- Women’s and Children’s Health Network - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)
- Clinician (Mallee Ward)-Multi-classification (SW/OT/Psychologist) - North Adelaide
- Total Indicative Remuneration – $92,438 - $106,932 pro-rata – Part Time – Short Term Contract Up to 2Dec 2022 – AHP2
Within the framework of the National Mental Health Policy and the Standards for Mental Health Services and in a manner consistent with the stated Vision and Values of the Women’s and Children’s Health Network (WCHN) the CAMHS Clinician provides clinical expertise for children, adolescents and their families with mental health issues. The CAMHS Therapist primarily provides direct expert care for an individual or group of clients and/or providing clinical leadership to multidisciplinary staff.
The CAMHS AHP Clinician accepts accountability for the outcomes of clinical practice for children, adolescents and their families with mental health issues and for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy. A proportion of the role, commensurate with demand, will include collaboration with relevant agencies, and direct service delivery to children and young people referred from Child Protection services. The CAMHS AHP Clinician –is operationally accountable to the Clinical Services Coordinator, and professionally to the Senior of the same discipline, for delivering specialist child and adolescent mental health care to consumers with complex needs. The CAMHS AHP Clinician is responsible for ensuring optimal consumer care. The provision of assessment, education, counselling and group work is considered essential components of care which is directed towards the attainment of optimum consumer health and recovery. This involves consultation and liaison with other professional disciplines and non-governmental organisations. The CAMHS AHP Clinician uses expert clinical knowledge, skills and experience in the application of direction, support, orientation and education to other staff and leads and participates in action research projects, quality improvement activities and policy development within the practice setting.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.
COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 777603
777603 - CAMHS Clinician (Mallee Ward)-Multi-classification Job Pack.pdf