Position Details

Reference Number 181419
Position Title Child Adolescent Mental Health Service Clinician
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Services
Location 131 Myers Street
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 64
Position Summary
  • Apply Now! For a fantasic professional development opportuntiy 
  • Grow your skills at an organisation invested in your long-term development
  • Enjoy a role that maximises your potential and enables you to achieve your own ambitions

About the facility

The Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is responsible for delivery of specialist evidence based mental health assessments and treatments to women in the perinatal period, infants, children and young people up to 16 years. Specialist clinics are provided for perinatal, infant mental health and Autism Spectrum Disorders. The service also provides specialist training and consultation to other child and family services.

About you

Holds a formal qualification in Psychiatric Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Social Work or Clinical/Forensic/Neuro Psychology

Experienced clinical skills in the psychiatric assessment and treatment of infants, children and adolescents up to 16 years of age

Advanced clinical decision making skills regarding the management of risk in relation to young people

About the role

Work within the multidisciplinary CAMHS team providing psychosocial assessment, treatment and consultation to women and their families during the perinatal period, infants and young people to 16 years of age, their families and agencies involved in their care. Duties include;

Providing psychosocial infant, child and adolescent assessment involving the client, family and engaged agencies

Engaging and working with the infant/ child/young person’s family in both the assessment and treatment process as informed collaborators in the management of the child/young person during their episode of care

Working alongside agencies involved in the infants and child’s care, providing consultation where required

*Please be aware that candidates may be contacted prior to the closing date of the position.

What we offer

  • Career development opportunities within the team and across the service
  • Great location - doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast
  • 5 weeks annual leave with the option to purchase additional leave
  • A great health and wellbeing program
  • Salary Packaging- (extra $11,550 tax free income)

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Mental Health Recruitment via email at mentalhealth.recruitment@barwonhealth.org.au

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.

Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: I agree, to commence employment, I am required to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full Covid-19 and Influenza vaccination) set out in the Staff Immunisation Policy. I acknowledge that meeting this requirement is mandatory and a condition of employment subsequently offered.
Essential: Formal professionally recognised qualifications in Psychiatric Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Social Work or Clinical Psychology
Essential: Nurses should be registered with the Victorian Nursing Council as a Division 1 or Division 3 nurse
Essential: Advanced clinical decision making skills, particularly around the management of risk in relation to young people
Essential: Knowledge of the underlying principles, clinical care and best practice models in working with the under 16 age group
Contact Person Fiona Walker 
Contact Person Job Title Manager 
Contact Number (03) 4215 8600 
Alternate Contact Person Cassie Allen 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 8600 
Closing Date 17/10/2023
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.