Senior Mental Health Clinician (OT) - Youth Horsham

Job posted: 17/01/2024
Applications close: 26/05/2024 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Western Region | Horsham

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 18383

Reference: 18383

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Horsham

Senior Mental Health Clinician - Youth Horsham
Permanent, full-time
80 hours per fortnight (with monthly ADO)

Salary Packaging Benefits

About the role

In conjunction with the Team Leader, the senior mental health clinician’s role will provide clinical leadership in developing clinical expertise within the team through mentoring, teaching, supervising and contributing to the organisation of the day-to-day operational functioning of the team.

Additional tax benefits due to being a regional position

Key Responsibilities

  • Proactive clinical leadership and participation in the clinical activities of a multidisciplinary clinical team.
  • Expertise in the provision of evidence-based and best practice. A level of expertise commensurate with the role and years of experience.
  • The facilitation of the clinical team meetings, coordination of the clinical case reviews, and daily operational coordination with appropriate delegation of responsibilities as needed.
  • Provide direct and indirect support for complex presentations within the team and carry a caseload in consideration of other portfolio responsibilities.
  • To provide specialist support through primary, secondary and tertiary consultation through identification of complex needs and prioritization of client /family/significant other needs and/or referral and treatment options.
  • To actively influence the discipline-specific clinical expertise of a multidisciplinary team, consistent with organisational and industry wide policies and procedures.

Skills and experience

Relevant professional qualification in a health-related discipline (psychology, nursing, social work or occupational therapy); current registration where applicable.

  • Experience required is relevant to the respective enterprise agreements.
  • Appointment to RPN4 positions must have completed either a post graduate diploma in Psychiatric/Mental Health nursing or a specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing program or a specialist post basic course of training which led to registration as a division 3 nurse. A substantial period of work experience (usually at least 5 years) to achieve expert knowledge.
  • Occupational Therapist Grade 3 and Social Worker Grade 3 (usually at least 7 years of experience), possessing specific knowledge in the branch of the profession.
  • Psychologist Grade 3 is a person who is registered as a Psychologist with the PBA with a minimum of five years’ professional experience as a Psychologist Grade 2 (or equivalent), complies with the code of ethics and legal requirements of the psychology profession.

Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Discounted on-site parking
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

About Grampians Health
Grampians Health provides healthcare to a large region at our campuses based in Ballarat, Dimboola, Edenhope, Horsham and Stawell.

Our mission is to deliver sustainable healthcare tailored to evolving community and workforce needs. We strive to enhance services and careers, providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Joining Grampians Health means being part of a diverse team, with a variety of career opportunities in acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care and support services.

Horsham Region

Located on the banks of the Wimmera River, Horsham is the retail, business & service centre of the Wimmera region.  With a growing population of approximately 20,000, Horsham is a vibrant city in which to live, work and play.  Horsham offers affordable housing, education and accessible community services. With natural attractions such as the Grampians National Park, Mount Arapiles and the Little Desert National Park nearby, there is plenty to see and explore. If you are dreaming of a career change with country lifestyle, Horsham is the place for you.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Trevor James, Team Leader Horsham MHS, on 5362 1300 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Senior Mental Health Clinician (OT) - Youth Horsham

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Trevor James - 5362 1300

Senior Mental Health Clinician (OT) - Youth Horsham