Senior Phone Triage Clinician - Child and Youth

Job posted: 13/01/2023
Applications close: 02/04/2023 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Full time, Part time, Casual

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 177373

Reference: 177373

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Provide expert phone advice and referrals and formulate assessment of risk factors
  • Current hours: Mon-Fri 0830-1700. Moving to: 7 days per week 0700-2200
  • Achieve work/life balance with permanent part time and casual roles available

About the facility

The Child and Youth Triage Team is the initial point of contact within Barwon Health Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Service for infants, children and young people aged 0-25 years and their families. Clinicians working within this team accept written and telephone referrals. Clinicians provide phone advice to consumers, their families and professions and facilitate referrals to the Barwon Health Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), Jigsaw Youth Mental Health Service and the Eating Disorder Service teams, the Community Acute intervention Service outreach team as well as to external agencies/support services.

About you

  • Current registration as a registered nurse, occupational therapist, social worker or clinical Psychologist
  • Significant experience working in a mental health triage setting
  • Significant experience in acute mental health and AOD assessment and treatment
  • Demonstrated advanced level of clinical skills in the assessment and treatment of children and young people aged 0-25

About the role

As the successful applicant, you will provide expert screening and assessment through enquiry in order to determine an appropriate, timely and accessible response to all referrers. You will provide clinical advice and make recommendations and referrals. This is a senior clinician role which should be consumer focused and ensure the highest standard of assistance in accessing services. You will work in close collaboration with and support the Child and Adolescent and Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Eating Disorder Services (EDS), Jigsaw clinicians, Consultant Psychiatrists and Registrars.

What we offer

  • 5 weeks annual leave with the option to purchase additional leave
  • 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

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

#Melbourne, Victoria

Senior Phone Triage Clinician - Child and Youth

Job type:

Full time, Part time, Casual

Job classification:

Not provided


Nevada Cornwell - 0402 087995
Beth McClelland - 0400 157 200

Senior Phone Triage Clinician - Child and Youth