Senior Clinician - Oasis Child Unit

Job posted: 12/09/2023
Applications close: 26/09/2023 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

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

Reference: 62897

Reference: 62897

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

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Permanent & Temporary Full/Part Time Opportunities in a Senior Clinician Role 

  • Oasis Child Unit - Monash Children’s Hospital
  • Join an Australian first specialist service
  • Embed a model of care for children with co-existing neurodevelopmental & psychiatric difficulties & their families

About Monash Health 

Monash Health provides a world of healthcare across south-eastern Melbourne, uniquely integrating primary, secondary and tertiary health services as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities. We employee more than 22,000 staff who work across 40 care locations. In Monash Health your own growth and development is important and with us you can really be your best. For more information, please visit www.monashhealth.org.

About Us 

The Oasis Child Inpatient Unit, based in the Monash Children’s Hospital, provides specialist assessment and care planning for children aged up to 12 years, with neurodevelopmental disorders (such as Autism Spectrum Disorder or Intellectual Disability) and/or who show severe or complex psychiatric, behavioural and developmental symptoms that indicate need for a short term inpatient service.

A range of consultation services, brief emergency admissions, and planned assessment admissions are provided. The unit is part of the network of child and youth mental health services (CYMHS) provided across metropolitan and regional Victoria. Patient care is carefully planned and managed through collaboration with local CYMHS care teams and/or private psychiatrists to ensure an integrated and effective service, tailored to the individual needs of each child and family.

The Oasis Unit is a centre for excellence with an active clinical and research program that integrates and enhances knowledge from psychiatry, paediatrics, neurology, endocrinology, and other specialist medical and allied health services. 

About the Role  

This Senior Clinician Role is open to the following disciplines:

  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech Pathologists
  • Social Workers
  • Nurses
  • Psychologists

This is a truly exciting time for a Senior Clinician seeking to be a part of an innovative service with children, their families, and service providers.As a Senior Clinician in this specialist role, your clinical experience and expertise will endorse an inpatient culture and model of care that delivers exceptional care to children with neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders, and their families/carers. Excellent communication, time management and organisational skills are vital to ensure the goals of each child’s admission are achieved and families and children supported through their admission.

About you as a specialist Senior Clinician  

You demonstrate excellent clinical skills in working with children and families who are in distress and face complex issues. You are dedicated to promoting their health and well-being through evidence-based individual and family interventions. You are collaborative and positive in your approach. You have experience in mental health care and knowledge of developmental psychiatry, autism, intellectual disability and other developmental disorders. You show interest and experience in research and evaluation and strive for service

What’s in it for you?  

  • Play a pivotal role in creating an inpatient culture & model of care that delivers exceptional care to children with neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders, & their families/carers
  • join a centre for excellence with an integrated clinical & research program
  • engage with an expert multi-disciplinary team dedicated to improving child mental health
  • be part of a centre of excellence with an integrated clinical and research program
  • be part of a highly skilled Nursing, Medical, Allied Health & Educational team, dedicated to patient & family centred care
  • exposure to Mentorship & Career guidance

How to Apply  

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 only. Email applications will not be considered. 

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org.

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);and
  • 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.To comply with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.

To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to upload evidence of full vaccination. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement. It is a requirement of Monash Health to collect, record and hold vaccination information. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Senior Clinician - Oasis Child Unit

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Nicky Young - 0435962387

Senior Clinician - Oasis Child Unit