Senior Dual Diagnosis Recovery Clinician

Job posted: 19/05/2023
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Mercy Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 20062

Reference: 20062

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

A fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and highly knowledgeable Senior Dual Diagnosis clinician to join our vibrant and passionate multi-disciplinary team at the Mercy Mental Health - Wyndham Clinic to provide clinical services to consumers with significant mental health, specifically impacted by illicit substances and alcohol issues. Be part friendly team in providing an accessible, high quality service to the rapid growing, diverse community of Wyndham.

Part time, permanent, 4 days a week (0.8EFT).
Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4
Expanded hours roster
Provide quality AOD assessments, capacity building across the service and externally
Provide recovery focused care with consumers, inclusive of carers / families
The Senior clinician provides clinical and leadership support within the team.

Registration with AHPRA as a registered nurse with completion of a specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing program or a post graduate psychiatric/mental health nursing qualification
Previous experience working in the AOD sector
Enrolled in an AOD studies or have relevant AOD qualification
Experience working as a Senior clinician
An active team member with ability to contribute to a positive team culture.
Excellent communication and documentation skills
Ability to think critically and problem solve effectively
Participate in quality improvement activities

Mercy Mental Health (South West Area Mental Health Service) is a public mental health service supporting people in south west metropolitan Melbourne with severe and complex mental illnesses by providing acute and community-based care. Services are available to adults through acute inpatient programs, residential rehabilitation programs and crisis and community recovery-focused treatment programs. We also deliver inpatient and community specialist perinatal mental health services to women and infants in western Victoria.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

Mercy Health recognises that people are searching for meaning in their work life and finding a workplace that connects with their values is a key motivation when choosing an employer. As a not-for-profit healthcare provider, Mercy Health has a strong mission and clear values that guide us in everything we do. We pride ourselves on:
• caring for our people and those important to them with generous employee assistance available for employees and their families
• encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and supporting all staff to be their authentic selves at work through our network group for LGBTIQ+ staff and allies
• protecting children and vulnerable people in all our services, by listening to them and having zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect
• taking a stand against climate change, which is one of the biggest threats to the health of the world and all humanity, and committing to action that will help make our world fairer and more sustainable
• offering benefits such as generous salary packaging, purchased leave, career progression and development opportunities, access to health and wellbeing programs and a range of discounts across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services.

• Candidates are required to meet the position and qualification requirements.
• Provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check (Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation).
• Proof of vaccination status consistent with public health orders and with Mercy Health’s policy (includes but is not limited to COVID-19 and seasonal influenza vaccination compliance requirement).

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.

Abby Mzungu - Manager, Wyndham Community Team
amzungu@mercy.com.au or 03 8007 7200

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Senior Dual Diagnosis Recovery Clinician

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Abby Mzungu - 80077200

Senior Dual Diagnosis Recovery Clinician