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Occupational Therapist - Youth Mental Health

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 20 hours
    Published on 12 Oct 2021
  • Job no: 42562
  • Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science

Alfred Health

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.

  • Permanent, Full-time with flexible ADO
  • Based in Moorabbin
  • Occupational Therapist Grade 2

What's in it for you

  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Great team culture
  • Frequent professional development opportunities
  • Work-life balance

About us

Alfred Child & Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) is one component of the Department of Mental & Addiction Health at Alfred Health.  We are a community-based service providing comprehensive assessment, treatment, and case management to infants, children, adolescents and young people up to the age of 25 years of age presenting with behavioural, emotional, psychiatric, or developmental difficulties. 

CYMHS provides clinical services in partnership with a wide range of service providers to achieve the best possible outcomes. Alfred CYMHS is committed to active participation by families and young people in evaluating and improving our services.

CAMHS and Schools Early Action (CASEA) Program

The Alfred CYMHS, CAMHS, and Schools Early Action (CASEA) Program is a joint initiative of CYMHS, the Department of Health, Department of Early Education and Childhood Development (DEECD), and Catholic Education Office of Melbourne (CEOM). Designed as an early intervention program, the CASEA program is conducted in school settings with children identified as being at risk of developing serious behaviour problems including Conduct Disorder. The focus of the program is to up-skill teachers in child and parenting group programs that they will deliver in partnership with CASEA staff.

The CASEA function is integrated in the CYMHS Early Intervention Mobile Outreach Service (EIMOS) team.

What you’ll be doing

As our EIMOS clinician, you will provide outreach to children, young people, their families, and stakeholders in a variety of outreach settings, including targeted schools within the CASEA program.  

You will also provide assessment and intervention, clinical, family, and group work to children, and young people who are experiencing a range of mental health difficulties within a culture that emphasises family involvement.

What we need from you

  • Approved tertiary qualifications in relevant discipline and eligibility for membership of AHPRA or the appropriate professional body
  • Appropriate work visa
  • Current Victorian Driver's License
  • Current Working with Children Check and be willing to undergo a Background Check

Other perks

  • Discounted health insurance and banking
  • Great work-life balance
  • Portable long service leave from other public health services
  • Located close to public transport, shops and restaurants

If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, include your resume and cover letter. 

For more information regarding the position please contact Katherine Long-Davidson or Jenny-Maree Marshall on ph: 8552 0555

Closing date: Tuesday, 26 October 2021 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.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Closes in 20 hours - 26 Oct 2021
  • Published on 12 Oct 2021, 1:18 AM