Published June 23, 2022
Last Modified June 23, 2022
Monash Health
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July 6, 2022

Job Description

Southern Dual Diagnosis Service - Monash Health

Monash Health is excited to announce several opportunities for a Dual Diagnosis Clinician (3 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
  • Become part of an innovative and passionate team
  • Work close to public transport in our office in Thomas Street Dandenong

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 subsidised 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.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email –

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

  • reference checks;
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and
  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

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

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.

All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.