- : South Australia Health
- : 26-Jun-2020
- : Adelaide SA 5000
- Women’s and Children’s Health Network - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service
- Full time, temporary up to 28/05/2021 - Total Indicative Remuneration $92,017 - $106,446 - 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-Psychologist provides clinical expertise for children, adolescents and their families with mental health issues. The CAMHS Clinician- Psychologist primarily provides direct expert care for an individual or group of clients and/or providing clinical leadership to multidisciplinary staff.
The CAMHS Clinician – Psychologist 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. The CAMHS Clinician – Psychologist is responsible and accountable for their own practice standards and activities they delegate to others The provision of assessment, education, counselling and group work is considered essential to 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 Clinician – Psychologist 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.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.
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