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Mental Health Clinician

Job posted: 09/09/2021
Applications close: 23/09/2021 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 58651

Reference: 58651

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Mental Health Clinician




  • Based in Northern Areas Mental Health Service’s Noogal Clinic, Mill Park

  • Part Time 40 hours per fortnight - 7 day rotating roster

  • Be a part of an inclusive, collaborative & committed culture 


Noogal Clinic is an integrated community mental health service which provides recovery oriented mental health care to adults aged 16-65 years old within the Northern catchment. The team works with consumers residing in the community throughout the continuum of their care. Clinicians at Noogal Clinic use their clinical mental health knowledge, skills and expertise to the assessment, delivery of treatment and provision of targeted interventions and support to consumers of the service.


 


About your new role:



  • Actively engage and build a therapeutic alliance with the consumer and understand the needs and preferences of the person and their carers/family

  • Provide recovery oriented assessment and intervention in collaboration with people presenting with complex and enduring mental illness 

  • Provision of intensive community based interventions and outreach support as clinically indicated to consumers and their families

  • Work collaboratively with consumers, families, carers and other service providers including GP’s and NDIS service providers


About you:



  • Extensive experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of severe mental illness and psychiatric disability

  • Capacity to undertake alcohol and other drug screening, assessment, treatment planning, brief interventions with consumers who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with consumers, families/carers, colleagues and other service providers

  • Ability to work with consumers, family and carers from a range of cultural backgrounds, and to provide gender sensitive services


 


Benefits of working with NorthWestern Mental Health



  • The Northern Area Mental Health Service, (NAMHS), believes in the effective delivery of high quality psychiatric services. We are an established team that is connected, collaborative and enthusiastic to be at the forefront of progressive and remarkable initiatives.

  • In a dynamic space that is ever changing, we pride ourselves on delivering a high level of quality care whilst ensuring we encourage and support development of each other and the service.


The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.



Interested?



If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.



For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.



All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Mental Health Clinician

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Contact:

Patrick Roe - 0384683800
Michael Wilson - 0384683800

Mental Health Clinician