Mental Health Clinician

Job posted: 03/09/2021
Applications close: 19/09/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 38790

Reference: 38790

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

Austin Health Mental Health Division (MHD) provides care and services through a comprehensive range of teams to meet the needs of mental health consumers and carers throughout Victoria. Services in the MHD are located across Austin Health and the community. All mental health services work within a clinical framework that promotes recovery-oriented practice and supported decision making. This approach to client wellbeing builds on the strengths of the individual working in partnership with their treating team. It encompasses the principles of self-determination and individualised treatment and care.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Mental Health Clinician, with a strong commitment to working with children, young people and their families/carers. Come and join one of our supportive community teams in our Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS). It is a great time to join Austin Health! We are on the verge of some exciting service redesign and uplift in line with recommendations from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health Services. We are looking for people who are up for a challenge and want to contribute to shaping the future of our services.

About theInner Northeast Community Outpatient Team (INECOT): 

This team is one of several outpatient teams for children and young people. It is a strong, flexible multidisciplinary team that offers high level of professional clinical care and case coordination to young people experiencing a variety of complex and severe mental illnesses and disorders within the team's catchment areas. The team is located at the Heidelberg campus and operates within normal business hours.

We are a vibrant, passionate and experienced multidisciplinary team who are creative, caring and committed to working together to improving the mental health and potential young people we support and their families/carers. We value sharing our knowledge experience and ideas to provide a great and supportive team environment for all. You will not feel like you work in isolation if you are part of this team, and our clinical outcomes show we make a difference.

Our work encompasses clinical assessment, risk formulation, a variety of therapeutic interventions (individual and group opportunities) and support of children, young people and their families and carers.  We also liaise closely with staff in a range of other sectors, such as schools, Child Protection, family and community systems. 

Applications from mental health nurses and/or those with experience and interest in family therapy and/or eating disorders are strongly encouraged to apply, however this is a generic role.We think you will find a home in this team if you are are passionate about the developmental and mental health needs of children and young people and their futures. 

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. You will receive excellent training and professional development; regular operational, clinical and professional supervision; and support in your clinical practice within a dynamic team environment committed to a positive team culture. There is support within your professional discipline group as well as the opportunity to educate/mentor students and colleagues. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program and others to be found here: https://www.austin.org.au/careers/benefits/

Please ring Sue Wells Team Manager - INECOT to discuss the role if you are interested or have any queries. All applications need to be through the Austin Health careers portalhttps://austinhealth.mercury.com.au/.

Please address the selection criteria in the Position Description in order to be considered for short listing.  

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are particularly encouraged.

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susan wells - (04) 3342 2309 - (__) ____ ____

Mental Health Clinician