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Mental Health Promotion Officer

Job posted: 04/05/2022
Applications close: 01/06/2022 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 42180

Reference: 42180

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan


Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.


The Mental Health Division provides care and services through a comprehensive range of teams to meet the needs of mental health consumers and carers throughout Victoria. Services are located across Austin Health campuses and in the community. All mental health services work within a clinical framework that promotes recovery-oriented practice and supported decision making. This approach to consumer wellbeing builds on the strengths of the individual working in partnership with their treating team and their community relationships. It encompasses the principles of self-determination and individualised treatment and care.


An exciting new opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Senior Clinician to join the team as a Mental Health Promotions and Well Being Coordinator at Austin Health's Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS).


The role is integral to Austin CYMHS and the development and continued relationship with community services and stakeholders, particularly managing our partnerships with school and educational services within Austin CYMHS’ catchment. It is expected that the incumbent will hold a central role in the provision of systemic and collaborative secondary and tertiary consultation, education and support to schools as well as identified community- based and tier 2 mental health services such as Child Protection, family support and welfare services, family violence services, drug and alcohol services, headspace as well as primary health teams and the private sector.


This role is part of and has reach across the Mental Health Division/Austin Health to support the mental health needs of young people and their families. Working together with the CYMHS teams, lived experience workforce and management this role holds a strong passion and commitment to improve the mental health and potential of young people. We value sharing our knowledge, experience and ideas to provide a great and supportive CYMHS environment for all.


To apply for this role, you must demonstrate how your experience meets the key selection criterion in your application. 


Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include a high calibre of supervision (operational, clinical and professional), salary packaging, and employee assistance program and others to be found here: https://www.austin.org.au/careers/benefits/ 


Also to find out more regarding the Mental health Division as a great place to work follow this link and video https://www.austin.org.au/mental-health-careers/


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health. You must also hold a Working With Children Check.


Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are welcomed and strongly encouraged.



Mental Health Promotion Officer

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Contact:

sue wells - (03) 9496 5108 - (__) ____ ____

Mental Health Promotion Officer