Closes: 22 September 2021
Classification: Health Professional Level 2
Salary: $68,809 - $94,461 plus superannuation
Position No: 49493 - 01XOK
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 02 September 2021
Contact Officer: Delia O'Shea on Delia.O'Shea@act.gov.au or 0435652168
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
Mental Health, Justice Health and Alcohol & Drug Services (MHJHADS) provide 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’ homes. These services include:
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.
This role will be based within CAMHS Acute Services, primarily the newly established Day Program. The Day Program offers short term intensive support to adolescents and their families/carers aged between 12- 18 years who have had a recent mental health admission/presentation to The Canberra Hospital.
The Day Program will offer a mixture of group and individual interventions to support the young person and their families/carers during a period of high mental health acuity.
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 candidate will have the following attributes:
Exercise/Sports Science degree (or equivalent) from a recognised tertiary institution
Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
Note: The successful candidate will be required to;