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SECASA - Aware Clinician (Grade 2)

Job posted: 16/02/2021
Applications close: 02/03/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training, Health and Allied Health, Family Violence Workers, Medical

Reference: 45137

Reference: 45137

Occupation: Education and Training, Health and Allied Health, Family Violence Workers, Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

SECASA Aware Clinician


An exciting opportunity is available to expand and enhance your social work skills at the South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence (SECASA) in the Aware Program. We are seeking an experienced clinician to work therapeutically with families / carers and young people who have engaged in concerning or Harmful Sexual Behaviours. You will have professional experience working with and responding to complex trauma related to sexual assault and/or family violence and or harmful sexual behaviours. You will have experience using strengths based interventions within a framework of intersectionality, gender equality and a human rights based approach.


You will have demonstrable experience in working collaboratively with key agencies, within the scope of relevant legislation and professional guidelines. You will be an excellent communicator, able to work independently and contribute to a resilient team.


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 SECASA


The Southern Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault (SECASA), a program of Monash Health, has the responsibility in the Southern Region of the Department of Human Services for:



  • The provision and development of effective services to victim/survivors and associated people affected by sexual assault and family violence

  • The provision and development of effective services for adolescents who have engaged in Harmful sexual behaviour

  • The provision of public education and professional training on sexual assault and anti-violence issues

  • Social planning and processes related to reducing societal violence


These services are provided in the Southern Metropolitan Region that includes the south-eastern metropolitan region of Melbourne, Mornington Peninsula, the Greater Dandenong area and Cardinia and Casey Shires.


The service operates in various locations around the region including Dandenong, Cranbourne, Frankston, Rosebud, St Kilda and East Bentleigh. A Crisis Care Unit is located at the Clayton Campus of Monash Medical Centre.


SECASA’s provides a varied, engaging and supportive professional work environment and will consider flexible work arrangements. Our staff form a vibrant and committed team. They are valued for their contribution and commitment and are supported in their professional development aspirations.


About the Role


Aware clinicians provide assessment and intervention for children and young people with concerning and/or harmful sexual behaviours. Clinicians work closely with family and or carers. In addition clinicians provide education to the wider community on supporting children and young people to engage in safe and respectful behaviours.



  • The position is fixed-term.

  • You will have or be eligible for membership of AASW with CPE

  • The position will be based in Dandenong at the MDC.


The candidate:



  • Do you have clinical experience engaging with children and young people?

  • Do you have an understanding of the impacts of trauma on child development and the benefits of intervention to promote a healthy developmental trajectory

  • Are you able to work collaboratively with peers showing flexibility and adaptability in a multidisciplinary setting?


Monash Health will offer:



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

  • avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills

  • mentorship & career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums & 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 onsite discounted staff car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).


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.


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 – e-mail applications will not be considered. 
Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.


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)

  • 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.

SECASA -  Aware Clinician (Grade 2)

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Contact:

Sarah McGregor - 99288741

SECASA -  Aware Clinician (Grade 2)