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SECASA Aware Clinician

Melbourne Metro, VIC

Full Time


Social Worker

Position Summary

  • We are seeking an experienced clinician to work therapeutically with families / carers and young people
  • You will have professional experience working with and responding to complex trauma
  • You will have experience using strengths based interventions

SECASA Clinician Aware program

An exciting opportunity is available to expand and enhance your social work skills at the South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence (SECASA) in theAware Program.

We are seeking an experienced clinician to work therapeutically with families / carers and young people who have engaged in Harmful Sexual Behaviours. You will have professional experience working with and responding to complex trauma related to sexual assault and/or family violence and or harmful sexual behaviours. You will have experience using strengths based interventions within a framework of intersectionality, gender equality and a human rights based approach.

You will have demonstrable experience in working collaboratively with key agencies, within the scope of relevant legislation and professional guidelines. You will be an excellent communicator, able to work independently and contribute to a resilient team.

  • Social Worker Grade 2 ( Full time 2 years)
  • Dandenong based
  • Full time - 36 hours per week (negotiable)
  • Professional development, monthly ADOs and salary packaging

Be part of a committed, supportive and vibrant team, within a unique multi-disciplinary setting. You will be supported to demonstrate and develop your quality clinical practice within our highly regarded service. You will receive excellent support from within SECASA including: regular clinical supervision, opportunities to observe, consultations with clinical experts, participation in sector wide harmful sexual behaviour workforce training and opportunities to attend additional professional development.

The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of the personal and political issues surrounding sexual assault, family violence and complex interpersonal trauma. The position is responsible for delivering high-quality assessments and intervention using a strengths based approach, drawing on evidenced based trauma informed interventions, and best practice within the Harmful Sexual Behaviour Network.

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 bemade.

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

To comply with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to upload evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement or Digital Certificate showing all vaccination dates. It is a requirement of Monash Health to collect, record and hold vaccination information. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Job Ad Reference 54048
Date Listed 23 June 2022
ContactSarah McGregor