Stream Leader Older Adults Mental Health Community Program

Job posted: 25/05/2023
Applications close: 08/06/2023 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 30222

Reference: 30222

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Stream Lead Community Mental Health Clinician

  • Older Adult Community Mental Health Service – (formerly known as APAT)
  • Permanent full time position (80 hours per fortnight Mon – Fri)
  • Seeking applications from Grade 3 Occupational Therapists, Grade 3 Clinical Psychologists, Grade 3 Social Workers or Registered Psychiatric Nurses RPN 4.

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Eastern Health

Eastern Health operates from many different locations; our largest sites include Angliss Hospital, Box Hill Hospital, Healesville and District Hospital, Maroondah Hospital, Peter James Centre, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Wantirna Health, Yarra Ranges Health, Yarra Valley Community Health.

About the role

The Older Adult Mental Health Community Program is a community based mental health outreach team, servicing people over the age of 65years. You will be working with a multidisciplinary team to provide mental health services and support based on the Recovery Model principles.

An opportunity exists with our Older Adults Mental Health Service Community Service at Peter James Centre for a passionate and enthusiastic mental health clinician in a senior role.  The Stream Leader (in collaboration with the manager) is responsible for effective co-ordination and day to day clinical management.

The incumbent will be part of the Senior Leadership team and will work towards providing consistent and effective clinical operational leadership and ensuring practice is in line with contemporary, evidence based mental health models of care and current Victorian State Government initiatives, such as the Recovery Framework, within the service objectives.

 About you

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Current Victorian drivers licence
  • Meet key selection criteria
  • Demonstrated Leadership abilities
  • Post graduate qualifications (preferred)
  • Highly  developed interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team
  • Strong commitment to high quality patient care
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

For full details refer to the attached Position Description.

For any queries please contact the Manager directly

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Respect for all | Safe always | Partnering in care| Learnign and improving everyday

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Stream Leader Older Adults Mental Health Community Program

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Edel Doyle - (03) 8804 9920

Stream Leader Older Adults Mental Health Community Program