Ballarat Health Services

Senior Mental Health Clinician

Job Description

Senior Mental Health Clinician Ararat Mental Health Services
Permanent, full-time (80 hours per fortnight with ADO)
An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated Senior Mental Health Clinician (RPN4, P3, SW3, OT3) to undertake a permanent position in the Ararat Mental Health Team.
Grampians Area Mental Health and Wellbeing Service (GAMHWS) is a dynamic Area Mental Health Service striving to provide the highest standards of treatment while maintaining a commitment to a continuously improving clinical environment.
Ararat Rural City has a population of over 11,000 and is situated 200km west of Melbourne on the Western Highway which connects the region to Adelaide. Ararat is the gateway to the world renowned Grampians Region and is characterised by huge horizons, spectacular mountain scapes and a vibrant sense of community health and wellbeing. Advanced manufacturing, agriculture, food and wine production, construction, healthcare and tourism experiences underpin the economy. Ararat has excellent passenger and rail freight connections to Ballarat, Melbourne, and the port of Portland in the south. Ararat is a major regional service centre in Victoria’s mid-west and is supported by several small rural townships. Ararat Rural City has excellent schools, hospitals, transport connection and amenities that support a regional lifestyle. Working in the Ararat region means what you do every day makes a real difference in the local community.
Clinicians who undertake a career at GAMHWS will find the role is both challenging and rewarding, with exposure to a wide range of mental health disorders and treatments. Our clinicians develop comprehensive knowledge and expert skill in the provision of contemporary mental health treatment for clients and families, leading to many opportunities for career progression and advancement.
Applications are sought from candidates interested in developing specialist clinical skills in the area of mental health treatments. This is a superb opportunity for you to develop your mental health career.
If you want to work in a multi disciplinary team and provide evidence-based treatment to consumers and their families whilst working collaboratively with all services within Ballarat Health Services and the client’s community, we would be delighted to receive your application.
For further enquiries please contact Alistair Mason on 5352 9710 or Leah Rebis, Team Leader on 03 5352 9710.
A current Victorian Drivers Licence, Immunisation Clearance, Working with Children Check and Police Check are mandatory for this position.
Successful applicant may also be eligible for Remote Area Housing Benefits. Sponsorship and relocation assistance will be considered/negotiated for the right applicant.
All applications must be submitted online.
Vaccination against COVID-19 is a mandatory requirement for healthcare workers in Victoria, and as such, all employees at Ballarat Health Services.
All employees must be willing able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask. Additional PPE requirements are role-dependant.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual (or allies) LGBTQIA+.

Selection Criteria

  • Essential : Have you received two doses of a COVID19 vaccine? If no, please provide further detail regarding doses received, booking dates and/or other relevant information.
  • Essential : The successful candidate must hold, or be prepared to undergo, an employee Working with Children Check (WWCC). Please advise if you currently hold an employee WWCC?

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Job Summary

Ararat Location
Full Time Job Type


Ballarat Health Services