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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 26922
Position Title Senior Mental Health Clinician
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Location Frankston Hospital
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Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

We are currently seeking a Senior Mental Health Clinician to join the brand new Peninsula Health Crisis Hub based in Frankston Hospital Emergency Department.

You will work closely with the Crisis Hub Manager and other stakeholders to develop and implement new processes in line with the agreed model of care. The role will be clinical, providing brief assessment to the cohort on initial presentation to the Emergency Department and prioritising, coordinating and facilitating timely assessment by the most appropriate clinical staff. Please refer to the attached Position Description for further information.

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:

• Qualified Nurse, Social Worker, OT or Clinical Psychologist with relevant registration and additional qualifications in AOD
• Extensive experience in the mental health field including acute in-patient services and/or community mental health care.
• Proven ability in the management of clients with a major mental illness and in techniques of assessment, crisis intervention, and counselling and psychosocial rehabilitation.

What Next

Apply Now!

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Selection Criteria Essential: Qualified and registered with relevant National Board
Essential: Extensive clinical experience in the mental health field including acute inpatient and confidence in making complex clinical decisions
Desirable: Experience in developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating innovative clinical services
Desirable: Experience/training in Alcohol and drug counselling
Contact Person Liz Gleeson
Contact Number 97847947
Contact Email lizgleeson@phcn.vic.gov.au
Alternate Contact Person Trish O'Neill
Alternate Contact Number 97831684
Closing Date 29/03/2020
Position Description Senior Mental Health Clinician.pdf