Acute Community Service Clinician - CATT/ECATT

Job posted: 02/09/2020
Applications close: 30/10/2020 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 43280

Reference: 43280

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

  • Acute Community Intervention Service - Formerly CATT Position

  • Full Time (part time hours will be considered)

  • Join us on a journey with the pending development of the Mental Health Crisis Hub

  • Based at Clayton (travel required)

  • Great Location, close to Train Station

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 the service

The Acute Community Intervention Service provides timely comprehensive assessment and delivers evidence-based treatment in the most appropriate setting at the ‘front end’ of service delivery. This includes short-term interventions and treatment for those whose illness can be readily managed in the community, as well as seamless engagement with longer-term care for those with relapsing or enduring conditions.

About the Role  

We currently have  positions available for an acute services clinician formerly CATT. You will be required to work across a number of functions which include CATT, ECATT and PARCS. You will work within a multidisciplinary team, based at Clayton Campus. Candidates will be required to work a rotating roster that includes night shift.

The role will include establishing positive working relationships which will extend to other parts of our mental health program, external agents and of course our clients.

What you need

From you we expect a degree in Social Work or other qualification making you eligible for membership of Australian Association of Social Workers, or your being a registered nurse with AHPRA. Also suitable is your Occupational Therapy qualification with eligibility for Australian Association of Occupational Therapists. Hand in hand with this are your first class interpersonal and problem solving skills. Your experience will also include community based assessment of acute and chronically mentally ill people with a range of disorders. You must have the ability to work collaboratively and effectively as part of the multidisciplinary team engaging with multiple key stakeholders. You will also work independently and have outstanding time management skills and be able to prioritise effectively to achieve desired outcomes in a timely manner. We are looking for someone with:

  • Community mental health experience

  • An ambitious and driven leader

  • Qualifications and relevant registrations in Nursing, OT or Social Work

  • Capacity to work independently and within a team

  • A friendly and professional attitude.

  • Excellent engagement, relationship and therapeutic skills

  • Resilience and strong work ethics

  • Australian working rights

  • Current AHPRA registration  

  • You must have relevant professional registration

  • A valid Working with Children Check

  • A valid Victorian Drivers Licence is essential

  • 5 years post graduate experience

Post Graduate Qualification in Mental Health is preferred

This is a Mental Health Clinician position as follows:

  • OT - Grade 2 Year 1-4

  • RN - Grade 3 Year 1-4

  • SW - Grade 2 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

  • EAP support

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 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.

Acute Community Service Clinician - CATT/ECATT

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Carmen Cilmi - 0407100192

Acute Community Service Clinician - CATT/ECATT