Mental Health Clinician (RPN, SW) Monash Health


Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful

Our Journey:

Dandenong Hospital Outreach Post-suicidal Engagement (HOPE) is a psychosocial support service for people at significant risk of suicide. The program at Dandenong is run in partnership with Better Place Australia (BPA). The initiative aims to provide follow-up care and support for people and their families/carers, who traditionally would not have received such intervention immediately after hospital discharge. Our aim is to promote self-efficacy, independence and social inclusion with all the inidviduals we support. Working in our diverse geographical area, you will enjoy the challenges of working with the complexties of mental health and making a positive difference every day. You will work closely with a range of mental health services and community supports, to effectively co-ordinate client care and promote recovery. 

  • Permanent Full time or Part Time 0.8 welcome.  
  • Standard shifts are 8.30am-5pm Monday-Friday; May be required to work after hours on rotating roster (Tuesday 12pm-8pm; Saturday 10am-2pm or 9am-3pm).

About You:

You are a dedicated and passionate Mental Health Clinician who enjoys working in adult mental health. You enjoy working as a member of a multidisciplinary team as well as in partnership with a NGO. You have great skills in assessing needs, developing plans and delivering therapuetic, evidence based interventions. You have a resiliant personality and you are a person who lives our iCARE values of integrity, compassion, accountability, respect and excellence.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Relevant qualifications and experience as a Mental Health Clinician
  • Capacity to work independently and in a partnership team
  • A friendly and professional attitude
  • Excellent engagement, relationship, communication and therapuetic skills

What you need:

  • Relevant experience as a Mental Health Clinician
  • Community case management experience an advantage
  • Post registration experience in mental health 

In Return

Dandenong HOPE is a newly formed team with an established sucessful working relationship with BPA. The sucessful candidates will have the oppourtunity be a part of the expansion and development of HOPE, in line with the recommendations from the Royal Commission into Mental Health.

For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Bec on 0418 724 757.

Monash Health is a great place to work

In 2022 Monash Health was nominated by LinkedIn as one of the top 25 organisations in Australia to grow your career.

Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program
  • free vaccinations
  • private health insurance at discounted rates
  • health imaging services
  • + more

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service and proudly provides healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers.  More than 22,000 of us work at over 40 care locations across south-eastern Melbourne.

We recognise 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 and our five ICare values.

How to Apply

Applications are only accepted that are submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System (e-recruit).

For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents.

Please note, applications will be screened upon receipt and selection activity may commence prior to the closing date.