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Job Number : 27783
Type and Location : Psychologist / Melbourne
Listed By : Monash Health on 12 Jun 2019
Mental Health Clinician

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.

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.

Psychology and Specialist Services (PsySS) in the Mental Health Program runs a number of programs across Monash Health including the Wellness and Recovery Centre. The Monash Health Wellness and Recovery Centre (WRC) Eating Disorder Service is a special service operating across Monash Health Campuses. The service offers comprehensive Eating Disorder assessment, diagnosis and evidence-based treatment to individuals affected by Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge eating Disorder, and Other Specified Feeding & Eating Disorder (OSFED).

Services include:
Adults (18-65yo) Inpatient Treatment

Adults (18-65yo) Outpatient Treatment

Butterfly Day Program (12-24yo)

About the Monash Health Wellness and Recovery Adult Outpatients Clinic
The Monash Health Wellness and Recovery Outpatients Clinic is a community-based special service providing client-centred, holistic support and intervention to adults (aged 18-65 years) suffering from severe and complex eating disorders. The program offers comprehensive assessment and diagnosis, nutritional management, education and support, coordinated care and consultation to admission with our Inpatient service or Butterfly Day Program as appropriate.
About the role
The Mental Health Clinician position is a .6 EFT temporary (6 month) position with the Wellness and Recovery Centre Outpatients Program until end of February 2020.

The Mental Health Clinician operates as part of a wider, multidisciplinary team providing treatment to individuals with eating disorders.

The role requires engagement with clients using CBT-E (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Eating Disorders).

This role would suit an experienced mental health clinician who is passionate about supporting the recovery of individuals with an eating disorder.

The ability to engage and work with adults on an individual level will be highly regarded. This role will suit someone who wants to be part of the ongoing development of a service to improve the health and wellbeing of people with an eating disorder in a service known for innovation.

What’s in it for you?
A rare opportunity to join a leading Eating Disorder program at Monash Health

Support, mentoring and development from a highly experienced and well regarded leadership team

An opportunity to specialise in the field of Eating Disorders

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.

What you need
Current registration with AHPRA

Working with Children’s Check

Relevant post-graduate qualifications in mental health

Proven significant clinical experience

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.

To view the full position description and to APPLY NOW, click here

Contact Details
Paige Stimpson, Manager

Wellness and Recovery Service


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