Older Adult Community Mental Health Clinician

Job posted: 24/11/2022
Applications close: 11/12/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 28626

Reference: 28626

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Mental Health Clinician - Older Adults Mental Health Service (APAT)

Suitable for RN Grade 3, Social Work Grade 2, Occupational Therapy Grade 2, Clinical Psychologist Grade 2

  • Community Team based at Peter James Centre Burwood Campus
  • Permanent full Time (Mon – Fri)
  • Attractive salary + salary packaging to increase take home pay!

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

Eastern Health operates from many different locations; our largest sites include Angliss Hospital, Box Hill Hospital, Healesville and District Hospital, Maroondah Hospital, Peter James Centre, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Wantirna Health, Yarra Ranges Health, Yarra Valley Community Health.

About the role

An opportunity exists at with our APMHS – Community Team at Peter James Centre for a passionate and enthusiastic mental health clinician with sound clinical knowledge and experience within mental health.  You will conduct mental state assessments, brief interventions and supportive treatments.  Have the ability to work autonomously as well as in a friendly supportive team environment.

The APMHS Community Team is a community based mental health outreach team, servicing people over the age of 65years. You will be working with a multidisciplinary team to provide mental health services and support based on the Recovery Model principles.

About you

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Current Victorian drivers licence
  • Post graduate qualifications (preferred)
  • Well developed interpersonal and skills
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team
  • Strong commitment to high quality patient care
  • Current registration with AHPRA or AASW or governing professional body
  • Experience in facilitating Therapeutic Groups

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Older Adult Community Mental Health Clinician

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Fleur CONNORS - (03) 8804 9920
Karen Haynes - (03) 8804 992_

Older Adult Community Mental Health Clinician