Mental Health Clinician - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (As per award)

Job posted: 19/10/2020
Applications close: 08/11/2020 (Midnight)
19 days remaining

19 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Full time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/1490236

Reference: VG/1490236

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

About the role

South West Healthcare's (SWH) Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service is a specialised and highly proficient team seeking applications from committed and dynamic mental health professionals to join them and provide experience, growth and development.

The role provides an opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary team to develop specialist skills in crisis assessment and a range of interventions for children, young people and their families including but not limited to: eating disorders, autism, early intervention and infant mental health.

This ongoing Mental Health Clinician position is available as full time and is available to commence from February 2021.


What you bring

As an experienced Clinician (Social Worker, Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Psychologist or Occupational Therapist) you will have a sound appreciation of evidence-based contemporary child, adolescent and family mental health practices. Experience in triage, crisis and comprehensive assessment/duty work or related activities is essential for the position.

The role requires sound knowledge of relevant mental health clinical techniques and interventions, current mental health, Guardianship & Administration, and Children & Young Person's legislation and a working knowledge of Recovery Oriented practices and of trauma informed care.

The successful applicant must have excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills and initiative with proven ability to work autonomously and within a team, as well as an ability to demonstrate good judgement, work planning, decision-making abilities and organisational skills.


What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.


Who we are

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: https://visitwarrnambool.com.au/


How to apply

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Rachel Robertson (Manager Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service) on (03) 5561 9100 or rrobertson@swh.net.au

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with theVictorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020 or Victorian Public Health sector (Medical Scientists, Pharmacists & Psychologists) Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021, with the appropriate classification Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3, Allied Health Professional Grade 2 or Psychologist Grade 1 or 2.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 8 November 2020 

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

Mental Health Clinician - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (As per award)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per award


Rachel Robertson | rrobertson@swh.net.au

Mental Health Clinician - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (As per award)