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Senior Access Mental Health Clinician

Job posted: 02/08/2022
Applications close: 30/08/2022 (Midnight)
20 days remaining

20 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 27771

Reference: 27771

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Access Clinician – Adult Mental Health Services



  • Permanent Full time

  • Multiple Positions available 

  • Rewarding career development opportunities

  • Ringwood East Location


Opportunity for a Grade 4 Registered Psychiatric Nurse or a Grade 3 Social Worker, Occupational Therapist or Clinical Psychologist


Eastern Health


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest metropolitan public health services.  We provide a comprehensive range of high-quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and statewide services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


About the role


The Adult Access Service is an established regional integrated service incorporating crisis assessment and treatment, emergency department response (Box Hill hospital, Maroondah hospital & Angliss hospital), telephone triage and mental health and police response. We are seeking a passionate and recovery focused Senior Mental Health clinician who has recent experience in an acute inpatient or community mental health setting and also experience in Child and Youth mental health. Working within a supportive and engaging environment, you will be provided a rewarding career pathway with opportunities to work across all the specialities that is Adult Access.


Eastern Health offers an exciting and supportive workplace to develop your career further.  As a leading healthcare provider we value our staff and their commitment to healthcare excellence.  We welcome you to be part of our Adult Mental Health Triage & Emergency Response team at Eastern Health.


About you


To be successful in the role you will:



  • Hold registration/membership with the relevant board

  • Have recent experience in Child and Youth mental health (desirable)

  • Possess well-developed interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Have the ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Have a strong commitment to high quality patient care

  • Be highly accountable and display a supportive and engaging style


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

  • Applications will be screened upon receipt


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.**

Senior Access Mental Health Clinician

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

Karen Waixel - (03) 9847 4777
Glenda Harrington - (03) 9847 4777

Senior Access Mental Health Clinician