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Job Number : 29549
Type and Location : Psychologist / Melbourne
Listed By : Monash Health on 14 Jan 2020
Mental Health Clinician, Inpatient Eating Disorder Unit

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 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 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 Inpatient Unit

The Monash Health Wellness and Recovery Inptient Unit is a structured, inpatient program operating on West 4, Dandenong Hospital, Victoria. The program comprises four beds and provides:

  • Medical monitoring and supervision
  • Nutritional rehabilitation
  • Weight restoration
  • Supportive therapies
  • Inhibition of eating disordered behaviours
  • Meal supervision
  • Structured daily activities

About the Role

The Mental Health Clinician position is a part time (0.4EFT) ongoing position with the Wellness and Recovery Centre Inpatient Unit at Dandenong Hospital.

The Mental Health Clinician operates as part of a wider, multidisciplinary team providing treatment to individuals with 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 focus on 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

How to Apply

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 Telephone: 0427 326 731 paige.stimpson@monashhealth.org




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