Got It Program - Mental Health Clinician (Allied Health Level 1/2, Psychologist)
Employment Type : Permanent Full Time Position Classification : Health Clinician Level 1/2 Hours Per Week : 38 Requisition ID : REQ166030 Location : Rivendell Unit, Thomas Walker Hospital Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) is seeking an experienced Health Clinician to join our team Do you have Tertiary qualification in a relevant clinical discipline: Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology or Clinical Psychology? Do you have current AHPRA registration or eligible for membership to any of the aforementioned professional body? The Getting on Track In Time (Got It) program is a school-based mental health early intervention program delivered by Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) clinicians. The program is directed toward children from Kindergarten to Year 2 who display disruptive behaviour and emerging conduct disorder. The aim of the program is to prevent mental illness and behavioural disorders in later life, build resilience and improve educational outcomes.
This position, as part of the multi-disciplinary team, is responsible for the delivery of a range of services to the children and families participating in Got It. This includes the development of behaviour / social skills group for children and the delivery of parenting programs to their parents / carers. The clinician will liaise and work closely with educational staff and will be expected to provide practical support, education, and direction to classroom teachers involved in Got It.
Development of consultation practices such as community education, and community development are key features of this position. To assist in developing recommendations for the sustainability of the program across the SLHD the program is aligned to the NSW School- Link Initiative. What you will get in return Opportunity for Salary Packaging Become part of a high performing and supportive team This is a Category A position.
To be employed by NSW Health you are required to provide evidence of vaccination to comply with the NSW Health Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases Policy (PD2018_009) SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.
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au/ For further details on the role, please view the Position Description For enquiries, please contact Josephine Ivancsik on 0472 863 029. If you think this role is for you, then please address the selection criteria and submit your resume by the closing date. Applications Close: 4 June 2020.