Mental Health Clinician (Occ Therapist) – Youth Horsham Ballarat Health Services


Mental Health Clinician (RPN3, P2, SW2, OT2)
Location: Grampians Health: Horsham Mental Health Service
Permanent position: 80 hours per fortnight including monthly ADO

About Grampians Health

Grampians Health was established 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services to deliver safe, sustainable, healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term.

This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.

A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities.

Our communities are diverse ? as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in   beautiful region.

Grampians Health provides acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care, administration and support services.  This means your career will be as diverse and rewarding as you strive to be.

About the role

Horsham Mental Health Service is a division of Grampians Health.   As a Mental Health Clinician based in Horsham you will carry a manageable caseload of clients with significant mental health difficulties and provide evidence-based treatment. You will encounter a diverse range of presentations, conduct crisis assessments and develop appropriate plans for people experiencing acute symptoms and/or psychosocial distress. Working in our team will provide you with the opportunity to develop and consolidate your diagnostic skills, your understanding of psychotropic medications and your treatment skills within a supportive multidisciplinary team including regular consultation with our psychiatrist.  Personal professional development through ongoing tertiary education and other opportunities are encouraged.

Are you:

  • Committed to providing care to people with significant mental health difficulties?
  • Able to effectively engage with people and their families?
  • Interested in improving your skills and knowledge to further develop your professional practice?
  • Looking for a relaxed country lifestyle without the restrictions of city life, with everything five minutes away and no parking hassles.

Grampians Health Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Discounted on-site parking
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs
  • Relocation assistance negotiable
  • Scope for additional remuneration through weekend and on-call rostering, ATO benefits, salary packaging options including remote area housing.

Horsham Region
Located on the banks of the Wimmera River, Horsham is the retail, business & service centre of the Wimmera region.  With a growing population of approximately 20,000, Horsham is a vibrant city in which to live, work and play.  With all the facilities that you would expect from a regional city, Horsham offers affordable housing, education and accessible community services alongside a vibrant combination of food, art, shopping, culture and nature. 

With legendary natural attractions such as the Grampians National Park, world renowned Mount Arapiles and the Little Desert National Park at your doorstep, there are many amazing natural features to see and explore.  Food lovers will delight in the opportunity to sample from the restaurants, farm gates and cellar doors of some of Australia?s best and most awarded venues.

If you are dreaming of a career change with country lifestyle, and want to swap expensive urban dwelling for stunning natural landscapes, Horsham is the place for you.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Trevor James, Team Leader on 0477 538 515 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

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+.



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