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February

Alcohol And Other Drugs (Aod) Emergency Mental Health Clinician

Melbourne Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Emergency Mental Health Clinician



  • We are searching for a Senior Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4, Social Worker Grade 3, Occupational Therapist Grade 3 or Psychologist Grade 3 to join the team as the AOD Mental Health Clinician

  • Fixed Term Full Time (rotating roster)

  • Based at the Northern Hospital, Epping


The Royal Melbourne Hospital


As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.



Surrounded by a Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, we collaborate to set new benchmarks in health excellence – benchmarks that impact across the globe. While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make. We put people first - leading with kindness and working together, we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital.



Your new team



  • If you want to work in a busy, thriving department, and be part of a supportive team environment that encourages high the highest standard of mental health care, then we want to hear from you

  • If you enjoy working in an environment where your experience and skills will be appreciated and respected, then we want to hear from you

  • Who are we? The Northern Area Mental Health Service (NAMHS) provides a comprehensive range of specialist mental health services to people who reside in the local government areas of Darebin and Whittlesea

  • If you enjoy working with people and their families during some of the most stressful periods of their lives to make a real and positive difference, we want to hear from you


Your success in this role, will be in your ability to



  • Work in the Northern Hospital Emergency Department and other wards to support the treatment and management of AOD related presentations

  • Increase staff confidence and skills when responding to patients with AOD problems

  • Provide AOD/Dual Diagnosis assessment and secondary consultation

  • Assist with the development and maintenance of referral pathways to AOD treatment services and/or AOD brief intervention programs for TNH patients and staff


Your Contribution



  • Relevant qualifications and registrations

  • Capacity to undertake alcohol and other drug screening, assessment, treatment planning, brief interventions with clients who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with consumers, families/carers, colleagues and other service providers

  • Ability to work with consumers, family and carers from a range of cultural backgrounds, and to provide gender sensitive services

  • Commitment to ongoing professional development for self


Our Commitment to you



Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.



We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.



This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare.



The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.



Interested?



For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.



All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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