ICT Allied Health Clinician - Older Adult Mental Health

Job posted: 11/09/2023
Applications close: 29/09/2023 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 62804

Reference: 62804

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

The Intensive Community Treatment team currently has a full time position available for a Grade 2 Social Worker or Occupational Therapist. Our team has recently expanded and are incorporating extended hours which will include afternoon shift.

  • Full Time and part time ongoing, 8:30-17:00 or 11:30-20:00 rostered shifts
  • Strong Team Culture; and
  • Excellent career move

Our Journey:

The ICT Team is a newly expanded 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 Older Adult Mental Health (OAMHS) 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.

A Day in the Life:

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.

As an allied health professional we are keen to ensure your discipline specific skills, knowledge and intervention contribute towards the team's many achievements and positive patient outcomes.

What you will bring:

  • Excitement to progress your Social Work or Occupational Therapy career in Mental Health
  • Enthusiasm, compassion and a collaborative attitude
  • Dedication to safe best practice and quality care
  • Experience in acute mental health settings or equivalent
  • Older Adult Mental Health experience highly regarded

What you will need:

  • Relevant qualifications (aligned to position description)
  • Demonstrated experience
  • Current AHPRA registration (OT only) or Eligibility for membership with AASW (SW only)
  • Include any other mandatory/required skills or licences
  • Australian working rights
  • Current Victorian Driver’s Licence

In Return:

  • 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

For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Natasha Byl on 0410455893.

Monash Health is a great place to work!

Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program
  • free flu vaccinations
  • private health insurance at discounted rates
  • health imaging services
  • + more

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service and proudly provides healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers.  More than 22,000 people work at over 40 care locations across south-eastern Melbourne.

We recognise 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 and ICare values.

How to Apply:

Applications are only accepted that are submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System (e-recruit).

For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents

Please note:  applications will be screened upon receipt and selection activity may commence prior to the closing date.

ICT Allied Health Clinician - Older Adult Mental Health

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Natasha Byl - 97097103

ICT Allied Health Clinician - Older Adult Mental Health