Mental Health Clinician – Grade 2/RPN 3 

  • Short Term Assessment & Treatment Clinic
  • Permanent Full Time
  • Up to $90,812.80 P.A. (paid pro rata)


Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services.  We provide a comprehensive range of high quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care and community health services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


About the role

This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to an enhanced mental health service for infant, children and youth (0-25 yo) who are experiencing serious mental ill health.

The ICYMHS Access Team provides the entry point into the service for children, young people, and their families who are generally contacting mental health services for the first time. In addition, the role includes brief intervention work with young people and families in the Short Term Assessment & Treatment Clinic.

Our team is expanding! We have a position for a Grade 2/RPN 3 Mental Health Clinician to join our skilled and enthusiastic team, located in vibrant Box Hill.  This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a new clinic within our service.


About you

The Grade 2 role includes: 

  • Telephone and face-to-face assessments of young people presenting with acute and/or complex mental health concerns
  • Managing and prioritising referrals for the CYMHS community and specialist teams in consultation with senior staff
  • Short term intervention for young people and their families
  • Opportunity to participate in primary and secondary consultations to other service providers in conjunction with senior staff
  • Opportunity for extended hours (until 8pm) on Monday evenings

Benefits of the role include belonging to an experienced and supportive multi-disciplinary team, regular clinical supervision and regular professional development.

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.


What we offer

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

The benefits of working for Eastern Health include: 

  • 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 peoples, 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 manger 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.**