Position Details
Reference Number 26096
Position Title Older Persons Lead Clinician (Swan Hill)
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Bendigo Health only
Employment Type Part time - permanent
Division Clinical Operations
Location Swan Hill
EBA Classification/Range
EBA:  Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020
Classification:  RPN GRADE 3 YEAR 1




EBA:  Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020
Classification:  RPN GR3 Y4 /ANUM Y2




EBA:  Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020
Classification:  OCC THER GR 2 YR 1




EBA:  Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020
Classification:  OCC THER GR 2 YR 4




EBA:  Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020
Classification:  QUAL SOC WKR GR2 YR1




EBA:  Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020
Classification:  QUAL SOC WKR GR2 YR4


Hours per fortnight 40
Position Summary

Bendigo Health

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." 

 

The Clinical Operations Division

The Clinical Operations Division encompasses acute and mental health services with a focus on excellent care, every person, every time.  We provide a wide range of general medical, surgical and speciality services including oncology, cardiology, renal, emergency, women’s and children’s, critical care, specialist clinics and mental health services.

 

Within a state of the art hospital, the team provides high quality services using the latest technologies.  Our eleven operating theatres (including 2 endoscopy rooms), critical care, emergency and women’s wards all have access to critical services lifts that link to the helipad allowing rapid transfer of patients both in and out of the health service.

 

The Mental Health Service 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. The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service provides services to patients from birth to 17 years, the Youth Team covers ages 18 to 24 years, Adult Services cover patients from 25 to 64 years and the Older Person’s Service manages those individuals over 65 years old. 

 

Each year our onsite specialist clinics provide almost 95,000 occasions of service, we also see more than 52,000 people in our emergency department and welcome around 1400 babies into the world.  The Clinical Operations Division assists with the admission of more than 49,000 patients into the hospital each year.

 

Bendigo Health is the largest employer in the region and boasts many great staff benefits that include:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary Packaging (meals and entertainment and accommodation)
  • Staff health and wellbeing program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Free immunisations
  • Social club
  • Smoke free environment

 

The Position

Title: Lead Clinician
Department: Older Persons Community Mental Health
Location: Swan Hill
Classification: Registered Nurse Grade 3, Social Worker Grade 2, Occupational Therapist Grade 2
Salary: as per EBA
Hours: 40 hours per fortnight
Status: Part Time, Ongoing

 

For further information on the role please refer to the position description. Applications are to be submitted online.

Selection Criteria
Essential:
01.Registered Nurse or Occupational Therapist - Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency or if a Social Worker – membership, or meets the eligibility requirements for membership, with the Australian Association of Social Work

Essential:
02.Post graduate qualifications in mental health and/or related field, or commitment towards completing same

Essential:
03.Demonstrated experience and ability in community based assessment, support and treatment of people with a mental illness and associated complex issues

Essential:
04.Sound knowledge of the Mental Health Act 2014, the relevant state-wide Psychiatric Service Frameworks Procedures and Guidelines and Bendigo Health policy and procedures

Essential:
05.Demonstrated experience in, and commitment to, an integrated community based treatment model for people with a mental illness and associated complex issues

Essential:
06.Proven ability to liaise and consult with relevant family members, team members, and a broad range of health professionals and community agencies
Contact Person Eimear Rossiter
Contact Number (03) 5454 7604
Closing Date 23/07/2019
Position Description
OPMCH - Lead Clinician - PD RPN3 OT2 SW2.doc Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.