Graduate Program – Mental Health Allied Health


Our Allied Health — Mental Health Graduate Program is designed to support graduates making the transition from student to clinician within a supportive and welcoming environment.

The program offers educational opportunities to social work and occupational therapy graduates as they consolidate their theoretical and clinical skills. This is a structured program with a comprehensive orientation, paid professional development days and debriefing sessions, which are supported by the learning team, clinical supervisors and allied health educator.

Graduates are contracted to work 0.8 (full time equivalent) for 52 weeks, commencing in January 2019.

Graduates rotate through a combination of the below teams:

  • Community Mental Health Team — located at Saltwater Clinic (Footscray) or Wyndham Clinic (Hoppers Crossing)
  • Community Care Unit (CCU) — residential service located in Werribee

How to apply

Allied Health graduate positions are advertised annually during October and November. There are occasions when positions are advertised outside of these times. We are transitioning to a new job posting site – please refer to the new Mercy Health Careers website and the previous Mercy Health Careers website for vacancies in the meantime.


Allied Health Educator

Last reviewed June 5, 2019.