Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Clinician Monash Health

JOB DESCRIPTION

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 18,000 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. 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 the Team

The Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Team offers specialist perinatal and parent-infant mental healthcare. The Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Team works alongside other ELMHS and adult mental health clinicians from any team working with expectant mothers, parents and infants, to provide education, consultation, supervision and specialist perinatal and parent-infant mental health assessment and treatments.

About the role

The role is that of a mental health clinician with training, qualifications and experience in assessing and treating primary care-givers and infants with mental health problems. This position is a Care Coordination role for clients of the Integrated Perinatal & Infant Mental Health Team.

This position will respond to families in the perinatal period where there is an identified primary care-giver with an adult mental illness; attachment difficulties between the infant and the primary care-giver; where the infant is at high risk for psychological and emotional problems; and/or infant development may be compromised.

About You 

Our expanded team are looking forward to embracing an individual with qualified and accomplished allied health and/or nursing experience in mental health, who is dedicated to providing best patient-centred and recovery-focused care to mothers and infants in the antenatal and/or postnatal period. 

You can expect to be stimulated, fulfilled and rewarded in this specialised field. 

 

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 by email – [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 Influenza 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. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement. 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.

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Monash Health

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