Perinatal Mental Health clinician Northern Health


Company description:

As an organisation we have a clear focus on how we service and partner with our community, including our strategy of helping the community stay well when at home. Our reputation of community minded, inclusive and progressive is matched to none.

Job description:

Newly funded position! Fixed Term part time until June 30th 2025.

Join the Northern Area Mental Health Service today!

An exciting opportunity exists for an energetic and experienced Psychiatric Clinician to fill this newly created role as Clinician – Perinatal Mental Health Program at Northern Health.

This is a multidisciplinary role and is open to Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Psychologists.

The role:

  • Provide specialist consultations, assessments and appropriate evidence-based perinatal interventions
  • Be an expert in engaging women to support, promote and maximise participation in their and their children/families and carers collaborative recovery and wellness planning
  • Support service performance and care standards within the Perinatal Mental Health Program
  • Be a key expert resource and clinical advisor to staff within the Area Mental Health Service
  • Be prepared to work effectively with key partners that maintain, grow relationships and actively encourage flow of ideas

About you:

  • Registration with the relevant professional board
  • Demonstrated experience in Perinatal Mental Health
  • A desire to work in concert with hospital and community-based maternity and Child and Maternal Health services
  • Demonstrated ability to work with clinically diverse and demographically complex clinical presentations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Next Steps . . .

If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, then we would love to hear from you. Please click on the ‘Apply’ button and follow the prompts.

For further details, please refer to the attached Position Description. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

Jim Castro, Mental Health Unit Manager – 0417 588 702

Applications close 31 October, 2023