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Art Therapist Grade 2

Job posted: 16/05/2024
Applications close: 06/06/2024 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 75760

Reference: 75760

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Art Therapist - Grade 2

  • Develop art therapy practice across Community based clinic (Moonee Ponds) and Inpatient setting (John Cade Unit 1, RMH)
  • Provide creative interventions and therapy for people experiencing mental illness through out their recovery journey
  • Individual and Group interventions
  • RMH MHS is focused on investing in our workforce to build better mental health services
  • Flexible working arrangements available

About Royal Melbourne Hospital Mental Health Services (RMH MHS)

RMH MHS has an exciting opportunity for developing clinician to deliver excellent interventions and provide community based mental health service. We are seeking dynamic, team oriented clinicians. RMH MHS has a strong team culture and values the development of its workforce. Based in Moonee Ponds, this role is an opportunity to develop skills and experience and contribute to the growth of mental health services in the community.

Your new role:

  • Contribute to development and implementation of effective mental health interventions founded in creative expression
  • Work with multidisciplinary team, across range of settings
  • Contribute to high standards of interventions and maintain a positive culture in the team
  • Actively engage in discipline specific and multidisciplinary team activities and meetings
  • Apply sound treatment skills for people with severe and enduring mental health conditions, and have willingness and capacity to commit to development of EB knowledge and practice

About you:

  • Have a Masters in Art Therapy and Professional Membership with ANZACATA - the peak professional association for Creative Arts Therapies in Australia, New Zealand and Asia
  • Experience in working with consumers with a mental illness
  • Experience in the development, facilitation and evaluation of mental health group interventions
  • You are committed to developing your practice as a professional in clinical mental health
  • You are able to contribute and function effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and enjoy working autonomously
  • Excellent organisation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in computer software use and information technology on the Microsoft Windows platform and ability to learn new programs and navigate databases
  • Willing to work in a range of settings and some out of hours shifts
  • Hold a current Victorian Driver’s Licence, and ongoing ability to use this form of transport

Benefit of working with The Royal Melbourne Hospital Mental Health Services:


Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.  

This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare.

  • You have access to professional development and career progression in a large, dynamic organisation
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Salary packaging, great location and close to public transport.

 

The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications. 

 

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


Interested?

We will be conducting recruitment for this role during the advertising period. If you are interested, please apply promptly, as the advertisement may be removed early if we find the right candidate.


If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check, and where applicable, Working With Children Check. All RMH employees are required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment including evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses) and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine (mandatory for all clinical and or patient facing roles) prior to commencement. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.   

Art Therapist Grade 2

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Joseph Judge - 0499572990

Art Therapist Grade 2