X-317 - Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Social Work

X-317 - Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Social Work

16 Aug
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ACT Government
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Australian Capital Territory

16 Aug

ACT Government

Australian Capital Territory

Canberra ACT

Temporary

$92,103 - $97,049 a year

Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Social Work
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 05 September 2019

Classification: Health Professional Level 3
Salary: $92,103 - $97,049 (up to $101,862 on achieving a personal upgrade)
Position No: 23110 - 01L6G
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 16 August 2019
Contact Officer: (up to $101,862 on achieving a personal upgrade) on [email protected] or (02) 5124 3252


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:

- Rehabilitation and Speciality Mental Health Services (RSMHS)
- 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)
- Dhulwa Mental Health Unit (DMHU)

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.

The CAMHS community teams are made up of multidisciplinary 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 and HP2 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.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

Mandatory:

For Occupational Therapy:

- Be registered or eligible for registration with Occupational Therapy Board of Australia
- Eligibility for professional membership of Occupational Therapy Australia
- Minimum of three years (ideal five years) post qualification
- Must hold a current driver’s licence.

For Psychology:

- Be registered or be eligible for general registration with Psychology Board of Australia
- Minimum of three years (ideal five years) post qualification
- Must hold a current driver’s licence.

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
- Eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers
- Minimum of three years (ideal five years) post qualification
- Must hold a current driver’s licence.

Highly desirable for all disciplines:

- Experience in working with children and young people.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

- Undergo a pre-employment Police check.
- Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.
- Comply with ACT Health credentialing and scope of clinical practice requirements for allied health professionals
- Comply with ACT Health occupational screening requirements related to immunisation

Note:

This is a temporary position available for a period of 12 months with the possibility of extension. This is a full-time position, based at CAMHS South. Please note that part-time hours won’t be considered. An order of merit will be established from this process and may be used to fill future identical full-time vacancies in either the North or South Community Teams within the next 12 months. Selection may be based on written application and referee reports only.

For more information on this position and how to apply “click here”

Note

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

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjobau.com/job/4578309/x-317-occupational-therapy-psychology-social-work-australian-capital-territory/?utm_source=html

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