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Job Number : 28355
Type and Location : Other / Melbourne
Listed By : Melbourne Health on 15 Aug 2019
Senior Triage Clinician
  • Allied Health Grade 3 and Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4
  • Full Time and Part Time will be considered
  • Rich opportunity for development

Life With Us:

Northwestern Mental Health Triage is a part of Northwestern Mental Health (NWMH) and the largest mental health triage service in Victoria. We provide a single point of entry to NWMH and deliver a timely and consistent response to those requiring mental health service.  Our Triage Service is a crucial function at the interface between the community and mental health services. 

A Job to be Proud Of: 

  • Undertake initial phone risks and mental state assessments and document as appropriate
  • Telephone screen referrals to the service by making succinct and appropriate assessment of the needs of the individual
  • Liaise with and provide information to community agencies, GP"s families and carers
  • Identify professional development goals and pursue opportunities for learning
  • All contacts to the triage service are operated via a purpose-built telephone service centre, located at Royal Park Campus, it is a 24-hours, 7 days a week service

Your Contribution:

  • Substantial clinical experience in a range of Mental Health settings
  • Highly developed mental health assessment skills
  • A commitment to providing high-level customer service
  • Demonstrate the capacity for initiative and work appropriately with limited direction
  • Knowledge and experience of community liaison and development of community networks


Our Commitment to You: 

  • We are a values-based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Gym, staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Triage is a dog friendly work place, providing emotional support for our team!

Connect With Us: 

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’. Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

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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

Contact Details
Contact Name Jolene Geh

Contact Phone 0447311358

Alternate Contact Name Kirsty Barger - Team Leader

Alternate Contact Phone 0439 825 478




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