Senior Mental Health Clinician CATT

Job posted: 30/01/2023
Applications close: 03/04/2023 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 33463

Reference: 33463

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

• Sign on Bonus and Relocation Allowance to eligible candidates
• Salary range 95k - 115k + Super + Salary packaging options
• Exciting and challenging working environment with great team culture

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

The Crisis Assessment Treatment Team (CATT) is a community based comprehensive assessment service providing assessment and home treatment to consumers requiring acute mental health support. The CATT conducts face-to-face holistic assessments in our Frankston, Mornington, Rosebud and Hastings community clinics as well as in the consumer’s home.

As a member of this multidisciplinary team your skills will be utilised within assessment, providing early discharge management, Mental Health Telephone Triage and Police Ambulance and Clinician Early Response (PACER).

The CATT Senior Mental Health Clinician provides and supports the team to provide mental health assessment and treatment to people who require urgent, short term or ongoing intensive community based mental health assessment, treatment and support.
The senior clinician is also expected to rotate as a shift leader, this role is pivotal in running the shift and will be provide guidance and support to the team. The shift leader will also be the first point of escalation for the team. In addition, the CATT Senior Mental Health Clinician will play an active role in developing and supporting the orientation and learning of less experienced clinicians.
What You Need

We anticipate you will have:
• Registered Nurse, Social Worker, OT or Clinical Psychologist with relevant registration
• RPN ONLY: Post graduate qualification in Mental Health or specialist undergraduate Mental Health program
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the mental health field including acute inpatient services and/or community mental health care
• Demonstrated management and leadership experience
• Proven ability in the management of consumers with a major mental illness and in the techniques of assessment, crisis intervention, counselling and psychosocial rehabilitation
• Demonstrated commitment to delivering high quality outcomes for consumers
• Communicates well with and relates to consumers from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds.

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:


This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Peninsula Health immunisation policy.

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Senior Mental Health Clinician CATT

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Belinda Dunsmore (Nursing Recruitment) - 97849509

Senior Mental Health Clinician CATT