Family Violence Clinician

Job posted: 10/05/2022
Applications close: 31/05/2022 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical

Reference: 26955

Reference: 26955

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan


  • Permanent Full Time (Part-time would be considered)

  • Social Work/Occupational Therapy/Psychology - Grade 2 or 3 dependant on experience

  • Work within a small specialist Family Violence team within the mental health program to support clinical teams to identify and repsond to family violence.

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

The Eastern Health Mental Health Program provides specialist inpatient, community and residential mental health services to people of all ages in the eastern region of Melbourne. 

The Family Violence Clinician will be part of a small specialist team, providing expertise to mental health teams across the program.  They will support clinicians to identify and respond to family violence by providing secondary consultation to support victim survivors, children and the person using violence.  The position will support the Specialist Family Violence Advisors to embed MARAM and information sharing into core mental health practice and to provide training to align with the Victorian Mental Health and Wellbeing Workforce Capability Framework.

The role will be supported and integrated into the Mental Health Program – Specialist Family Violence Advisor (SFVA) team to further enhance a comprehensive model of care that embraces the intersectionality of mental ill health and family violence across the life span. 

About you 

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • A clinical qualification as a Occupational Therapist, Social Worker or Clinical Psychologist

  • Experience working clinically in the family violence setting

  • Clinical Mental Health Experience desirable (not essential)

  • Knowldedge of the MARAM framework

  • Demonstrated understanding of capacity building and providing secondary consultation

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  This offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Family Violence Clinician

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Pauline Kelly - (04) 8109 3077

Family Violence Clinician