Youth & Early Intervention Clinician

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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Wangaratta
Reference: VG/20170807_02
Closing Date: 20-Aug-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: Senior Clinician_Youth Early Intervention Team_NEBMHS Position Description_16 Feb 2016.pdf (PDF, 381KB)


Contact: Brian Kennedy
02 6051 7950 or brian.kennedy@awh.org.au

Position Details

Northeast and Border Mental Health Service

YOUTH & EARLY INTERVENTION MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN

12 Month fixed term part time

40 hrs per fortnight

 

Albury Wodonga Health is seeking application from appropriately experienced clinicians to provide maternity relief for 1 year in the Youth and Early Intervention Team. The clinician will provide assessment and treatment and support to young people aged 16-25 years who are experiencing emerging signs of a mental illness and other mental health disorders. The position is also expected to provide support and education to community based youth services in the management of young people with mental health problems.

The clinician works in a team environment and the position offers an opportunity for either an experienced or a less experienced mental health worker to develop skills and expertise in the early intervention of mental health disorders. There is also opportunity to contribute to the afterhours on call component of the service.

 

Essential requirements:

Registration as Division 1 nurse with with postgraduate in Community Mental health

Registration as Occupational Therapist, Psychologist. Social work Degree

Current driver's licence

 

Desirable:

Evidence of Dual Diagnosis capabilities or working towards same.

Experience in youth mental health or early psychosis

Postgraduate qualifications in mental health.

 

The successful applicant will have undergone a police records check for pre-employment safety screening purposes and working with children check.  EBA terms and conditions apply.  Salary packaging is available.

 

For further information contact Brian Kennedy on 02 60517950, or email brian.kennedy@awh.org.au

 


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