Position Details
Reference Number 43242
Position Title Youth Assertive Intervention and Recovery Clinician
Employment Type Part Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Young Persons Mental Health Service
Location Cleeland Street, Dandenong
Position Summary
  • A fantastic Senior Role in youth mental health
  • Innovative and expanding service
  • Leadership position
  • High level of skill and professional clinical development
  • A part-time ongoing position     
  • Great Location, Dandenong Hospital, Mental Health Building 

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 Monash Mental Health

Monash Health Mental Health Program provides a range of community, bed-based and specialist services covering the Casey, Cardinia, Greater Dandenong, Kingston and Monash LGAs – a population of nearly one million. It has an operational budget of $130 million and employs approximately 820 EFT, representing over 1000 staff.

The Program has a number of clinical units including three area mental health services (Casey, Dandenong and Clayton), an Early in Life Mental Health Service (comprising infant, child and adolescent), a Young Persons’ Mental Health Service (18 – 25 years), Psychology Specialist Services (PsySS), a Drug & Alcohol service, and five Prevention and Recovery Care Services (PARCS) across the Monash Health Network Catchment. The Program has a 24hr Psychiatric Triage Phone service covering all ages. There is also a Gender Dysphoria Clinic which is based at Clayton Campus. Southern Synergy, a part of the Mental Health Program, supports the Program’s research and quality improvement activities. The clinical service is supported by an aligned operational structure to enable the provision of high quality service through the creation of clinical-operational partnerships – to support staff, patients, carers and their families – as well as a strong professional structure that supports the governance of the health professional workforce. Together, we seek to deliver quality patient-centred health care and services that meet the needs of our diverse communities.

About the Role

We have a fantastic part-time opportunity, in a newly created role. Our team has recently expanded and developed to be one of the leading services in the field of Youth Mental Health. It is a friendly, vibrant and supportive team, which is in high demand internally and externally. Our Youth Consultation and Treatment Team (YCTT) works with young people and their families providing exceptional mental health care to people with complex mental health needs. This role is that of the Youth Assertive Intervention and Recovery Clinician, that offers assessment and treatment of youth with complex mental health needs in an outreach capacity.

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 3 year 1-4
  • Social Worker – Grade 3 Year 1-4
  • Speech Pathologist – Grade 3 Year 1-4
  • Nurse – RPN 4 Year 1-5
  • OT – Grade 3 Year 1-4

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.

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.

Contact Person
Ellesse McAndrew Senior Clinician Coordinator, YCTT 0408 640 132 ellesse.mcandrew@monashhealth.org
Tracey Driscoll Community Service Manager 0409 512 793
Advertising Closing 02/11/2020
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