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Senior Clinician - Emergency Mental Health

Job posted: 03/07/2021
Applications close: 08/08/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 170929

Reference: 170929

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong


  • Provide your clinical expertise and leadership to our Mental Health Services

  • Build your career at service with a proven track record of innovation

  • Permanent, Part Time and Temporary role available –apply now!


About the facility 


Barwon Health, based in Geelong, Victoria, is one of the largest and most comprehensive regional health services in Australia, providing the full spectrum from primary care, community services, aged care, rehabilitation, mental health, emergency and acute care and employing over 8,000 staff. We are the major teaching hospital for the Deakin Medical School and have an active and growing research base.


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 


We are seeking multiple Senior Mental Health Clinicians to join our Acute Intervention Services.


The role of the Senior Clinician 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) in the community. You will also 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.


We currently have the following opportunities available:



  • Permanent Full Time and Part Time

  •  Secondment  ( until 28th June 2022)

  • Maternity Leave Cover


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 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.


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Senior Clinician - Emergency Mental Health

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Contact:

Angela Skazlic - 0466 795 077

Senior Clinician - Emergency Mental Health