Published November 12, 2021
Last Modified November 12, 2021
Monash Health
35 centre road, Scoresby, Australia
Contact Phone Number
Closing Date
December 2, 2021

Job Description

Southern Dual Diagnosis Service - Monash Health

Monash Health is excited to announce several opportunities for a Dual Diagnosis Clinician (2 x adult positions and 1x youth position) to be part of the team at the Southern Dual Diagnosis Service

Wanting to further develop your skills in Mental Health and the Alcohol and Other Drug sector?
Fulltime and Part Time opportunities available
Beocme part of an innovative and passionate team
Work close to public transport in our office in Thomas Street Dandenong
Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers

About our Southern Dual Diagnosis Service, Dandenong

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialities. The Southern Dual Diagnosis Service covers the whole of the Southern Metropolitan region which is broadly divided into Adult and Youth service provision. The service's aim is to improve treatment outcomes for individuals who have a co-existing mental health and substance use issue. Our high functioning disciplinary team work from Thomas Street Dandenong and sits within the Monash Health Drug and Alcohol Service, within the Mental Health Program of Monash Health.

About the role

You are a dedicated and accomplished Mental Health/AOD clinician who can demonstrate the requirements for the position as outlined below. You enjoy working as part of a multidisciplinary team and are truly passionate about improving treatment outcomes for individuals who have a co-existing mental health and substance use concerns.

You also:

Have a minimum of 5 years clinical experience in a clinical Mental Health setting
Have experience/knowledge in Alcohol and other Drugs sector
Have excellent communication and time management skills
Ability to build rapport with internal/external individuals, teams and diverse stakeholders
What you need:

Relevant qualification as outlined in the position description
Demonstrated experience in mental health/drug and alcohol settings
Current AHPRA registration or other authorised governing body according to qualification
Relevant working visa if required
Driver's License
What We Offer:

Access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills and knowledge base
Avenues to further develop your leadership and project management skills
Mentorship and career guidance
Support to attend relevant forums and conferences
A supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies
Ina addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to on site staff car parking and gym and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

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.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:

• proof of immunisation

• a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)

• a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months

• reference checks

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System - email applications will not be considered.

In accordance with recent Victorian Public Health directions all employees working in the Public Health system need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and be required to provide evidence of their vaccination status.

All candidates will be required to provide evidence of full vaccination. You will need to provide a copy your immunisation history statement which can be accessed via My Gov. The evidence will need to be uploaded as part of your application.

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates that can provide evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Apply NOW to join our Southern Dual Diagnosis team at Monash Heatlh!

To view the full position description and to apply now, click HERE!