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RPN 4 Senior Clinician - Mental Health Hospital in the Home

Job posted: 08/06/2021
Applications close: 29/06/2021 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 170805

Reference: 170805

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong


  • Utilise your skills in a program creating change in acute communities

  • Gain professional development and training in a world renowned service

  • Permanent Part Time- 48 hrs per fortnight (ongoing future opportunities)


Area Profile


Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers.


Enjoy the range of lifestyle choices Geelong has to offer including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices and high standard of schooling options throughout the area. You will appreciate the beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries.


To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website.


About the facility 


Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol Services (MHDAS) provides integrated and recovery orientated mental health, drugs and alcohol assessment, treatment and community support to people of all ages within the Barwon region experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, mental health and / or drug and alcohol issues, and their families.


About the role


This is an exciting part-time (0.6 FTE) role within our internationally recognised Mental Health Drugs and Alcohol Service.  The Mental Health Hospital in the Home service provides 9 adult and youth acute mental health bed-equivalent packages of care. This service is for consumers who are experiencing acute mental health crisis and would otherwise require admission to a mental health inpatient facility. MH HITH is a 24-hour service promoting a multidisciplinary approach whilst focusing on psychosocial needs of consumers and their carers.


We are seeking a dynamic, highly motivated senior clinician to be part of the Mental Health Hospital in the Home Service. You will provide acute community mental health treatment for people in the acute phase of their mental illness and demonstrate leadership in both the day-day leading of shifts, and the ongoing development of the service.


To be successful in this role, you will possess the following skills:



  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • A strong understanding of your own personal and professional values

  • Demonstrated acute mental health clinical experience in acute community and / or inpatient settings


About the culture


This is a new service within the established Mental Health Acute Intervention Services team. We are an enthusiastic, energetic and focused team who work cohesively together. We promote positive, respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and in the community. As a team, we are focused on providing the highest quality, consumer-focused care.


What we offer



  • 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


At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.


At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people with diverse backgrounds.


If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au.


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RPN 4 Senior Clinician - Mental Health Hospital in the Home

Job type:

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Contact:

Emily Fryman - 0405 298 801

RPN 4 Senior Clinician - Mental Health Hospital in the Home