Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Dependent on Qualifications
Remuneration: Dependent on Qualifications
Hours Per Week: 16
Requisition ID: REQ420662
Salary per hour:
Allied Health Professional Level 3: $53.00 – $54.78
Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2: $53.32 – $55.07
Clinical Psychologist: $51.47 – $63.12
Who we are: We are a health service that touches thousands of lives across the Northern Sydney Local Health District, together as a team of like-minded people. We are passionate, driven and have the skills and knowledge to care for our patients whilst creating the best services possible. Our teams have meaningful, interesting and rewarding work everyday. We challenge and nurture each other, sharing our knowledge and experience so that we can deliver better care for everyone There’s a real sense of belonging here because we value and respect our patients, employees, and teams’ voices. You’ll feel a real privilege being a trusted caregiver in our patients, their families, their carers, and our communities’ lives
Where you’ll be working
Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Hospital
What you’ll be doing
The COPMI clinician role aims to develop sustainable networks between the adult Mental Health Services (MHS), Child and Youth Mental Health Services (CYMHS) and other services/agencies in the provision of support to families and children affected by parental or other familial mental health difficulties. The role may also offer direct clinical service such as assessment, brief intervention and referral for these families.
The role will:
- Enhance consumer and family care through developing systems for improved communication between CYMHS, adult MHS and other service providers.
- Develop coordinated systems of care to improve outcomes for children and parents who are consumers of adult MHS or CYMHS.
- Provide staff in adult MHS and CYMHS with support in meeting their obligations in relation to child at risk legislation, policy directives and procedures in relation to COPMI families.
- Offer targeted collaborative clinical assessment and intervention in conjunction with CYMHS and/or adult MHS.
People of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background encouraged to apply.
Candidates will need to meet the following criteria:
- Relevant tertiary qualification in Clinical Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy or Nursing with current full registration with APRHA (or for Social Work membership of relevant professional body). Clinical Psychologists need to hold master’s degree or higher in Clinical Psychology. Clinical Nurse Specialists must have relevant post-registration qualifications and at least 3 years’ experience working in the clinical area of their specified post-graduate qualification. Social Workers and Occupational Therapists require relevant clinical experience with minimum at Level 2.
- Demonstrated clinical experience in adult mental health and/or child and youth mental health.
- Demonstrated understanding of the issues for children and adolescents living in families affected by mental illness and family sensitive practice and partnerships for COPMI.
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For role related queries or questions contact Christopher Taylor on [email protected] or 9485 6155
All NSW Health workers are required to have two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, as defined by NSW Health. Employees working in a clinical area or are required to attend clinical areas are considered category A. Category A positions are required to provide evidence of having received three doses of COVID-19 vaccine in accordance with the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (TGA) and meet the requirements of the Occupational Assessment Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases Policy Directive.
Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate.
Applications Close: 10 August 2023