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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 24517
Position Title Clinician/ Care Coordinator- Mental Health
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Location PH Community Health - Frankston, PH Community Health - Rosebud
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• Work in partnership with correctional services, local GP's and local Aboriginal gathering place ‘Willumwarrain’
• Monday to Friday position
• Accrued Day off once a month
• Frankston Location
• Join a brand new team

Position Summary
Are you a passionate Mental Health Clinician, join an exciting brand new team and create a new initiative that could significantly impact the lives of our local community.

Our the team is a brand new initiative from the Department of Health and will consist of 4 staff members; 2 Mental Health nurses, a Psychologist and a Peer Worker.

The team will work together along with community correctional services, GP’s and local Aboriginal Gathering place to support the delivery of collaborative, safe, high quality primary mental health services. The Team will facilitate referrals and engagement with other relevant health services to support improved mental and physical health outcomes for our clients. Individuals eligible for referral from Community Corrections Service (CCS) into the program are adults (over 18 years).

The overall aim of the Program is to proactively engage eligible individuals and deliver a mental health service to address their mental health needs. Health issues that could be identified include chronic illnesses such as respiratory disease, diabetes, heart disease, dental issues, and social support needs such as housing, employment, family issues.

If this sounds like the position for you, we would love to hear from you!

About Peninsula Health
Peninsula Health provides public healthcare services to residents of the Mornington Peninsula.

Our hospitals and emergency departments are located at Frankston and Rosebud, and we provide a wide range of community health, dental, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative care ad aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.

Person centered care is at the heart of everything we do, guided by our values of Services, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Excellence.
For more information on Peninsula health please feel welcome to visit our website http://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/

Essential Criteria
Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

• Generous Salary Packaging – Save on tax and receive more in your pocket every pay!
• Parking – On-site, low cost parking facilities at all sites
• Beautiful Mornington Peninsula location
• Career development opportunities
• Work in partnership with correctional services, local GP's and local Aboringial gathering place Willumwarrain
• Monday to Friday position
• Accrued Day off once a month
• Join a brand new team

How to apply
To apply for this position via Seek, please click on 'Apply for this Position' which will re-direct you to our careers page. From our Careers page, to apply or to continue with your application from Seek please click on 'Apply Now' and follow the below steps to finalise your application:
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1. Click 'Sign in' and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter
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2. Once registered, click 'Sign in' in the top right hand corner
3. Type in the reference number (located at the top of the ad)
4. Re click 'Apply Now’ and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter
If you experience any issues signing in or registering to our careers page, please feel welcome to contact our HR Hotline on 03 9784 2700.
If you have any questions specific to the position you are applying for, please feel welcome to contact the hiring manager via the contact details below

Other Information
• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must complete a National Criminal History Records Check, meet the immunisation requirements of their role and demonstrate evidence of current work rights to work in Australia prior to commencement. You may also be required to provide a Working With Children Check card. To find out more about our quality employment standards and to prepare your application to join our team please visit: https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/
Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.

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Selection Criteria Essential: A Tertiary Qualification in Social Work, Member (or eligibility for membership) of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
Essential: Proven ability in the management of clients with a major mental illness and in the techniques of assessment, crisis intervention, counselling and psychosocial rehabilitation.
Essential: Demonstrated theoretical frameworks and relevant experience in providing clinical supervision of clinicians.
Essential: Extensive experience in the mental health field and/or community mental health care
Essential: Demonstrated working knowledge and understanding of the Victorian Mental Health Act 2014, the National Standards for Mental Health Services 2010, the National Practice Standards for the Mental Health Workforce 2013 and the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards including EQuIP.
Essential: Current Victorian Drivers Licence
Desirable: Sound understanding of the criminal justice and forensic mental health systems and issues faced by clients who have mental illnesses and have contact with the criminal justice system.
Desirable: Knowledge of evidence-based risk assessment and management tools that utilise the structured professional judgement approach within forensic settings
Desirable: Relevant postgraduate qualifications.
Desirable: Knowledge of evidence-based interventions within forensic settings.
Contact Person Deb Webster
Contact Number 0466946379
Alternate Contact Person Tony Merrett
Alternate Contact Number 00417517621
Closing Date 10/02/2019
Position Description FMHiCH - Mental Health Clinician-Care Coordinator,.pdf