Mental Health + AOD Clinician Eastern Health


Mental Health + AOD Clinician

  • Full time or Part time considered
  • Attractive salary + Benefits + Salary Packaging
  • $88,644.40 to $106,834 P.A. (paid pro rata) 

About the Role:

Are you a dedicated healthcare professional with a passion for improving lives? If so, we have a compelling opportunity for you to make a meaningful impact. As a Clinician in the Hamilton Centre and AOD Pathways, you will play a vital role in delivering high-quality care to individuals facing drug and/or alcohol concerns within the context of psychological or social complexity.

Why Choose Us:

  • Integrated Approach: Join a service that values interdisciplinary, integrated care. Collaborate within a dynamic team to develop and implement personalized care plans, ensuring smoother and client-centered care delivery.

  • Expert Guidance: Create essential relationships between mental health and AOD services, offering expert guidance to mental health clinicians and other stakeholders. Your insights will enhance referrals and provide crucial support.


  • Clinical Excellence: Utilize your clinical knowledge and skills in AOD and Mental Health to provide exceptional care. Be a role model within the clinical team and adhere to Eastern Health Policies, Standards, and Practice Guidelines.

  • Strategic Contribution: Play a key role in planning, developing, and operating the Hamilton Centre and AOD Pathways. Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to ensure efficient, effective, and responsive clinical operations.

  • Seamless Communication: Work closely with the broader Hamilton Centre, Mental Health, and AOD service system to establish a smooth referral process and seamless communication.

  • Support Hub: Manage the SCS helpline (AOD Pathways and 1800 Hamilton) on a rostered basis. Assist mental health clinicians, Other Health Professionals, Clients, and Families seeking support from our services.

  • Expert Consultation: Provide secondary consultation to clinicians in the mental health and AOD service system, contributing to improved treatment outcomes.

  • Guidance and Mentorship: Offer guidance, mentoring, and coaching to health clinicians, consumers, families, and carers in service navigation.

  • Collaborative Approach: Attend team meetings and actively contribute to workload allocation and clinical review meetings, fostering an environment that values autonomy within a collegiate setting.

  • Enhanced Partnerships: Build relationships with internal and external stakeholders across Turning Point, Eastern Health, and other AOD services, enhancing the mentorship of mental health clinicians.

  • Resource Expertise: Develop knowledge of local and statewide resources and services, guiding referrals, linkages, and advocacy to proactively improve client access.

What we offer

 Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!  

Please note: 

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring

Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manager listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.


Values in Action: Respect for all | Safe always | Partnering in care | Learning and improving every day

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**