Senior Clinician (Paediatrics) - Eating Disorder Service

Job posted: 15/06/2022
Applications close: 10/07/2022 (Midnight)
15 days remaining

15 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 174257

Reference: 174257

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

  • Open to senior psychologists, psychiatric nurses & allied health professionals

  • FTE negotiable to suit your individual professional development goals

  • Relocation opportunity to Geelong region. Assistance packages available for suitable applicants

About the service

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. While the service provides community treatment, there is a strong focus on secondary consultation to the broader service, public and private sector.

This role is based on the paediatric ward of University Hospital and will be integrated into the Eating Disorder Service, with the capacity to provide care within the paediatric eating disorders hospital in the home (HITH) program.

About the role

This newly created position offers the opportunity to bridge the gap between community and inpatient treatment by providing a step-up or step-down response from the acute setting, by delivering meal support, conducting medical observations and assisting families in the home.                                                        

Your core duties are:

  • Providing expert specialist mental health assessment and intervention to patients with eating disorders and their families.

  • Co-ordinating assessment of eligibility for paediatric eating disorders hospital in the home (HITH) program.

  • This role also has demonstrates leadership by providing education and consultation to internal and external stakeholders, along with the ongoing development of the paediatric eating disorder HITH program.

About the culture

The Eating Disorder Service & Hospital in the Home team members share a strong passion for this specialist area and believe in providing high quality care. Both services are proud to offer a supportive, flexible and innovative working environment

What we offer

  • Relocation packages & assistance

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

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

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Senior Clinician (Paediatrics) - Eating Disorder Service

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Hollie Laver - (03) 5222 6690
Emily Hunt - 5222 6690

Senior Clinician (Paediatrics) - Eating Disorder Service