Job posted: 04/09/2023
Applications close: 25/09/2023 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 30510

Reference: 30510

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan


  • Grade 1 Mental Health Clinician - New Graduate Social Worker or Occupational Therapist
  • ICYMHS Access Team/Short Term Assessment & Treatment Clinic
  • Permanent Full Time (1.0)

 Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services.  We provide a comprehensive range of high quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care and community health services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

This is an excellent opportunity for a new graduate to commence a career in an enhanced mental health service for infants, children and youth (0-25 yo).

About the team

The ICYMHS Access Team provides the entry point into the service for children, young people, and their families who are generally contacting mental health services for the first time. In addition, the role includes brief intervention work with young people and families in the Short Term Assessment & Treatment Clinic.  

Our busy team is expanding and we are looking for an enthusiastic Grade 1 Social Worker or Occupational Therapist to join us in providing high quality mental health care in vibrant Box Hill.  This is a great opportunity to work in a friendly team with significant support from senior clinicians and many opportunities for training and upskilling.

About the role

The Grade 1 role includes:

- Telephone and face-to-face assessments of young people presenting with acute and/or complex mental health concerns

- Managing and prioritising referrals for the CYMHS community and specialist teams in consultation with senior staff

- Short term intervention for young people and their families (in conjunction with senior staff)

- Opportunity to participate in primary and secondary consultations to other service providers (in conjunction with senior staff)

- Opportunity for extended hours (until 8pm) on Monday evenings

- Opportunity to enrol in the Developmental Psychiatry Course through Mindful

Benefits of the role include belonging to an experienced and supportive multi-disciplinary team, regular clinical supervision and regular professional development.

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

The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today!

For full details refer to the attached Position Description and direct all enquiries to the contact person listed.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police records check.

You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Please submit all applications online.

Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Values in Action: Respect for all | Safe always | Partnering in care | Learning and improving every day

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


Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Kristen NORTHEY - (04) 6695 6915
Louise Hansen - (04) 3903 9384