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Senior Clinician Eating Disorders

Job posted: 01/08/2022
Applications close: 22/08/2022 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 44192

Reference: 44192

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.


An exciting new opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Senior Clinician and Coordinator: Eating Disorders to join Austin Health's Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS). The role has been confirmed ongoing funding in response to growing demand for young people with severe eating disorders in Victoria. It provides clinical leadership in the provision of assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with eating disorder referred to Austin Health.


This role is part of and has reach across the Division/Austin Health to support the mental health needs of young people and their families. It reports operationally through to the Divisional Manager to support all the CYMHS teams


Our community teams are vibrant, passionate and experienced multidisciplinary clinicians who are creative, caring and committed ito working together to improve the mental health and potential of young people. We value sharing our knowledge experience and ideas to provide a great and supportive team environment for all.


The Senior Clinician/Coordinator : Eating Disorders role will coordinate the Adolescent and Child Eating Disorder (ACED) program/clinic functioning with CYMHS pathways to support timely and comprehensive responses for young people with eating disorders. Together with the Consultant Psychiatrist your passion and expertise will help us develop and improve service quality, safety and delivery of care. You will also contribute to consultations, education and training that positively enhance the outcomes for clients with complex eating disorders. This role includes a strong focus on ensuring practice is in line with contemporary, evidenced-based approaches and current Victorian Government initiatives, including the Recovery Framework.


To apply for this role, you must demonstrate how your experience meets the key selection criterion in your application.


Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include a high calibre of supervision (operational, clinical and professional), salary packaging, and employee assistance program and others to be found here: https://www.austin.org.au/careers/benefits/


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health. You must also hold a Working With Children Check.


Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are welcomed and strongly encouraged.

Senior Clinician Eating Disorders

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Contact:

Sue Wells - (04) 3342 2309
sue.wells@austin.org.au - (03) 9496 5108

Senior Clinician Eating Disorders