Position Details
Reference Number 35228
Position Title Mental Health Clinician
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Royal Childrens Hospital only
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location Other
Position Summary

Mental Health Clinician 

  • Part-time (60.8 hrs/fortnight), fixed term until 3/7/20
  • Rewarding area of Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Based at Travancore Mental Health Clinic in Flemington
  • Fabulous employee benefits 

The Hospital:

The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) provides secondary and tertiary care to children and young people across the northern and western suburbs; specialist paediatric healthcare to the children of Victoria, Tasmania, southern NSW and parts of South Australia; and is the designated state-wide provider of services including paediatric trauma, rehabilitation and forensic medicine. As a quaternary centre for complex cardiac surgery and organ transplantation, the RCH cares for the sickest children from around Australia.

With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 6000, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people.

The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/

Further information about RCH is available at www.rch.org.au


The Position:

A new Mental Health Clinician opportunity has arisen at RCH Mental Health. We are looking for a Mental Health Clinician (Grade 2 Psychologist, Social Worker, Speech Pathologist, Occupational Therapist or Grade 3 Psychiatric Nurse) for this part-time, fixed term role. You will be working in a vibrant clinical team with a mix of disciplines and experiences, who together provide great culturally-sensitive care to families seeking our service.


To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Tertiary Qualification or equivalent in relevant discipline.
  • Demonstrated skills in providing high quality assessment and treatment of children and adolescents aged 0-15 years with moderate to severe mental health difficulties.
  • Expertise in providing consultation and capacity building to internal colleagues and external stakeholders such as schools and community age 

Why work at the RCH?

The RCH offer a range of benefits which support and reward staff both personally and professionally.

Our staff benefits include award winning facilities and campus partnerships, Professional development and events, an award winning Health and wellbeing program and financial benefits.

To learn more about our staff benefits please go to:    https://www.rch.org.au/hr/recruitment_employment/Staff_benefits/

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability. 


Are you ready to join our team?

For more information about the position, please review the position description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now”

Contact Person Sean Ironside
Contact Number 0404847646
Closing Date 19/02/2020
Position Description Grade 2 Mental Health Clinician 0.8FTE PD 2020.pdf