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Community Engagement Worker

Melbourne Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan
Job type: Not provided
Organisation: Melbourne Health
Salary: Salary not specified
Occupation: Health and Allied Health
Reference: 56934
Mental Health Community Engagement Worker

  • Occupational Therapist Grade 1 or, Social Worker Grade 1

  • Fixed Term Full Time working 80 hours per fortnight with ADO each month until Jan 2023 (Mon to Fri 0830 - 1700)

  • Based in Northern Areas Mental Health Service’s Noogal Clinic, Mill Park

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.


Surrounded by a Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, we collaborate to set new benchmarks in health excellence – benchmarks that impact across the globe. While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make. We put people first - leading with kindness and working together, we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Your new team

  • The Northern Area Mental Health Service, (NAMHS), believes in the effective delivery of high quality psychiatric services. We are an established team that is connected, collaborative and enthusiastic to be at the forefront of progressive and remarkable initiatives

  • New infrastructure across the Northern suburbs is driving fresh developments and revolutionary program delivery that, in turn, is generating opportunities for career advancement and specialist skill growth

  • NAMHS delivers a range of acute and community psychiatric services to people residing in the local government areas of Darebin and Whittlesea. We deliver specialist clinical programs across Adult Community Services, Adult Acute Inpatient Service, EMH (including PACER) and Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry Service at the Northern Hospital, Community Care Unit, and Prevention and Recovery Care Service (PARC)

  • In a dynamic space that is ever changing, we pride ourselves on delivering a high level of quality care whilst ensuring we encourage and support development of each other and the service

Your success in this role, will be in your ability to

  • Work collaboratively with service users, families and carers

  • Support the team with logistical aspects of engaging and supporting service users and their carers

  • Help improve outcomes for service users presenting with high needs by assisting them to access mental health care and link with other services

  • Work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team

  • Participate in morning handover meetings, clinical review meetings, education sessions and monthly team meetings

  • Liaise with other service providers and teams

Your Contribution

  • formal Qualifications and required Registrations

  • Comply with all legal requirements pertaining to the position including responsibility for maintaining current registration as required by your professional organisation or other applicable ActPassionate about contributing positively to the lives of service users with mental illness and their families

  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with service users, families/carers, colleagues and other service providers

  • Being committed to a culture of Recovery

  • Placing strong value on being part of a team

Our Commitment to you

Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.

We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.

This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

Interested?

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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