Mental Health After Hours Coordinator

Job posted: 14/09/2023
Applications close: 28/09/2023 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 33803

Reference: 33803

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

• Lead with the best and be a stand out role model as a Mental Health Coordinator
• Based in South-East Melbourne on the gorgeous Mornington Peninsula
• Excellent salary packaging benefits, discounted onsite parking and employee benefits programs
•Classification: RPN GRADE 5 (NP51)*

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 Mental Health After Hours Coordinator provides leadership to and is responsible for the overall operation and clinical management of Peninsula Health Mental Health Services after hours. This incorporates all inpatient and community services. Responsibilities include bed management, resource allocation and leadership of our team.

The Mental Health After Hours Coordinator assumes the operational responsibilities of the Operations Director after hours.

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:
• Qualification and registration as a Registered Nurse, Social Worker, OT or Clinical Psychologist
• (RPN only) Post graduate qualification in Mental Health or specialist undergraduate Mental Health program
• Proven ability in the management of clients with a major mental illness and in the techniques of assessment, crisis intervention, counselling and psychosocial rehabilitation
• Extensive and recent experience in the mental health field including acute inpatient services and/or community mental health care
• Extensive leadership experience and ability to manage patient flow, staffing and incident management.

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.

* Please refer to salary circular for VICTORIAN PUBLIC MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT 2021-2024 for salary range. Sub-grading will be based on years of experience.

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.
Mental Health After Hours Coordinator

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Belinda Dunsmore (Nursing Recruitment) - 97848509

Mental Health After Hours Coordinator