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Mental Health Worker (OT, Mental Health Nurse, Social Worker or Psychologist)

  • : RWAV (Rural Workforce Agency - Victoria)
  • : 23-Sep-2018
  • : Drysdale VIC 3222

Position Description:

  • Part time, flexible hours
  • Hourly rate
  • Salary packaging available
  • Staff health and wellbeing program
  • Multidisciplinary team and wide range of patient backgrounds
  • Generous CPD opportunities

Bellarine Community Health are seeking an experienced Counsellor/Mental Health Worker to join their multidisciplinary team on the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula. This position is open to Social Workers, Mental Health Nurses, OT’s, or Psychologist who have proven experience within youth mental health. In this role you will be working with adolescents (ages 12-25) and their families where you can directly impact on the health in the community in a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds.


Essential Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualification in counselling, psychology or other relevant qualification
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a counselling position with children and youth
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Mental Health accreditation and eligibility for MBS provider number essential
  • Experience in delivering evidence based therapeutic intervention and counselling to deliver one to one sessions and group interventions
  • Demonstrate excellent demand management skills
  • Highly developed analytical and conceptual skills, especially in relation to program development, design and evaluation
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Understanding of the social determinants of health and demonstrated experience in evidence-based health promotion
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of CQI processes within a community based context
  • Knowledge and demonstrated commitment to person/family centred care and strength based practice
  • Understanding & experience in work-place Occupational Health and Safety
  • Computer literate & solution focused
  • Current Victorian Driver’s License, Police Check and Working with Children’s Check


Practice Details:

Bellarine Community Health is the major provider community based primary health services to the Bellarine Peninsula just 30 minutes from Geelong. Experience the best of these coastal communities and join their multidisciplinary Child, Youth and Families Services team.


To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter with key selection details to screeningahn(at) or call Angela Phillips on 03 9349 7800 for a confidential chat. 

Please do not contact the organisation directly at this stage.

 Please note candidates who do not have current AHPRA registration and require sponsorship will not be short-listed for this role.

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Mental Health Worker (OT, Mental Health Nurse, Social Worker or Psychologist)
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