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Art Therapist Grade 3

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 3 days
    Published on 14 Jan 2022
  • Job no: 47673
  • Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community-based services.

 

  • Part-time to June 2022
  • Based in Moorabbin & Elsternwick
  • Art Therapist Grade 3
  • Supportive multi-disciplinary team environment

What's in it for you

  • Great team culture
  • Work-life balance
  • Be involved in an innovative youth mental health program that is making a real difference in the community

About us

Alfred Child & Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) is one component of the Department of Mental & Addiction Health at Alfred Health.  We are a community-based service providing comprehensive assessment, treatment and case management to infants, children, adolescents and young people up to the age of 25 years of age presenting with behavioural, emotional, psychiatric or developmental difficulties. 

CYMHS provides clinical services in partnership with a wide range of service providers to achieve the best possible outcomes. Alfred CYMHS is committed to active participation by families and young people in evaluating and improving our services.

headspace offers a ‘one stop shop’ for young people aged 12 -25 and their families who may be experiencing mental health challenges. Providing an opportunity for young people to receive help early and promote a 'no wrong door' approach to supporting young people and their families through the provision of GPs, counsellors, Alcohol & other Drug workers and Vocational and Educational support.

Alfred Health is the lead agency for this program and offers the opportunity to work in a growing dynamic healthcare environment.

What you’ll be doing

As the Art Therapist you will work with young people who are currently receiving support and treatment from private allied health professionals and psychiatrists at headspace Elsternwick and CYMHS. The Art Therapist position will provide young people with a client focused art therapy program that will enhance their well-being and recovery.

What we need from you

  • Successful completion of Masters Placement, leading to completion of Degree in Art Therapy
  • Mental health experience
  • Experience working with young people
  • Appropriate work visa
  • Current Victorian Driver Licence
  • Current Working with Children Check and be willing to undergo a Background Check

Other benefits

  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Salary packaging, discounted health insurance and banking
  • Portable long service leave from other public health services
  • Located close to public transport, shops and restaurants

If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, include your resume and cover letter. 

For more information regarding the position please contact Denise Fry or Glenda Pedwell on ph: 8552 0555

Closing date: Sunday, 30 January 2022 by 11pm AEST

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

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  • Closes in 3 days - 30 Jan 2022
  • Published on 14 Jan 2022, 1:36 AM