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Mental Health Clinician

Date: 25-May-2023

Location: Other, AU

Company: theroyalch

The Hospital:


The Royal Children’s Hospital’s (RCH) vision is to be a great children’s hospital – delivering Great Care.

RCH is a cornerstone member of the Melbourne Children’s Campus, partnering with Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, The University of Melbourne Department of Pediatrics and The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation.

RCH has cared for the children and young people of Victoria for more than 150 years since it was founded in 1870. A full range of paediatric and adolescent health services are provided plus tertiary and quaternary care for the most critically ill and medically complex patients in Victoria. Tasmania, southern NSW and other states around Australia and overseas. The Hospital has more than 6,000 staff, a budget of $850M, 12 wards and 350 beds. Annually, the RCH has 300,000+ Specialist Clinic appointments, 90,000+ Emergency Department presentations and 20,000 elective surgeries.

The RCH is committed to the Child Safe Standards

RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact.

For further Information on RCH is available here.


  • Currently in Sunshine, but moving to Carline Springs location
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Friendly and dynamic team
  • Parental Leave cover until May 2014


About the role


This Part Time position (22.8hours per week), within the Brimbank Melton Infant Child and Family Health and Wellbeing Hub Mental Health department will ensure early interventions , treatment for children and their families between the ages of 0-11. Where the child may be experiencing emotional difficulties

You will purposefully and expertly engage children, young people and their families in recovery focused care.

You will provide discipline specific interventions and work collaboratively with other disciplines within the team to provide high quality inter-disciplinary care (including face to face and over the phone).


This is a rewarding role which will see you involved with all aspects of mental health, including and delivery of great care.


For more information about our Mental Health career pathway click here


What you’ll achieve:

  • Provide excellent secondary consultation to other health, education, and community services/providers to enhance coordinated care and build mental health capacity in these services.
  • This position will join the RCH Mental Health team, working alongside the coordinator, clinical team, and Hub partners to stand up the Brimbank Melton hub.
  • As well as immediately working directly with families, these positions would also initially assist the Team Coordinator and hub partners to develop a model of care for the hub, including through codesign with people with a lived experience.


Classification for this position with range from Grade 2 year 1 -4  (base salary $90,812.80 to $102,757.20 per annum, plus superannuation)


Your skills and experience

Current registration with AHPRA or eligibility for membership of ASW

Relevant experience in working with children and families.

Relevant mental health experience.


If this sounds like you, click here to view the position description.


About Brimbank Melton Infant Child and Family Health and Wellbeing Hub


The hub will help infants and children aged 0-11 who are experiencing emotional, social and/or behavioural issues. The hubs have a low barrier to entry and are designed to be non-stigmatising, accepting referrals directly from families, as well as health, educational and social services professionals.  With RCH Mental Health Service delivering the mental health services in the Brimbank Melton hub,


What we offer

  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Professional development and special events
  • Flexible work options available


Other requirements;

  • Current National Criminal Record Check, or willing to obtain
  • Valid Working with Children Check


Application process:

  • To apply, you will need a resume and a tailored cover letter outlining your skills, experience, and suitability for the position in line with the requirements of the position description
  • Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately, we encourage you to apply promptly!


For more information about this position please contact Stewart Imrie, MH coordinator of Brimbank and Melton ICF Health and Wellbeing Hub, 0402422886


Why work at the RCH?


RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities,  surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background,  all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

It is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and Influenza annually for Category A and B roles, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the relevant time, unless you have a medical exception in line with those public health orders, which has been accepted by The Royal Children’s Hospital.  Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government Immunisation History Statement, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

It is also a requirement of your employment that you comply with any direction given by The Royal Children’s Hospital that you be vaccinated against, or prove immunity to, any other disease, unless you have a relevant exemption


Are you ready to join our team? 

 Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close 01 June 2023