Senior Clinician - Child & Youth Mental Health Services

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Senior Clinician - Child & Youth Mental Health Services

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Senior Clinician – Child and Youth Mental Health Services

 An exciting opportunity currently exists for a Registered Nurse, Registered Psychiatric Nurse,  Social Worker, Psychologist or Occupational Therapist to join the Latrobe Valley Mental Health team at Latrobe Regional Hospital on a Part Time/Full Time Ongoing basis (0.8 or 1.0) EFT Available.

Reporting to the Manager – Child and Youth Mental Health team, the successful applicant will play an important role in the delivery and clinical leadership of mental health services to child and youth clients of the Latrobe Valley area. 

We are looking for Mental Health Clinicians with the following:

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and ability to work within a multidisciplinary service delivery framework
  • Leadership skills and demonstrated ability to lead a team
  • Clinical knowledge, skills and experience
  • A commitment to ongoing professional training and development, and
  • Demonstrated working knowledge and understanding of the Victorian Mental Health Act 2014, the National Standards for Mental Health Services 1996, the National Standards for the Mental Health Workforce 2002 and the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards including NSQHS standards.

For further information, please contact Darrin Henry, Team Manager CYMHS (03) 5128 0100

“IMPORTANT: All staff employed in the healthcare sector are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 (unless a valid exemption applies). Evidence of Vaccination (or exemption) will be required to be provided prior to commencement.”

Why work for LRH?

A leading Gippsland employer, Latrobe Regional Hospital is Gippsland's specialist referral and trauma centre located 150km east of Melbourne. We are a purpose-built teaching hospital caring for a population of more than 260,000 people. Our comprehensive range of services extends to emergency, intensive care, elective surgery, allied health, obstetrics, medical and radiation oncology at the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre, dialysis and aged care.

We offer:

  • A friendly and supportive team
  • High quality patient care
  • A collaborative and innovative working environment
  • Modern Facilities
  • Electronic Medical Records

Our unique difference:

  • Regional lifestyle opportunities
  • Access to excellent schools, health and transport services
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, paid parental leave and flexible working conditions
  • Expanding specialist services with future redevelopments & expansions

Our commitment to you:

LRH is recognized as a leading learning hospital providing ongoing career opportunities.  We provide a safe and rewarding work environment for all of our staff and have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership excellence, education and training.

Now is an exciting time to join our team with significant growth on the horizon.

Diversity and Inclusion

At LRH we value workforce diversity and inclusion, where individual uniqueness is embraced. We value 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 sexuality.

At LRH 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. LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants on (03) 5173 8653.

We at LRH 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 People & Culture team via email at noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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