46795 - 01OZ2


Health Professional
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 31 March 2020

Classification: Health Professional Level 2
Salary: $66,096 - $90,737 plus superannuation
Position No: 46795 - 01OZ2
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 17 March 2020
Contact Officer: Zoie Fortington on zoie.fortington@act.gov.au or 5124 1235


Details: Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focused on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‚Äźbased health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) - a catchment of approximately 400,000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.
CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:
  • The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
  • University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
  • Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
  • A range of community based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services.
Overview of the work area and position
The Eating Disorder Program (EDP) is a specialist outpatient tertiary service that provides assessment and treatment for children, adolescents and adults who are experiencing an eating disorder as their primary presenting issue. The CAMHS EDP team is made up of multi-disciplinary mental health professionals who provide assessment and treatment within a recovery framework.
This role will be to conduct assessment, and provide evidence-based intervention to children, adolescents and adults with an eating disorder, including family and individual work. To work as part of a multidisciplinary team and provide support and supervision 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.
Mandatory:
For Occupational Therapy:
  • Be registered or eligible for registration with Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.
  • Eligibility for professional membership of Occupational Therapy Australia.
  • (HP2) Applicants must have a minimum of 12 months paid work experience, post qualification, in a related/relevant organisation/service.
  • Must hold a current driver’s license
For Psychology:
Mandatory
  • Be registered or be eligible for general registration with Psychology Board of Australia.
  • (HP2) Applicants must have a minimum of 12 months paid work experience, post qualification, in a related/relevant organisation/service.
  • Must hold a current driver’s license.
Highly Desirable:
Approved or eligible for approval as a Psychology Board of Australia Principal and/or Secondary Supervisor for 4+2 interns and/or Higher Degree Students
For Social Work:
  • Degree in Social Work.
  • Professional membership or eligibility for professional membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
  • Registration under the ACT Working with Vulnerable People Act 2011.
  • (HP2) Applicants must have a minimum of 12 months paid work experience, post qualification, in a related/relevant organisation/service.

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Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services