Mental Health Clinician - Triage

Job posted: 14/09/2021
Applications close: 28/09/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 58751

Reference: 58751

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Mental Health Clinician - Triage

  • Join Victoria's largest mental health triage service 

  • A well supported, diverse and fulfilling role 

  • Part time fixed term opportunity until Dec 2022

Recently celebrating 11 years since the programs' inception, NWMH Triage is the largest mental health triage service in Victoria. We provide a single point of entry to NWMH and deliver a timely and consistent response to those requiring mental health service.

Our Triage Service is a crucial function at the interface between the community and mental health services. The service is accessible, comprehensive and responsive to the needs of the consumers, their carers and families.

A Job to be Proud Of

  • Undertake initial phone risks and mental state assessments and document as appropriate

  • Telephone screen referrals to the service by making succinct and appropriate assessment of the needs of the individual

  • Liaise with and provide information to community agencies, GPs families and carers

  • All contacts to the triage service are operated via the telephone and email system, located at Royal Park and is a 24-hours, 7 days a week service

Your Contribution

  • Clinical experience (of at least 2 years) in clinical mental health settings, with experience completing mental health assessments

  • A commitment to providing high-level customer service with a consumer focused approach

  • Demonstrate the capacity for initiative and work appropriately with limited direction

  • A commitment to the Melbourne Way values; Leading with kindness, excellence together and people first.


  •  We are a values-based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement

  •  Work alongside highly trained staff whilst providing compassionate and supportive care for all members of the community.

  • Comprehensive orientation to triage processes and technology

  • Local professional development program

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications


For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below:

Kirsty Barger (Manager)  0439 825 478

Alison Naughton (Team Leader) 0427 905 065

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

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Kirsty Barger - 0439825478
Alison Naughton - 0427905065

Mental Health Clinician - Triage