Mental Health Child and Youth Consultant

Job Location: Ballarat & Central Highlands
Employer: Ballarat Health Services
Part time

Mental Health Services
Permanent Part Time

Location: Grampians Area Mental Health and Wellbeing Service
Employment type: Permanent part time
Hours per fortnight: 64

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated Child and Youth Consultant to undertake an fixed-term position with the Grampians Area Mental Health and Wellbeing Service (GAMHWS) Lived Experience Workforce.

GAMHWS is a dynamic Area Mental Health Service striving to provide the highest standards of treatment for the Grampians region while maintaining a commitment to a continuously improving clinical environment.

We are currently in the process of undergoing significant service reform with the active involvement and engagement of all staff in the service. This provides an opportunity to be involved in contributing to the development of an innovative, contemporary and person-centred Mental Health Service. The service provides opportunity to further develop skills and knowledge, with a commitment to supporting ongoing professional development and supervision.

Ballarat is a great place to live, with low commuting times, a clean, safe environment and all the facilities you would expect from a regional city. With a population of around 100,000 residents Ballarat offers premium job opportunities, world-class education, affordable housing, exciting restaurants and retail options, accessible community services, beautiful heritage, first-class events and a great lifestyle for all. Lifestyle, investment and employment opportunities are all reasons why more than 2,000 people choose to relocate to Ballarat every year.

Employees who undertake a career at GAMHWS will find the role is both challenging and rewarding, with exposure to a wide range of mental health presentations and opportunities for professional development, career progression and advancement.

Applications are sought from candidates interested in developing specialist skills in the area of consumer advocacy and service improvement. This is a superb opportunity for you to develop your mental health Lived Experience career.

If you have any further enquiries please contact Mark Lacey, (LEW Coordinator) on 53204100.

A current Victorian Drivers Licence, immunisation clearance, working with children check and a satisfactory current police record check are mandatory for this position.

All applications must be submitted online.

Vaccination against COVID-19 is a mandatory requirement for healthcare workers in Victoria, and as such, all employees at Grampians Health. All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent. 

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual (or allies) LGBTQIA+.


Enquiries: Tina Winzar
Ph: 53204100
Applications Close: 13/12/2021

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