Emergency Mental Health Clinicians (Expressions of Interest)– RPN (Grade 3) or Allied Health (Grade 2)

Job posted: 24/06/2022
Applications close: 03/07/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 174518

Reference: 174518

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • New Role Open to Grade 3 Registered Psychiatric Nurses and Grade 2 Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Psychologists

  • New opportunity- Gain experience and exposure within EMH that was not before possible

  • New Centre- Work within the brand new ED mental health AOD hub, PACER and Hospital ED

  • Work the hours that work for you – Permanent Full Time and Part Time roles available

In this new era of service reform, we are seeking like-minded mental health professionals who are curious, passionate and ready. Not just for a change, but a mindshift – a whole new way of looking at your career. If you have been wanting to join our Emergency Mental Health team but have not met the experience/criteria, now is your chance. If you are looking to join an experienced team with good support structures and the opportunity to continue education, look no further – apply now!

About the service

The Hospital Acute Intervention Service team is a 7 day a week, 24 hour service with three shifts. The team is a tertiary level, multidisciplinary mental health, drugs and alcohol assessment team.

The Emergency Mental Health team’s aim is to provide timely and effective mental health and drugs and alcohol assessments for all consumers and their families who present to the emergency department with acute mental health/drug and alcohol presentations and crisis. This service may be delivered as part of the MHAOD Hub, or within the Emergency Department more broadly. Clinicians also provide mental health assessment and treatment alongside Victoria Police (PACER) in the community

About the role


  • Provide high-quality and timely mental health, AOD assessment to consumers

  • Under established governance structures, provide clinical advise, recommendations and referrals

  • Receive clinical guidance from the Senior Clinicians (RPN4/AH3) and Operational Line Manager


  • Work within a tertiary level, multidisciplinary mental health drugs and alcohol team

  • Be a part of a 7 day a week, 24 hour service with three shifts

  • Join a forward thinking team that supports and drives change

About the culture

No day is the same; we are a team that embrace's change and are always looking for innovative ideas to improve our team and the organisation. We are a passionate, supportive, and driven team who works cohesively together. We promote professional development in the workplace and as a team are focussed on quality patient centred care.

What we offer

  • Relocation assistance & packages available

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional Development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

  • Attractive salary packaging benefits!

  • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments

  • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will 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.

Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed. Please contact mentalhealth.recruitment@barwonhealth.org.au with any queries in relation to this role or your application.

This role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health Immunisation Policy.

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Emergency Mental Health Clinicians (Expressions of Interest)– RPN (Grade 3) or Allied Health (Grade 2)

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Rameen Razmera - 0402133281

Emergency Mental Health Clinicians (Expressions of Interest)– RPN (Grade 3) or Allied Health (Grade 2)