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Health Professional, Eating Disorder Unit

ACT Government - Canberra, ACT

Government, Defence & Emergency
Source: uWorkin

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Full Job Description
Full-time Temporary
Closes: 25 June 2021

Classification: Health Professional Level 2
Salary: $67,892 - $93,203 plus superannuation
Position No: 46795 - 01WD3
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 08 June 2021
Contact Officer: Zoie Fortington on zoie.fortington@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 1235

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together

Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community

Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

POSITION OVERVIEW

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website: https://www.health.act.gov.au/

The Eating Disorder Program (EDP) is a specialist outpatient tertiary service that provides assessment and treatment for children, adolescents and adults who are experiencing an eating disorder as their primary presenting issue. The CAMHS EDP team is made up of multi-disciplinary mental health professionals who provide assessment and treatment within a recovery framework.

This is a full time temporary position available until 04/02/2022 with the possibility of extension. Part time will be considered and selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

ABOUT YOU

CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are particularly encouraged to apply.

Behavioural Capabilities

Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team.
Commitment to achieving positive outcomes for children and young people, their families and/or carers.
Ability to respond to and prioritise competing demands in a calm and efficient manner while maintaining high work standards
Be flexible, adaptable and adapt to a changing working environment

Eligibility/Other Requirements:
Relevant tertiary qualifications and appropriate years of experience working professionally in one of the following disciplines:

For Occupational Therapy:
Mandatory:
Be registered or eligible for registration with Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.
Eligibility for professional membership of Occupational Therapy Australia.
Applicants must have a minimum of 12 months paid work experience, post qualification, in a related/relevant organisation/service.
Must hold a current driver’s license.

For Psychology:
Mandatory:
Be registered or be eligible for general registration with Psychology Board of Australia.
Applicants must have a minimum of 12 months paid work experience, post qualification, in a related/relevant organisation/service.
Must hold a current driver’s license.

Highly Desirable:
Approved or eligible for approval as a Psychology Board of Australia Principal and/or Secondary Supervisor for 4+2 interns and/or Higher Degree Students

For Social Work:
Mandatory:
Degree in Social Work.
Professional membership or eligibility for professional membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
Registration under the ACT Working with Vulnerable People Act 2011.
Applicants must have a minimum of 12 months paid work experience, post qualification, in a related/relevant organisation/service.

Highly desirable for all disciplines:
Experience and or knowledge of working with people with Eating Disorders is desirable, however not essential.
Experience in working with children and young people
Have an understanding of how the National Standards and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

Comply with Canberra Health Services credentialing and scope of clinical practice requirements for allied health professionals
Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening & vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.
Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
Must hold a current driver’s license.

Notes: This is a temporary position available until 4 February 2022 with the possibility of extension. Part time hours will be considered, and selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

For more information on this position and how to apply “click here”

Note

This is a temporary position available until 4 February 2022 with the possibility of extension.

Career interest categories:
Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services

Canberra, ACT

Government, Defence & Emergency




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