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Art Therapist

Job posted: 03/08/2022
Applications close: 17/08/2022 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 54880

Reference: 54880

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan


  • Art Therapist - Grade 2 ongoing (0.4EFT, 30.4 hours per fortnight)

  • Exciting opportunity to work within a large multidisciplinary team

  • Clinical supervision provided

  • Professional development opportunities and support


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 18,000 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 Art Therapy at Monash Health


This part-time position consists of 30.4 hours per fortnight and is available to Grade 2 Art Therapy clinicians. The position is based at Monash Children's Hospital in Clayton and will provide clinical services to patients within a designated caseload and other areas as appropriate. The incumbent may have staff and student clinical supervision responsibilities


About You


You are a dynamic Allied Health professional who is passionate about making appositive contribution to the health of your patients. Described as enthusiastic and motivated to perform at your best every day, you demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


You can also demonstrate:



  • Your dedication to safe best practice and quality care

  • An unwavering commitment to delivering patient centred care

  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude to your work, compassion and the ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team

  • Motivate to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence


What you need:



  • Undergraduate or Post Graduate Degree in Art Therapy from an approved training course.

  • Demonstrated experience providing art therapy to individuals and in groups

  • Member of ANZACATA (preferred)


What we offer:



  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills and knowledge base

  • avenues to further develop your leadership and project management skills

  • mentorship and career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums and conferences

  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies


In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to subsidised onsite subsidised staff car parking, uniform and a generous Employee Assistance Program (EAP).


This as a great opportunity to further develop your skills and experience in a state of the art facility.


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.


To comply with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to upload evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement or Digital Certificate showing all vaccination dates. It is a requirement of Monash Health to collect, record and hold vaccination information. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Art Therapist

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Contact:

Amy Thomas - 0408 459 329
Amy.Thomas@monashhealth.org

Art Therapist