Mental Health Professional – The WES

December 17, 2023

Be a part of something special. Developed by our community, for our community!

About The WES

Delivered by Lifeline Gippsland, in partnership with the Latrobe Health Assembly, The WES provides a welcoming and safe space for anybody 16 years and over who may be experiencing mental health concerns, emotional distress or feeling socially isolated. The WES operates outside traditional hours because we recognise that mental health concerns are not nine-to-five.

You can visit if you’d like to see more of the space.

We are urgently seeking a superstar available to work Tuesdays from 3:45pm to 8pm. 

Your availability to provide additional backfill shifts would be highly regarded!

The WES opening hours are:

  • Tues 4pm-8pm
  • Thurs 4pm-8pm
  • Fri 12pm-8pm
  • Sat 10am-6pm

About you

As the onsite Mental Health Professional, you will be passionate about providing mentoring, support and debriefing to our passionate and dedicated team of Peer Support Workers. You will also assist if a visitor to The WES requires an escalation in support, including organising a warm transfer to the Emergency Department.

You are open to and excited by opportunities to continuously improve the space to make sure that it is meeting community needs and consult with our Peer Support Workers when ideas are presented.

You are a registered Social Worker, Psychologist, Mental Health Nurse or equivalent.


You have a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or equivalent and experience outlined in the Position Description.

How to apply

To view the Position Description, click the link here. Please apply via Seek, including a briefing as to why you are the right person for this incredible role aligned with the Key Selection Criteria. Please don’t hesitate in applying, as this role may close early if the right candidate is identified!


The WES is an initiative of the Latrobe Health Innovation Zone, funded by the Latrobe Health Assembly and State Government.