Youth Mental Health Clinician – Youth Consultation and Treatment Team Monash Health


  • A fantastic opportunity in an expanding and growing youth mental health service  
  • High level of skill and professional clinical development 
  • A full time permanent position due to internal career progression 
  • Great Location based in Dandenong, flexible options to work from home  

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

About the Role 

We have a fantastic full time opportunities due to internal career progression. Our team has undergone a make-over to become one of the best in its field. It is a friendly, vibrant and closely-nit team, which is in high demand internally and externally. Our Youth Consultation and Treatment Team  (YCTT) works with young people and their families at the pointy end of clinical services. The roles in this very successful, vibrant and specialist team are very sought after. Our team members are highly successful in seeking internal and external career progression opportunities due to unique, comprehensive and high level blend of therapeutic, engagement and risk management skills and expertise they develop. This team operates from our community based clinic, which is located close to the award-winning Dandenong Hospital’s ART Building in the vibrant City of Dandenong. A great location if you live in South-Eastern and Bayside suburbs, Frankston and Mornington Peninsula or Gippsland, with excellent connections to Monash Freeway, East Link, Princess Hwy and public transport.  

About You 

You are dedicated and passionate about youth mental health. You enjoy working with people who face complex issues and have a strong commitment to family inclusive practice. You have great skills in care coordination, family work and therapeutic, evidence-based interventions. You are have a resilient personality and you are a person who lives our iCARE values of integrity, compassion, accountability, respect and excellence. 

We are looking for someone with: 

  • Qualifications and relevant registrations in at least one of the following: Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Nursing (Div. 1), Speech Pathology. 
  • Capacity to work independently and within a team 
  • A friendly and professional attitude 
  • Excellent engagement, relationship and therapeutic skills. 
  • Resilience and strong work ethics 
  • This is a Mental Health Clinician position as follows: 
    • Psychologist – Grade 2 year 1-4 
    • Social Worker – Grade 2 Year 1-4 
    • Speech Pathologist – Grade 2 Year 1-4 
    • Nurse – RPN 3 Year 1-5 
    • OT – Grade 2 Year 1-4 

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. Monash Health will offer: 

  • competitive salary 
  • salary packaging 
  • friendly and supportive culture 
  • opportunity to experience various teams 
  • on-going supervision and professional development   

Selection criteria:

  • Mental Health Clinician  
  • Community Case Management experience an advantage 
  • Post registration experience in mental health highly regarded  

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.