Lead Clinician Community Mental Health – Swan Hill Bendigo Health


Work in an environment that offers:

  • Fantastic opportunity to work with a leading regional health service
  • Genuine opportunities to further your career and build on your skills in a supportive team
  • Great work/life balance – live and work close to home


Position Details 

Position Title: Lead Clinician Community Mental Health 
Location: Swan Hill
Classification: Dependent on qualifications and experience
Salary per hour (exc. super): $43.68 – $51.76
Hours per fortnight: 64 – 80 hours  (including monthly ADO for full-time)
Employment Status: Permanent full-time or permanent part-time


Your New Role

As a Community Mental Health Clinician, you will play a critical part in our multi-disciplinary community mental health team.  You will provide community-based assessment, treatment and support to adults (25-65 years) who are experiencing complex mental health disorders. Our practice is family sensitive, so you’ll also ensure that families and carers are included and well-supported.  

Based in our Swan Hill office, you’ll work closely with our friendly and welcoming team, to ensure that all of our patients receive high-quality care when they need it. 

If you’re looking for flexibility, we’ve got you covered. This position is available full-time (80 hours per fortnight, with a monthly ADO) or part-time (64-76 hours per fortnight). Our service operates Monday to Friday, 08:30am-5:00pm. We can offer flexible working arrangements to suit your needs.


About You

You might be a Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Psychologist or Social Worker, ideally with experience and post-graduate qualifications in Mental Health. 

If you have already completed a graduate year, but you’re still early in your clinical career, you will be well-supported to continue developing your skills in our caring team. 

You’ll be an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills, underpinned by sound clinical knowledge and experience.  While you’re managing your own case-load, you’ll also be willing to pitch in and contribute positively as part of a close-knit regional team.  Great organisational skills and attention to detail will ensure you can stay on top of your busy and varied workload.  

A driver’s licence is essential, as you will be required to travel regularly throughout our region. 


Working for Bendigo Health

Our team love working with us, and it’s easy to understand why. We’ve got a fantastic range of benefits for our employees, including:

  • Up to $20,000 in tax-free relocation support, if you’re moving to join our team
  • Generous salary packaging opportunities, to increase your take-home pay each fortnight
  • Flexible working arrangements, with the opportunity to work full-time or part-time
  • Visa sponsorship for you and your family, if you need it
  • Experienced and supportive leaders, who genuinely care about their team
  • Staff health and wellbeing programs
  • Genuine opportunities to broaden your skillset, and progress in your career
  • An independent and confidential Employee Assistance Program
  • A terrific staff discount program, across health insurance, banking and local businesses

On top of all this, our Mental Health team are supported by our Mental Health Professional Development Unit.  They provide our team with education, professional development, career-planning and supervision opportunities.  If you have aspirations to grow in your career, or gain different experiences in your clinical practice, we’ll help you find the way. 


Living in the Swan Hill Region

Swan Hill offers excellent schools, shopping and cultural precincts, sporting and recreational facilities including the renowned Murray Downs Golf and Country Club. We can offer generous flexible working arrangements – giving you more time to enjoy the fantastic restaurants, beautiful parks, walking trails and recreational activities within our region.

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If you’re relocating to our region, we’re here to help you. We will provide you with generous financial support, to help cover the cost of your move. We’ll also provide you and your family with practical, on-the-ground assistance to get settled, by connecting you with important services such as real estate, childcare, education, sport and community groups. We want your move to be stress-free, so you can focus on settling into your new role, and enjoying the amazing lifestyle on offer here.



We’d love to hear from you!  Click APPLY NOW and follow the prompts.  Please ensure that you attach a cover letter and an up-to-date copy of your resume. 

Do you have questions?  Please feel free to contact Xavier Moloney, Manager on 03 5036 1900

Diversity and Inclusion

Bendigo Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and social inclusion and encourage people from a diverse cultural background, people with disabilities and or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people to apply.