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Senior Mental Health Clinician - Prevention and Recovery Care

Eastern Health
  • Prevention and Recovery Care (PARC)
  • Permanent, Part Time
  • Position available to Registered Nurse Grade 4; Occupational Therapist Grade 3; Social Worker Grade 3; Psychologist Grade 3

About Us

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

The Eastern Health PARC Program is an initiative to expand support and treatment options within mental health services. The service is jointly run by the Eastern Health Adult Mental Health Service (EHAMHS) and MIND (Community Mental Health Services).

Linwood PARC is a 8 bed residential facility based in East Ringwood which has 24 hour staffing. The purpose of the facilities is to provide short term intensive residential recovery care. The target group to be served will be adults requiring more support following an inpatient admission prior to returning home or those who are at risk of relapse where participation in the PARC program could prevent relapse from occurring.

About you

We are seeking a dynamic Mental Health Senior Clinician with experience working within a highly demanding, high consumer turnover service for 0.8 EFT based primarily at Maroondah PARC. The applicants need to be highly motivated and innovative, can work autonomously and collaboratively within a small multidisciplinary team. Able to undertake assessment of consumer’s function and implement targeted recovery plans in collaboration with MIND staff.

The team will:

  • Provide individualised treatment to consumers
  • Assist with support required to prevent deterioration
  • Use a collaborative service model

You will:

  • Provide leadership within the PARC
  • Implement the Collaborative Recovery Model
  • Act as a role model & mentor to staff in promoting professional values & ethics in clinical practice
  • Collaborate with the multi-disciplinary team
  • Ensure high quality of clinical standards, quality improvement & ongoing development of the Rehabilitation Service in line with the PARC & Mental Health Program

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

What we offer

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

  • 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 Values: Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

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