Clinical Specialist Child Initiative

Job posted: 24/06/2022
Applications close: 04/04/2023 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 15136

Reference: 15136

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various

Clinical Specialist - child initiative (Child 0-12 - Mental Health)
Permanent - full time
80 Hours per fortnight with monthly ADO

Up to $25,000 incentive payments may be available to support relocation to Horsham/Ararat
Up to $15,000 incentive payments may be available to support relocation to Ballarat

(Be reimbursed for rent, childcare, school fees, relocation costs and more)

The Victorian Government has allocated funds to support rural and regional Area Mental Health Services (AMHS) to provide incentives to attract workers to roles that are difficult to fill.

The new workforce relocation and incentive grants program is being administered by Rural Agency Workforce Victoria (RWAV).

More information including job vacancies and eligibility requirements click herehttps://www.rwav.com.au/area-mental-health-services/

About Grampians Health

Grampians Health was established 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services to deliver safe, sustainable, healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term.

This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.

A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Our communities are diverse, as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in our beautiful region.

Grampians Health provides acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care, administration and support services.  This means your career will be as diverse and rewarding as you strive to be.

About the role

Grampians Health Ballarat Mental Health Services is a dynamic area mental health service striving to provide the highest standards of treatment for the Ballarat region and local surrounding communities, while maintaining a commitment to a continuously improving clinical environment.

We are currently in the process of undergoing significant service reform with the active involvement and engagement of all staff in the service. Clinicians who undertake a career at Grampians Health will find the role is both challenging and rewarding, with exposure to a wide range of mental health disorders and treatments experienced by young people aged between 0 -12.

  • Provide secondary consultation to key stakeholders
  • Clinicians develop comprehensive knowledge and skills in the provision of mental health treatment for clients and families.
  • Advance and progress your career.
  • Contribute and develop innovative, contemporary and a person-centred mental health service.

Skills and experience

  • Possess a professional qualification in a health-related discipline (Psychology, nursing, social work, occupational therapy).
  • Extensive experience and expert skill in and ongoing commitment to the delivery of evidence- based and best practice, youth friendly, family-inclusive treatments for infants & children 'at risk' of, or presenting with, a significant mental disorder;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of evidence- based treatments and/or best practices.
  • Provide leadership, including developing clinical expertise within the team through mentoring, training, teaching and supervision

Grampians Health Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Discounted on-site parking
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

Ballarat Region

Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia's most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia's most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply

ClickAPPLYor contact Beth Fernandes, Infant Child Mental Health Service - Team Leader on (03) 5320303 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Clinical Specialist Child Initiative

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Beth Fernandes - (03) 53203030
Tina Winzar - 53203030

Clinical Specialist Child Initiative