Senior Mental Health Clinician – Early Follow-up Clinic

The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH)
Fixed Term

Senior Mental Health Clinician – Early Follow-up Clinic


  • Based at RCH, Parkville Campus
  • Rewarding area of Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Part Time, Fixed-Term (until 30th June 2021)
  • Applicants welcome to apply for all or part of the advertised fraction

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:


Further information about RCH is available at


The Role:

A new Senior Mental Health Clinician opportunity has arisen at RCH Mental Health. We are looking for a Senior Mental Health Clinician (Grade 3 Psychologist, Social Worker, Speech Pathologist, Occupational therapist or Grade 4 Psychiatric Nurse) for an fixed-term role on our team. You will be working in a vibrant clinical environment to provide assessment and intervention to clients who have recently visited the RCH Emergency Department.


RCH Mental health offers a range of professional development and quality supervision opportunities.  If you have relevant qualifications and experience in the provision of effective and high quality child and adolescent mental health care – please call us to find out more.  Appointment is subject to a satisfactory police and working with children’s check.


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


Other information and how to apply:

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory police check and Working with Children Check.


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: The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.



To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Tertiary Qualification in relevant discipline
  • Current Registration as an Occupational Therapist, Psychologist or Registered Nurse with the applicable Health Practitioner Board or a qualified social worker or speech pathologist. For Psychologists, this means full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia and preparedness to work towards endorsement as a Clinical Psychologist with the Psychology Registration Board of Australia
  • Eligibility for Membership in Victoria with an appropriate Professional Body
  • Demonstrated clinical skills in the provision of child and adolescent mental health care

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”

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.


Contact Person Ric Haslam
Contact Number 93454133
Contact Email
Alternate Contact Person Dave Reid
Alternate Contact Number 93455545
Closing Date 25/11/2020


To view the position description or submit your application please click the apply button below to be redirected to the employers application recruitment portal. 

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