Mental Health and Wellbeing careers at AWH

Progress your Career at AWH!

Albury Wodonga Health (AWH) is an Area Mental Health and Wellbeing Service, providing mental health treatment, care and support, including Drug and Alcohol support. We deliver 10 specialised community-based programs, along with three acute care services and three facilities dedicated to recovery and rehabilitation. We also provide services supporting families coping with parental mental illness and facilitating connections to carer consultants.

We welcome a variety of health disciplines 
Our multidisciplinary teams of Mental Health clinicians take a holistic approach, which is guided by evidence and contemporary practice. Our teams work in collaboration with people who have mental health issues, their families and community with the aim to meet the individual’s recovery goals.

Wherever you are in your career we have opportunities for you, including:

  • If you are a current mental health and wellbeing practitioner looking for your next challenge
  • If you are an experienced health professional, looking to transition your career into mental health and wellbeing
  • If you are a lived and living experience worker, looking to enhance our service
  • If you are a graduate thinking of joining our graduate program
  • If you are a student looking at a placement or a prequalification position

Our graduate and transition program is designed to expose you to the various different programs we deliver, and approaches we use, as we provide mental health and wellbeing treatment, care and support to our community. Rotations can include Continuing Care Teams, Acute community intervention Service, Prevention and Recovery Centre, Child and Youth Mental Health, Psychosocial Recovery Unit, and Inpatient units. For more information Mental Health Graduate Program visit AWH Mental Health Graduate Nurse Program.

Joining AWH will provide you with a rich learning experience delivered through a broad and diverse service offering.

Why join the Mental Health and Wellbeing workforce?
A career in mental health and wellbeing allows choice and flexibility throughout your working life. It provides challenge and an opportunity to work in many different streams and organisations, as diverse and varied as your interests, including:

  • Public and Private Health Care Organisations
  • Child and adolescent, adult, and older persons mental health services
  • Acute, community, rehabilitation and long-term care focused settings
  • Local, State and Commonwealth Government roles
  • Forensics, Addictions and Specialist Services
  • Mental Health based research opportunities
  • Recognition through formal credentialing as a Mental Health Nurse and ability to work in primary services such as GP clinics

Working with AWH will provide you with an opportunity to embed your skills, practices and experience and build a strong foundation for your long-term career within the mental health and wellbeing sector.

Having left Melbourne for one year Hayni is still here 15 years later and loving where she lives and works!

Hayni’s role is an integral part of the AWH Mental Health and Wellbeing team, and her family are well connected with their local community. 

We can support your relocation

AWH has access to the Regional Mental Health Workforce Incentive program. The Incentive program is designed by the Department of Health to support the attraction, relocation, and retention of mental health and alcohol and other drug (AOD) workers to Area Mental Health and Wellbeing Services across rural and regional Victoria.

Candidates relocating may be eligible for grants of up to $ 20,000 to cover expenses such as removalist, travel fees, accommodation costs, school fees, etc. For a more detailed understanding of the incentive program, visit the Rural Workforce Agency Victoria (RWAV).

Our Workforce Navigator is here to support you

We understand that moving may raise some challenges, whether moving locally or internationally, so our Mental Health Workforce Navigator is available to support our recruits to relocate, settle and integrate into the local community.  

You can book a one-on-one Mental Health Navigator relocation support session to assist you with:

  • Where to find a rental that suits your needs
  • Where to look for a job for your partner or other family members
  • Help provide a list of suitable schools or childcare services for your children
  • Connecting you with local services and local community groups

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