Senior Recovery Clinican - Homeless Outreach

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Full time
Reference: MMH 64

• Permanent full time
• Allied Health Grade 3 or Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4
• Located at Saltwater Clinic but travel to other sites within the Mercy Mental Health Program required
• To provide specialist mental health services to clients who are homeless, and to provide recovery focussed care that is evidence based and responsive to community needs
• To provide assertive outreach services to people with a serious psychiatric illness within the community
• To support the homeless sector with their management of clients who have a history of homelessness and who appear mentally ill
• To provide specific advice, consultation and education within the community team and to staff from external agencies

• Values driven culture
• Salary packaging benefits
• Leadership Capability Framework to support your career progression and development
• Camp Australia School Holiday Program
• Thrive @ Mercy – our health & wellbeing hub supporting you to be the best you can be
• Stepping Stones – our flexibility framework supporting your growth and work life balance
• Fully funded childcare referral service

To find out more about these exciting initiatives, please visit Mercy Health Careers homepage (

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation employing over 6,500 people who provide compassionate and holistic care through our acute hospitals, aged care facilities, mental health programs, palliative and respite services, maternity and women’s health services, early parenting services and home care services.

• Registration as a Registered Nurse with successful completion of a specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing program or a post graduate psychiatric/mental health nursing qualification, or
• An approved degree in Social Work and eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers
• Registration with AHPRA as an Occupational Therapist
• Registration with AHPRA as a Clinical psychologist, or
• Practices under a Recovery Orientated Mental Health Service Framework
• Works as a member of the multidisciplinary team and promotes continuity care and service provision.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check.

Enquiries to: Maria Malic, Recovery Services Manager on 03 9928 7472
Quote Ref No: MMH 64
Applications Close: Sunday 24 September 2017