Mental Health Act Compliance Clinician Ballarat Health Services


Mental Health Services
Permanent Full Time

Mental Health Act Compliance Clinician
Location: Ballarat Health Services
Employment type: Permanent Full-time
Hours per fortnight: 80 hours per fortnight with a monthly ADO

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated Clinician to undertake an ongoing position in the Mental Health team.

Ballarat Health Services, proudly part of Grampians Health – Ballarat Mental Health Services (BHS – BMHS) is a dynamic Area Mental Health Service striving to provide the highest standards of treatment for the City of Ballarat and local surrounding communities, while maintaining a commitment to a continuously improving clinical environment.

We are currently in the process of undergoing significant service reform with the active involvement and engagement of all staff in the service. This provides an opportunity to be involved in contributing to the development of an innovative, contemporary and person centred Mental Health Service. The service provides opportunity to further develop skills and knowledge, with a commitment to supporting ongoing professional development and supervision.

Ballarat is a great place to live, with low commuting times, a clean, safe environment and all the facilities you would expect from a regional city. With a population of around 100,000 residents Ballarat offers premium job opportunities, world-class education, affordable housing, exciting restaurants and retail options, accessible community services, beautiful heritage, first-class events and a great lifestyle for all. Lifestyle, investment and employment opportunities are all reasons why more than 2,000 people choose to relocate to Ballarat every year.

In this position you will be responsible for the reporting and monitoring of the Mental Health Act (MHA) 2014 documentation to ensure that clinical practice standards are contemporary and complaint with MHA 2014 legislation. This role will also partake in auditing, review of breaches and will provide advice and strategic support to optimise compliance and minimise breaches within Grampians Health.

Applications are sought from candidates with extensive working knowledge and experience in the contemporary application
of the MHA and the associated legislative reporting requirements.

If you want to work in a multi disciplinary team we would be delighted to receive your application. If you have any further enquiries please contact Mark Thornett on 0429 461 325 or Paula Matheson on 0431 256 554.

A current Victorian Drivers Licence, immunisation clearance, Working with Children Check and a satisfactory current police record check are mandatory for this position.

All applications must be submitted online.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual (or allies) LGBTQIA+.


Enquiries: Mark Thornett
Ph: 0429 461 325
Applications Close: 29/06/2022



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