27585 - 01JPF

Team Leader Eating Disorders
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 24 May 2019

Classification: Health Professional Level 4
Salary: $100,462 - $108,140
Position No: 27585 - 01JPF
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 10 May 2019
Contact Officer: Catherine Furner on catherine.furner@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 1472

About us
Canberra Health Services is a values-led Directorate. Our values guide our day-to-day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications to successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community. They were developed by us, for us and are unique to our work.
Canberra Hospital and Health Services provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community-based health services to the ACT and surrounding region.
The key strategic priority for acute services is to deliver timely access to effective and safe hospital care services. The hospital delivers a full range of medical, surgical and obstetric services, including complex procedures in areas such as cardiac surgery, neurosurgery and neonatal intensive care.
Strong links exist between hospital and community-based services, as many of the operational divisions deliver services across the continuum of care to ensure continuity of care for patients. The community based services of Canberra Health Services include Early Childhood, Youth and Women’s Health; Dental Services, Rehabilitation and Community Care; Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services. In addition, Justice Health Services are provided within the Territory’s detention facilities. ACT Health is a partner in teaching with the Australian National University, the University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University.
Mental Health, Justice Health, Alcohol and Drug Services (MHJHADS) provides health services directly and through partnerships with community organisations. The services provided range from prevention and treatment to recovery, maintenance and harm minimisation.  Consumer and carer participation is encouraged in all aspects of service planning and delivery.  The Division works in partnership with consumers, carers and a range of government and non-government service providers to ensure the best possible outcomes for clients.
The Division delivers services at a number of locations, including hospital inpatient and outpatient settings, community health centres, detention centres, other community settings including peoples home.  These services include:
*       ACT Wide Mental Health Services (ACT Wide MHS)
*       Adult Community Mental Health Services (ACMHS)
*       Adult Acute Mental Health Services (AAMHS)
*       Alcohol and Drug Services (ADS)
*       Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
*       Justice Health Services (JHS)
Overview of the work area and position
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.
Eligibility/Other Requirements
For Occupational Therapy:
  • Degree (or recognised equivalent) in Occupational Therapy
  • Registration or eligibility for registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Eligibility for professional membership of Occupational Therapy Australia
  • Must hold a current drivers licence.
For Psychology:
  • Be registered or be eligible for general registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Must hold a current drivers licence.
  • 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
  • Eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers
  • Registration or eligibility for registration under the Working with Vulnerable People Act 2011.
  • Must hold a current drivers licence.
Highly desirable for all disciplines:
  • Minimum of three years (ideal five years) post qualification
  • Experience in working with children and young people.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Comply with ACT Health credentialing and scope of clinical practice requirements for allied health professionals.
  • Comply with ACT Health occupational screening requirements related to immunization.
  • Undergo a pre-employment Police check.
This is a temporary position available for 12 months with possibility of extension.
How to Apply
Applicants must apply online via the Health website here.


This is a temporary position available for 12 months with possibility of extension.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
Leaders and Senior Management


No documents have been supplied for this position.