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Community Mental Health Clinician

  • : Bendigo Health
  • : 09-Sep-2020
  • : Bendigo VIC 3550

Title: Community Mental Health Lead Clinician
Department: Bendigo Adult Community Mental Health Team
Classification: RPN3, OT2, SW2
Salary: Dependent on classification
Hours: 80 per fortnight
Status: full time permanent


Bendigo Health is a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. Bendigo is one of Victoria's fastest growing regional cities, our vision is "Excellent Care. Every Person. Every Time." 


Mental Health Services

Bendigo Health Mental Health Services is a complex service that provides psychiatric care and treatment across a large catchment area in Victoria stretching from Swan Hill in the north of the state to Gisborne in the south. Services are provided to a range of clients, including patients, families and carers, General Practitioners and other members of the broader mental health service system. A range of clinical services is provided to patients across all ages through dedicated programs.



Reporting to the Manager, Bendigo Adult Community Mental Health, you will provide psychiatric triage, intake, assessment and treatment, psycho-education and support for patients of Psychiatric Services and their families/ Carer(s). For further information on the role please refer to the position description. 



We are on the hunt for a seasoned individual who can demonstrate the following:

  • Proven experience and ability in community based assessment, support and treatment of people with a mental illness
  • Sound knowledge of the Mental Health Act 2014 & Psychiatric Service Frameworks Procedures and Guidelines
  • Proven ability to liaise and consult with relevant family members, team members and a broad range of health professionals and community agencies
  • Commitment to an integrated community-bases treatment model for people with a mental illness
  • Post graduate qualifications, or working towards, in mental health and or related field
  • Current registration as Registered Nurse or Occupational Therapist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency or; Social Worker – membership, or meets the eligibility requirements for membership, with the Australian Association of Social Work.



Bendigo Health offers you continued professional development, access to employee benefits and the opportunity to work with an organisation committed to continuous improvement, providing excellent community health services and a diverse and inclusive cultural values.


  • Supportive & positive team culture
  • Salary Packaging (meals and entertainment)
  • Staff health and wellbeing program
  • Access to recommended immunisations
  • Social club
  • Smoke free environment



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Community Mental Health Clinician
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Bendigo VIC 3550
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