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Senior Mental Health Clinician

  • : Monash Health
  • : 28-Aug-2020
  • : Dandenong VIC 3175
Position Summary
  • Senior clinician role RPN 4 / Allied Health Grade 3
  • Join a specialist team of mental health clinicians
  • Full time and part time positions available

Be a part of a specialist clinical mental health assessment, service coordination, and advocacy team working with individuals identified by the Victorian Fixated Threat assessment Centre as requiring mental health support.

About Monash Health

Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between that supports the delivery of clinical are.

About Mental Health Program

Monash Health Mental Health Services provides a range of community, bed-based and specialist services covering the Casey, Cardinia, Greater Dandenong, Kingston and Monash LGAs – a population of nearly one million.  It has an operational budget of $130 million and employs approximately 820 EFT, representing over 1000 staff.

The positions are within the Mental Health Forensic Assessment and Consultation Team (MH FACT which works collaboratively with the Victorian Fixated Threat Assessment Centre (VFTAC), and other stakeholders state wide. 

About You

You are an experienced, energetic and determined in the clinical work you undertake.

You work collaboratively and think flexibly about what interventions may assist individuals and ensure community safety

Your track record includes demonstrated success in the following areas:

  • Assessment to inform diagnosis, formulation and treatment planning
  • Clinically effective interventions with individuals
  • Proven ability to develop and implement comprehensive management plans
  • Capacity to form relationships of influence with other stakeholders
  • Supervision of staff and post-graduate students
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Team player

What you need:

  • Current general registration with AHPRA- except social work
  • Working with Children’s Check
  • Forensic or Clinical Endorsement with AHPRA -Psychology only
  • AHPRA registration (where applicable) to supervise post-graduate program students and registrars
  • 5 years or more of proven clinical experience

What’s in it for you?

  • Genuine career opportunity
  • Training in structured professional judgement tools
  • Support by the Forensic Clinical Specialists in further developing your forensic capabilitiesMentoring and development from a highly experienced and well regarded leadership team
  • Satisfaction derived from supporting the development of forensic mental health competencies amongst mental health staff and other stakeholders.

As an employee of the largest public health service in Victoria, you will have access to salary packaging, onsite staff car parking and gym and a generous Employee Assistance Program.

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