Eating Disorder Clinician - Child and Youth

Job posted: 20/06/2022
Applications close: 04/07/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 174286

Reference: 174286

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Develop and refine a specialised skillset within our leading organisation

  • Ongoing 48 hours per fortnight

  • Have it all! Rewarding career and excellent lifestyle

About the facility

The Barwon Health Eating Disorder Service is a specialist multidisciplinary team providing assessment and treatment to young people (0-25 years) and their families presenting with an eating disorder, or at risk of an eating disorder. The team is located within the Child and Youth Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol program.

The service is a leader in the delivery of evidence based treatments for eating disorders and collaborative models of care including Family Based Treatment (FBT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy- Enhanced (CBT-E), Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT), Multi-family Therapy (MFT), Collaborative Care Skills Workshop for carers and Motivational Interviewing. There is a strong focus on secondary consultation to the broader service, public and private sectors.

About the role

As part of a multidisciplinary team, you will participate in the assessment and delivery of evidence-based treatment to individuals and their families presenting with an eating disorder. Additionally, you will also provide primary and secondary consultation to the broader service in relation to eating disturbance or disorder. Duties of your role include, but are not limited to:

  • Undertaking regular mental state examination and risk assessment

  • Maintaining effective and timely communication with other health providers involved in the young person’s care

  • Documenting and clinically reviewing client care within usual team processes and procedures in the client medical file

About the culture

The Eating Disorder Service team members share a strong passion for this specialist area and believe in providing high quality care. The service prides itself on offering a supportive, flexible and innovative working environment.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional Development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Attractive salary packaging benefits!

    • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments

    • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, 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 contactmentalhealth.recruitment@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.You will be required to upload your Immunisation History with evidence of influenza vaccination from March 2022 in the application process. Please use the "free text document" upload function for this purpose.

Eating Disorder Clinician - Child and Youth

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Hollie Laver - (03) 5222 6690
Emily Hunt/ Somer Prowd - (03) 5222 6690

Eating Disorder Clinician - Child and Youth