Allied Health Practitioner, Queensland Health

Allied Health Practitioner, Queensland Health

Queensland Government | Brisbane, QLD, AU

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Acute Response Team, Brisbane (The Prince Charles Hospital and Queensland Children’s Hospital)
Children's Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service (CHQ HHS) is a recognised leader in paediatric healthcare, teaching and research. With a dedicated team of more than , people, our point of difference is in the way we provide care to children, young people and their families every day. This is through our steadfast commitment to providing patient and family-centred care at every level of our service and our continuous drive for service and operational excellence.

Are you passionate about outcomes for children and young people across Queensland?

We're committed to providing life-changing healthcare for children and young people for a healthier tomorrow.

About the Child and Youth Mental Health Service

The Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) at Children's Health Queensland specialises in helping infants, children and young people up to the age of years who have complex mental health needs.

CYMHS works collaboratively and in a recovery-oriented way with infants, children and young people and their families. This means we recognise and help build on individual and family strengths for better health and wellbeing. By working together, we support children, young people and families to get back on track to reach their optimal mental health.

CYMHS has a number of teams across the Greater Brisbane and Pine Rivers regions. We serve our local communities, and we outreach across Queensland through some of our specialist programs. We provide community and hospital based services, outreach and telepsychiatry programs, early intervention, forensic and other specialty services.

Each year CYMHS takes pride in providing quality mental health services to more than Queensland children and young people, and their families.

Your Opportunity:

The position of Allied Health Practitioner will:

Deliver competent mental health services as a member of a multi-disciplinary team to assess and treat children and young people with severe and complex mental health problems and disorders, and their families and carers, to optimise psycho-social outcomes.
Provide assessment, treatment, crisis management and referral for children, young people and their families / carers who present to the Emergency Department at the Queensland Children's Hospital (QCH).
Provide crisis phone support for children and young people and information to families, carers and service providers ( hours days a week).

  What CHQ HHS can offer

Apart from contributing to the development of Australia's best paediatric health service, you will also benefit from a competitive remuneration package and a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities and supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing. Additional benefits include:

Up to .% employer superannuation contribution
.% annual leave loading
Salary packaging
Employee Assistance Program
Work/life balance, variety and flexibility 

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at CHQ HHS here ( ).

It is a mandatory condition of employment for this role to be:

vaccinated against, and remain vaccinated against, certain vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) as outlined in the Health Employment Directive NO. / (PDF) ( )
Vaccinated against COVID- as outlined in the Health Employment Directive NO. / (PDF) ( ) and the Queensland Health Human Resources Policy B (PDF) ( ).
Further information
We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights ( ) and diversity ( ).

Applicants are encouraged to apply online; Please review the Role Description for more information on application process requirements. Agency referrals will not be accepted for this position