Mental Health Clinician Community Mental Health

Full Time
Fitzroy VIC
$81,328 - $93,490 a year
Posted 30+ days ago
Job description
Job Description:
  • Permanent full time opportunity, Hawthorn location
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Psychiatric Nurse (RPN3), Occupational Therapist (OT2), Social Worker (SW2), Clinical Psychologist (P2)
About the Role Based at our Hawthorn Clinic, this is a great opportunity to increase your skills in community mental health. You will provide a high standard of clinical assessment, treatment and support to clients of the St. Vincent’s integrated adult MHS and their carers, demonstrating excellence in discipline specific and recovery-focused case management skills. You will join a dynamic community mental health team operating under a recovery-oriented model of care, utilising the Strengths Model of Case Management.
  • Build a therapeutic alliance with the consumer and family/carers and actively engage them in the planning, delivery and evaluation of their care
  • Undertake the assessment, provision of treatment and delivery of targeted interventions to consumers with complex mental health related needs and their family/carers
  • Assist in the provision of primary, secondary and tertiary consultation services, community development and education, liaison and linkage to other agencies
  • Work within the Strengths Model of recovery orientated practice
Classifications for this position will range from:
  • OT/SW Grade 2 YB20 - YB23 or YC42 - YC45 ($81,328 - $93,490 per annum)
  • Psychologist Grade 2 PK1 - PK4 ($87,287 - $98,285 per annum)
  • RPN Grade 3 NP81 - NP74 ($91,000 - $101,056 per annum)
Your Contribution
  • Bachelor Degree in Occupational Therapy or Social Work
  • Clinical Masters in Psychology and current registration as a Psychologist
  • Division 3 or Division 1 Nurse with Psychiatric Endorsement from AHPRA
  • Registration with AHPRA (if applicable)
  • A minimum of at least 2 years post qualification clinical experience within Mental Health Services
  • Experience in the provision of assessment, discipline specific intervention and case management services to consumers with a serious mental illness and complex needs and their carers within a recovery framework
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Postgraduate qualifications in relevant area of specialty or in the process of achieving the same are desirable
  • Current National criminal history check, or willing to obtain
What We Offer
  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ability to join Fitness Passport - Your pass to an extensive choice of fitness facilities
  • Staff Health Centre
  • Close to public transport and car parks
  • Discounts and Promotions always available through our Foundation
  • Career development & advancement encouraged
  • Culture of continuous improvement
About the Hawthorn Continuing Care Team St. Vincent’s Mental Health (SVMH) includes an adult area mental health service for the inner city areas of Yarra and Boroondara. The Hawthorn Continuing Care Teams provide ongoing specialist treatment and support to meet the identified needs of clients who suffer with a serious mental illness and associated high level of disability in the City of Boroondara. The multidisciplinary team provides a range of clinical and therapeutic interventions using the recovery-focused Strengths Model of Recovery-Oriented Practice. Working at St Vincent’s St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services and is driven by values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence. Application
  • Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.
Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Inclusion is essential to our mission and diversity reflects the community we serve. Please visit our website, for further information regarding our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment at SVHM SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations). This position is subject to a Victorian government direction regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Successful applicants must meet these vaccination requirements. Please contact us if you would like to know more.
Contact Details: Bridget Organ Manager CMH 0419489204 Alternate Contact: Jodie Davis, Manager HCMHS 0414994816 Closing Date: 3 September 2022 11:59pm Reconciliation Action Plan: At St Vincent's we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees. As part of our Commitment to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap in employment related outcomes, we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. For further information, visit https :// or get in contact at [email protected]

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