Child Adolescent Mental Health Service Clinician

Job posted: 19/09/2023
Applications close: 17/10/2023 (Midnight)
25 days remaining

25 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 181419

Reference: 181419

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

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About the facility

The Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is responsible for delivery of specialist evidence based mental health assessments and treatments to women in the perinatal period, infants, children and young people up to 16 years. Specialist clinics are provided for perinatal, infant mental health and Autism Spectrum Disorders. The service also provides specialist training and consultation to other child and family services.

About you

Holds a formal qualification in Psychiatric Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Social Work or Clinical/Forensic/Neuro Psychology

Experienced clinical skills in the psychiatric assessment and treatment of infants, children and adolescents up to 16 years of age

Advanced clinical decision making skills regarding the management of risk in relation to young people

About the role

Work within the multidisciplinary CAMHS team providing psychosocial assessment, treatment and consultation to women and their families during the perinatal period, infants and young people to 16 years of age, their families and agencies involved in their care. Duties include;

Providing psychosocial infant, child and adolescent assessment involving the client, family and engaged agencies

Engaging and working with the infant/ child/young person’s family in both the assessment and treatment process as informed collaborators in the management of the child/young person during their episode of care

Working alongside agencies involved in the infants and child’s care, providing consultation where required

*Please be aware that candidates may be contacted prior to the closing date of the position.

What we offer

  • Career development opportunities within the team and across the service
  • Great location - doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast
  • 5 weeks annual leave with the option to purchase additional leave
  • A great health and wellbeing program
  • Salary Packaging- (extra $11,550 tax free income)

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Mental Health Recruitment via email at mentalhealth.recruitment@barwonhealth.org.au

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.

Child Adolescent Mental Health Service Clinician

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Fiona Walker - (03) 4215 8600
Cassie Allen - (03) 4215 8600

Child Adolescent Mental Health Service Clinician