NWMH Project Officer (Consumers who use family violence)

Job posted: 01/06/2021
Applications close: 03/08/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 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: 58108

Reference: 58108

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Project officer – Mental Health consumers

  • Part time Fixed Term position for 12 months

  • Grade 3 Allied Health/RPN 4

  • Project Officer (consumers who use family violence)

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.

NorthWestern Mental Health is seeking an experienced mental health clinician who has knowledge around working with consumers who use family violence and experience in project work for this vital Project Officer role. The successful applicant will join a team of experienced Family Violence Advisors, Forensic Clinical Specialists and others across NWMH to shape the NWMH response to consumers who use family violence.

 Your new team

  • We aim to provide a working environment that is safe and without risk to the health, safety and wellbeing of all employees, patients and consumers, and visitors.

  • We speak up for patient, consumer, colleague and visitor safety, escalating issues if required.

  • We aim to deliver Safe, Timely, Effective, Person-centred Care (STEP) in line with our clinical governance framework.

  • We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing a work environment free of harassment and discrimination. We promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Your Contribution

  • Experience in clinical mental health

  • An understanding of consumers who use family violence

  • Demonstrated capacity to work independently and autonomously 

  • A Passion for driving new practice

  • Capacity to build effective working relationships with key stakeholders

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively

  • Commitment to ongoing professional development for self and for team members

  • A current Victorian Driver’s License, and ongoing ability to use this form of transport

Our Commitment to you

Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.  

We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.

This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare.

The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are 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.

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.

For more information please call Lisa Hebel 0447271293

NWMH Project Officer (Consumers who use family violence)

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Suzy Turner - 93428183

NWMH Project Officer (Consumers who use family violence)