Senior Clinician - Casey Emergency Psychiatric Service

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Senior Clinician - Casey Emergency Psychiatric Service


Job Description
  • Full Time / Part Time
  • Join us at an exciting time for Casey Hospital with expansion works underway 
  • Be a part of a thriving team in a growth corridor

About the service

The Emergency Psychiatric Service (EPS) includes the Enhanced Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team (ECATT) operating from the Casey Emergency Department and MHaPs (formerly PACER) providing a service operating from Narre Warren Police Station.  ECATT service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and MHaPs operates 7 days a week afternoon shift.

This position will ensure a comprehensive assessment, collaborative treatment design and appropriate referral of consumers presenting to the team.

About the role   

We currently have positions available for Senior Clinicians to be a part of our growing EPS team.  This role will find you working in both ECATT and MHaPs (formerly PACER). You will work within a multidisciplinary team, based at Casey Hospital in Berwick.  You will also work closely with Casey Hospital Emergency Department, Casey ACIS (formerly CATT) and Victorian Police members. Candidates will be required to work a roster system that includes night shift.  EPS is at the front end of service delivery with the priority to help a person to remain in or return to their local community as quickly as possible.  Interventions are tailored to individual consumer and family needs as well as circumstances.

What you need

From you we expect a qualification in Psychiatric nursing or Occupational Therapy and be registered with AHPRA.  Alternatively you have a degree in Social Work or other qualification making you eligible for membership of Australian Association of Social Workers. Hand in hand with this are your first class interpersonal and problem solving skills. Your experience will also include community based assessment of acute and chronically mentally ill people with a range of disorders.   

  • You must have relevant professional registration
  • A valid Working with Children Check
  • A valid Victorian Drivers Licence is essential
  • 5 years post graduate experience in mental health
  • Post Graduate Qualification in Mental Health is preferred

What you need to know

  • Part time (0.6 minimum) or full time
  • Base yourself at Casey Hospital for ECATT with an AM, PM and night shift
  • Base yourself at Narre Warren Police Station for PACER with a PM shift

Monash Health will offer

  • competitive salary
  • salary packaging
  • friendly and supportive culture
  • opportunity to experience various teams
  • on-going supervision and professional development

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 18,000 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

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 be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

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