Position Classification: Social Worker Level 3, Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 2, Clinical Psychologist, Occupational Therapist Level 3.
Remuneration: Dependent on Qualification
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ422272
Where you’ll be working
Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is responsible for providing primary and secondary health care for people living in the Auburn, Blacktown, and The Hills Shire, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs) and tertiary care to residents of the Greater Western Region. We are committed to our vision of ‘better health services for the people of western Sydney and beyond’ and to the delivery of health care or related services in line with our core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.
What you’ll be doing
Getting On track In Time (Got It) is a school-based mental health early intervention service for children in years Kindergarten to Year 2 who display disruptive behaviours and emerging conduct disorders. The program targets children, parents, carers and school staff and aims to prevent mental illness and behavioural disorders in later life and improve educational outcomes. Got It! will provide opportunities for partnering with local services. In particular, Family Referral services will assist in providing linkages with appropriate NGO’s and family support services, including NGO in Brighter Futures. It is funded under NSW Government’s Living Well Funding – A shared approach to child wellbeing and is aligned to the NSW School-Link Initiative. The program is informed by the CAMHS and Schools Early Action (CASEA) program first piloted in Victoria in 2004.
People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.
Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations. For more information, please visit https://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/ Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.
Qualification: Relevant tertiary qualifications as a Registered Nurse, Clinical Psychologist, Occupational Therapist or
Registration in line with Award requirements: Full registration with AHPRA as an Occupational Therapist, Registered
Nurse or Clinical Psychologist, or eligibility to be a member of the AASW as a Social Worker. (Registered Nurse:
requires at least 5 years full time equivalent post registration experience and approved post registration nursing
qualifications relevant to the position).
- Relevant tertiary qualifications in psychology, nursing, social work or occupational therapy to match grading of position. Registration or eligibility of respective professional body.
- Must have clinical experience working with children, adolescents and families with mental health problems.
- Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and support to an interdisciplinary team in achieving team objectives and quality improvement strategies.
- Demonstrated evidence based skills and experience in the assessment and treatment of children and their families with presenting complex mental health.
- Commitment to and experience in developing effective collaborative community partnerships.
- Group work skills of planning, implementation and evaluation.
- Demonstrated negotiation, advocacy, communication and interpersonal skills.
- Current Drivers NSW License valid within Australia and willingness to use for work.
Applications Close: 18th August 2023