Senior Alcohol & Drug Clinicians ( Expression of Interest)- Emergency Mental Health

Job posted: 24/06/2022
Applications close: 03/07/2022 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 174540

Reference: 174540

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • New Role Open to Grade 4 Registered Psychiatric Nurses and Grade 3 Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Psychologists

  • New Centre- Work within the brand new ED mental health AOD hub, PACER and Hospital ED

  • Work the hours that work for you – Permanent Full Time and Part Time roles available

In this new era of service reform, we are seeking like-minded mental health professionals who are curious, passionate and ready. Not just for a change, but a mindshift – a whole new way of looking at your career. If you are an AOD Clinician eager to join Emergency Mental Health in a senior role– apply now!

About the service

The Hospital Acute Intervention Service team is a 7 day a week, 24 hour service with three shifts. The team is a tertiary level, multidisciplinary mental health, drugs and alcohol assessment team.

The Emergency Mental Health team’s aim is to provide timely and effective mental health and drugs and alcohol assessments for all consumers and their families who present to the emergency department with acute mental health/drug and alcohol presentations and crisis. This service may be delivered as part of the MHAOD Hub, or within the Emergency Department more broadly. Clinicians also provide mental health assessment and treatment alongside Victoria Police (PACER) in the community

About the role

The AOD Senior Clinician will provide specialist acute assessment, support and referral to internal teams or external agencies. Senior clinicians will demonstrate leadership in:

  • Clinical leadership and workflow management in collaboration with the Manager and Consultant Psychiatrist

  • Work in collaboration with the AOD Consultation Liaison

  • to service quality improvements within EMH, AIS and across MHDAS

  • Facilitate and actively seek opportunities for effective collaboration with internal and external service providers to Barwon Health

  • Provide discipline specific professional supervision and supervision of students within Barwon Health

About the culture

No day is the same; we are a team that embrace's change and are always looking for innovative ideas to improve our team and the organisation. We are a passionate, supportive, and driven team who works cohesively together. We promote professional development in the workplace and as a team are focussed on quality patient centred care.

What we offer

  • Relocation assistance & packages available

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional Development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

  • 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 harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed. Please contact mentalhealth.recruitment@barwonhealth.org.au with any queries in relation to this role or your application.

This role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health Immunisation Policy.

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Senior Alcohol & Drug Clinicians ( Expression of Interest)- Emergency  Mental Health

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Rameen Razmara - 0402 133 281

Senior Alcohol & Drug Clinicians ( Expression of Interest)- Emergency  Mental Health