Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Ballarat


Mental Health Clinican RN3, SW2, OT2, PSY2

Ararat Adult Community Mental Health Team

Permanent Full Time

(80 Hours per fortnight including ADO)

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated Mental Health Clinician to undertake an ongoing position in the Ararat Adult Community Mental Healthteam. This team provides service to the Ararat, Stawell, St Arnaud, Avoca along with several other townships in the catchment area.

Ballarat Health Services - Ballarat Mental Health Services (BHS - BMHS) is a dynamic Area Mental Health Service striving to provide the highest standards of treatment, while maintaining a commitment to a continuously improving clinical environment.

We are currently in the process of undergoing significant service reform with the active involvement and engagement of all staff in the service. This provides an opportunity to be involved in contributing to the development of an innovative, contemporary and person-centred Mental Health Service. The service provides opportunity to further develop skills and knowledge, with a commitment to supporting ongoing professional development and supervision.

Ararat Rural City has a population of over 11,000 and is the gateway to the world renowned Grampians region. Ararat has excellent passenger and rail freight connections to Ballarat, Melbourne, Adelaide and the Port of Portland in the south. Advanced manufacturing, agriculture, food and wine production, construction, healthcare and tourism underpin the economy. Ararat Rural City has excellent schools, hospital, transport connections, and amenities that support a regional lifestyle.

Clinicians who undertake a career at BHS - BMHS will find the role is both challenging and rewarding, with exposure to a wide range of mental health disorders and treatments experienced byadult personsaged 24 - 64 years. Our clinicians develop comprehensive knowledge and expert skill in the provision of contemporary mental health treatment for clients and families, leading to many opportunities for career progression and advancement.

Applications are sought from candidates interested in developing specialist clinical skills in the area of mental health treatments. This is a superb opportunity for you to develop your mental health career.

If you want to work in a supportive multi disciplinary team and provide evidence-based treatment to consumers and their families whilst working collaboratively with all services within Ballarat Health Services and the client's community, we would be delighted to receive your application.

A current Victorian Drivers Licence, Immunisation Clearance, Working with Children Check and Police Check are mandatory for this position.

All applications must be submitted online.

BHS is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.

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