Enhanced Maternal & Child Health - Adult Mental Health Worker



Mornington Peninsula Shire is Victoria’s destination municipality, characterised by unique townships, highly productive agriculture, world renowned landscapes, tourist regions, and areas of national and international conservation significance within a vital Green Wedge. With approximately 1200 employees, Mornington Peninsula Shire is a busy and vibrant workplace. Enhanced Maternal and Child Health – Adult Mental Health Worker (0.

6 FTE) Permanent Part Time Salary $86,170.10 Pro Rata (excl. Super) Participate in a multidisciplinary and coordinated approach to service delivery, care and support.

This position provides an exciting opportunity for an experienced Adult Mental Health Worker to contribute to the expansion of Enhanced Maternal and Child Health service delivery on the Mornington Peninsula. About the business & role The Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Service is part of the suite of services provided by the Child and Family Health Team based at the Hastings Shire Office. You will be required to work within a multidisciplinary team: Working within the Enhanced MCH team and the Child and Family Health Service to provide short-term intensive support to families who have children aged from birth to 6 years where adult mental health is one of the presenting issues.

Conducting adult mental health assessments, family assessments, formulating and reviewing Child and Family Action Plans and comprehensive discharge planning Referring and linking families with appropriate longer-term support services as required The successful candidate will have Relevant Degree in, Mental Health, Family Therapy, Psychology, Occupational Therapy or Social Work Minimum of 2 years proven case management and case practice experience in Adult Mental Health Sound knowledge of relevant legislation & statutory responsibilities related to mental health, children, young people & families High level theoretical and practical knowledge of family and child health and development, group learning strategies incorporating adult learning theory A valid Employee Working with Children Check Willingness to undertake an Australian Criminal History Check A valid Driver’s Licence Please review the PD in full for specific information about this role. To apply Click 'Apply' this will take you to the job listing on our job application portal where you can view the Position Description and commence the application process. You are required to provide your CV and a one-page cover letter addressing the key selection criteria by 6pm, Monday 1st June 2020.

The Mornington Peninsula Shire is committed to creating a diverse and safe environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and Child Safe employer. We welcome applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; have a disability; and/or a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. Contact Details For a confidential discussion about this excit.

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23 May 2020


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