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CASEA Clinician - Child & Youth Mental Health Services
Auckland Auckland New Zealand
Full Time
Mildura Base Hospital Ramsay Health

The Northern Mallee Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) provides public mental health services for children and young people up to 25 years and their families. Mildura CYMHS offers support from an experienced multi-disciplinary team in a specialised environment that encourages professional development and offers experiences that are unique to a rural mental health service. We are looking for two clinicians to join our growing CASEA program in 2018.

The CYMHS and Schools Early Action (CASEA) program is a state government initiative that aims to reduce the prevalence of conduct disorder by delivering sustainable evidence-based interventions within the school setting. CASEA works with school aged children (grades prep to grade 3) in the Mallee catchment area.

CASEA clinicians are a valued part of the broader CYMHS team. In addition to their early intervention work in schools the successful applicants will work with a small caseload of CYMHS clients. CYMHS clinicians provide service co-ordination and therapeutic services to children and young people with complex mental health needs. Family work, community development and working with care teams and service systems are key elements of the role.

The appointment is full-time, however part-time (0.8 EFT) applications will be considered. The position is rostered Monday to Friday.

The successful applicant will be a Registered Nurse (RPN3), Psychologist (PSY2), Occupational Therapist (OT2) or Social Worker (SW2) who hold registration with relevant professional bodies. Applicants will also hold a current drivers licence. Applicants eligible for provisional psychologist registration will be considered for this role and the hospital would provide/arrange appropriate supervision.

The city boasts a cosmopolitan lifestyle of al-fresco dining, cafes, restaurants and sporting facilities that many only associate with capital cities. Multiple air services to Melbourne, Adelaide, Broken Hill and Sydney provide opportunities to commute regularly.

Applications should address the key selection criteria for the role and include letter of application, curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of at least 3 professional referees. Applicationsmust be made by clicking on apply below.

Closing date:5.00pm, Friday 26th January 2018.

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