Senior Mental Health Clinician

Job posted: 27/12/2023
Applications close: 11/03/2024 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical, Nursing, Health and Allied Health

Reference: 32129

Reference: 32129

Occupation: Medical, Nursing, Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Senior Mental Health Clinician - Infant, Child, & Youth Mental Health & Wellbeing Service (ICYMHWS)

  • Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, Clinical Psychologist or Mental Health Nurse - ICYMHWS Team
  • Grade 3 OT, SW, Clinical Psychologist or RPN4.
  • Box Hill Community Team for 12 months, then ongoing in negotiated ICYMHWS role. 
  • Ongoing Full Time,  Part Time 0.6 EFT and above considered.

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

Box Hill Community Team is part of the Infant, Child, and Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing Service (ICYMHWS).  The Senior Mental Health Clinician will provide a key leadership role within the multidisciplinary Box Hill Community Team for 12 months, then an ongoing role within ICYMHWS.

The Senior Mental Health Clinician will provide high quality mental health assessments, case management, and clinical interventions for children and young people, who present with mental health difficulties, and their families.

The Senior Clinician will work in partnership with the Team Leader to provide consistent and effective clinical and operational leadership.  We are looking for a clinician who enjoys supervising, teaching, and mentoring early career mental health clinicians.

The Senior Clinician will support the team to ensuring practice is in line with contemporary, evidenced based mental health models of care and current Victorian State Government initiatives, including the Recovery Framework.

About you

To be successful in this role you will possess

  • Current professional registration with AHPRA or relevant professional body.
  • A demonstrated professional interest in working with children and young people, within the context of their families, who are experiencing significant mental health difficulties.
  • Highly developed skills in interpersonal communication and multi-disciplinary team work.
  • A strong commitment to high quality, evidenced based mental health care for infants, children, young people, and their families.
  • The ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Proven ability and experience to provide clinical supervision.
  • Excellent communication, organisational skills, and enjoyment of continuous learning.

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role, including years of experience requirements. 

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manager listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

Values in Action: Respect for all | Safe always | Partnering in care | Learning and improving every day

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Senior Mental Health Clinician

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Lia Hunter - (03) 9843 1200
Felicity Brown - (03) 9843 1200

Senior Mental Health Clinician