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Mental Health Nurse/Senior Clinician (Psychiatric Nurse)

Organisation : Merri Health

Location : Melbourne (Multiple Locations)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Advocacy, Client Services, Community Services, Healthcare & Medical, Social & Support Work

Sector : Aged Care & Seniors, Community Development, Community Engagement, Health – General, Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

This Senior Mental Health Clinician role is part of a multidisciplinary team and will undertake senior clinical and general duties to ensure the provision of high quality, biopsychosocial services to address mental health care of clients. The role will be key in providing nurse-focused clinical expertise to team members.

  • Merri Central, Brimbank, other worksites as required
  • Full time/fixed-term
  • Access to work laptop and mobile

Your new role

As a senior clinician with psychiatric nursing background you will be responsible for:

– Providing Recovery-focused, client-centred, evidence-based clinical oversight of all clients by completing client triage, assessments, and reviews
– Champion and apply use of the National Initial Assessment and Referral approach based on the industry’s Guidance and Implementation Toolkits
– Deliver formal and informal mental health secondary consultations regarding diagnostic assessments, medication awareness, psychoeducation, effects of physical health conditions on mental health, risks, feedback on process considerations, and treatment planning
– Provide formal clinical supervision to team members where appropriate

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Merri Health

Your new organisation

At Merri Health, we strive to enrich diverse communities through the provision of quality health care and support services.  A career at Merri will see you contributing to a culture that affects change for our clients and the wider community.  We are committed to supporting the talent and skills of our employees because we know their capability is the key to our success.

How to apply

What you need to do now

If this position captures your interest, take a few minutes to learn more about us on our website.  If you would like to review the position description or have any questions about the role please refer to our Career Portal for further information.

Merri Health will only accept applications that are submitted via our Career Portal.

Please quote in application: Mental Health Nurse/Senior Clinician (Psychiatric Nurse) via Pro Bono Australia.

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