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Mental Health Professionals (Expression of Interest) – New Local Adult Mental Health & Wellbeing Services, Geelong

Job posted: 04/08/2022
Applications close: 21/08/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 175897

Reference: 175897

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various


  • Clinical Allied health, psychiatric nursing, and administrative opportunities across a variety of levels

  • Be part of the forefront of major systemic change in mental health service delivery

  • Create the career that works for you. Permanent Full Time & Part Time Hours available

  • Relocation package & assistance available for suitable  candidates


About the new service


The Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System has challenged us to think beyond incremental improvement to deliver a mental health system that helps all Victorians live their best lives. In a region characterised by fragmentation, complexity, and access barriers, implementing the Greater Geelong and Borough of Queenscliffe (GGQ) Local Mental Health and Wellbeing Service is a key step in realising this goal.


The GGC Local Mental Health and Wellbeing Service is delivered by a consortium of equal partners: Barwon Health, Watharoung Aboriginal Cooperative Ltd, Wellways Australia and ERMHA365.


The GGC Local Service is underpinned by positivity, hope and inclusion. No matter whether a consumer, carer or provider enters or seeks assistance via digital platforms, contact centre, or physical locations, the first engagement will always start with a simple question: “Welcome, how can we help?” Drawing on established services, networks, and pathways, the GGC Local Services provides seamless integration between local, area and wellbeing services for the benefit of consumers, carers, and providers. This is supported through standardised assessment tools, treatment and support processes, care plans and care coordination, colocation of services and regional navigational pathways.


The three core elements of our service are people, purpose, and place and we are seeking mental health professionals ready to be part of a central and accessible service that understands the needs of their community.


About the Roles


The vision of the Locals Service for the GGQ region is a unified, mental health and wellbeing system that is underpinned by the approach of “How can we help?’


We have a variety of opportunities suitable for mental health professionals to assist us in implementing this vision across a range of disciplines and experience levels.


Opportunities include:



  • Senior Mental Health Clinicians  

  • Clinical Allied Health Staff (Psychologist, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers)

  • Contact Centre Navigators

  • Concierge Reception Staff


The breadth of positions within the new service means we can provide candidates with career opportunities and working arrangements that can suit their individual circumstances and professional goals.


Please indicate in your application what positions/ roles for which you are interested.


Applicants may be contacted for interview prior to closing date.


Please note positions will be involved in the implementation phase of the service as well as clinical/operational functions.  At full operationalisation of the Locals Service, all positions will include a requirement of occasional after hours work.


What we offer



  • Relocation Package & assistance available for suitable interstate candidates

  • Located in the centre of Geelong's CBD, we also offer an easier commute from the Western Suburbs of Melbourne, rather than travelling across the city

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to 24/7 employee wellness facility

  • Attractive salary packaging benefits! Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments / Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure


Diversity and Inclusion


The GGC Local Mental Health and Wellbeing Service is committed to reconciliation, lived experience and inclusivity. We strongly encourage and warmly welcome people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, people with a lived experience of mental health and disability and people who identify as LGBTIQA+ to apply. Even if you only meet some of the criteria, we’d love to hear from you. If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Mental Health Recruitment team via email at mentalhealth.recruitment@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

Mental Health Professionals (Expression of Interest) – New Local Adult Mental Health & Wellbeing Services, Geelong

Job type:

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Job classification:

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Contact:

Gabrielle Himmelreich - 0431472820

Mental Health Professionals (Expression of Interest) – New Local Adult Mental Health & Wellbeing Services, Geelong