Social Worker - Senior Clinician - Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing Services (Portland) (As per award)

Job posted: 19/09/2023
Applications close: 10/12/2023 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Portland

Job type: Full time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/1749502-4

Reference: VG/1749502-4

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Portland

Portland Victoria is only an 80 minute drive from Warrnambool and is home to unspoiled beaches, river and offshore fishing, whale watching and the start of The Great South Walking trail. Portland is located on the far south-west coast of Victoria, mid-way between Port Fairy and the small town of Nelson which is adjacent to the state border with South Australia. The $1.94 million Portland Campus adjacent to Portland’s healthcare precinct has been purpose built to provide the community with a service that is flexible, responsive and accessible to all.

About the role

The Senior Clinician is responsible for assisting the Manager, Team Leader and Psychiatrist in leading and coordinating Clinicians to provide high quality treatment, care and support in the Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing Service.

 Under direction they are responsible for the coordination of daily clinical practices treatment planning, allocating cases and undertaking clinical interventions in an efficient and equitable manner.

Position overview

  • Full-time (40 hours per week, with monthly ADO), Ongoing position
  • Portland Campus
  • Psychologist Grade 3    Salary Range: $104,078 - $119,095.60 pro rata, plus superannuation

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) up to $10,000.

What you bring

The successful applicant will have the ability to demonstrate excellent skills and broad experience in mental health clinical services, including a proven ability to work within a team based multi-disciplinary model.

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.

Psychologist with Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Psychologist and at least 5 years' experience in the provision of mental health services and; Holds and endorsement from the Psychology Board of Australia in clinical psychology, forensic psychology or neuropsychology.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Regional mental health workforce incentive grant;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • 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.

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.  Learn more about SWH here.

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.

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

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 10 December 2023. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the 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

Social Worker - Senior Clinician - Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing Services (Portland) (As per award)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per award


Rachel Robertson (Manager CAMHS) | rrboertson@swh.net.au or 5561 9156

Social Worker - Senior Clinician - Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing Services (Portland) (As per award)