Position Details

Reference Number 167200
Position Title Eating Disorder Clinician (Grade 2) - Child and Youth Mental Health
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Services
Location 105 Yarra Street Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 32
Position Summary
  • Have the best of both worlds - rewarding career and excellent lifestyle
  • Develop a specialised skillset with Vic’s leading regional health care service
  • Permanent Part Time - 32 hours per fortnight

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
  • Doorstep of the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

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 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.

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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?
Desirable: Please describe experience working in youth mental health and/or eating disorder treatment treatment
Essential: Clinical qualification and AHPRA registration in clinical psychology, occupational therapy or mental health nursing
Essential: Experience in a child and adolescent mental health setting
Contact Person Hollie Laver 
Contact Person Job Title Manager 
Contact Number (03) 5222 6690 
Alternate Contact Person Somer Prowd 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 5222 6690 
Closing Date 18/04/2021
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.