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Aged Mental Health Community Clinician

Job posted: 17/09/2020
Applications close: 02/11/2020 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 43372

Reference: 43372

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Opportunity exists for a suitably experienced, Occupational Therapist, Registered Nurse or Social Worker.



  • Permanent Full-time position (Part–time also considered) Monday–Fri 8.30am-5pm

  • Monash Health, Dandenong Aged Persons Mental Health Team (located at Endeavour Hills)

  • Diverse geographical area and client population


Want to work in a Community Aged Mental Health Team?



  • Want to expand your skills?

  • Want a more challenging role?    


About Aged Persons Mental Health Teams


The community teams have six sub-teams within two larger teams which are based in Kingston Centre and is known as the Middle South Aged Persons Mental Health Team (APMHT). The other is based in Endeavour Hills and is known as the Dandenong APMHT. The service provides assessment and treatment for people aged 65 years and over, who have a psychiatric disability and/or dementia with associated behaviours of concern requiring specialist treatment.


About the Role


As a member of a multidisciplinary team the Mental Health Clinician will consult with other staff members on specialist matters, in relation to client needs.


Our Mental Health Clinicians are responsible for a range of clinical mental health services including:



  • triage

  • intake

  • comprehensive mental health assessments including mental state examinations and risk management

  • care planning and  treatment

  • clinical case management

  • education

  • discharge planning


This position also provides discipline specific services to clients as required.


Working in our diverse geographical area, you will enjoy the challenges of working with the complexities of mental health and making a positive difference every day.


About You


If you take your career goals, need for job satisfaction and personal growth seriously, than so do we. Working with us offers you certain advantages. Your experiences with us will be varied and stimulating, giving you true diversity in your job and exposure to situations that broaden your experience and equip you for the career paths ahead. You will have the support of our professional development programs, allowing you to be your best.


Additionally you will possess:



  • AHPRA registered Occupational Therapists or

  • Qualified Social Workers (preferably accredited with AASW) or

  • AHPRA registered nurses ( with post graduate qualifications in Mental Health)


You will be committed to recovery-focused care, a strong team player, and willing to contribute to the continual improvement of the service.


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. 


Current Monash Health employees should apply through Mercury using their Monash Health employee account. Our Recruitment Services team can answer any queries on this matter and can be reached on 9265 2776 or via email to recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Aged Mental Health Community Clinician

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

Natasha Byl - 0432140729
natasha.byl@monashhealth.org

Aged Mental Health Community Clinician