Position Details
Reference Number 36745
Position Title Lead Clinician RPN4
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Location Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre
Department / Ward / Clinical Area Adult mental Health/PARC
Hours per Week 32.00
Position Summary

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced RPN4 lead clinician to join our Prevention and Recovery Care (PARC)  Service.


Prevention and Recovery Care (PARC) is part of the Adult Mental Health Service. PARC can be described as step up from community and step down from acute inpatient unit.

Prevention and Recovery Care (PARC) services are short-term (maximum 28 days),residential treatment services located in the community, which have a  recovery focus. PARC services provide early intervention for clients who are becoming unwell and for those in the early stages of recovery.

RPN4 lead clinician role sits within the Adult Mental Health Service Directorate and provides temporary residential, recovery focused mental health intervention for persons residing in Banyule and Nillumbik. PARC provides services through a collaborative partnership with an NGO and is serviced 24hrs, with Lead Clinicians working from 0830-1700hrs across 7 days.

The successful applicant is responsible for ensuring the delivery of evidence based mental health nursing care that meets professional, organisational, legal and ethical standards in order to optimise health outcomes for the community. Specifically, the role undertakes this by providing effective oversight of the daily clinical operations of PARC, and uses their clinical expertise to provide clinical guidance and direction within the Recovery Oriented Framework.

We will provide the successful applicant with a comprehensive orientation, ongoing access to continuing professional development opportunities, and access to regular clinical education and supervision.

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Contact Person Priyanka Puri
Contact Number (03) 9490 6265
Alternate Contact Person Clare Manning
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9496 2179
Closing Date 09/03/2021
Position Description
RPN4 Lead Clincian Pos Doc Feb 2020 FINAL (1).pdf Open
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