Lead Clinician - 0-12 Program

Job posted: 21/12/2022
Applications close: No closing date

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Job Description

Location: North West Region | Bendigo

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Bendigo Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical and Nursing, Nursing

Reference: 13004

Reference: 13004

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical and Nursing, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Bendigo

Seeking qualified clinician to join our growing CAMHS 0-11 team, working innovatively to build our expanding service system. 

From the Royal Commissioners final report into Victoria’s Mental Health System a series of structural, clinical and cultural reforms are being implemented.  One major reform is to create Local Mental Health and Wellbeing Services which will provide treatment, care and support for those experiencing mild to moderate mental health concerns.  Bendigo region was selected as one of the first of three to develop and commence operating the Infant, Child and Family Health and Wellbeing Hubs.  CAMHS (tier 5 – previously tertiary) will be part of care delivered to this new tier 4 service within the broader 6-tier mental health system.  With a focus on families of children aged 0-11years, the hubs offer fully integrated paediatrics, mental health and family services within the one service. Where families in need of receiving services can access these all in the one place. 

The Position 

Position Title: Lead Clinician - 0-11 program
Classification:NP81 – NP74, YC42 – YC45, YB20 – YB23 
Salary per hour (exc. super): $42.82 - $54.26
Hours per fortnight: up to 80
Employment Status: Permanent
Other requirements: COVID-19 Vaccination

Role Description

Successful applicants will be a valued member of the multidisciplinary team, working across both CAMHS and the Hub programs.  CAMHS are seeking a clinician with commitment to reflective practice & ongoing professional development. Utilising your skills in assessment and clinical observation, offering family sensitive practice, you will work therapeutically with both individuals and families, as well as offer a group parenting program. You will collaborate closely with other services to provide treatment and care to infants and children who are experiencing emotional, social and/or behavioural challenges. Clinicians will facilitate seamless referral between the services. Working within a culture of reflection and learning, you will contribute to the ongoing development of the programs.

Bendigo Health

Our 700 bed state of the art hospital was built in 2017. We are a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. We have all of the latest technologies allowing our 5000 staff to deliver Excellent Care to Every Person, Every Time. Remuneration is in accordance with Victorian Public Health Enterprise Agreements and generous salary packaging arrangements are offered to all staff. Bendigo Health offer:

  • Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Salary Packaging
  • Financial relocation support available for eligible applicants
  • Reimbursements for the cost of obtaining any required pre-employment checks (Police Check, WWCC and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check)
  • Staff health and wellbeing programs
  • Access to recommended immunisations
  • Smoke free environment

If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the on boarding process.

The Team

CAMHS is a community based, multidisciplinary team that works with children and adolescents 0 - 18 years who are displaying serious emotional, relationship, personal care or behavioural disturbances that impact on family and social relationships and/or their functioning in home, school or the workplace.While based out of JBC in Bendigo, CAMHS staff are also located at four regional locations across the Loddon-Campaspe, Southern Mallee region.

Bendigo Region

Bendigo is one of Victoria’s fastest growing regional cities making it a great city to live and work in. Bendigo provides services for the region’s population of over 300,000 and so the city offers excellent schools, shopping and cultural precincts, sporting facilities and various tertiary facilities. We can offer generous flexible working arrangements - giving you more time to enjoy the fantastic restaurants, beautiful parks, walking trails and wineries within our region.

Diversity and Inclusion

Bendigo Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and social inclusion and encourage people from a diverse cultural background, people with disabilities and or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Lead Clinician - 0-12 Program

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Belinda Crossley - (0429) 115 474
Natasha Garner - 54406506

Lead Clinician - 0-12 Program