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Senior Mental Health Clinician/Clinician

Job Description

Senior Mental Health Clinician/Clinician

  • Registered Nurse (RPN 3 or RPN4), Clinical Psychologist (G2 or G3), Social Worker (G2 or G3) or Occupational Therapist (G2 or G3)
  • Permanent Full Time position (part - time opportunities also considered)
  • Ringwood East – close to public transport!
  • Salary range $86,824 -$119,324 (dependant on qualifications and experience) 

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

An opportunity exists within the Adult Community Mental Health Services at Murnong Clinic for passionate, enthusiastic & experienced senior mental health clinicians with sound clinical knowledge and mental health experience.

The roles will partner with consumers, carers, families and other service providers to provide high-quality case management and discipline-specific mental health assessment, treatment, consultation and community linkage services within a recovery-oriented framework. This position will be at our clinic in Ringwood East providing centre-based and outreach services.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced mental health clinician wanting a senior role in a supportive, cohesive, and friendly multidisciplinary clinical mental health team. This clinical environment prides itself on supporting colleagues in clinically complex situations, having a strong professional culture, and opportunities for professional development.

About you

To be successful in this role, you should possess the following: 

  • Qualifications and experience as specified in the position description, either as a Registered Nurse, Clinical Psychologist, Social Worker, or Occupational Therapist with appropriate registration.
  • Experience in community mental health practice, including case management and discipline-specific practices.
  • Demonstrated work experience in mental health in a senior role to be considered for RPN4/G3 Allied Health.
  • Support innovation and improvement as a senior clinician to achieve healthcare excellence.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide mental health assessments and interventions for consumers and their carers individually and/or in groups utilising a case management model.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and ability to practice utilising the recovery approach in mental health treatment and support with a focus on working collaboratively with consumers and carers to promote self-determination and enable progress towards reaching personal recovery goals. 
  • Well-developed interpersonal, organisational, and communication skills.
  • A strong commitment to high-quality care.
  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team.
  • Flexible and agile in responding to operational and clinical challenges and complexity, focusing on supporting consumers and their families/carers to address their goals in their recovery journey.

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

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 with booster & Influenza, 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 is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manager listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.


Values in Action: Respect for all | Safe always | Partnering in care | Learning and improving every day

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

Apply now: Eastern Health - Mercury eRecruit

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