Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Psychology
Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.
Youth Forensic Specialist Mental Health Clinician - Alfred Child and Youth Mental Health Service
Part-time (3 days p/wk) ongoing
Based in Moorabbin
RPN Grade 4, PSY/SW/OT Grade 3
Help create new services for young people with mental health and offending risks and their families
Alfred CYMHS provides clinical services and supports an integrated system of care across a wide platform of service providers to achieve the best possible outcomes for children, young people, and their families. Active participation by families and young people in designing, evaluating and improving services is integral to specialist mental health service provision. Direct services are offered along with consultation and system integration to achieve the best outcomes.
This new Community Youth Forensic Mental Health Service will support the work of key agencies to deliver more effective services youth with mental health conditions and who at risk of or who are engaged in offending behaviours.
The Forensic Specialist Mental Health Clinician - Youth will support an integrated intake process within Alfred Health CYMHS and headspace programs along with providing specialist support advice and direction to other services in the south of Victoria. Specialist consultation, support, and assistance will be provided to enhance an integrated system and service response. A key emphasis will be to support the skill development of clinicians and workers to expand capacity to intervene early and prevent escalation of offending behaviours. This may occur through service development, education, and/or primary and secondary consultation.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Demonstrated competence in the provision of forensic mental health assessment and treatment
Extensive skills and experience in the assessment of young people, and skills in working engaging with young people and their families and providing effective interventions
Ability to provide clinical & professional leadership
Ability to help lead and support supervision and clinical accountability
High level of interpersonal skill and demonstrated ability to consult, liaise and negotiate
Appropriate qualifications and relevant Registration with Registering Body
Appropriate work visa
Current Victorian Driver's License
Current Working with Children Check or willing to obtain one and be willing to undergo a Background Check
Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
Health and Wellbeing initiatives in addition to discounted health insurance
Great work/life balance
Public transport and cafes/restaurants close by
To apply click the APPLY button, and include your resume and cover letter.
For more information regarding the position please contact Denise Fry on ph: 0427 152 851
Applications close Wednesday 21 October 2020 by 11pm AEST
Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.