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Senior Mental Health Clinician - Centralised (Social Worker)

Job posted: 20/06/2024
Applications close: 26/07/2024 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Full time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/1802358-3

Reference: VG/1802358-3

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Are you a medical practitioner with great experience and skills within Mental Health? Looking to join a values-driven organisation dedicated to its local community? This position may be your next career opportunity! Located within Warrnambool, voted as a finalist in the 2024 Victorian Top Tourist Town Award, South West Healthcare (SWH) is seeking suitable qualified and experienced Senior Mental Health Clinicians to join our Centralised Triage team. The team provides mental health screening assessments and directs care to the most appropriate team for assessment and treatment or provides warm referrals to an appropriate provider if mental health services are not best placed to be provided.

Where we are 

Warrnambool is located on Peek Whurrong and Kirrae Whurrung lands of the Eastern Maar/Gunditjmara nations. A vibrant and dynamic community that is home to over 35,000 people, Warrnambool has an enviable mix of seaside location, culture and heritage while being a contemporary city.

With outstanding access to sporting, education (pre-school to university) and transport facilities you can enjoy a full calendar of events, attractions and social activities for all ages.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com/

 

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

 

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) is seeking suitable qualified and experienced Senior Mental Health Clinicians, to join our Centralised Triage team.  The team provides mental health screening assessments and directs care to the most appropriate team for assessment and treatment or provides warm referral to an appropriate provider if mental health services are not best placed to meet the need. 

As Senior Clinician, you will be responsible for providing recovery oriented and trauma informed mental health triage and provide clinical support and leadership to colleagues within in the centralised triage team across a 24/7 roster.

This is a Permanent Full-Time position (80 hours per fortnight) with a monthly ADO. Part time positions are also available if preferred by successful candidates.

This position is eligible for an incentive payment for rent, childcare, relocation costs and more, as part of the new workforce and incentive grants program administered by Rural Agency Workforce Victoria (RWAV).

 

Position overview

  • Social Worker Grade 3
  • Salary Range: $101.852.40 - $116,646.40 per annum (pro-rata), plus superannuation

 

What you bring

The successful applicant will hold relevant professional qualifications in a health-related discipline (Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Psychology or Nursing) with current Registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) where applicable.

Working as part of a collaborative and highly skilled team of professionals, excellent verbal and written communication skills are also essential. A comprehensive understanding and knowledge of legislation, regulation and contemporary practice is a must. 

 

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

 

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by 5pm, Friday 26 July 2024.

Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2020-2024, Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Sector)(Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021-2026 or Medical Scientists, Pharmacists and Psychologists Victorian Public Sector (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021-2025

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

 

Senior Mental Health Clinician - Centralised (Social Worker)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per award

Contact:

Leanne Blain (Manager Referral Services) | (03) 5563 1280 or lblain2@swh.net.au

Senior Mental Health Clinician - Centralised (Social Worker)