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Senior Mental Health Clinician

Peninsula Health
  • Great team, respectful culture & supportive management
  • Option of part time or full time, flexible working arrangements available to suit your lifestyle!
  • Excellent salary packaging benefits, discounted onsite parking and employee benefits program
  • Frankston, Mornington Peninsula & surrounding locations

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

The Access and Assessment Team (AAT) is a multidisciplinary community based team providing an assertive comprehensive Assessment and Brief Intervention service; incorporating Telephone Triage (formally CATT) and Police, Ambulance & Clinician Early Response (PACER). The initial telephone assessment determines the urgency and nature of the AAT response. Whilst AAT predominately caters to the needs of adults (above 16), after hours services covers all age ranges. AAT work closely with the Emergency Department, Victorian Police and other Emergency Services to provide quality care to our clients.

As a Senior member of this multidisciplinary team your skills will be utilised across all areas of the team; Assessment, Telephone Triage and working alongside Victoria Police as a PACER clinician. You will receive support, supervision, a comprehensive orientation program, study leave, professional development opportunities and work across a 7 day rotating roster.

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:

  • Registered Nurse (with Higher Qualification in Mental Health), Social Worker, OT or Clinical Psychologist with relevant registration
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the mental health field including acute inpatient services and/or community mental health care
  • Proven ability in the management of clients with a major mental illness and in the techniques of assessment, crisis intervention, counselling and psychosocial rehabilitation

What Next

Apply Now!

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.

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

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.

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