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Health Professional Level 2 - Clinical Manager

ACT Government Health - Canberra, ACT

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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Health Professional Level 2 - Clinical Manager (Job Number: 01WDF)

Description

Job Title: Clinical Manager
Classification: Health Professional Officer level 2
Position Number: 49494
Annual Salary: $67,892 - $93,203
Branch: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
Section: Mental Health, Justice Health and Alcohol and Drug Services
Vacancy Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 25 June 2021
Contact Officer: Delia O'Shea 0435652168 delia.o'shea@act.gov.au

Our Vision: Creating exceptional health care together.
Our Role: To be a health service that is trusted by our community.
Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind.

Position Overview
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website: https://www.health.act.gov.au/
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) provides assessment and treatment for children and young people up to the age of 18 years who are experiencing moderate to severe mental health issues.
The CAMHS community teams are made up of multidisciplinary mental health professionals who provide assessment treatment and clinical management within a recovery framework.
This role will be to conduct assessment and clinically manage children and young people with mental health issues, and to provide support to HP1 clinicians.
The role will also require the team member to undertake professional development and supervision, participate in quality initiatives and contribute to the multidisciplinary team processes.

ABOUT YOU
CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are encouraged to apply.

Behavioural Capabilities
To be successful in this position, it is expected that the successful candidate will have the following attributes:
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team and adapt quickly to a changing environment.
  • Commitment to achieving positive outcomes for children and young people, their families and/or carers.
  • Ability to respond to and prioritise competing demands in a calm and efficient manner while maintaining high work standards.
  • Be flexible, adaptable and comfortable with a changing working environment.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:Mandatory for all disciplines:
  • Relevant degree in social work/psychology/occupational therapy qualifications and a minimum of one years’ post-qualification experience working professionally in respective field.
  • A current driver’s licence.
  • Occupational Therapists must be registered or eligible for registration with Occupation Therapy Board of Australia and eligible for professional membership of Occupational Therapy Australia.
  • Psychologists must be registered or be eligible for general registration as a Psychologist with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Social workers must have professional membership or be eligible for professional membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) and must be registered under the ACT Working with Vulnerable People Act 2011.
Highly desirable for all disciplines:
  • Experience working with children, young people, and adults with a Mental Illness.
  • The successful applicant will need to be available for occasional after-hours work, with access to time off in lieu.
  • Have an understanding of how the National Standards and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Comply with CHS credentialing and scope of clinical practice requirements for allied health professionals.
  • Undergo reference checks.
  • Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
Note: An Order of Merit may be used to fill future identical full time and part time temporary vacancies across CAMHS within a 12-month period. Selection may be based on written application and referee reports only.

DUTIES
Under direction of the CAMHS Clinical Team Manager, the Clinical Manager will:
  • Within a recovery framework, provide assertive engagement, assessment, therapeutic intervention, clinical management for young people at high risk of developing serious in a long-term mental illness.
  • Work collaboratively with young people, their families and carers, the multidisciplinary team and other health and community service providers to develop and implement cohesive, recovery-oriented responses to the needs of young people and their families and carers.
  • Provide clinical leadership, support, consultation and liaison to other ACT Health employees and to external health care and community service providers, such as general practitioners and non-government agencies.
  • Maintain high quality health care records, including accurate and timely completion of risk assessments, file notes and outcome measurement tools as to data retention policies and procedures.
  • As an active team member contribute to team development and initiatives and be involved in service development through membership of committees and working parties.
  • Undertake and provide clinical supervision and professional development activities.
  • Work within the Mental Health Act and other relevant legislation.
  • Undertaking other duties as directed, within the approved scope of clinical practice ensuring the delivery of high-quality person and family centred, safe and high quality patient care.
What You Require
These are the key criteria for how you will be assessed in conjunction with your curriculum vitae and experience.
Your statement of claims against the Selection Criteria should summarise how your skills and experiences would enable you to fulfil the responsibilities of the position. It is therefore in the interests of candidates to present their application in a way that demonstrates significant outcomes associated with each of the criteria, as well as the capabilities and behaviours that underpin them.
(Please note that it is not necessary to address the capabilities and behaviours individually)
1.Demonstrated ability to provide assessment and treatment in a community service / hospital environment to children and adolescents with moderate to severe mental illnesses within a recovery framework.
2.Demonstrated ability to effectively liaise and consult with families, carers and other health professionals and agencies.
3.Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team and to provide consultation on professional issues to non-clinical staff.
4.Demonstrated participation and willingness to participate in clinical research, quality improvement activities, training, teaching and clinical supervision.
5.Demonstrates a commitment to Work, Health and Safety (WHS) and the positive patient experience and displays behaviour consistent with ACT Health’s values of Care, Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind.

How to Apply
Applications must be submitted through the e-recruitment system. Applications must include a copy of a current curriculum vitae, and
  • A pitch of no more than two pages outlining your skills, knowledge and experience and why you should be considered for this role. You should take into consideration the Selection Criteria under “What You Require” when drafting your response.
Where possible include specific relevant examples of your work.

Job: Allied Health
Salary Range: 67,892.00 - 93,203.00
Closing Date: 25/Jun/2021, 8:59:00 AM

Canberra, ACT

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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