Closes: 17 May 2021
Classification: Health Professional Level 4
Salary: $110,397 - $118,832 plus superannuation
Position No: 25282 - 01VFR
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 03 May 2021
Contact Officer: Catherine Furner on email@example.com or (02) 5124 1652
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.
Overview of the work area and position
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 young people up to the age of 18 years who are experiencing moderate to severe mental health issues. CAMHS also provides high quality tertiary mental health care for young people aged 14-25 experiencing first on set psychosis.
The CAMHS community teams are made up of multi-disciplinary 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, facilitate group work and to provide support to HP1, HP2 HP3, RN’s and allied health assistants.
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.
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 particularly encouraged to apply.
To be successful in this position, it is expected that the successful applicant will have the following attributes:
- Strong Organisation Skills with a high degree of drive.
- Team work and ability to work collaboratively as part of a management team.
- Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change and provide responsive services to staff and clients.
- Relevant Tertiary qualifications in either Social work, Psychology or Occupational Therapy and a minimum of five years’ experience working professionally in a health setting is preferred.
- The successful applicant will need to be available for occasional weekend and after-hours work, with access to flex time.
- 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 Clincial practice requirements for allied health professionals.
- Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and Vaccination processes against specific infectious diseases.
- Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
- Be available to work within all program areas of CAMHS as the service needs arise
Note: This is a temporary position available for a period of four months with the possibility of extension.
How to Apply
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