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Senior Mental Health Clinician Box Hill ICYMHS

Job posted: 01/08/2022
Applications close: 22/08/2022 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 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, Nursing

Reference: 27752

Reference: 27752

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Senior Mental Health Clinician- Box Hill Community Team 



  • Permanent Part Time

  • 64 hours a fortnight

  • Located in Box Hill

  • Grade 3 SW, OT, Psychologist, RPN 4.



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 Senior Mental Health Clinician will provide a key leadership role within a multidisciplinary community team, which is part of the Infant, Child and Youth Mental Health Service (ICYMHS).  The Senior Mental Health Clinician will provide high quality mental health assessments, case management and clinical interventions for children and young people, presenting with mental health difficulties and their families.  The incumbent will work in partnership with the Team Leader to provide consistent and effective clinical and operational leadership. The incumbent will also be responsible for ongoing development and implementation of enhancements to model of care for children and families, ensuring practice is in line with contemporary, evidenced based mental health models of care and current Victorian State Government initiatives, including the Recovery Framework. .



About you 


To be successful in this role you will possess:


Demonstrated ability to provide clinical and operational leadership within a multi-disciplinary team.




  • Current professional registration with AHPRA or relevant professional body.

  • A demonstrated professional interest in working with children and young people within the context of their families, who are experiencing significant mental health difficulties.

  • Highly developed skills in interpersonal communication and multi-disciplinary team work, with excellent conflict management skills.

  • A strong commitment to high quality, evidenced based mental health care for infants and children and their families.

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team with complex challenges.

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.

  • Family therapy training is highly desirable


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


Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & 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 is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.


Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.



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.**

Senior Mental Health Clinician Box Hill ICYMHS

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Amity Mcswan - (04) 0935 4113
Lia Hunter - (03) 9843 1200

Senior Mental Health Clinician Box Hill ICYMHS