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About the position:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part time Senior Social Worker position with the North West Community Mental Health Team Brunswick. We are seeking a highly motivated clinician to provide high level clinical expertise within the Community Team with respect to the assessment and treatment of consumers with complex mental health related needs and their family/carers, and support other clinicians in the delivery of high quality mental health care. This position will be working with a small caseload of consumers. The Senior Clinician will participate in clinical service development activities within the Team, and encourage and support quality initiatives and research. The role also involves the provision of supervision to staff as well as students within the relevant discipline.

The North West Community Mental Health Team Brunswick is an integral program of North West Area Mental Health service. We provide services for people, who are experiencing mental illness who require short, medium or longer term support and care. Consumers reside in the City of Moreland.

The successful applicant will have sound clinical and leadership skills with an understanding of the recovery framework and a sound knowledge of the Mental Health Act, its amendments and other relevant legislation.

Why Melbourne Health?
Melbourne Health is a values based organisation. A career with us is a rewarding experience, offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement. We also offer:
• Salary Packaging
• Reward & Recognition Programs
• Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff gym, staff health service, peer support program and EAP
• Discounted Staff Parking

Successful applicants must provide either a certified copy of a current Working with Children Check Card or evidence of having made an application for a WWC Check Card upon commencement.

All appointments are made subject to satisfactory police records check.

Melbourne Health values a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

NorthWestern Mental Health (NWMH) provides a comprehensive, integrated range of services to people with a serious mental illness in North-Western Melbourne. A multi-disciplinary workforce of 1,800 staff provides services through four Area Adult Mental Health Services (North West, Mid West, Inner West and Northern), an Aged Persons’ Mental Health Program and a Youth Mental Health Service – ORYGEN Youth Health. NWMH is a clinical service of Melbourne Health and operates in partnership with Northern Health and Western Health.

For more information please contact

Tanya Goodison

Brunswick Community Team Manager

0438 184 936


Ross Yassine

Brunswick Community Team Team Leader

9355 9700

Closing Date: 25/02/2017 12:00:00 AM
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Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Melbourne, VIC
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