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Community Mental Health Clinician (Brief Intervention)

• Great team, respectful culture & supportive management • Skip the traffic & work close to home in Frankston, gateway to the gorgeous Mornington Peninsula • Excellent salary packaging benefits, discounted onsite parking and employee benefits program Who We Are and What We Stand For Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative.

We are One Peninsula Health. What You Will Be Doing The Access and Assessment Team (AAT) is a community based initial comprehensive assessment service .The team conducts face-to-face holistic assessments in the Frankston, Mornington or Rosebud community clinics and / or the client’s home, providing subsequent referral and integrated planning strategies.

The Brief Intervention Mental Health Clinician works as part of the AAT supporting clients post initial assessment. Brief intervention is tailored to clients who require additional planning and coordination or brief intervention packages. Intervention packages may include crisis intervention, harm minimisation, anxiety management and therapeutic sessions focusing on areas such as Distress Tolerance, Emotional Regulation and Impulse Control skill building.

This is a Monday to Friday role with the option of part time or full time to suit your lifestyle. What You Need We anticipate you will have: • Registration as a Registered Nurse, Social Worker, OT or Clinical Psychologist • Post graduate qualification in Mental Health or specialist undergraduate Mental Health program (Registered Nurse only) • Extensive experience in the mental health field including acute in-patient services and/or community mental health care. What Next If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from all cultural backgrounds. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit: https://www.peninsulahealth.org.

au/careers/working-preparing-employment/ Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time..

Date17 June 2021

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type Full Time

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