Job description


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


Position Title Mental Health Clinician - Infant & Child

Department Infant & Child Mental Health Services - Ararat

Employment Type Permanent Full Time

Hours per fortnight 80 Hours with ADO

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated Mental Health Clinician to undertake an ongoing position in the Infant & Child Mental Health team.

Ballarat Health Services - Grampians Area Mental Health Service (BHS - GAMHS) is a dynamic Area Mental Health Service striving to provide the highest standards of treatment for the City of Ballarat and local surrounding communities, while maintaining a commitment to a continuously improving clinical environment.

The Infant & Child Team provides Mental Health services to the Rural City of Ararat, Northern Grampians Shire and the Pyrenees Shire. Supporting townships of Stawell, St Arnaud, Avoca, Ararat along with other surrounding smaller townships.

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 centered mental health service. The service provides opportunity to further develop skills and knowledge, with a commitment to supporting ongoing professional development and supervision.

Clinicians who undertake a career at BHS - GAMHS will find the role is both challenging and rewarding, with exposure to a wide range of mental health disorders and treatments experienced by young personsaged 0 - 15 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 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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