Senior Clinician - Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness (FaPMI) Coordinator

Job posted: 15/07/2021
Applications close: 08/08/2021 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Bendigo Health Care Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 32362

Reference: 32362

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various

 Work in an environment that offers: 

  • A strong attitude to teaching and supportive staff

  • Flexible working hours so you can balance your life commitments

  • The ability to make a difference to our patients / residents / clients


The Position 

Position Title: Senior Clinician - Families Where Parent/s have a Mental Illness (FaPMI) Coordinator
Department: Mental Health Professional Development Unit
Hours per fortnight: 
Employment Status:
Permanent Part-Time

The Families where Parent/s have a Mental Illness (FaPMI) Coordinator role is to support and assist specialist mental health services and a range of community based organisations to build their capacity with families where a parent/s have a mental illness.

You will:

  • Identify assess and manage their clients by providing training, consultation, network development and advocacy support. 

  • Coordinate and promote activity which enhances the capacity of these services to assist families through partnerships between sectors, program development, workforce and resource development, and whole of community education.

  • Participate in the development and implementation of education and training programs for FaPMI and other specialist mental health programs

  • Develop/promote the establishment of policies, protocols, guidelines and resources to support responses to and practice with families where a parent/s has a mental illness  

Bendigo Health

Our 700 bed state of the art hospital was built in 2017. We are a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. We have all of the latest technologies allowing our 4500 staff to deliver Excellent Care to Every Person, Every Time. Our teams are friendly and we offer a supportive working environment for career progression. Remuneration is in accordance with Victorian Public Health Enterprise Agreements and generous salary packaging arrangements are offered to all staff.

The Team

The Clinical Operations Division encompasses acute and mental health services.  We provide a wide range of general medical, surgical and speciality services including; Oncology, Cardiology, Renal, Emergency, Women’s and Children’s, Critical Care, Specialist Clinics and Mental Health Services.

The Mental Health Service provides psychiatric care and treatment across a large catchment area in Victoria stretching from Swan Hill in the north of the state to Gisborne in the south. Family sensitive practice is central to our models of mental health care and best practice ensures the identification, inclusion and support of families, carers and children.

Bendigo Region

Bendigo is one of Victoria’s fastest growing regional cities making it a great city to live and work in. Bendigo provides services for the region’s population of over 300,000 and so the city offers excellent schools, shopping and cultural precincts, sporting facilities and various tertiary facilities. We can offer generous flexible working arrangements - giving you more time to enjoy the fantastic restaurants, beautiful parks, walking trials and wineries within our region.

Diversity and Inclusion

Bendigo Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and social inclusion and encourage people from a diverse cultural background, people with disabilities and or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

How to apply

For further information on the position please refer to the position description available on our website www.bendigohealth.org.au.  Applications are to be submitted online. If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the onboarding process.

Senior Clinician - Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness (FaPMI) Coordinator

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Francis McCormick - (03) 5454 7612
Christine Cummins - (03) 5454 7612

Senior Clinician - Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness (FaPMI) Coordinator