Camhs Therapist - Bushfire Response
SOUTH AUSTRALIA HEALTH CAREERS
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Work type:Full time
Categories:Allied and Scientific Health, Nursing/Midwifery
- Women’s and Children’s Health Network - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service - Mount Barker
- Multiple vacancies, temporary up to 30 Jun 2022 - Total Indicative Remuneration AHP2: $92,017 - $106,446; RNM2: $87,817 - $112,041 (Pro-rata) - AHP2 or RNM2
Within the framework of the National Mental Health Policy and the Standards for Mental Health Services and in a manner consistent with the stated Vision and Values of the Women’s and Children’s Health Network (WCHN) the CAMHS Clinician provides clinical expertise for children, adolescents and their families with mental health issues. The CAMHS Clinician- Psychologist primarily provides direct expert care for an individual or group of clients and/or providing clinical leadership to multidisciplinary staff.
The CAMHS Clinician accepts accountability for the outcomes of clinical practice for children, adolescents and their families with mental health issues and for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy. The CAMHS Clinician is responsible and accountable for their own practice standards and activities they delegate to others The provision of assessment, education, counselling and group work is considered essential to care which is directed towards the attainment of optimum consumer health and recovery. This involves consultation and liaison with other professional disciplines and non-governmental organisations. The CAMHS Clinician uses expert clinical knowledge, skills and experience in the application of direction, support, orientation and education to other staff and leads and participates in action research projects, quality improvement activities and policy development within the practice setting.
This position forms part of CAMHS Bushfire Response and will be involved in working with communities across the Adelaide Hills
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.
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