Position Details
Reference Number 43603
Position Title Senior Clinician - Casey EPS
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing, Part Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Casey Adult Mental Health - EPS
Location Casey Hospital
Position Summary
  • Full Time / Part Time (0.5 EFT minimum)
  • Rotating roster
  • Be a part of a thriving team in a growth corridor
  • Includes EPS in Casey Emergency Department & PACER at Dandenong Police Station

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.

About our Emergency Psychiatric Services

The Emergency Psychiatric Service (EPS) operates from the Casey Emergency Department and also includes PACER (MHaPs) based at Dandenong Police Station. EPS is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and PACER operates 7 days a week afternoon shift.

EPS is at the front end of service delivery with the priority to help a person to remain in or return to their local community as quickly as possible. Interventions are tailored to individual consumer and family needs as well as circumstances.

About The Role

We currently have positions available for Senior Clinicians to be a part of our growing EPS team.  These are full-time or part-time ongoing roles. 

This role will find you working in both EPS and PACER as part of a multidisciplinary team. You will also work closely with Casey Hospital Emergency Department, Casey ACIS (formerly CATT) and Victorian Police members. Candidates will be required to work a roster system that includes night shift.  If night shift is preferred then this is also a potential option.

This position will see you completing comprehensive assessments, collaborative treatment design and appropriate onward referral for consumers.

About You 

You have substantial experience in community mental health, EPS, PACER or CL. You are capable of working independently as well as consulting and collaborating with others. Your strengths are building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders. You lead by example, thrive working in a dynamic, fast paced environment and are truly passionate about delivering a high standard of recovery focused care to all Consumers. You are an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles 

What You Need

Nursing:

  • Current Authority to Practice from AHPRA as a Registered Nurse.
  • Required a Post Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing – or completion of a specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing program or specialist post basic course of training which led to registration as a Division 3 nurse.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years full time equivalent mental health post graduate qualification experience in mental health nursing. 

Allied Health:

Occupational Therapy:

  • B. App Sc (OT), B. Occupational Therapy, or Master of Occupational Therapy 
  • Must be registered under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Minimum 7 years post graduate experience

Social Work:

  • Must have a Bachelor of Social Work or Masters of Social Work
  • Written evidence of eligibility for AASW membership for overseas qualifications is required
  • An AASW accredited Bachelor Degree. Degree of Social Work that provides eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (desirable)
  • Mental Health accredited social worker or working towards AASW CPE accreditation (desirable)
  • Minimum 7 years post graduate experience

What We Offer:

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your clinical skills & knowledge base
  • avenues to further develop your skills
  • mentorship & career guidance
  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff discounted car parking and gym, uniform and the 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.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

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

Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 

Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.

Apply NOW to join our Emergency Psychiatric Services at Monash Health!

Contact Person
NamePositionPhoneEmail
Hanna Wall Casey EPS Manager 87681296
Advertising Closing 30/10/2020
Position Documents
DescriptionTitle
EPS RPN attachment Casey EPS PD Attachment RPN4 OCT 2020.pdf
Casey EPS PD Oct 2020 EPS Senior PD - OCT 2020.pdf
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