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Senior Clinician - Emergency Mental Health

Job posted: 15/10/2020
Applications close: 05/11/2020 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 162812

Reference: 162812

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong


  • Thrive professionally in providing your clinical expertise and leadership to Mental Health Services

  • Take this opportunity to apply now to join our active and progressive organisation

  • Look to your future - ongoing career and professional development opportunities, supportive supervision structure


About the facility


Mental Health, Drug 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


The role of the Senior Clinician with the Mental Health Access team is to provide timely and effective mental health and drug 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. Clinicians also provide assessment and treatment alongside Victoria Police (PACER) and Ambulance Victoria (PROMPT) in the community. As the Senior Clinician you will provide acute assessment and referral to internal teams or external agencies. Senior clinicians will demonstrate leadership in both the ongoing development of the acute intervention service and support their manager with day to day operations of the team.


About the culture


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. 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.


Barwon Health staff benefits



  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club


Diversity and Inclusion


At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We 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.


At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.


We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.


If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on (03) 4215 0520 or via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.


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Senior Clinician - Emergency Mental Health

Job type:

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Contact:

Angela Skazlic - 0466 795 077

Senior Clinician - Emergency Mental Health