Mental Health Clinician - Primary Mental Health Team (As per award)

Job posted: 17/11/2020
Applications close: 06/12/2020 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Part time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/1496829

Reference: VG/1496829

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

About the role

An exciting opportunity exists for suitably qualified health professionals (Social Worker, Registered Nurse, Psychologist or Occupational Therapist) to join our Primary Mental Health Team.  

The Primary Mental Health Team works in partnership with, and supports primary care practitioners (including General Practitioners and Community Health Centre staff) in their treatment of patients / clients with depression and anxiety and; practices out of general practice settings.

The high performing team currently has vacancies reflective of funding growth, one of which will have opportunity to work in our regional Camperdown site.


What you bring

As health professionals you will be able to demonstrate skills and broad experience in mental health clinical services including 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 applicants will have excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills and initiative with proven ability to work autonomously and with a multidisciplinary team, as well as an ability to work with limited direction, be self-motivated, and provide effective problem-solving, negotiation and change management 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 roles, please contact Nicholas Place (Manager Primary Mental Health Teams) on telephone (03) 5564 6000 or email nplace@swh.net.au.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020, or Victoria Public Health Sector (Medical Scientist, Pharmacists & Psychologist) enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 with the appropriate classification Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3, Social Worker Grade 2, Occupational Therapist Grade 2 or Psychologist Grade 2.

The successful applicants 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 6 December 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 - Primary Mental Health Team (As per award)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

As per award


Nicholas Place | nplace@swh.net.au

Mental Health Clinician - Primary Mental Health Team (As per award)