Position Details

Reference Number 162486
Position Title Eating Disorder Clinician
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol
Location 105 Yarra Street Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 48
Position Summary
  • Permanent part time role - 48 hours a fortnight
  • Make a difference in this supportive and deeply rewarding role
  • Begin your career at Victoria's leading regional health care service

About the facility 

The Barwon Health Eating Disorder Service is a specialist multidisciplinary team providing assessment and treatment to young people (0-25 years) and their families presenting with an eating disorder, or at risk of an eating disorder. The team is located within the Child and Youth Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol program.

The service is a leader in the delivery and evaluation of evidence based treatments for eating disorders and collaborative models of care including Family Based Treatment (FBT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy- Enhanced (CBT-E), Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT), Multi-family Therapy (MFT), Collaborative Care Skills Workshop for carers and Motivational Interviewing. There is a strong focus on secondary consultation to the broader service, public and private sectors.

About the role

As part of a multidisciplinary team, the role of the clinician is to participate in the assessment and delivery of evidence-based treatment to individuals and their families presenting with an eating disorder. As well as provide primary and secondary consultation to the broader service in relation to eating disturbance or disorder.

Duties of your role will include, but are not limited to:

  • Undertake regular mental state examination and risk assessment
  • Maintain effective and timely communication with other health providers involved in the young person’s care
  • Document and clinically review client care within usual team processes and procedures in the client medical file

About the culture

The Eating Disorder Service team members share a strong passion for this specialist area and believe in providing high quality care. The service prides itself on offering a supportive, flexible and innovative working environment.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on (03) 4215 0520 or via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.


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: Clinical qualification and AHPRA registration in clinical psychology, occupational therapy or mental health nursing.
Essential: Social workers must be eligible for membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers.
Essential: Experience in a child and adolescent mental health setting.
Essential: High level clinical skills related to the assessment and management of children and young people experiencing eating disorders.
Essential: Specialist training in Family Based Treatment, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy- Enhanced and/or Cognitive Analytic Therapy.
Essential: Sound conceptual knowledge of the principles of service integration and shared care.
Desirable: Post graduate clinical or mental health qualification.
Contact Person Hollie Laver 
Contact Person Job Title Manager Eating Disorder Service 
Contact Number (03) 5222 6690 
Closing Date 20/08/2020
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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.