Key Mental Health Clinician

Aged Psychiatry Assessment and Treatment Team (APATT)

  • Join APATT and positively impact the lives of Older People
  • Part-time on-going position based at Royal Park Campus in Parkville
  • Close to public transport and onsite parking
  • This is a multi-disciplinary role open to Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Social Workers, Occuptional Therapists and Psychologists

    Your new team:

  • A dynamic, thoughtful multidisciplinary team who strive to provide the highest quality mental health care to the people we work with, their families and significant others
  • We work primarily with adults over the age of 65years in their homes via an outreach model of care, providing them with support along their recovery journey
  • A collaborative and respectful working environment where clinicians are encouraged to share clinical judgements, discipline specific opinions and participate actively in treatment planning with the medical staff
  • We offer a wide range of therapeutic interventions to people including supportive psychotherapy, anxiety management, family work, medication administration and safety planning
  • Your new role:

  • Demonstrate a good understanding of mental health needs for older adults and how to best meet these needs via a variety of interventions
  • Negotiate and collaborate effectively at all levels
  • Work well in small teams and autonomously once oriented to the role
  • Prioritise risk and attend to crises appropriately
  • About You:

  • Previous experience working as a mental health clinician in either a community or inpatient setting
  • Have a good understanding of the issues faced by older adults with a mental illness
  • Proven ability to undertake a range of biopsychosocial interventions with consumers
  • Passionate about consumer care and have the capacity to engage well with disenfranchised people as well as those actively seeking support
  • 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.

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