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Youth Mental Health Clinician – Jigsaw Colac

Job posted: 08/09/2021
Applications close: 29/09/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 171615

Reference: 171615

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong


  • Make an impact every day in a team invested in your career

  • Make work life balance a reality. Permanent Part Time - 64 hours per f/t

  • Relocation package available if neccessary for all suitable candidates


About the facility


Jigsaw provides specialist early intervention for young people with or at risk of developing a psychotic disorder and treatment services for young people with drug and alcohol and/or high prevalence disorders. Under the auspice of the wider Barwon Health Mental Health & Drug Alcohol Service, it also forms a central component of the Headspace Consortia and is actively involved in service development and innovation to assist in the national campaign to promote early and effective mental health and drug and alcohol interventions for young people.


This position is with the Jigsaw Colac team and is co-located in the modern and bespoke youth hub in central Colac.


About the role


In this role, you will provide mental health, drug and alcohol care and interventions to young people aged 16-25 years old in the Barwon region and be responsible for the delivery of best practice, evidence based treatment and support to young people with emerging or established mental health difficulties. This is a service that is safe and allows people to live the best lives they can whilst making informed choices.


The successful applicant will need to be a Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Psychologist, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker.


Relocation Package


We are offering the successful candidate a package of up to $8,400 to cover any costs required for reallocation to undertake the role.* Please email mentalhealth.recruitment@barwonhealth.org.au if you wish to find out more and to check if you are eligible for this package.


About the Culture


Jigsaw Colac is a dynamic, hands-on and supportive team that is patient focused, professional and engaged with its team members. We are an enthusiastic and committed team who work cohesively together in a positive work environment. We promote positive respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and in the community.


Barwon Health staff benefits



  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development pathways, access to education and dedicated educators in the Swanston Centre

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging


Diversity and Inclusion


At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.


At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.


We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.


If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Mental Health Recruitment team via email at mentalhealth.recruitment@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.


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#Geelong, Victoria

Youth Mental Health Clinician – Jigsaw Colac

Job type:

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Job classification:

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Contact:

DARREN RIGGON - (03) 4215 8300
Marg Kent - (03) 4215 8300

Youth Mental Health Clinician – Jigsaw Colac