Position Details
Reference Number 50140
Position Title Family Therapy Specialist - CC Treatment Team
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Early In Life Mental Health Service
Location Various Facilities
Position Summary
  • Senior clinical role providing treatment for young people and their families
  • Opportunity to work within a systemic framework
  • Specialised role to upskill clinicians within a supportive multi-disciplinary mental health team
Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.

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 Us

Early in Life Mental Health Service provides assessment and treatment for the 0-18 age range. We work with infants, children, adolescents, young people and their families within the Southern Region. We work with families who are experiencing a range of difficulties including sleep disturbance, school refusal, learning delays and difficulties, anxiety, depression, self-harm, suicidal ideation, eating disorders and psychosis.

What We Do

The Core Community Treatment Team provides medium term treatment for children, adolescents and their families in the City of Casey, City of Greater Dandenong, Shire of Cardinia and the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula area. We work collaboratively with families and other agencies to create identified change and work strongly from a systemic framework.

About The Role

  • Family Therapy Specialist

This role is that of a Senior Mental Health Clinician trained in Family Therapy. The role will suit creative and innovative candidates who strive to learn and embrace emerging practice directions. The role will support clinicians in the core community treatment team to build capacity for family therapy work. ELMHS attracts clinicians who believe that families and individuals have the capacity to change and are instrumental in supporting this process. We are highly driven by internal collaborative relationships and value enthusiastic work practices and enhancing team relationships.

These roles are funded as a Grade 3 allied health clinician: Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Grade 3 Psychologist and Grade 4 Nursing.  Speech pathologists, Social workers and Nurses are encouraged to apply.

For further information, please contact Melinda Hewitson Senior Clinician Co-ordinator Core Community on 8768-5130 or 0409200271.

Monash Health will offer:

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

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.

How to Apply

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 in regards to internal applicants please contact Recruitment Services on 92652776.

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.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview

In accordance with recent Victorian Public Health directions all employees working in the Public Health system need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and be required to provide evidence of their vaccination status.   All candidates that are recommended for appointment will be required to provide evidence they meet the vaccination criteria.

 This will be by providing  a copy of your immunisation history statement,  which can be accessed via My Gov, or evidence that you have a vaccination appointment before 1 November 2021.  This evidence will need to be uploaded to the E Recruit system.

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates that can provide evidence that they meet the above requirements.  If you are unsure of these requirements please contact the Recruitment Manager for this vacancy 

Selection Criteria Applicant must have relevant qualifications, registrations and licences
Contact Person
NamePositionPhoneEmail
Melinda Hewitson Senior Clinician Coordinator 0409200271
Advertising Closing 29/10/2021
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