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April

Senior Clinician

Melbourne Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Senior Clinician


Mental Health and Substance Use or Addiction




  • The Substance Use and Mental Illness Treatment Team (SUMITT)

  • A rare full-time position for an experienced Senior Clinician to join the team

  • Based at 362 Bell St Pascoe Vale South



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



We are a caring, supportive, driven multi-disciplinary team who will welcome you and value your contributions as a Senior Clinician. SUMITT is a specialist program of NorthWestern Mental Health (NWMH), providing high quality primary, secondary and tertiary consultations to individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders to a range of clinical mental health and youth homelessness service in north-western metropolitan Melbourne. 



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




  • Assess and provide integrated interventions to individuals presenting with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders

  • Work in partnership with Alcohol and Other Drug services in North-Western metropolitan Melbourne 

  • Provide secondary consultations on dual diagnosis related matters to clinical mental health, alcohol and other drug and youth homelessness staff

  • Engage and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders

  • Provide educational sessions to stakeholder staff



Your Contribution




  • A tertiary qualification in Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy or Psychiatric Nursing

  • 5 years’ experience in clinical mental health and/or alcohol and other drug services 

  • Capacity to undertake direct clinical duties including assessment, treatment planning, brief intervention and shared case management of dual diagnosis clients 

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Proven ability to initiate, problem solve, negotiate and communicate with staff, consumers, carers and other service providers

  • Ability to foster and maintain relationships with external stakeholders 



Our Commitment to You: 



  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Gym, staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Programs

  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice

  • Opportunities to contribute to the evidence based through research and quality improvement initiatives

  • We acknowledge and celebrate your skills and your growth

  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development

  • We are a values based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement


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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