Senior Mental Health Clinician - Child and Youth Triage

Location Geelong, VIC


Provide thorough investigation of information and formulate assessment of risk factors Thrive professionally in providing your clinical expertise and leadership to Mental Health Services Look to your future - ongoing career and professional development opportunities, supportive supervision structure About the facility The Child and Youth Triage Team is the initial point of contact within Barwon Health Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Service for infants, children and young people aged 0-25 years and their families. Clinicians working within this team accept written and telephone referrals. Clinicians provide phone advice to consumers, their families and professions and facilitate referrals to the Barwon Health Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), Jigsaw Youth Mental Health Service and the Eating Disorder Service teams, the Community Acute intervention Service outreach team as well as to external agencies/support services.

About the role The role of child and youth triage clinician requires a capacity to provide expert screening and assessment through enquiry in order to determine an appropriate, timely and accessible response to all referrers. The triage clinician provides clinical advice and makes recommendations and referrals. This is a senior clinician role which should be consumer focused and ensure the highest standard of assistance in accessing services.

The clinician will work in close collaboration with the Child and Adolescent and Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Eating Disorder Services (EDS), and Community Acute Intervention Outreach teams. Take this opportunity to shine and apply now to join our active and progressive organisation About the culture We are a passionate, supportive, and driven team who works cohesively together. We promote professional development in the workplace and as a team are focussed on quality patient centred care.

No day is the same; we are a team that embrace's change and are always looking for innovative ideas to improve our team and the organisation. Barwon Health staff benefits Flexible working arrangements Professional development Access to employee wellness facility Salary packaging Social club Diversity and Inclusion At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background. We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles. If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your appli.

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28 Sep 2020


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