Senior Clinician Community Mental Health

Job posted: 24/06/2022
Applications close: 08/07/2022 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Melton

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 64112

Reference: 64112

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Melton

Senior Mental Health Clinician

  • An opportunity to work in an expanding growth corridor of metropolitan Melbourne

  • Hold a small case load, focusing on one of our core functions – acute care, intake or intensive extended care

  • Leadership and support, building capacity and demonstration of advanced clinical skills in the community are essential for this position

Mid West Area Mental Health Service (MWAMHS) provides a comprehensive range of specialist mental health services to people who reside in the local government areas of Melton, Brimbank and parts of Hume (Sunbury/Bulla).

The team is comprised of enthusiastic and passionate clinicians (nursing, occupational therapy, social work, psychology and medical) who strive to promote mental health and wellbeing for our registered consumers while supporting their carers

Your new team:

  • We are a diverse multi-disciplinary team welcoming and supportive of new staff

  • We enjoy a collaborative working environment working alongside Community Health, Family Services and Drug and Alcohol workers

  • You will help us achieve the delivery of innovative and recovery orientated mental health care to those living in one of the fastest growing growth corridors in the state 

Your new role:

  • Lead with kindness, role modelling open communication and a desire to support and enhance clinical care across the team  

  • Demonstrate your extensive experience working as a mental health clinician within a multidisciplinary care team in a community setting

  • Pro-actively contribute to innovative service planning and development 

  • Combines administrative duties and direct clinical work, therefore effective organisational skills are a must

About you:

  • Strong commitment to consumer-focused service delivery

  • Passionate about improving outcomes for people with a mental illness

  • Extensive experience in assessment/treatment of people with mental illness / psychiatric disability

  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership within a multidisciplinary team

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)

  • High level awareness of legislation governing mental health practice

Benefit of working with NorthWestern Mental Health:

  • Being part of the large NWMH workforce and the MWAMHS Outer Community Team with a cohesive leadership group.

  • Working with a broad range of psychiatric presentations enabling development / enhancement of clinical and case-management skills.

  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training and research.

  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice, etc.

The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are 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.




For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

Lindsay Vernon 0408 106 140

Cassie Douglas 9732 1600


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Senior Clinician Community Mental Health

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Lindsay Vernon - 0408106140
Cassie Douglas - 97321600

Senior Clinician Community Mental Health