Bendigo Health Care Group

Lead Clinician (BB-06CC1)

Found in: Neuvoo Bulk AU


  • Full time - ongoing opportunity, 80 hours per fortnight with ADO

  • Bendigo based

  • Immediate start

  • About Bendigo

    With a population of over 114,000, Bendigo is a thriving regional city located only 150km north west of Melbourne. It is a city with all the attributes of urban metropolis, and the benefits of living in regional Australia. Bendigo provides a strong supportive community base with good schools and excellent infrastructure. Fantastic restaurants, shops, cultural precincts, sporting facilities and tertiary facilities make our city a great place to live and work.

    About Bendigo Health

    Bendigo Health is the leading healthcare provider in regional Victoria with more than 4000 staff. We provide health care services to a population of over 306,000 people across the Loddon Mallee Region. Bendigo Health offers you a brand new facility, continued professional development, access to employee benefits and the opportunity to work with an organisation committed to continuous improvement, providing excellent community services and diverse and inclusive cultural values.

    About the team

    Bendigo Health Mental Health Services provides a range of public mental health services to residents of the Loddon Campaspe Southern Mallee area.

    The Youth Community Mental Health Service enhances the capacity of Bendigo Health Care Group Mental Health Services to provide treatment to young people who have complex mental health disorders. The service also aims to improve access and treatment for young people with more prevalent mental health problems including complex anxiety, depression and eating disorders, and early manifestations of psychosis and personality disorders and co-morbid drug and alcohol problems.

    Service provision includes comprehensive assessment, outreach treatment and continuing care for young people aged 16 to 24yrs, and support and education to their carers, associated professionals and the wider community about the nature of mental illness and its treatment.

    About the position

    Reporting to the Manager, Youth Mental Health Service, you will provide assessment, outreach treatment and continuing care to patients with complex high prevalence mental health disorders, major mental illness or “at risk mental state”, perform clinical case management of clients with complex high prevalence mental health disorders, early onset psychosis and other psychiatric illnesses, and participate in ongoing clinical reviews within a multidisciplinary team.

    For further information on the role please refer to the position description.

    About you

  • Knowledge of the relevant state wide Psychiatric Service frameworks, procedures and guidelines, and a sound knowledge of the Mental Health Act 2014 (as amended) and its application to clinical practice.

  • Knowledge of underlying principles, clinical care and best practice models associated with treatment of complex mental health disorders in young people.

  • Proven ability to liaise and consult with relevant family members, as well as a broad range of health professionals, and community agencies.

  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.

  • Well-developed skills in therapeutic group work, or willingness to undertake training in this area.

  • Staff benefits

  • Supportive & positive team culture

  • Salary Packaging (meals and entertainment)

  • Staff health and wellbeing program

  • Access to recommended immunisations

  • Social club

  • Smoke free environment

  • Professional development and career pathways

  • Applications are to be submitted online. If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the on boarding process.

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