Mental Health Clinician - Child and Adolescents

Job posted: 01/08/2022
Applications close: 21/08/2022 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 175823

Reference: 175823

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Opportunity to advance your clinical career as we transform our services

  • Multidisciplinary roles – open to Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Speech Pathologists and mental health nurses

  • Multiple opportunities available - Permanent Part Time and Temporary Part Time

Join our vibrant CAMHS team and be well supported to develop strong clinical skills in psychiatric assessment and treatment of infants, children and young people. If you are looking to join a service that focuses on the individual skill set of clinicians and provides the opportunity to have a direct impact on improving the care provided to the children, young people and families with whom you work, please apply today.

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 the roles

To 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

2 x Permanent Part Time - 48 hours per fortnight (ref: 175812 and 174147)

1 x Temporary Part Time - 48 hours per fortnight (until 17/7/23) (ref: 175867) - Perinatal and infant clinician

1 x Temporary Part Time - 59 hours per fortnight (until 3/3/23) (ref: 174669)

1 x Temporary Full Time - 80 hours per fortnight (parental leave relief) (ref:174757)

Please specify in your cover letter what reference number/position you are applying for.

About the culture

CAMHS is an enthusiastic, energetic and focused team who work cohesively together. CAMHS promotes positive respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and in the community. As a team CAMHS is focussed on providing the highest quality care to the people with whom we work.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Relocation assistance & packages available

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional Development

  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave and take leave without pay

  • Doorstep to the beautiful Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

  • 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 contact mentalhealth.recruitment@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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 your recent  influenza vaccination received post March 2022 in the application process.

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Mental Health Clinician - Child and Adolescents

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Fiona Walker - (03) 4215 8600
Nicki Constantinou - (03) 4215 8600

Mental Health Clinician - Child and Adolescents