Lead Clinician – Maryborough Community Mental Health Bendigo Health

JOB DESCRIPTION

 Work in an environment that offers: 

  • A dynamic and growing health service that embraces new technologies
  • A culture which has a strong attitude to teaching and supporting staff
  • An opportunity to support the growth in demand for services

 

The Position 

Position Title: Lead Clinician – Mayborough Community Mental Health
Classification: Dependent on qualification
Salary per hour (exc. super): Dependent on qualification
Hours per fortnight: Up to 80 (multiple positions available)
Employment Status: Full Time Ongoing, Part Time Ongoing
Other requirements: COVID-19 Vaccination

 

Role Description

The Maryborough Lead Clinician will work outreach from our Bendigo Adult team, and will provide assessment and treatment, psycho-education and support for patients of Psychiatric Services and their families/carer(s) in the context of an integrated community mental health team. In this community based recovery role, clinicians have the opportunity to build a relationship with their patient as they provide recovery focused treatment and support to persons experiencing mental illness throughout all stages of recovery

The Lead Clinician will:

  • provide outreach from Bendigo Adult CMH team
  • Make a difference to individuals and their families with mental health challenges
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide high quality clinical services to those with a lived experience of serious mental illness
  • Provide assessment and clinical treatment, case management and support for patients, their families and carer(s)
  • Identify, engage and include other key community agencies and service providers involved in the provision of rehabilitation, recovery, support, and discharge planning consistent with the patients and family/carer(s) needs

 

Bendigo Health

Our 700 bed state of the art hospital was built in 2017. We are a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. We have all of the latest technologies allowing our 5000 staff to deliver Excellent Care to Every Person, Every Time. Remuneration is in accordance with Victorian Public Health Enterprise Agreements and generous salary packaging arrangements are offered to all staff. Bendigo Health offer:

  • Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Salary Packaging
  • Financial relocation support available for eligible applicants
  • Reimbursements for the cost of obtaining any required pre-employment checks (Police Check, WWCC and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check)
  • Staff health and wellbeing programs
  • Access to recommended immunisations
  • Smoke free environment

If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the on boarding process.

 

The Team

The team is part of Bendigo Health?s Mental Health Department.

As well as providing a community based adult mental health service in Bendigo, psychiatric services also has community based teams located in 5 rural areas throughout the region – Castlemaine, Kyneton, Maryborough in the South and Echuca and Swan Hill in the North. These multidisciplinary teams provide care to persons living in their communities experiencing mental illness 16 – 64 years.

In the context of an integrated community mental health team, and under the direction of the Manager and team Psychiatrist, Community Mental Health Clinicians provide psychiatric triage, intake, assessment and treatment, psycho-education and support for patients of Psychiatric Services and their families /carer(s).

 

Maryborough Region

Situated on the northern slopes of the Great Dividing Range and surrounded by bushland, the large town of Maryborough is located in the heart of the Victorian Goldfields region. Maryborough boasts grand gold rush architecture, lush gardens, antiques, art and a fast growing food and wine scene, and a splendid cluster of heritage buildings, including the Court House, Town Hall, Post Office and Old Fire Station, which display the fine workmanship of a bygone era.

 

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.

 

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Bendigo Health

Job Salary

Dependent on qualifications