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Aged Persons Mental Health Program - ICT Clinician

Job posted: 21/07/2021
Applications close: 11/08/2021 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 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: 48061

Reference: 48061

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan


  • Full Time ongoing, 8:30-17:00 rostered shifts

  • Strong Team Culture; and

  • Excellent career move


Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.


About Monash Health


Monash health provides a world of healthcare across south eastern Melbourne, uniquely integrating primary, secondary and tertiary health services as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities. We employee more than 18,000 staff who work across 40 care locations. In Monash Health your own growth and development is important and with us you can really be your best. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.


About the Role


The ICT Team is a newly established innovative team comprising of Nurses, Social Worker, OT’s, Psychiatrists and Registrars, we are dedicated to delivery of high quality, patient centred care in the community as an alternative to hospitalisation.


As a clinician in the ICT program you will offer home based mental health care as an alternative to treatment in an Aged Persons Mental Health (APMHS) inpatient setting, with the aim being primarily in preventing hospitalisation. You will have regard for the expressed wish of both the older person and family or carer as you work collaboratively to minimise the length of stay in an inpatient unit and work as a team to provide intensive community treatment during an acute episode of illness.


To achieve the goals of ICT you will work closely with psychosocial support providers and residential support programs, including local council or non-government providers, to provide holistic care to older people, delivering time limited intensive support to the person in their home context.


This is a fulltime position, requiring you to work closely one day a week with the APAT team at Endeavour Hills assisting with crisis assessment, duty and other tasks as required.


About You


You enjoy a fast paced environment and are passionate about taking part in achieving excellence. Your calm and confident disposition will see you handle multiple pressures and be a solid decision maker whilst remaining focused on achieving important team and organisational outcomes for consumers. Your approach is consumer-focused and are confident working in a small team and independently.



We are looking for someone with:


Experience in acute mental health settings or equivalent;


Clinical background;


Aged Persons Mental Health experience highly regarded



Monash Health will offer:


Salary Packaging;


Access to professional development;


Friendly and supportive culture; and


Flexible working arrangements.



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 contact Recruitment Services on 92652776.



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; and

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


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

Aged Persons Mental Health Program - ICT Clinician

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Contact:

Natasha Byl - 9709 7100

Aged Persons Mental Health Program - ICT Clinician