Aged Mental Health Community Clinician

Melbourne, Victoria, au
Company: Monash Health
Category: Community and Social Service Occupations
Published on 2021-07-24 19:16:15

Opportunity exists for a suitably experienced Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist, or Social Worker.

  • Fixed Term Full-time position (Part–time considered) Monday–Fri 8.30am-5pm

  • Monash Health, Dandenong Aged Persons Mental Health Team (located at Endeavour Hills)

  • Diverse geographical area and client population

  • Want to work in a Community Aged Mental Health Team?

  • Want to expand your skills?

  • Want a more challenging role?

  • About Monash Health

    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

    About Aged Persons Mental Health Teams

    The community teams have six sub-teams within two larger teams which are based in Kingston Centre and is known as the Middle South Aged Persons Mental Health Team (APMHT). The other is based in Endeavour Hills and is known as the Dandenong APMHT. The service provides assessment and treatment for people aged 65 years and over, who have a psychiatric disability and/or dementia with associated behaviours of concern requiring specialist treatment.

    About the Role

    As a member of an exciting multidisciplinary community team you will provide comprehensive clinical mental health assessment and treatment. We will look to you to deliver a range of clinical roles including triage, intake, mental state examinations, risk assessments, care planning, treatment, case management and discharge planning.

    What you Need:

  • Extensive experience as a qualified Mental Health Nurse, Occupational Therapist, or Social Worker

  • Aged Persons Mental Health experience highly regarded

  • Clinical background

  • Patient Centred Care

  • Competent decision making and passion to achieve exceptional outcomes for consumers

  • Monash Health employee benefits:

  • Salary packaging

  • Onsite staff parking

  • Discounted banking (BankVic)

  • Onsite Gym

  • Access to professional development courses and seminars

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