Team Leader - Chandler ICYMHS

Job posted: 12/02/2024
Applications close: 05/03/2024 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 32514

Reference: 32514

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Team Leader – Infant, Child and Youth Mental Health, Chandler Community Team

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Ferntree Gully Location
  • Social work, occupational therapy, clinical psychology and mental health nursing
  • Dynamic and innovative team

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

Eastern Health’s Infant, Child and Youth Mental Health Service (ICYMHS) is one of thirteen specialist mental health and wellbeing services in Victoria providing a comprehensive range of inpatient and community based multidisciplinary teams for infants, children and young people up to the age of 25 years and experiencing significant mental health or emotional, behavioural and/or developmental challenges, and their families.

About the role

The Chandler Community Team works to improve the outcomes for children and adolescents aged 0-25 years, and their families, experiencing significant emotional, behavioural or mental health difficulties alongside a range of vulnerabilities, including trauma and family violence.  As the Team Leader, working in close collaboration with the Team Consultant Psychiatrist, you will provide day to day operational leadership and clinical support to the multidisciplinary team, ensuring the delivery of high quality clinical care, including the provision of a range of evidence based specialist interventions, to assist children, adolescents and their families/carers, to achieve improved health and wellbeing outcomes. The includes provision of supervision and mentoring of early career clinicians will be an essential component of the role.  You will additionally manage a small case load of infants/children.

About you 

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Current registration with AHPRA; for Social Work, eligibility for membership of AASW
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in clinical and operational leadership
  • Highly developed clinical expertise in infant and child mental health
  • A strong commitment to high quality care
  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Experience in infant work and family therapy is desirable

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manager listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

Values in Action: Respect for all | Safe always | Partnering in care | Learning and improving every day

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Team Leader - Chandler ICYMHS

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


FELICITY BROWN - (04) 0229 8987
Lynne Allison - (03) 9895 4060

Team Leader - Chandler ICYMHS