Casual Clinician - Mental Health Child and Youth Triage

Job posted: 29/08/2018
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 157512

Reference: 157512

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Thrive professionally in providing your clinical expertise and leadership to Mental Health Services

  • Take this opportunity to shine and apply now to join our active and progressive organisation

  • Look to your future - ongoing career and professional development opportunities, supportive supervision structure

About the facility

The Child and Youth Triage Team is the initial point of contact within Barwon Health Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Service for infants, children and young people aged 0-25 years and their families.  Clinicians working within this team accept written and telephone referrals and act as the first point of contact for the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), Jigsaw Youth Mental Health Service and the Eating Disorder Service.

About the role

The role of child and youth triage clinician requires a capacity to provide expert screening and assessment through enquiry in order to determine an appropriate, timely and accessible response to all referrers. The triage clinician provides clinical advice and makes recommendations and referrals. This is a senior clinician role which should be consumer focused and ensure the highest standard of assistance in accessing services. The clinician will work in close collaboration with and support the Child and Adolescent and Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Eating Disorder Services (EDS) and Jigsaw clinicians, Consultant Psychiatrists and Registrars.

About the culture

We are a passionate, supportive, and driven team who works cohesively together. We promote professional development in the workplace and as a team are focussed on quality patient centred care. No day is the same; we are a team that embrace's change and are always looking for innovative ideas to improve our team and the organisation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

  • Centrally located at University Hospital, only minutes from the vibrant waterfront

  • Our Commitment to Child Safety

  • Be our future Barwon Health Strategic Plan

  • Aboriginal Employment Plan

At Barwon Health we celebrate and harness diversity, and consider it a competitive advantage. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds including individuals that identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, GLBTIQ+, and individuals with disabilities. Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all our consumers including children and appropriate rigorous reference and background checks will be undertaken.  Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

Recruitment agencies should note that Barwon Health does not accept agency resumes. Barwon Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies.

Casual Clinician - Mental Health Child and Youth Triage

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Christina Grant - (03) 4215 8640

Casual Clinician - Mental Health Child and Youth Triage