Community Mental Health Clinicians – Bellarine Barwon Health

JOB DESCRIPTION

Newcomb CHC
Permanent Full Time,Permanent Part Time,Temporary Full Time,Temporary Part Time

  • Advance your skillset within multidisciplinary teams committed to innovation
  • Build your career at a service with ongoing opportunities for advancement
  • Work the hours & locations that work for you- multiple opportunities available

Area Profile

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers.

Enjoy the range of lifestyle choices Geelong has to offer including inner city, coastal, suburban and high standard of schooling options throughout the area. You will appreciate the beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries. To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website. 

About the service

Barwon Health’s Adult Continuing Care Services (CCS) provides community supports to people aged between 16 and 65 years, experiencing serious mental health needs. Our service delivery includes comprehensive crisis assessment, crisis management and treatment, case management of complex issues and mobile outreach. We have community case teams situated in five locations across the Barwon region ranging from Corio and Geelong West to Bellarine, Torquay & Colac. Each team is situated in a community health centre that is situated close to the city centres, beaches or local community hubs.

There is opportunity for clinicians to work specifically within one CCS team or across a variety of locations.

About the Roles

1 x Temporary Full Time – 80 hours per fortnight (until 30/10/2022) -Newcomb

1 x Temporary Part Time – 48 hours per fortnight (until 26/5/2023)- Newcomb

1 x Temporary Part Time – 24 hours per fortnight (until 04/01/2023)-Newcomb

1x Temporary Part Time – 32 hours per fortnight (until 30/05/2023)- Torquay

1 x Temporary Full Time – 80 hours per fortnight (until 09/10/2022)

As the successful applicant your responsibilities include facilitating assessment, service provision and providing coordination of care, whether hospital or community based, or across different types of services. Other duties include;

  • Development of a comprehensive recovery and treatment plan with the consumer
  • Consumer and carer education, support and follow-up
  • Assessment of consumers’ medical, psychosocial and current service needs
  • Development, implementation and evaluation of Treatment & Care Plans
  • Referrals and assistance with linkage to medical, NDIA, mental health, substance use services and psychosocial services as needed

Please note we will be interviewing and offering positions on an ongoing basis and will endeavour to update the available opportunities listed above in this advertisement.

What we offer

  • Relocation packages & assistance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Attractive salary packaging benefits!
    • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments
    • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Mental Health Recruitment team via email at [email protected] noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.You will be required to upload your Immunisation History with evidence of influenza vaccination from March 2022 in the application process. Please use the “free text document” upload function for this purpose.

#Melbourne, Victoria

Enquiries: Charity Stewart
Ph: 0466 926 327
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JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Barwon Health

Job Salary

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