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Team Leader - Child Specialist Team Outer East

Job posted: 04/04/2022
Applications close: 07/06/2022 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 26605

Reference: 26605

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Team Leader - Specialist Child Team



  • Permanent Full Time

  • Ringwood East

  • Grade 4 SW, OT, Psychologist and RPN 5

  • Monthly ADO


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.


About the role


The Team Leader, working in collaboration with the Team Consultant Psychiatrist, will provide day to day clinical and operational leadership of the Specialist Child Team ensuring delivery of high quality, evidence based clinical care, including the provision of a range of evidence based specialist interventions to assist individual infants and children and their families/carers to achieve the highest level of functioning and improved health and wellbeing outcomes in both clinic based and outreach capacity.


About you 


To be successful in this role you will possess:



  • Demonstrated ability to provide clinical and operational leadership within a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Current professional registration with AHPRA or relevant professional body.

  • A demonstrated professional interest in working with children within the context of their families, who are experiencing significant mental health difficulties.

  • Highly developed skills in interpersonal communication and multi-disciplinary team work, with excellent conflict management skills.

  • A strong commitment to high quality, evidenced based mental health care for infants and children and their families.

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team with complex challenges.

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.

  • Family therapy training is highly 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 including your booster, 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 Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence



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


Team Leader - Child Specialist Team Outer East

Job type:

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Job classification:

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Contact:

ANN PRATT - (03) 9871 3899

Team Leader - Child Specialist Team Outer East