Mental Health Clinician Mental Health Forensic Interface Team – North West Area Mental Health Service

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Mental Health Clinician Mental Health Forensic Interface Team – North West Area Mental Health Service


Job Description

Mental Health Clinician

Mental Health Forensic Interface Team – North West Area Mental Health Service

  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training and research
  • Small friendly team environment located in Pascoe Vale South
  • Full Time, ongoing role  

We are offering you an exciting opportunity to join a select and specialised small team that operates in the North and West of Victoria. We provide enhanced clinical mental health services to those with a mental illness and at risk of serious offending, especially through violent behaviour in the context of making threats against public office holders and/or expressing radicalism and extremism to the extent that the general public may be placed at risk.

This is your opportunity to join the team, receive training and mentoring and develop your skill base.

About us

NorthWestern Mental Health is one of the largest providers of Mental Health Services in Victoria. Our multi-disciplinary workforce of skilled and dynamic clinicians, provide a recovery-oriented team based approach to care.

About you:

  • Clinical mental health experience
  • Clinical mental health assessment and intervention skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Working knowledge and understanding of culturally sensitive issues and practices
  • Knowledge and experience of community liaison
  • Ability to speak a second relevant language would be well regarded
  • Must hold a current Victorian drviers licence and be willing to drive long distances

A Job to Be Proud Of:

You will;

  • Undertake and participate in thorough mental health assessment
  • Undertake and participate in thorough risk assessment activities at all stages of engagement and treatment of the client cohort utilising designated risk assessment screening tools and violence risk assessment tools (HCR20)
  • Evidence-based practices that are effective for individuals with a mental illness and a grievance
  • Provision of primary, secondary and tertiary consultation services 

Our Commitment to You:

  • We are a values based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • NorthWest Area Mental Health Service supports and looks after it staff so they in turn can care for our community in an environment of innovative mental health care
  • MH-FIT will be an inclusive, supportive and rich learning environment and we will value and welcome your  contributions
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice
  • Reward & Recognition Programs
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Gym, staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Programs  

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.

Connect With Us:  

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

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

Preview Link:

https://melbournehealth.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=WDpp6BgKrmI=&mode=Preview

Contact details:

Christine Hodge - 83718250

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