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Child And Adolescent Mental Health Clinician, Camhs, Sutherland Mental Health Service

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) - Sydney, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Employment Type: Permanent Part Time

Position

Classification: Mental Health Professionals (Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Clinical psychologist)

Remuneration: $64,463 - $119,60

Hours Per Week: 24

Requisition ID: REQ234283

Position

Tagline

Are you an experienced Mental Health clinician with a background and interest in Child and Adolescent Mental Health? An exciting opportunity awaits you to come and join our team.

Where you'll be working

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), Sutherland Mental Health Service, located on the Sutherland Hospital campus, Caringbah

What You'll Be Doing

The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional care, healthier lives’. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it. CAMHS is a specialist Mental Health service providing comprehensive assessments, advocacy, therapy and other specialist’s services for children, adolescents, young people and their families who are experiencing emotional, behavioural or social difficulties. We have a family multidisciplinary approach aimed to prevent, identify, treat and reduce the impact of these difficulties on children, adolescents and their families. We provide comprehensive acute/non-acute assessments and treatment for children and adolescents experiencing emotional, behavioural difficulties. We provide short to medium term therapy, generally with a family focus. Interventions may be individual, family or group within a recovery based model.

The CAMHS Mental Health Clinician is required to deliver outpatient treatment, providing specialist mental health services and tertiary consultation to children and young people in a community setting inclusive of other service partners engaged with families within a CAMHS setting.

The CAMHS clinician will facilitate, implement and evaluate care management pathways for patients with complex needs to appropriate services and support the service with implementation of service improvement initiatives. SESLHD is committed to creating a workplace that reflects the diversity of our community. This will help ensure our employees, our patients and their carers, feel supported. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply.

Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

  • Professional qualification in either Social Work (eligible for membership of AASW), Occupational Therapy with current registration with AHPRA. Clinical psychologists require full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA), with endorsement in Clinical Psychology (or eligibility to progress towards same), along with a minimum two-year full-time APAC-accredited postgraduate Masters or Doctorate degree in clinical psychology.
  • Extensive clinical experience in delivering family-based intervention and therapeutic models by applying early intervention philosophy and principles to infants, children, adolescents (O-18 years) and their families/carers.
  • Excellent negotiation, decision making and advocacy skills including the ability to interact constructively and collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders, throughout all organisational levels.
  • Ability to provide in-depth advice and education to enhance service delivery and to guide and support others in providing service excellence, with the capacity to provide clinical supervision to other staff.
  • Ability to initiate, lead, complete and share quality improvement initiatives and service evaluation processes and lead ongoing quality improvement activities with other staff.
  • Advanced skills in conducting acute/non-acute assessments including risk and management.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy skills.
  • Current unrestricted NSW drivers licence.
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For role related queries or questions contact Jacki Bracey on jacqueline.bracey@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: Sunday 13 June 2021

Sydney, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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