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Mental Health Clinician - Psychologist

St Vincent's Health Australia
  • Fixed term, part time position
  • Kew location
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment

We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, motivated health professional to be part of a pilot service auspiced by St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne and the Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network. The Mental Health and Primary Care Partnership Program (MaP) aims to deliver mental health care to older adults with mild to moderate mental illness living in Boroondara.

About the Company

St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent's Health Australia. As a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service, SVHM employs more than 6,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.

About the Department

The St Vincent's Aged Person's Mental Health Service comprises an inpatient service (Normanby Unit), community outreach service (Aged Psychiatry Assessment and Treatment Team (APATT), RSP (Residential Support Program), ICT (Intensive Community Team)) and residential care (Psychogeriatric Nursing Homes (PGNH)). The new Mental Health and Primary Care Partnership Program (MaP) will work alongside our current services to complement and extend supports available to older persons with mental health needs.

About the Role

As a MaP team member, you will have a clinical role, which incorporates clinical triage (alongside APATT), comprehensive consumer assessment, brief case management, structured psychological support and care co-ordination (alongside primary health clinicians), as well as a role in service development and primary health service capacity building.

The position is 0.5 FTE and operates during office hours.

Classifications for this position will range from PK1 - PK4 ($87, 200 - $98, 200 per annum).

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Bachelor of Psychology or higher qualification
  • Previous experience in mental health and case management highly valued
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills

Benefits

  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Car Park

All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.
Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

At SVHM we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

How to apply

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