Social Worker - ELMHS Oasis CNIU

Job posted: 20/11/2020
Applications close: 04/12/2020 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 44176

Reference: 44176

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

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.

About Us

The Monash Children’s Child Neuropsychiatry Inpatient Unit provides a 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 to ensure an integrated and effective service, tailored to the individual needs of each child and family. The Child Neuropsychiatry Inpatient 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

The Child Neuropsychiatry Social Worker position is a specialist clinical mental health role. The Social Worker will have training, qualifications and experience in assessing and treating young people who have difficulties with their mental health. 
The Child Neuropsychiatry Social Worker works within the multi-disciplinary team to provide discipline specific assessment and treatment that contributes to the joint formulation and intervention planning for children admitted to the Child Neuropsychiatry unit. The successful candidate will draw on a strong biopsychosocial, family and social systems frameworks. The social worker will be familiar with current and emerging evidence-based practices related to Social Work and mental health for children with neurodevelopmental and psychiatric difficulties, and their families. The Social Worker will also contribute their skills and knowledge through individually targeted interventions and the group program. The role includes specialist consultation and education to families, schools, CYMHS and community based services and contribution to research and evaluation projects.
All ELMHS Mental Health Clinicians focus on providing a professional clinical practice that is sensitive to issues of diversity, which adheres to professional ethics, relevant legislation, policies and procedures. It is an expectation that the Child Neuropsychiatry Social Worker will also promote good working relationships between the Child Neuropsychiatry Inpatient Unit team, Monash Children’s Hospital, referring teams and relevant external agencies. 

What’s in it for you?

You will be part of a dynamic changing environment that will have future growth. You will also have access to a range of corporate benefits, including salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take home pay and access to staff discounted car parking.

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.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 

Current Monash Health employees should apply through Mercury using their Monash Health employee account. Our Recruitment Services team can answer any queries on this matter and can be reached on 9265 2776 or via email to recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Social Worker - ELMHS Oasis CNIU

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Dianne Young - 0435962387

Social Worker - ELMHS Oasis CNIU