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Community Mental Health Clinician

Peninsula Health

• Are you an Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, Psychologist or Mental Health Nurse looking for a rewarding career in mental health?
• Option of part time or full time, flexible working arrangements available to suit your lifestyle!
• Salary range is $80,000 - $100,000 based on experience and profession

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.
In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

Access and Assessment Team clinicians conduct face-to-face holistic assessments in our Frankston, Mornington and Rosebud community clinics as well as in the client’s home. Mental health assessments and treatment is provided to people who require urgent, short term or ongoing intensive community based support.

As a member of this multidisciplinary team your skills will be utilised within both the assessment and the telephone triage service, triaging and reviewing the mental health status of clients. You will receive support, supervision, a comprehensive orientation program, study leave and professional development opportunities. You will work across a 7 day rotating roster with the option of part time or full time to suit your lifestyle. Permanent roles available and short-term contracts considered.

What We offer

We offer a wide range of employee benefits, some of which are:

  • Relocation allowance available to approved applicants to assist with costs of relocating
  • Guidance and assistance with relocation needs
  • Corporate membership rates with Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre and YAWA Aquatic Centre
  • Salary packaging options that increase your take home pay
  • Discounted onsite car parking
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:

  • Registration as a Registered Nurse, Social Worker, OT or Clinical Psychologist
  • Post graduate qualification in Mental Health or specialist undergraduate Mental Health program (Registered Nurse only)
  • Extensive experience in the mental health field including acute in-patient services and/or community mental health care

What Next

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If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

Frankston Hospital Expansion

The redevelopment will transform services at the hospital – delivering a new 12-storey clinical services tower and main entrance, an additional 130 beds, new spaces for mental health and oncology services and a state-of-the-art theatre suite.

With more families choosing to make Frankston home, the bigger and better Frankston Hospital will also deliver expanded women’s and children’s services, including new maternity, obstetrics and paediatric wards, a women’s clinic and a special care nursery.
Once completed, the bigger and better hospital will have the capacity to treat approximately 35,000 more patients each year – cutting wait times and reducing pressure on other Melbourne hospitals.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Peninsula Health immunisation policy. Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.

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