Mental Health Clinician - Warrnambool Adult Access Team (As per award)

Job posted: 23/02/2021
Applications close: 21/03/2021 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 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/1515205

Reference: VG/1515205

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

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

Warrnambool Adult Mental Health Services Access Team has vacancies for Mental Health Clinicians, who will be providing recovery oriented care to consumers as part of an experienced and supportive multidisciplinary team. 

We will support you as part of a large team, including multidisciplinary Mental Health Clinicians, Psychiatrists, Peer Support Workers and the Acute Inpatient Unit.  You will work closely with other regional teams and residential services, and will be supported with regular supervision and training.

There are multiple full time fixed term position available.

What you bring

You will be a qualified Social Worker, Registered Nurse, Psychologist or Occupational Therapist with experience in providing triage and crisis response, as well as intake and assessment either via phone or face to face, for consumers presenting with acute mental health difficulties.  You will be proactive in providing short term treatments and/or referrals appropriate to the needs of the individual, their carers and family.

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: http://www.warrnambool.com/

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 Olivia Walker (Manager Warrnambool Mental Health Service), on (03) 5561 9100 or email owalker@swh.net.au

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Allied health Professionals (Victorian Public Health Sector) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020, Victorian Public Health Sector (Medical Scientists,

Pharmacists And Psychologists) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 or Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020 with the appropriate classification Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3 or Allied Health Professional / Psychologist Grade 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 21 March 2021.

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.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio-economic status.

Mental Health Clinician - Warrnambool Adult Access Team (As per award)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per award


Olivia Walker | (03) 5561 9100

Mental Health Clinician - Warrnambool Adult Access Team (As per award)