Provide innovative and dynamic leadership in the establishment of a new Mental Health Hospital in the Home service.

  • Enhance your career with one of Victoria’s leading regional health care services

  • Located just a stone throw away from the Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road

About Mental Health Hospital in the Home

The Mental Health Hospital in the Home (HITH) service is a new initiative resulting from the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System. The multidisciplinary team will provide 9 adult and youth acute mental health bed-equivalent packages of care, under a recovery orientated and trauma informed framework. This ensures that consumers with acute mental health distress have the option to receive a high-level of care in their home environment as an alternative to an inpatient admission, where this is in their best interests.

About the role

Within Barwon Health, the Mental Health Directorate is a forward-looking unit with a vision to be at the leading edge of psychiatric treatment in Australia. We are seeking experienced Consultant Psychiatrists to work within the brand new Mental Health Hospital in the Home team and provide leadership in the establishment and governance of this new service.

As the Consultant Psychiatrist you will Provide leadership in the provision of high quality Psychiatric Services to patients, consumers and client in your care.  You will act as a delegate of the authorised Psychiatrist as defined in the Mental Health Act 2014 and you will contribute to the Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Program of the service.

Take advantage of this opportunity and thrive professionally in our organisation today! To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website.

About the culture

Our staff thrive in a challenging environment, get enjoyment from being part of a highly recognised and skilled team and truly believe they have the opportunities to be their best.  Most importantly our dedicated staff live the Barwon Health way with our values under pinning all that we do.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on (03) 4215 0520 or via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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Consultant Psychiatrist - Mental Health Hospital In The Home

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Dr Paul Hantz - (03) 4215 2512

Consultant Psychiatrist - Mental Health Hospital In The Home