Mental Health Clinician – IMOS Monash Health

JOB DESCRIPTION

Working in healthcare has never been more important or meaningful.

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.

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.

Intensive Mobile Outreach Stream- (IMOS) provides 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 and eating disorders, who may have difficulties engaging in clinic based treatment and require outreach model of treatment.

A day in the life

No two days will be the same as you work within an established, friendly and supportive team environment, working closely together to care for young people along with providing opportunities for staff development and growth in areas that staff are passionate about.  We are a tight knit team who are collaborative and support one another and value all of our staff. We offer clinical education sessions, training on the job and career progression to enable you to further develop your Clinical and Leadership skills. This position will suit an individual who enjoys working collaboratively with families/carers and other significant supports of the young person,  to address their identified areas of concern. This is a fast paced team that thrives on multidisciplinary team involvement.

The key components of the role include:

  • Intensive care coordination for a specific case load of young clients aged up to 18 years
  • Working collaboratively as a member of the IMOS multidisciplinary team and sharing team duties
  • Assessing and treating young people with mental health problems – working within individual, group, and family contexts in both an intensive outreach and clinic-based capacity
  • Provision of therapeutic support to the ‘system’ around the young person in a collaborative and reflective partnership with other involved agencies

This is a full-time position; several positions available. The position is based in Dandenong, but you will be required to travel within the Monash Health catchment area to provide outreach treatment to our client group. The core business hours of this team are 8.30 -5.00pm.

What You bring

This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving, engaged team of clinicians providing outreach treatment to a cohort of young people aged 5- 18 years and their families/Carers presenting with complex mental health and psychosocial difficulties. You will get exposure to a multidisciplinary team led by consultant psychiatrists partnering with experienced clinicians. The Intensive Mobile Outreach Stream (IMOS) is a highly supportive, collaborative, and hard-working team where clinicians can develop advanced clinical skills rapidly.

You are adaptable to a changing environment as we work together to deliver first class service. Alongside your caring and engaging manner, you have a positive work attitude, strong communication skills and a strong people-person focus allowing you to engage with our patients and their families.

On a personal level, you are:

  • dedicated to safe best practice & quality care
  • committed to delivering quality care, service & advocacy
  • enthusiastic, compassionate & able to work collaboratively
  • excited to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence
  • an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles

In return

Ours is a connected team with strong shared values and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Ours is also a highly skilled, collaborative and welcoming multidisciplinary team where the only limit in your career is you. As a valuable member of a wider team, we are committed to working with you to become your professional best. There is access to resources to support you in this position. 

There is no better time to join us and here’s just a few reasons why: –

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills and knowledge base
  • avenues to further develop your clinical skills
  • mentorship and career guidance
  • support to attend relevant professional development opportunities
  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to onsite discounted staff car parking and gym (only where relevant), uniform (only where relevant) and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP). In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to on site staff car parking and gym, uniform and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

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.

To comply with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to upload evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement or Digital Certificate showing all vaccination dates. It is a requirement of Monash Health to collect, record and hold vaccination information. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Monash Health is a great place to work so come join The IMOS Team now!

JOB SUMMARY

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Monash Health

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