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Date: 26-Mar-2021

Location: 50 Flemington Rd, AU

Company: theroyalch

Emergency Mental Health Clinician

  • Senior role for full-time/part-time (ongoing) and casual appointments
  • Over EFT available
  • Parkville location
  • 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 Role: 

We are looking for experienced Mental Health Clinicians (Grade 3 Psychologist, Social Worker, Speech Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, or Grade 4 Psychiatric Nurse) to provide 7-day-a-week after-hours (evening and overnight) psychiatric triage, risk assessment, crisis management, safety planning and brief treatment to mental health consumers presenting to the RCH Emergency Department (ED).  Clinicians will be working in an exciting multidisciplinary environment under the direction of on-call Consultant Psychiatrists.  The successful candidates will also be expected to liaise with, and advise the ED on the management of mental health presentations, provide support to families and carers, contribute to research and evaluation activities, and facilitate mental health promotion and education. 


Applicants available for overnight shifts are especially encouraged to apply and will be considered preferentially


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Significant experience in acute paediatric mental health
  • Ambitionn to join a world-class hospital and work in a fast-paced, multidisciplinary care environment
  • A passion to improve the mental health of young Victorians


To view the Position Description please click here.


If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!



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/ 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? 

 Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close 28th March.