Senior Mental Health Clinician - Warrnambool Adult Mental Health Team (As per award)

Job posted: 19/12/2019
Applications close: 01/03/2020 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Full time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/1439848

Reference: VG/1439848

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.

About the role

Our multidisciplinary Recovery and Wellness Team provides person centred, recovery orientated and trauma informed mental health care to consumers and their families within the Warrnambool catchment. The Senior Clinician role is responsible for contributing to leadership in clinical decision making, quality improvement and team wellbeing and cohesion, in conjunction with the Manager of Warrnambool MHS and team psychiatrists.

What you bring

As a skilled and experienced clinician you're a leader who can mentor clinicians to support our team's care model deliverables. Under the leadership and support of the Warrnambool Adult Mental Health Services Manager and team of Psychiatrists the senior clinician is responsible for the coordination of daily clinical practices including the distribution of work in an efficient and equitable manner. These responsibilities are in addition to the Mental Health Clinician Generic Responsibilities.

Working as part of a collaborative and highly skilled team of professionals, excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, and 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;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal and professional development including resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

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 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

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

How to apply

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Rochelle Hine (Manager Warrnambool Adult Mental Health Service) on (03) 5563 4333 or email rhine@swh.net.au

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016 – 2020 or Victorian Public Health Sector (Medical Scientists, Pharmacists & Psychologists) Enterprise Agreement 2017-21 with the appropriate classification for Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4,Social Worker Grade 3, Occupational Therapist Grade 3, Psychologist Grade 3.

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

  • Eligibility to work in Australia
  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday I March 2020.

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

Senior Mental Health Clinician - Warrnambool Adult Mental Health Team (As per award)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per award


Rochelle Hine | 03 5563 4333

Senior Mental Health Clinician - Warrnambool Adult Mental Health Team (As per award)