AHP2 or RN2 - CAMHS Clinician/Mental Health Nurse- Pt Augusta Northern Country

AHP2 or RN2 - CAMHS Clinician/Mental Health Nurse- Pt Augusta Northern Country

SA Health | augusta, WA, AU

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Description

  • Women’s and Children’s Health Network - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)
  • AHP2 or RN2 - CAMHS Clinician/Mental Health Nurse- Pt Augusta Northern Country
  • Total Indicative Remuneration – AHP2 - $95,635 - $110,636 ;  RN2 - $90,431 - $114,308 - Full Time – Short Term - Up To 12 Months (7 Dec 2023) – AHP2 / RN2
  • Note: The Total Indicative Remuneration is inclusive of Award Salary, Superannuation, any relevant allowance and any other monetary benefits.

    Overview

    Within the framework of the National Mental Health Policy and the Standards for Mental Health Services and in a manner consistent with the stated Vision and Values of the Women’s and Children’s Health Network (WCHN) the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Clinician provides clinical expertise for children, adolescents and their families with mental health issues. The CAMHS Clinician – Occupational Therapy primarily provides direct expert care for an individual or group of clients. The CAMHS Clinician – Occupational Therapy is operationally accountable to the Clinical Services Coordinator, and professionally to the Senior Occupational Therapist, for delivering child and adolescent mental health care to consumers with complex needs. AHP’s accept accountability for the outcomes of clinical practice for children, adolescents and their families with mental health issues and for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy. The AHP is accountable to the Team Manager for delivering specialist child and adolescent mental health care to consumers with complex needs. The CAMHS Clinician – Occupational Therapy is responsible for ensuring optimal consumer care. The provision of assessment, education, counselling and group work is considered essential components of care which is directed towards the attainment of optimum consumer health and recovery. This involves consultation and liaison with other professional disciplines and non-governmental organisations. The CAMHS Clinician – Occupational Therapy uses clinical knowledge, skills and experience in the application of direction, support, orientation and education of other staff and participates in action research projects, quality improvement activities and policy development within the practice setting.

    The CAMHS Clinician – Provisional/Psychologist accepts accountability for the outcomes of clinical practice for children, adolescents and their families with mental health issues and for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy. The CAMHS Clinician –Psychologist is responsible and accountable for their own practice standards and activities they delegate to others The provision of assessment, education, counselling and group work is considered essential to care which is directed towards the attainment of optimum consumer health and recovery. This involves consultation and liaison with other professional disciplines and non-governmental organisations. The CAMHS Clinician – Psychologist uses expert clinical knowledge, skills and experience in the application of direction, support, orientation and education to other staff and leads and participates in action research projects, quality improvement activities and policy development within the practice setting. The CAMHS Clinician with Provisional Registration will be supervised by a PsyBA approved supervisor in accordance with PsyBA requirements.

    The CAMHS Clinician – Clinical Mental Health Nurse accepts accountability for the outcomes of clinical practice for children, adolescents and their families with mental health issues and for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy. The CAMHS Clinician - Clinical Mental Health Nurse is responsible and accountable for their own practice standards and activities they delegate to others. The provision of assessment, education, counselling and group work is considered essential components of care which is directed towards the attainment of optimum consumer health and recovery. This involves consultation and liaison with other professional disciplines and nongovernmental organisations. The CAMHS Clinician– Clinical Mental Health Nurse uses clinical knowledge, skills and experience in the application of direction, support, orientation and education to other staff and leads and participates in action research projects, quality improvement activities and policy development within the practice setting.

    The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time.

    Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

    Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.

    Check(s)

  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position
  • Immunisation Risk for this position is - Category B (indirect contact with blood or body substances)

    COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref : 809690

    Enquiries

    Name: Dianne van Giesen

    Application Closing Date – 25/11/2022 - 11.55PM

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