Mental Health Clinician

Job posted: 14/11/2023
Applications close: 12/12/2023 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 31742

Reference: 31742

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Mental Health Clinician - Maroondah Prevention and Recovery Care (PARC)

  • Temporary Part-time (Parental leave cover) - 0.8 EFT, with opportunity of permanent and ongoing role in the MH program
  • Ringwood East
  • Rotating roster (day shifts only)
  • Attractive salary packaging options to increase take home pay.

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

Our Adult Prevention and Recovery Care (PARC) services is a short-term, residential treatment services with a recovery focus, located in our local community in Ringwood East.

We provide early intervention for people who are becoming unwell or in the early stages of recovery from an acute psychiatric episode, to strengthen and consolidate gains from the inpatient setting.

Working in partnership with Wellways Australia, we offer a unique setting for people to start their recovery journey and resume their role in the community by providing coordinated, recovery-oriented treatment and support.

Maroondah PARC encourages links to people's natural supports and their participation in community life.

The primary role is to provide high quality assessment and treatment, relapse prevention and management; and clinical support to people experiencing a mental illness utilising a recovery-oriented model of care.

Main responsibilities but not limited to:

  • Provide an in reach model working in partnership with consumers, their families and our partners from Wellways.
  • Contribute to clinical service delivery, and collaboration with the multidisciplinary team.
  • Act as a role model and mentor to staff in promoting professional values & ethics in clinical practice.

About you

We are seeking a dynamic clinician with mental health experience, who is highly motivated to support our consumers to achieve in their life.

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Experience in supporting adults with the lived experience of mental ill health.
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team and autonomously.
  • Commitment to supervised practice, ongoing professional development and further developing skills in clinical mental health.
  • You must hold a valid driver’s license.

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manager listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

Values in Action: Respect for all | Safe always | Partnering in care | Learning and improving every day

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Mental Health Clinician

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Debbie Findlay - (04) 3484 9231
Becki Giles - (98) 7139 88__

Mental Health Clinician