Community Mental Health Clinician – OT’s, SW’s, Psych’s or MHN Northern Health


Company description:

As an organisation we have a clear focus on how we service and partner with our community, including our strategy of helping the community stay well when at home. Our reputation of community minded, inclusive and progressive is matched to none.

Job description:

The Role:

Multiple opportunities exists for Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Psychologists or Mental Health Nurses to join the team at Northern Health. Hotham Street Clinic is now seeking expressions of interest for all who would like to progress their careers as a Mental Health Clinician and become a pivotal part in the future of Mental Health.

At NAMHS Hotham Street you will find:

  • An enthusiastic, friendly, professional group of clinicians of various disciplines
  • We work hard and we work well as a team
  • The team respects the professionalism of all staff members
  • We are encouraged to work autonomously as well as part of our larger team
  • Professional development is encouraged and supported.

Once you have seen our service and spoken to some of our wonderful team members, you will be part of something special and help us make a difference. Come, arrange a site visit and chat with us over a coffee!

To be successful in this role you will have the ability to:

  • Provide recovery-oriented care including assessment and development of interventions in collaboration with consumers/carers/families and other service providers including GP’s NDIS service providers and other stakeholders
  • Provide discipline specific evidence-based practice and appropriate treatment options as required
  • Partake in discipline specific clinical supervision and workload management
  • Contribute in ongoing professional development activities and in-service training and sharing new found knowledge with the clinical team

Your Contribution:

  • Experience in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of severe mental illness and psychiatric disability
  • Capacity to undertake alcohol and other drug screening, assessment, treatment planning, brief interventions with clients who have a co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development for self and for team members
  • A current Victorian Driver’s License, and ongoing ability to use this form of transport

Next Steps . . .

If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, then we would love to hear from you. Please click on the ‘Apply’ button and follow the prompts.

For further details, please refer to the Position Description or alternatively contact: Janne-Maree Blackman, Program Manager Hotham Street Community Team, NAMHS, via 9416 6300

Applications close 25 November 2022.

We offer:

We offer a range of benefits to support and reward staff both personally and professionally, which includes:

  • Health and Wellbeing programs, including our ‘Thrive’ program
  • Flexibility in the workplace and extra leave options and support
  • An inclusive and culturally safe space
  • State of the art facilities and campus partnerships
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development through our ‘Learning Labs’
  • Access to salary packaging, EAP and our online library

For a glimpse of life at NH, click here.

Work with us! Northern Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce which reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, as well as applicants who are LGBTIQ+, who have different abilities, or are from culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds are encouraged.



Northern Health

Job Salary

From 45000 to 49999 AUD per year