Position Details
Reference Number 38648
Position Title Senior Mental Health Cliniician Intensive Out of Home Support
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Entity Monash Health
Department ELMHS KEYS
Location Cleeland Street, Dandenong , Various Facilities
Position Summary

About Monash Health

Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between, and we have recently opened the new 230-bed Monash Children’s Hospital.


About Us

The Intensive Support Service renamed KEYS: "Keep embracing your success" is a pilot project funded by the Victorian Department of Health and Human services.  The Intensive Support Service is comprised of a collaboration between the DHHS, two community agencies as partners and Monash Health. The Out of Home Care Intensive Support Service is an innovative 18-month collaborative initiative, between non-government community agencies, Monash Health and the Department of Health and Human Services, for young people in the 13-16 age range presenting with serious emotional and mental health disturbance, and related problem behaviours.  These young people may already be in Out of Home Care, or are at risk of breakdown in their family based care.

About the Role

The mental health clinicians will be responsible for providing therapeutic treatment to both the young people residing in the Out of Home Care site and those that are transitioning, or have transitioned into the community for a period of time deemed therapeutically necessary. These specialist clinical roles will provide a holistic assessment and therapeutic approach drawing upon current evidence based mental health and systemically oriented interventions that flexibly use elements from a range of therapeutic treatment models.

This role will suit you if you enjoy working in a partnership framework with other agencies.  The role will require you to provide high quality provision of ELMHS interventions, primary, secondary, tertiary consultation in addition to high quality provision of therapeutic support to the ‘system’ around the young person in a collaborative and reflective partnership with other involved agencies. 

We have an outstanding opportunity for one 0.8 senior mental health clinician who has appropriate qualifications in social work, occupational therapy, speech pathology, psychology, mental health nursing in addition to qualifications in family therapy to join the intensive support service. You will work closely with our partner agencies and with the consultant psychiatrist for  KEYS.

What you need to know

We value a multidisciplinary team and all disciplines are encouraged to apply. This role is graded at Grade 3 Psychology (PL4), Social Work (YC49), Occupational Therapy (YB27), Speech Pathology (YB54) and Grade 4 Nursing level (NP50).  If you are seeking further information please contact Ann Pratt, Senior Clinician Coordinator IMOS/KEYS on 9767 8274 or 0414 324 084.

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 be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

 

Contact Person
NamePositionPhoneEmail
Ann Pratt Senior Clinician Coordinator 9767 8274
Advertising Closing 03/07/2019
Proposed End Date 11/02/2020
Position Documents
DescriptionTitle
ELMHS Intensive Support Outreach Service KEYS Intensive Support Out of Care Service- Senior Clinician Updated January 2019.pdf
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