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Senior Mental Health Clinician - Complex Care

Job posted: 23/07/2021
Applications close: 15/08/2021 (Midnight)
22 days remaining

22 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 171304

Reference: 171304

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong


  • Leadership opportunity  treating high needs and complex MHDAS consumers

  • Grow your clinical career within a mental health service committed to innovation

  • Permanent Part Time - 64 hrs per fortnight


Area Profile


Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers.


Enjoy the range of lifestyle choices Geelong has to offer including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices and high standard of schooling options throughout the area. You will appreciate the beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries.


To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website.


About the facility 


MHDAS provides integrated and recovery orientated mental health, drugs and alcohol assessment, treatment and community support to people of all ages within the Barwon region experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, mental health and / or drug and alcohol issues, and their families.


Our service is internationally recognised for its innovative clinical programs and integrated models of practice that are consumer centred, accessible and family inclusive. We are fortunate to enjoy excellent internal relationships and have developed excellent partnerships with the local community that provide for seamless integrated care for our consumers and their families.


About the role


The Adult Intensive Complex Care (AICC) clinician’s primary objectives are to:



  • Provide intensive, clinically focussed assertive outreach therapy and support to high needs and complex MHDAS consumers in line with the consumer’s care plan and recovery goals as a less restrictive alternative to admission to a mental health inpatient setting

  • Participate in quality improvement as part of the inter-professional Therapy Program

  • Contribute to increasing capacity across MHDAS to utilise and deliver specialist assessment and therapies


About the culture


Our staff thrive in a challenging environment, get enjoyment from being part of a highly recognised and skilled team and truly believe they have the opportunities to be their best.  Most importantly our dedicated staff live the Barwon Health way with our values under pinning all that we do.


What we offer



  • Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Professional Development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Attractive salary packaging benefits!

  • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments

  • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure


Diversity and Inclusion


At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.


At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people with diverse backgrounds.


If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au.


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Senior Mental Health Clinician - Complex Care

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Contact:

Cath Peake - 0401 034 732

Senior Mental Health Clinician - Complex Care