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Senior Mental Health Clinician/Case Manager

Job posted: 31/05/2022
Applications close: 25/08/2022 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 27196

Reference: 27196

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Senior Mental Health Clinician 


Opportunity available for a Registered Nurse (RPN3/4), Clinical Psychologist (G2/3), Social Worker or Occupational Therapist (G2/3)



  • Permanent Full Time position (80 hour fortnight),applications for part time also considered

  • Salary commensurate with Mental Health EBA in accord with discipline and experience

  • Based at Box Hill – close to public transport!

  • Case manager/community mental health role

  • Monthly ADO/RDO included + salary packaging + super


About the role


A full time ongoing opportunity exists within the Adult Community Mental Health Services in the Waverley Continuing Care Team for passionate and enthusiastic & experienced senior mental health clinicians with sound clinical knowledge, and mental health experience.


The role will work in partnership with consumers, carers, families and other service providers in order to provide high quality case management and discipline specific mental health assessment, treatment, consultation and community linkage services within a recovery-oriented framework. This position will be based at our clinic in Box Hill, close proximity to Box Hill Central, and provides both centre based and outreach services.


This is a great opportunity for an experienced mental health clinician wanting a senior role in a supportive, cohesive, and friendly multidisciplinary clinical mental health team. This is a clinical environment that prides itself on supporting colleagues in clinically complex situations, having a strong professional culture, as well as opportunities for professional development. The clinical mental health team often has informal social work events such as team lunches and online trivia quizzes to foster this.


About you 


To be successful in this role you should possess:



  • Qualifications and experience as specified in the position description, either as a Registered Nurse, Clinical Psychologist, Social Worker, or Occupational Therapist with appropriate registration (AHPRA/social worker must be a member with AASW or meet eligibility for membership)

  • Experience in community mental health practice including case management and discipline specific practices

  • Demonstrated work experience in mental health in a senior role to be considered for RPN4/G3 Allied Health

  • Demonstrated ability to provide mental health assessments and interventions for consumers and their carers individually and/or in groups utilising a case management model

  • Demonstrated commitment to and ability to practice utilising the recovery approach in mental health treatment and support with a focus on working collaboratively with consumers and carers to promote self-determination and enable progress towards reaching personal recovery goals.

  • Well-developed interpersonal, organisational, and communication skills

  • A strong commitment to high quality care

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Flexible and agile in responding to the operational and clinical challenges and complexity with a focus on supporting consumers and their family/carers to address their goals in their recovery journey


Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.


Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  This offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 & 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 Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence


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

Senior Mental Health Clinician/Case Manager

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

RHYS TRANTER - (03) 9843 5800
Mary-Catherine Tobin - (03) 9843 5800

Senior Mental Health Clinician/Case Manager