Embedded Practitioner Mental Health

Job posted: 10/03/2023
Applications close: 26/03/2023 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 33590

Reference: 33590

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

• Lead the way with the new Mental Health and Wellbeing Act 2022
• Open to RPN's, OT's, Psychologists and Social Workers
• 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. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

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

The new Mental Health and Wellbeing Act 2022 will change the way mental health services support Victorians with a mental illness. This role will support effective, consistent and sustained implementation of the new Act across Peninsula Health. Furthermore, the role will assist the service to transition and champion the Act and its underpinning values

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:
• Registered Nurse, Social Worker, OT or Clinical Psychologist with relevant registration.
• RPN ONLY: Post graduate qualification in Mental Health or specialist undergraduate Mental Health program.
• Have a strong understanding of the findings and recommendations of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System, and the associated reforms currently being implemented.
• Have relevant experience working within the mental health sector and understand contemporary issues in mental health and clinical practice including for consumers, their families and carers
• Understand the diverse cultural needs of the community and how it should influence the provision of mental health services within the community it serves

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 individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 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:


This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Peninsula Health immunisation policy.

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Embedded Practitioner Mental Health

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Belinda Dunsmore (Nursing Recruitment) - 97848509

Embedded Practitioner Mental Health