Senior Clinician Allied Health - Cranbourne ACIS (formerly CATT)

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Senior Clinician Allied Health - Cranbourne ACIS (formerly CATT)


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 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, and we have recently opened the new 230-bed Monash Children’s Hospital.

About the Roles

We currently have Allied Health positions available to join our already strong leadership team.  You will work within a multidisciplinary team, based at Casey Hospital in Berwick. You may also, at times, be required to assist with Casey EPS and Pakenham ACIS (both based at Casey Hospital). Candidates will be required to work a roster system that may include night shift. You will work intensively to provide leadership and clinical guidance in a multidisciplinary team providing acute assessment, treatment and onward referral to those experiencing an acute mental health issue across the age range. You will require skills which will enable you to liaise closely with a number of community agencies and work closely within the administrative and clinical teams on the site to ensure best practice care is provided. 

  • Part time (0.6 minimum) or full time
  • Base yourself at Casey Hospital
  • Rotating roster

It works closely with Pakenham ACIS and Casey Emergency Psychiatric Services (ECATT and PACER).   Cranbourne Acute Community Intervention Services (ACIS) stream includes the Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team (CATT) and Mental Health Hospital in the Home (MH HiTH) which provides community based treatment within the Casey/Cardinia region. The service is available seven days a week.

What you need:

From you we expect a qualification in 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 for OT or Social Work
  • 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

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 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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