Senior Clinician

Job posted: 09/03/2023
Applications close: 30/03/2023 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 68597

Reference: 68597

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Senior Mental Health Clinician

Emergency Mental Health (EMH) and MHaP (PACER)

  • Multiple positions available - Full time and part time, ongoing roles
  • Opportunity to develop your leadership and clinical skills
  • Based at Sunshine Hospital

Life With Us:

  • The EMH team provides support to consumerswith an acute mental health disorder or psychological distress with associated at risk behaviour.
  • The Sunshine Hospital ED is expanding with the new Mental Health & AOD Hub and Behaviour Assessment Unit (BAU)
  • EMH has expanded to service these additional beds, to provide care to mental health consumers within a purpose built environment.
  • As a member of the EMH team, you will play a pivotal role within the ED providing assessment, management and treatment.

This is a multidisciplinary role andis open to Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Occupation Therapists, Social Workers and Psychologists.

Your new role:

  • Deliver high quality mental health assessment and intervention to mental health consumers and their families and carers in ED.
  • Work collaboratively with ED staff and the Mental Health Nurse Navigator to deliver high quality care across all areas of Sunshine ED.
  • Develop your clinical and leadership skills in a new, dynamic and fast paced environment.
  • Be involved in the implementation of new purpose built mental health facilities in ED.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement within the service.

About you:

  • A minimum 5 years’ demonstrated experience in a variety of clinical mental health settings, including acute mental health.
  • High level skills and knowledge in conducting mental health and risk assessments.
  • Community mental health experience highly regarded.
  • High level skill in developing management plans and comprehensive care formulations.
  • Strong leadership skills and evidence of contributing to a cohesive multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain working relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders.
  • High level of verbal and written communications.

Benefit of working with us:


The RMH is 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.


Please Note - recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable candidates are received

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check, and where applicable, Working With Children Check (WWCC). All RMH employees are required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment including evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses) and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine (mandatory for all clinical and or patient facing roles) prior to commencement. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are highly encouraged to apply along with individuals who have experience in working with ACCHO and Aboriginal Communities and Families.

Senior Clinician

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Liam Burke - 0400302005
Megan Marsh - 0418373453

Senior Clinician