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Mental Health Clinician - Hamilton Adult Mental Health Service (As per award)

Job posted: 23/09/2020
Applications close: 01/11/2020 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Hamilton

Job type: Full time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/1484914

Reference: VG/1484914

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Hamilton

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.

About the role

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified and experienced health professional (Social Worker, Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Psychologist or Occupational Therapist) to join our Hamilton Mental Health Service in a permanent full time Mental Health Clinician position.

As a valued member of our multidisciplinary team, you will support consumers with severe and persistent mental illness living within the local community. In a recovery oriented model of care, consumers, their families and carers are provided with clinical and non-clinical treatment as part of short and long term case management.

The position is permanent full time commencing as soon as possible. 

What you bring

You will be a suitably qualified health professional with the ability to demonstrate excellent skills and a broad experience in mental health clinical services, including a proven ability to work within a team based multi-disciplinary model. A working knowledge of Recovery Oriented practices, trauma informed care, current mental health trends, legislation and relevant policy directions of mental health services also is essential for this role.

The successful applicant will 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 work with limited direction, be self-motivated, and provide effective problem-solving and negotiation 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;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as Mental Health first aid, 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 we are the regional healthcare centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: https://www.visitgreaterhamilton.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 Praveen Premnath (Team Leader Hamilton Mental Health Services) on (03) 5551 8418 or email ppremnath@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 1 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; Caring, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

Mental Health Clinician - Hamilton Adult Mental Health Service (As per award)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per award

Contact:

Praveen Premnath | ppremnath@swh.net.au

Mental Health Clinician - Hamilton Adult Mental Health Service (As per award)