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Aged Mental Health Community Clinician

Job posted: 10/06/2022
Applications close: 01/07/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 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: 53874

Reference: 53874

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

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



  • Permanent Full Time position - Monday to Friday 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 Persons Mental Health Team (APMHT)?

  • Want to expand your skills?

  • Want a more challenging role?


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 22,000 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. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.


About Aged Persons Mental Health Teams


The community teams have six sub-teams with in two larger teams which are based in Kingston (known as Middle South APMHT) and the other is based in Endeavour Hills (known as Dandenong APMHT). The service provides assessment and treatment for people aged 65 years or 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, 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


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


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 the 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.


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


Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org.


Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:



  • reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and

  • proof of immunisation.


A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.


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


Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.

Aged Mental Health Community Clinician

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Contact:

Stanley Peter Drakos - 0429 697 878

Aged Mental Health Community Clinician