Team Leader / Senior Clinician Community Mental Health

Job posted: 04/08/2022
Applications close: 18/08/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 64840

Reference: 64840

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

 Senior Clinician and Team Leader

  • Full Time, Ongoing position - Allied Health Grade 3, Nursing Grade 4

  • Delivery of Evidence-Based interventions in a supportive environment

  • Attractive working conditions including 5 weeks annual leave

We are a caring, cohesive and dynamic multi-disciplinary team which provides evidenced-based treatment of our consumers with challenging and complex mental health presentations.  This role provides leadership to this team, support to Management and participation in regular discipline specific supervision to facilitate your development as a leader and to support your clinical work. This is an opportunity to work in a highly supportive and progressive team, delivering evidence based interventions in acute and non-acute settings.

Your new role:

  • Deliver Evidence-Based treatment and interventions that support to consumers with complex mental health related needs and their families/carers

  • Drive self-development; contribute expertise in clinical meetings and to improve service delivery

  • Participate in, and provide, supervision to staff of your discipline as well as students

  • Actively lead in discipline specific and multidisciplinary team activities and meetings

  • Provide an expert opinion regarding clinical decision making, risk management and treatment planning.

About you:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of severe mental illness and psychiatric disability (7 years for social workers)

  • Capacity to undertake alcohol and other drug screening, assessment, treatment planning, brief interventions with clients who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders

  • Knowledge of effective evidence-based interventions appropriate to low prevalence disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder, personality disorder and substance abuse.

  • Sound treatment skills for people with severe and enduring mental health conditions, or willingness and capacity to commit to the development of EB knowledge and practice

  • A current Victorian Driver’s License, and ongoing ability to use this form of transport

Benefit of working with the Royal Melbourne Hospital/NorthWestern Mental Health:

  • NWMH boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development

  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary packaging

  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff health service, peer support program, Staff Wellbeing calendar and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Checks. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Team Leader / Senior Clinician Community Mental Health

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Joseph Judge - 0499572990
Dr Tina Thomas - 93773400

Team Leader / Senior Clinician Community Mental Health