Senior Dual Diagnosis Clinician

Job posted: 06/05/2024
Applications close: 27/05/2024 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 75607

Reference: 75607

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Senior Dual Diagnosis Clinician

Substance Use and Mental Illness Treatment Team (SUMITT)

  • Full-time Senior Clinician position

  • Located in at the Royal Melbourne Hospital

  • Rare opportunity for an experienced clinician to join an inspirational team making life-altering differences

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

Life With Us:

  • SUMITT are a caring, supportive and driven multi-disciplinary team who will welcome you and value your expertise and contributions as a Senior Dual Diagnosis Clinician.

  • Be a part of a specialist program of Royal Melbourne Mental Health, providing high quality primary, secondary and tertiary consultations and clinical mental health services.

  • Life with our team involves helping people with mental illness and substance abuse/ addiction in north-western metropolitan Melbourne.

Your new role:

  • Assessing and providing integrated interventions to people with mental illness and substance use or addiction.

  • Developing and working in partnership with Alcohol and Other Drug services in North-Western metropolitan Melbourne.

  • Providing secondary consultations on dual diagnosis related matters to clinical mental health, alcohol and other drug and youth homelessness staff.

  • Engaging and maintaining relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

  • Providing educational sessions to stakeholder staff.

About you:

  • A tertiary qualification in Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy or Psychiatric Nursing.

  • 7 years’ experience in clinical mental health and/or alcohol and other drug services.

  • Capacity to undertake direct clinical duties including assessment, treatment planning, brief intervention and shared case management of dual diagnosis clients.

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

  • Proven ability to initiate, problem solve, negotiate and communicate with staff, consumers, carers and other service providers.

  • Ability to foster and maintain relationships with external stakeholders.

Benefit of working with RMH Mental Health:

  • Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement.

  • Sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development.

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.


If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

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.

Please note, advertising may cease prior to closing date.

Senior Dual Diagnosis Clinician

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Shane Sweeney - 0438599268
Brendan Pearl - 0409029102

Senior Dual Diagnosis Clinician