Senior Mental Health Clinician

Job posted: 07/09/2021
Applications close: 21/09/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 58654

Reference: 58654

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Senior Clinician

  • Part time ongoing position based in our Substance Use and Mental Illness Treatment Team (SUMITT) in Pascoe Vale South

  • Make a difference to the lives of the people with whom you work

  • Support through supervision and professional development

We are a caring, supportive, driven multi-disciplinary team who will welcome you and value your contributions as a Senior Clinician. SUMITT (Substance Use and Mental Illness Treatment Team) is a specialist program of NorthWestern Mental Health (NWMH), providing high quality services to individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders to a range of clinical mental health and youth homelessness service in north-western metropolitan Melbourne.

Your new role:

  • Assessing and providing integrated interventions to individuals presenting with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders

  • 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

  • Provide educational sessions to stakeholder staff

About You:

  • Driven - you appreciate complex and challenging presentations and the impact you can create

  • Compassionate - you are dedicated to helping people, both staff and consumers

  • Collaborative - you effortlessly engage with senior management and key clinicians

  • Dedicated - you will establish best practice and strengthen the dual diagnosis capacity of NAMHS programs

  • Comprehensive experience in clinical mental health and/or alcohol and other drug services

  • Solid knowledge of the Mental Health Act and other relevant legislation, policies and strategic directions 

Benefit of working with NorthWestern Mental Health:

  • Recognition of you as both a professional and a whole person

  • Acknowledgement and celebration of your skills and your growth

  • Continuing investment in professional development

  • Opportunities to contribute to the evidence based through research and quality improvement initiatives

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.



Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au and if you have any questions or want to know more we would love you to connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you.

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 prior to commencement.

Senior Mental Health Clinician

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Shane Sweeney - 0438599268
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Senior Mental Health Clinician