Mental Health Clinician, iACT Monash Health

JOB DESCRIPTION

An exciting opportunity to join a thriving, engaged team of clinicians providing front-line of access, assessment and brief treatment to complex and acute young people in the South East. Exposure to a multidisciplinary team led by consultant psychiatrists partnering with some of the most experienced clinicians in the wider service, iACT is a highly supportive, collaborative, and hard-working team where clinicians can develop fundamental and advanced clinical skills rapidly.

About the Role

This position will suit an individual who enjoys working collaboratively with families to address their identified areas of concern. This is a fast paced team that thrives on multidisciplinary team involvement. We have full time & part time positions available on the team. The position is primarily based in Dandenong and the core business hours of this team are 8.30 -5.00pm. The position is an Allied Health Grade 2, Psychologist Grade 2, or Nurse Grade 3 level. (YB23, YB50, YC45, PK4, NP74)

About ELMHS

Early in Life Mental Health Services (ELMHS) provides assessment and treatment for infants, children, adolescents, young people and their families. We work with the 0-18 age in the Southern Region. We provide a comprehensive assessment service and a range of treatment options including inpatient treatment in times of crisis, community (outpatient) treatment, group programs, family therapy, and specialist services. The Intake, Assessment, Consultation and Brief Treatment Team (iACT) provides up to six sessions of initial assessment and treatment for referrals received by our service. We work with families in addressing a number of complex issues that families may be experiencing including school refusal, parent/child relationship difficulties, anxiety, depression, trauma related issues, self-harm, suicidal thinking, eating disorders, and psychosis.

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 22,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

Monash Health will offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Salary packaging
  • Friendly and supportive culture
  • Opportunity to experience various teams
  • On-going supervision and professional development

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity, and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services at [email protected].

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and
  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made. As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. The current orders require evidence of three doses for COVID-19.

All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 and Influenza as part of their application. Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement which can be accessed via myGov. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide evidence that they meet full vaccination status.