Mental Health Clinician

Job posted: 07/03/2022
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Bendigo

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Bendigo Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical and Nursing, Nursing

Reference: 11231

Reference: 11231

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical and Nursing, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Bendigo

 Work in an environment that offers: 

  • A supportive environment for career progression and development
  • An opportunity to work with a leading regional health service
  • A diverse patient base that are friendly and accepting of people learning


The Position 

Position Title: Mental Health Clinician
Classification: Registered  Nuse (Grade 3), Social Worker Grade 2 or Occupational Therapist Grade 2
Salary per hour (exc. super): $42.82 - $54.26 
Hours per fortnight:  Full time (Part-time may be negotiable work a 24/7 roster)
Employment Status: Ongoing 
Other requirements: COVID-19 Vaccination

Role Description

As a Mental Health Clinician with the ECAT, Triage, PARC, PACER and Short-term Teatment Team you will provide Psychiatric, social and physical assessment of patients and deliver clinical treatment and care to resolve or ameliorate emotional distress within the community, APARC  and the Emergency Department. In partnership with patients, families and carers and/or relevant agencies you will develop treatment plans consistent with the Victorian MHA 2014 and  current service lelivery Frameworks to promote optimum outcomes for patients.  Under  supervision of the Manager, provide education  and Mental health Consultation and treatment services to ED and support Consultation Liaison Psychiatry.

Bendigo Health

Our 700 bed state of the art hospital was built in 2017. We are a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. We have all of the latest technologies allowing our 5000 staff to deliver Excellent Care to Every Person, Every Time. Remuneration is in accordance with Victorian Public Health Enterprise Agreements and generous salary packaging arrangements are offered to all staff. Bendigo Health offer:

  • Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Retention bonus of up to 2k annually for workers in Mental Health
  • Salary Packaging
  • Financial relocation support available for eligible applicants
  • Reimbursements for the cost of obtaining any required pre-employment checks (Police Check, WWCC and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check)
  • Staff health and wellbeing programs
  • Access to recommended immunisations
  • Smoke free environment

If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the on boarding process.

The Team

The Clinical Operations Division encompasses acute, allied health, cancer and mental health services.  We provide a wide range of general medical, surgical and specialty services including but not limited to; Oncology, Cardiology, Renal, Emergency, Women’s and Children’s, Critical Care, Specialist Clinics, Cancer Clinics and Mental Health Services. Our Allied Health teams provide a diverse range of programs and person centred care in inpatient, outpatient, community, home and residential care settings.

The Mental Health ETP-STTT Team is based in Bendigo .  The successful Applicant will be part of the mental Health Team that comprises Enhance Crisis Assessment Team (ED) , the Regional Triage Service, Prevention and Recovery Care (adult) and Short Term Treatment Team  Includes PACER.

Bendigo Region

Bendigo is one of Victoria’s fastest growing regional cities making it a great city to live and work in. Bendigo provides services for the region’s population of over 300,000 and so the city offers excellent schools, shopping and cultural precincts, sporting facilities and various tertiary facilities. We can offer generous flexible working arrangements - giving you more time to enjoy the fantastic restaurants, beautiful parks, walking trials and wineries within our region.

Diversity and Inclusion

Bendigo Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and social inclusion and encourage people from a diverse cultural background, people with disabilities and or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Mental Health Clinician

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Claire Swanton - (03) 5454 7755

Mental Health Clinician