CYMHS ACCESS Senior Clinician

Job posted: 10/11/2020
Applications close: 08/03/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 22186

Reference: 22186

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Senior Clinician – ACCESS /Short Term Assessment & Treatment Clinic

CYMHS Access Team,   Temporary Part-Time 0.8EFT

(Permanent within the EH Mental Health Program but initially it will be located at CYMHS ACCESS for 12 months)

 Seeking applications from Grade 3 Occupational Therapists, Grade 3 Clinical Psychologists, Grade 3 Social Workers or Registered Psychiatric Nurses RPN 4.

 Eastern Health 

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services.  We provide a comprehensive range of high-quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care and community health services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to an enhanced mental health service for children and youth with a serious mental health illness (aged 0 – 25 years) and their families.

 The CYMHS Access Team provides the entry point into the service for children, young people, and their families who are generally contacting mental health services for the first time. We also operate the Short Term Assessment & Treatment Clinic which provides up to 6 weeks of brief intervention for young people and their families.

We are seeking a senior mental health clinician to join our skilled and enthusiastic team, located in vibrant Box Hill.

 The Senior Clinician role includes:

- Providing face to face assessment (for psychiatric crises, diagnostic clarity or treatment planning) and short term intervention for young people and their families

- Managing and prioritising referrals for the CYMHS community and specialist teams

- Telephone and face-to-face assessments of young people presenting with acute and/or complex mental health concerns

- Primary and secondary consultations to other service providers

- Providing supervision and support for junior clinicians in the Access Team

Benefits of the role include belonging to an experienced and supportive multi-disciplinary team, regular clinical supervision and regular professional development.

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

CYMHS ACCESS Senior Clinician

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Kristen Northey - (04) 6695 6915
Nicole Harris - (03) 9895 4060

CYMHS ACCESS Senior Clinician