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June

Community Acute Outreach Clinician

Barwon Health - Geelong, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION



  • Join the Mental Health newly formed Community Acute Intervention Service outreach team

  • Provide acute community assessment and treatment for people in the acute phase of their mental illness and / or alcohol and other drug use.

  • Rostering across two shifts (0830-1700hrs and 1330-2200hrs) seven days a week.


About the facility 


Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol Services (MHDAS) provide integrated and recovery orientated mental health, drugs and alcohol assessment, treatment and community support to people of all ages within the Barwon region experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, mental health and / or drug and alcohol issues, and their families.


The Community Acute Intervention Service provides timely and effective assessment, treatment and assertive support for individuals aged 16 years and older with high acuity mental health and / or AOD needs over a 0-28 day period.


About the role 


We are seeking dynamic, highly motivated clinicians to be part of the Community Acute Intervention Service outreach team. You will provide community assessment and treatment for people in the acute phase of their mental illness and / or alcohol and other drug (AOD) use.


Duties include but are not limited to:



  • Provision of short-term (28 days) intensive mental health and AOD treatment using evidence-based practices.

  • Referrals and linkages to appropriate support options.

  • Facilitation of admissions to an inpatient or residential setting (PARC) as clinically indicated.

  • Provision of culturally appropriate and family inclusive services responsive to individual needs.

  • Provision of secondary consultation and advice to health professionals in the region. 


About the culture


We are an enthusiastic, energetic and focused team who work cohesively together and support each other. We promote positive respectful relationships with strong working partnerships in the workplace and in the community. As a team we are focussed on providing the highest quality patient centred care and genuinely promote and encourage multidisciplinary input to achieve the best outcomes for our consumers.


Barwon Health staff benefits



  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

  • Close to the beautiful Great Ocean Road, Surf Coast and Bellarine Peninsula.


Diversity and Inclusion


At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.


At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.


We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.


If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.


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Geelong, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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