Senior Clinician - Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Job posted: 10/03/2023
Applications close: 09/04/2023 (Midnight)
20 days remaining

20 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 177684

Reference: 177684

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Great work/life balance with no night shifts and business working hours
  • Leadership role assisting with the establishment of our new group-based parenting groups
  • Brand new role - Permanent Full Time – 80 hours per fortnight

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 you

  • Holds a formal qualification in Psychiatric Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Social Work or Clinical/Forensic/Neuro Psychology
  • A demonstrated advanced level of clinical skills in the assessment of and treatment of children and adolescents with emotional and behavioural disturbance
  • Demonstrated education and supervisory skills
  • Group therapy skills
  • Thorough knowledge of the objectives and provisions of the Mental Health act (1986) and its recent amendments
  • Experience in supervising students

About the role

Stemming from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System, Barwon Health’s MHDAS has received funding to establish a group-based parenting program for families of children accessing our CAMHS service.

The parenting groups aim is to increase parents’ and carers’ skills and confidence to effectively identify and support the mental health and wellbeing of their children, and to effectively parent challenging behaviour.

As the successful applicant you will play a pivotal leadership role in the establishment of the new program.

What we offer

  • 5 weeks annual leave with the option to purchase additional leave
  • Career progression and development opportunities within the team and across the service
  • Great location - doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast
  • 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. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, 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 the Mental Health Recruitment via email at mentalhealth.recruitment@barwonhealth.org.au

Applicants for this role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.

#Melbourne, Victoria

Senior Clinician - Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Cassie Allen - 42158600
cassiea@barwonhealth.org.au - 42158600

Senior Clinician - Child and Adolescent Mental Health