Senior Mental Health Clinician

Job Title: Senior Mental Health Clinician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Victoria
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$106427 - AU$116722 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH324212_1718757066
Contact Name: Keelan Gandrabur-Hunt
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 19, 2024

Job Description

Senior Mental Health/AOD Clinician

Location: Latrobe Valley, VIC

Employment Type: Full Time - 2 Year Term

About Us: The Mental Health and Wellbeing Local, in partnership with Uniting VicTas, Drummond Street Services, and VAHS, provides a holistic, community-based mental health service. We focus on trauma-informed, recovery-oriented care, addressing social, physical, and emotional needs.

Role Overview: We are seeking a Senior Mental Health/AOD Clinician to join our multidisciplinary team. This role involves integrating care for individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use challenges. You will collaborate with experts, provide trauma-informed care, and contribute to ongoing research and evaluation.

Key Duties:

  • Engage and support guests with complex mental health and AOD issues
  • Develop comprehensive, collaborative care plans
  • Provide clinical guidance and secondary consultations
  • Foster stakeholder relationships and service integration
  • Contribute to research and evaluation projects

Skills & Experience:

  • Tertiary qualification in Psychology, Social Work, Mental Health Nursing, or Occupational Therapy
  • Accredited registration with AHPRA, APS, or AASW
  • Minimum 5 years of clinical experience in MH/AOD sector
  • Valid Working with Children Check, Police Check, and Driver's License
  • Proven experience in evidence-based therapies and multidisciplinary teamwork

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Knowledge of local services relevant to mental health and AOD.
  • Understanding of Occupational Health, Safety, and Welfare Act and practices.
  • Experience working across Commonwealth and State-funded mental health/AOD programs.

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