Emergency Mental Health/ECAT - Senior Clinician

Job posted: 13/09/2021
Applications close: 03/10/2021 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 171759

Reference: 171759

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Located at University Hospital – just a 40 min commute from western suburbs

  • Unprecedented amount of growth and opportunities within the Acute Service

  • Multiple Permanent Full Time/Part Time and Temporary positions available

About the facility 

MHDAS is entering a new phase of co-design of our service system with people who access our services and our wider community. This will build on our nationally recognized unique cultural approach to the challenges of recovery oriented service delivery to redesign our service system.

We provide integrated and recovery oriented mental health, drugs and alcohol assessment, treatment and community support to people of all ages within the Barwon region experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, mental health and drug & alcohol issues, and their families.

Our service is internationally recognised for its innovative clinical programs and integrated models of practice that are client centred, accessible and family inclusive.

About the role 

Due to the exciting expansion and growth within Acute Intervention Services, we are seeking multiple Senior Mental Health Clinicians to join our team.

You will be required to provide timely and effective mental health and drug 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. Our clinicians also provide assessment and treatment alongside Victoria Police (PACER) in the community as well as acute assessment and referral to internal teams or external agencies. You will also have the opportunity to demonstrate leadership in both the ongoing development of the acute intervention service and support their manager with day to day operations of the team.

We currently have the following opportunities available with flexible rosters and hours:

  • Permanent Full Time and Part Time

  • Secondment  (until 28th June 2022)

  • Maternity Leave Cover

With continuing growth and room to move amongst the service, now is the time to join – apply today!

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.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Relocation Packages available

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

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

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.


Emergency Mental Health/ECAT - Senior Clinician

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Angela Skazlic - 0466 795 077

Emergency Mental Health/ECAT - Senior Clinician