Clinician | Community Mental Health St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne


  • Casual Bank opportunities! Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist or Psychologist
  • Work across our Community Mental Health Service – Fitzroy, East Melbourne and Hawthorn locations
  • Friendly and supportive environment with learning & development encouraged

About the Role

We are looking for energetic and passionate Clinicians to join our casual bank, working across the Continuing Care, Mobile Support and Acute Community Response Teams (CATT/Triage/EDMH/PACER).

Our multidisciplinary teams are creative, imaginative and committed to supporting consumers by providing assessment and treatment services under a recovery-oriented model of care.

We are also supportive, warm and friendly, and pride ourselves on this.

Why Work in Mental Health at St Vincent’s?

  • We passionately believe in a recovery approach, based on people’s personal strengths
  • We believe that people have the capacity to recover, reclaim and transform their lives
  • We nurture and develop our staff with great opportunities for training and career progression
  • Our work in this field is internationally recognised
  • Great location, with easy access to public transport and to the city of Melbourne with trams, buses and trains on the doorstop of the hospital and a vibrant, active social scene close by

Classifications for this position will range from

  • OT/SW Grade 2 YB20 – YB23 or YC42 – YC45 ($81,328 – $93,490 per annum pro rata)
  • Psychologist Grade 2 PK1 – PK4 ($87,287 – $98,285 per annum pro rata)
  • RPN Grade 3 NP81 – NP74 ($91,000 – $101,056 per annum pro rata)

Your Contribution

  • Eligible for registration within your disciplinary requirements and with your relevant professional body
  • Registration with AHPRA (if applicable)
  • A current Victorian driver’s licence.
  • Ability to conduct comprehensive assessments including mental state assessment, risk assessment and plan appropriate interventions.
  • Knowledge and ability to provide Psychiatric Triage services.
  • 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
  • Discounts and Promotions always available through our Foundation
  • Career development & advancement encouraged
  • Culture of continuous improvement
  • Flexible working arrangements where possible

About the Mental Health Team

St. Vincent’s Mental Health Service (SVMHS) includes an adult area mental health service for the inner city areas of Yarra and Boroondara. St Vincent’s is also committed to the ongoing development of a strong peer support workforce.

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.


  • 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.



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