Senior Community Clinician, MWAMHS, Melton.

September 11, 2021

Location: Melbourne Western Suburbs
Company: Royal Melbourne Hospital
Full Time

Melton Health and Community Services Centre
Full Time

Senior Mental Health Clinician

  • An opportunity to work within an integrated team, in an expanding growth corridor of metropolitan Melbourne.
  • Expand your skill set and support the development of our future workforce.
  • Support people living in the community with mental illness.

MWAMHS provides a comprehensive range of specialist mental health services to people who reside in the local government areas of Melton, Brimbank and parts of Hume (Sunbury/Bulla).

The team is comprised of enthusiastic and passionate clinicians (nursing, occupational therapy, social work, psychology and medical) who strive to promote mental health and wellbeing for our registered consumers while supporting their carers

Your Role 

  • Coordinate care as appropriate by communicating and advocating for the consumer and their family/carers with NWMH Programs and external service providers. 
  • Prepare transition plans in conjuction with lead consultant,registrar and acute care clinicians involving the client,carer and significant others. 
  • Ability to coordinate and plan acute crisis urgent assessments and secondary consultation working alongside Melton Police as part of a new PACER service initiative. 

About you

  • Lead with kindness, role modelling open communication and a desire to support and enhance clinical care across the team  
  • Pro-actively contribute to innovative service planning and development 
  • Passionate about improving outcomes for people with a mental illness
  • Extensive experience in assessment/treatment of people with mental illness / psychiatric disability
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership within a multidisciplinary team
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • High level awareness of legislation governing mental health practice

 

Benefits

  • Be part of the NWMH workforce with a cohesive leadership group. 
  • Rich opportunities for professional development,training and research

Interested?


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.


If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

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.

 

 

Enquiries: Lindsay Vernon
Ph: 0408106140
Applications Close: 24/09/2021

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