Senior Psychologist CAMHS Northern Country



Women's & Children's Health Network, Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service, various locations Indicative Total Remuneration: $108,448 - $116,253 - Perm F/T - AHP3 Within the framework of the National Mental Health Policy and the Standards for Mental Health Services, you will provide clinical expertise for children, adolescents and their families with mental health issues. Primarily providing direct expert care for individual or groups of clients, you will also give clinical leadership to multidisciplinary staff. Acting as a resource person based on your education, professional development and experience, you will be able to effectively ensure and provide quality services to children, adolescents and their families experiencing complex, social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, within a multidisciplinary and interagency team context.

It is expected that you will undertake professional supervision of psychology staff working within your team, and contribute to improvements in the quality, safety and community needs-driven distribution of services across CAMHS. This will include working collaboratively with all allied health staff, nursing and medical staff, as well as service managers, clinical coordinators, lead psychiatrist, staff and other stakeholders on service delivery development, and practice requirements to meet client needs and demand. You must hold an appropriate degree in Psychology or an equivalent qualification, and have general registration with the Psychology Board of Australia and be endorsed in clinical psychology with approved supervisor status.

Demonstrating extensive clinical experience in the delivery of mental health psychology services to children and adolescents, you will have advanced clinical experience in a range of evidence based clinical modalities relevant to Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Displaying a commitment to the principles of social justice, you will bring the ability to communicate and work with other professionals, facilitate group functions and work as a team member. 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.

Job Ref: 673470. 673470 Senior Psychologist - CAMHS Country 16.10.


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13 Dec 2019


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