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As you can see on the diagramm in the most numerous number of vacancies of Mental Health Job are opened in . In the second place is Monash, In the third is Braddon.

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Among similar professions in the highest-paid are considered to be Doctor. According to our website the average salary is 8334 aud. In the second place is Health Advisor with a salary 7500 aud, and the third - Midwife with a salary 6667 aud.

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Clinical Nurse Consultant- High Dependency Unit
ACT Government, n Capital Territory
Our Vision: creating exceptional health care togetherOur Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our communityOur Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and KindPOSITION OVERVIEWCanberra 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/Adult Acute Mental Health Services currently incorporates the Adult Mental Health Unit (AMHU), the Mental Health Short Stay Unit (MHSSU) and the Consultation Liaison (CL) Team across the Emergency Department and The Canberra Hospital (TCH). A project to refurbish 12b is underway and will provide a further 10 low dependency acute inpatient beds. This project is due for completion mid-2021.AMHU is a 40-bed inpatient Facility comprised of a High Dependency Unit (HDU) and Low Dependence Unit (LDU) for people experiencing moderate to severe mental illness. AMHU is a contemporary evidence-based service providing high quality mental health care, guided by the principles of Recovery. The service aims to provide collaborative care involving the patient, their carers and other key services. MHSSU is a low dependency 6-bed inpatient unit in the ED for people requiring extended mental health assessment and or treatment initiation.It is expected that in this position you will provide high quality advanced nursing skills, leadership and care to achieve sound outcomes for patients. This includes the provision of high-quality customer service to the patients, carers and other staff of MHJHADS. Although primarily responsible for the AMHU HDU, this position works collaboratively with the Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) and the Clinical Nurse Consultants for AMHU LDU and MHSSU/12b to ensure optimum service delivery and best practice across the service. In this position you will be required to undertake professional development and supervision; participate in quality initiatives; contribute to the multidisciplinary team processes and uphold the ACT Health Values of Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind.ABOUT YOUCHS 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 encouraged to apply.Behavioural CapabilitiesProven advanced clinical experience in a leadership roleAdaptability and flexibility to accommodate change and provide responsive services to meet patient and staff needsStrong organisational skills with a high degree of drivePosition Requirements/Qualifications:Relevant tertiary qualifications and a minimum of three years’ experience working professionally within mental health nursing. Recent 12 months experience in an Acute Mental Health Facility is preferred.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: Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseasesUndergo a pre-employment National Police Check.Note: This is a temporary position available for a period of six months with possibility of extension and/or permanency. 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 for a period of six months with possibility of extension and/or permanency. Career interest categories: Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
Mental Health Consultation Liaison Clinician
ACT Government, n Capital Territory
Our Vision: creating exceptional health care togetherOur Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our communityOur Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and KindPOSITION OVERVIEWCanberra 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/Mental Health, Justice Health and Alcohol and Drug Services (MHJHADS) provides support to youth and adults via inpatient and outpatient settings, community health centres, justice health facilities and other community settings, including people’s homes. MHJHADS aims to be socially inclusive and operate within a recovery-focussed and/or harm minimisation approach.Territory Wide Mental Health Services (TWMHS) includes Mental Health Consultation Liaison team (MHCL), the Home Assessment and Acute Response Team (HAART) and the Police Ambulance Clinician Early Response (PACER) service.The Mental Health Consultation Liaison Service provides an integrated, acute mental health service within the Emergency Department and General and Medical wards of the Canberra Hospital. The Mental Health Consultation Liaison Service provides specialist mental health assessment and treatment services through a multi-disciplinary team and interventions are based on best available clinical evidence with an emphasis on positive outcomes that are tailored to an individual ’s needs.The successful applicant will be required to undertake complex mental health assessments and work as a senior clinician within a multi-disciplinary team, providing high standard clinical skills and expertise in the assessment and provision of short-term management strategies for people in acute distress and with major mental health conditions. The applicant will demonstrate a recovery focus and be highly motivated to engage in consultation, support and educative practices with other clinical teams, families, carers, and other agenciesAll team members are required to undertake professional development and professional supervision, participate in quality initiatives, and contribute to the multidisciplinary team processes. The position is supported by a cohesive multi-disciplinary team of Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, an Administration Service Officer, Psychiatry Registrars and Consultant Psychiatrists.This position will be required to participate in a seven-day twenty-four-hour roster.ABOUT YOUCHS 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 CapabilitiesCompetent negotiation and influencing skills in dealing with complex situations.Ability to synthesise and analyse complex information and make decisions.Demonstrate higher level communication skills and the ability to develop and maintain networks across CHS and with external parties.Ability to respond to and prioritise competing and often urgent requests in a calm and efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy.Position Requirements/Qualifications:Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).Sound understanding of acute mental health services and proven experience in complex clinical mental health, risk assessment and intervention.Minimum of 3 years’ experience (ideal 5 years) working professionally in related/relevant organisation/service is preferred.The successful applicant will need to be available to cover a 24/7 roster including weekends, evening’s, public holidays and Night shiftsHave an understanding of how the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.Fulfil the responsibilities of this role in alignment to 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: Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.Note: This is a temporary position available for a period of six months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency. This position is multi classifies to apply at a HP3 level please see Req 01YEXFor more information on this position and how to apply “click here” Note This is a temporary position available for a period of six months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency. Career interest categories: Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
Assistant Director of Nursing – Clinical Support
ACT Government, n Capital Territory
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 Office of the Divisional Director of Nursing (DON) provides professional leadership in the areas of nursing standards, nursing practice and practice development, policy, procedures, guidelines, models of care development and implementation, health infrastructure projects, training and development as well as undergraduate/graduate nurse education and professional supervision across the mental Health Justice Health and Alcohol and Drug Services (MHJHADS) Division.The Director of Nursing (DONs) Office works in close collaboration with Operational Directors and Clinical Directors to ensure that nursing standards and work practices support the delivery of safe, high quality person centred, recovery focussed nursing care in the areas of:Clinical PracticeNursing LeadershipPartnerships and working collaborativelyResponsive and Sustainable WorkforceEducation, Training and ResearchProfessional Standards and aPositive Work CultureABOUT YOUCHS 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 encouraged to apply.Behavioural CapabilitiesProven highly developed and effective written and verbal communication skills and an ability to work with diverse range of teams and external parties in a collaborative, influential and flexible mannerDemonstrated ability to develop to a high standard policy, procedures and guidelines, evaluate research and promote work practice change based on best available evidence principlesWell demonstrated ability to lead, initiate, facilitate and implement a range of professional nursing supervision options to support the implementation of models of carePosition Requirements/Qualifications:Relevant tertiary qualifications and a minimum of 4 years’ experience working professionally within mental health nursing.Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).Demonstrated senior nursing experience with a minimum 12 months leadership/management experience.Post graduate qualifications related to the nursing work undertaken by the Mental Health, Justice Health and Alcohol and Drug Services Division.The successful applicant will need to be available for occasional after-hours work.Current driver’s licenceHave 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: Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseasesUndergo a pre-employment National Police Check.Note: This is a temporary position available for a period of three months with the possibility of extension and/or permanencyFor more information on this position and how to apply “click here” Note This is a temporary position available for a period of three months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency. Career interest categories: Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
Clinical Development Nurse
ACT Government, n Capital Territory
Our Vision: creating exceptional health care togetherOur Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our communityOur Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and KindPOSITION OVERVIEWCanberra 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/Maternal & Child Health nurses are supported by the National Framework for Universal Child & Family Health services.MACH Nurses are guided by the seven standards outlined in the National Standards of Practice for Maternal Child and Family Health nurses in Australia (2017).Maternal and Child Health (MACH) nurses support families by working in the model of Family Partnership to provide support, information, and health advice within a multidisciplinary context.All MACH Nurses deliver services across the ACT from health centre locations to outreach clinic sites.Supporting families, parents, and carers to build skills and confidence in their parenting role is a core element of the ACT Children and Young People Plan 2015-2025. The WYCCHP seeks to contribute to this objective by providing MACH support for families with a primary health care approach, recognising the importance of optimal health and physical and mental wellbeing of parents and other primary carers. Universal child and family health services also contribute to the health of the general population through health promotion and preventive health initiatives such as breastfeeding promotion immunisation programs, child safety and parenting support.A full-time vacancy exists for the Clinical Development Nurse role in the Maternal and Child Health program. There is a small team of Clinical Development nurses who provide education, training, competency assessment and clinical support to a team promoting quality, safe clinical care to Canberra families. The CDN will work closely with the Clinical Nurse Manager and MACH Manager to coordinate relevant education to meet the ongoing learning needs of staff, and to plan the orientation new staff across the full scope of MACH practice. A job share arrangement may be considered.ABOUT YOUCHS 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 CapabilitiesStrong organisational skills with a high degree of drive.Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate changing needs of graduate and postgraduate nurses across MACH.Strong communication and interpersonal skills.Position Requirements/Qualifications:Relevant eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) qualifications and a minimum of two years’ experience working professionally in Child and Family Health is preferred.Hold a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment or nationally recognised vocational competency units in competency assessment and work-based training.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:Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening, and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804.Provide the names of two referees, one the current manager.For more information on this position and how to apply “click here” Career interest categories: Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
Specialist Youth Mental Health Outreach - Youth Worker
ACT Government, n Capital Territory
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 OverviewCanberra 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/Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) provides assessment and treatment for children and young people who are experiencing moderate to severe mental health issues.The Specialist Youth Mental Health Outreach (SYMHO) team provides support and treatment to young people aged 14-25 who are experiencing psychosis or at ultra-high risk of developing psychosis.Under the direction of the Manager of CAMHS SYMHO, the Youth Worker position works collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary outreach team to provide assertive engagement, practical support, emotional support, advocacy, and group work for young people at high risk of developing serious, long term mental illness.The Youth Worker is expected to be actively involved in professional development and supervision, participate in quality initiatives, and contribute to the multidisciplinary team. Additionally, the role is required to be available to work within all program areas of CAMHS, as service needs arise.About YouCHS 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 encouraged to apply.Behavioural CapabilitiesAbility to work within a multi-disciplinary team and adapt quickly to a changing environment.Commitment to achieving positive outcomes for young people and their families and carers.Ability to respond to and prioritise competing demands in a calm and efficient manner while maintaining high work standards.Position Requirements/Qualifications:Minimum Certificate IV in Youth Work (or equivalent qualification) plus relevant experience.A current driver’s licence.The successful applicant will need to be available for occasional after-hours work, with access to time off in lieu.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.Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:Comply with CHS credentialing and scope of clinical practice requirements for allied health professionals.Be registered under the ACT Working with Vulnerable People Act 2011.Undergo reference checks.Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.Note: This is a temporary position available for a period of 12 months.
Mental Health Consultation Liaison Clinician
ACT Government, n Capital Territory
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 OVERVIEWCanberra 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/Mental Health, Justice Health and Alcohol and Drug Services (MHJHADS) provides support to youth and adults via inpatient and outpatient settings, community health centres, justice health facilities and other community settings, including people’s homes. MHJHADS aims to be socially inclusive and operate within a recovery-focussed and/or harm minimisation approach.Territory Wide Mental Health Services (TWMHS) includes Mental Health Consultation Liaison team (MHCL), the Home Assessment and Acute Response Team (HAART) and the Police Ambulance Clinician Early Response (PACER) service.The Mental Health Consultation Liaison Service provides an integrated, acute mental health service within the Emergency Department and General and Medical wards of the Canberra Hospital. The Mental Health Consultation Liaison Service provides specialist mental health assessment and treatment services through a multi-disciplinary team and interventions are based on best available clinical evidence with an emphasis on positive outcomes that are tailored to an individual ’s needs.The successful applicant will be required to undertake complex mental health assessments and work as a senior clinician within a multi-disciplinary team, providing high standard clinical skills and expertise in the assessment and provision of short-term management strategies for people in acute distress and with major mental health conditions. The applicant will demonstrate a recovery focus and be highly motivated to engage in consultation, support and educative practices with other clinical teams, families, carers, and other agenciesAll team members are required to undertake professional development and professional supervision, participate in quality initiatives, and contribute to the multidisciplinary team processes. The position is supported by a cohesive multi-disciplinary team of Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, an Administration Service Officer, Psychiatry Registrars and Consultant Psychiatrists.This position will be required to participate in a seven-day twenty-four-hour roster.About YouCHS 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 encouraged to apply.Behavioural CapabilitiesCompetent negotiation and influencing skills in dealing with complex situations.Ability to synthesise and analyse complex information and make decisions.Ability to respond to and prioritise competing and often urgent requests in a calm and efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy.Position Requirements/Qualifications:Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) working towards Degree in Social Work or registration in Clinical Psychology.Sound understanding of acute mental health services and proven experience in complex clinical mental health, risk assessment and intervention.Applicants must have a minimum of three years (ideal five years) post-qualification experience.Registration under the ACT Working with Vulnerable People Act 2011.The successful applicant will need to be available to cover a 24/7 roster including weekends, evening’s, public holidays, and Night shifts.Have an understanding of how the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.Fulfil the responsibilities of this role in alignment to the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.Comply with CHS credentialing and scope of clinical practice requirements for allied health professionals.Note: This is a temporary position available forsix months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.
New Graduate Occupational Therapist
ACT Government, n Capital Territory
Our Vision: creating exceptional health care togetherOur Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our communityOur Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and KindPOSITION OVERVIEWCanberra 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/ An exciting opportunity exists to work as a new graduate occupational therapist in Mental Health, Justice Health, and Alcohol and Drug Services (MHJHADS). The successful applicant/s will be employed as a full-time Health Professional Level 1 for 12 months. Please note the expected start date is February 2022. MHJHADS provide health services directly and through partnerships with community organisations. The services provided range from acute crisis support through to treatment, rehabilitation, recovery and harm minimisation. Services are delivered at a number of locations, including hospital inpatient and outpatient settings, community health centres, detention centres, and other community settings including people’s homes. These services include (and are not limited to):Alcohol and Drug ServicesChild and Adolescent Mental Health ServicesCommunity Mental Health ServicesJustice Health ServicesMental Health Inpatient ServicesThe successful applicant/s will be employed as an occupational therapist in one of our multidisciplinary teams for 12 months. You will provide a range of assessment and treatment services to assist people in the ACT that present with mental health concerns.Successful applicant/s will be part of a large network of occupational therapists. You will have access to internal training and education targeted at early career allied health professionals, as well as clinical supervision to support development of your occupational therapy skills and professional identity.ABOUT YOUCHS 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 encouraged to apply.Behavioural CapabilitiesDisplays critical thinking skills and forms defensible conclusions based on evidence and sound judgement.Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information.Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team and adapt quickly to a changing environment.Commitment to achieving positive outcomes.Position Requirements/Qualifications:Mandatory:Tertiary qualification (or recognised equivalent) in Occupational Therapy.Registered, or eligible for registration, with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.Current Passenger Vehicles driver’s licence.The successful applicant may need to be available for occasional weekend and after-hours work, with access to flex time. Depending on the team which the position is in, the position(s) may be required to participate in overtime, on call, and/or shift work with a rotating roster.Have an understanding of how theNational Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS)indicators align with this role.Fulfil the responsibilities of this role in alignment to theCHS Exceptional Care Framework,Clinical Governance Framework,Partnering With Consumers Frameworkandall other related frameworks.Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to: Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.Comply with CHS credentialing and scope of clinical practice requirements for allied health professionals.Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.NOTESThis is a temporary position available for 12 months with the possibility of permanency.For more information on this position and how to apply “click here" Career interest categories: Administration and Governance Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
Psychology Intern
ACT Government, n Capital Territory
Our Vision: creating exceptional health care togetherOur Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our communityOur Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and KindPOSITION OVERVIEWAn exciting opportunity exists for entry into the psychology internship program for the Division of Mental Health, Justice Health and Alcohol & Drug Services (MHJHADS).Interested persons will have completed (or be nearing completion of) a five-year sequence of accredited study in psychology, deeming them eligible to apply for entry into a one-year internship pathway to general registration as a psychologist (known as the “5+1 internship pathway to general registration”)The successful applicants will be employed as a Health Professional Level 1 - Intern Psychologist, to be a member of multidisciplinary mental health teams, with exposure to other services within the Division as part of the overall internship program.MHJHADS provide health services directly and through partnerships with community organisations. The services provided range from prevention and treatment to recovery, maintenance of wellbeing and harm minimisation. The participation of people accessing our services, their families and carers is encouraged in all aspects of service planning and delivery. The Division works in partnership with a range of government and non-government service providers to ensure the best possible outcomes for clients.The Division delivers services at a number of locations, including hospital inpatient and outpatient settings, community health centres, detention centres, and other community settings including people’s homes. These services include (and are not limited to):Alcohol and Drug ServicesChild & Adolescent Mental Health ServicesCommunity Mental Health ServicesJustice Health ServicesMental Health Inpatient ServicesIntern Psychologists will, under close professional supervision, provide a range of assessment and treatment services to assist people in the ACT that present with mental health concerns. Intern Psychologists will also be provided with supervision to meet Psychology Board of Australia standards for working towards general registration as a psychologist.The role is an internship comprising a 1-year graduate program. Consideration for ongoing appointment is contingent upon completion of the internship program and general registration with the Psychology Board of Australia, as well as successful recruitment at the Health Professional 2 level after completion of the internship.ABOUT YOUCHS 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 CapabilitiesCritical thinking skills and ability to form defensible conclusions based on evidence and sound judgementAbility to manage confidential and sensitive informationAbility to work within a multi-disciplinary team and adapt quickly to a changing environment, while meeting the demands of a training (internship) programCommitment to achieving positive outcomes Position Requirements/Qualifications:Mandatory: Eligibility for Provisional Psychologist registration with the Psychology Board of Australia under the 5+1 pathwayWillingness and commitment to participating in all components of a psychology internship program, including professional supervision.Desirable:Current driver’s licenceHave an understanding of how the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.Fulfil the responsibilities of this role in alignment to the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to: Comply with CHS 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 Police check. Note: These are temporary positions available for 15 months.For more information on this position and how to apply “click here” Note These are temporary positions available for 15 months. Career interest categories: Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
New Graduate Social Worker
ACT Government, n Capital Territory
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 OverviewCanberra 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/Exciting opportunities to work as a new graduate social worker in several teams across inpatient, outpatient and community settings:Rehabilitation Aged and Community Services team (RACS) provides integrated and effective services in the areas of rehabilitation, aged care and community care in a broader range of sites throughout the ACT, including The Canberra Hospital and The University of Canberra Hospital, community health centres and the homes of clients. This includes health care and support for people with acute, post-acute and long-term illnesses.The Acute Allied Health Social Work team is responsible for the care and support of patients across a range of critical and acute care areas of The Canberra Hospital. These include the Medical and Surgical inpatient wards, Intensive Care Unit, the Emergency Department, Maternity and Paediatric inpatient wards and a range of paediatric and adult outpatient clinics.The Cancer Psychosocial Service is located in the Canberra Region Cancer Centre (CRCC). This service provides multidisciplinary psychosocial care to patients and their families or carers who attend the Canberra Region Cancer Centre, or who have been admitted into Ward 4A or Ward 14B. Working closely with other disciplines in the CRCC and the wards in Canberra Hospital, the Cancer Psychosocial Service provides leadership in psychosocial care of patients and their families or carers. Services include facilitation of access to resources, responding to crisis, counselling, palliative care and bereavement issues, staff consultation and in-services.Mental Health, Justice Health, Alcohol and Drug Services (MHJHADS) provide health services directly and through partnerships with community organisations. The services provided range from acute crisis support through to treatment, rehabilitation, recovery and harm minimisation. Services are delivered at a number of locations, including hospital inpatient and outpatient settings, community health centres, detention centres, and other community settings including people’s homes. These services include (and are not limited to):Alcohol and Drug Services.Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.Community Mental Health Services.Justice Health Services.Mental Health Inpatient Services.Social workers provide assessment and therapeutic intervention for a range of client populations throughout their patient journey. The successful applicants will have an understanding of issues related to health and wellbeing and the impact on the person and their family/carer, including adjustment to change in their health. Social workers promote improved client outcomes through working in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to provide high quality clinical services across a range of service speciality areas.Successful applicants will be part of a large network of social workers. You will have access to internal training and education targeted at early career allied health professionals, as well as clinical supervision to support development of your social work skills and professional identity.The successful applicants will be employed as a full-time Health Professional Level 1 Social Worker in one of our multidisciplinary teams for 12 months.About YouCHS 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 CapabilitiesDisplays critical thinking skills and forms defensible conclusions based on evidence and sound judgement.Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information.Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team and adapt quickly to a changing environment.Commitment to achieving positive outcomes.Position Requirements/Qualifications:Mandatory:Tertiary qualification in Social Work.Be registered (or eligible for registration) with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.Current driver’s licence.Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:Comply with CHS credentialing and scope of clinical practice requirements for allied health professionals.Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.Depending on the team the position is in, some new graduate social workers may be required to participate in overtime, weekend, after-hours, on call, and/or shift work with a rotating roster.Have an understanding of how the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.Fulfil the responsibilities of this role in alignment to the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.Note: This is a temporary position available for 12 months. Selection may be based on written application and referee reports only.
Senior Policy Officer
ACT Government, n Capital Territory
Details: Policy, Partnerships and Programs Division (PPP) provides strategic leadership, direction and action that improves the health of our community and ensures our public health system meets our community’s needs, now and into the future. PPP delivers strategic health policy advice on issues including primary care, NDIS, workforce, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, aged care, LGBTIQ+, inter-governmental negotiations, mental health, social and emotional wellbeing and suicide prevention, and legal matters.Working in the Policy, Programs, and Partnerships you will:Assist in providing strategic policy and project advice to the ACTHD executive and the ACT Government.Assist to design, develop, implement and evaluate policy and planning initiatives, and programs, in a dynamic environment and under tight timeframes.Prepare and coordinate complex ministerial and directorate briefings and assist in the drafting of Cabinet submissions, answers to Assembly questions, speeches, briefs for intergovernmental committees, correspondence and other government business, which may relate to local, national or international health issues.Develop and manage effective business relationships with key internal and external stakeholdersCoordinate input for briefings, and progress current projects and identified outcomes.Work collaboratively, support diversity initiatives and contribute to the positive team culture of the ACTHD.To be successful in this position, you will have:strong written and oral communication skills;well-developed interpersonal skills;sound judgement and analytical skills to respond quickly to business needs and meet tight timeframesan ability to operate in a complex and dynamic environment with minimal supervision.Eligibility/Other Requirements: The ability to work remotely or in hybrid arrangement (home and office) is important.Note: This is a permanent position available immediately. The ability to work remotely or in hybrid arrangement (home and office) is important. Please note that Policy, Partnerships and Programs Division are currently working exclusively from home. It is expected that this role will commence in a remote working environment. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. An order of merit will be established from this process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months.
Clinical Supervisor – Occupational Therapy
ACT Government, n Capital Territory
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 OverviewCanberra 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 Division of Mental Health, Justice Health and Alcohol and Drug Services (MHJHADS) is a clinical division of Canberra Health Services. The Division provides a range of health services directly and through partnerships with community organisations. The services provided range from acute crisis support through to treatment, rehabilitation, recovery and harm minimisation. Services are provided across a range of inpatient and outpatient settings across the ACT.The Clinical Supervisor – Occupational Therapy – position reports to the Principal Occupational Therapist, MHJHADS and is based in the Office of the Director of Allied Health.The successful candidate will provide clinical supervision to Occupational Therapists and other Allied Health staff consistent with Canberra Health Services (CHS), MHJHADS and Occupational Therapy Board of Australia policies, procedures and standards. They will have high level knowledge, expertise and skills in the provision of occupational therapy services and will be expected to apply this knowledge both to discipline specific and broader allied health contexts. In addition, the successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate a well developed understanding of quality and safety systems and a commitment to meeting standards and managing job demand.The position holder is expected to operate within the Public Sector Management Act (1994), the ACT Public Service Code of Conduct and relevant professional discipline Code of Conduct.DutiesUnder limited direction of the Principal Occupational Therapist you will:Provide clinical supervision, clinical expertise and clinical leadership to Occupational Therapists (and other allied health clinicians as directed) working in MHJHADS in accordance with the requirements of Occupational Therapy Board of Australia Supervision Guidelines and Standards, the MHJHADS Clinical Supervision Procedure and the CHS Operational Guideline for Clinical Supervision for Allied Health Clinicians.Exercise independent professional judgement in solving problems and managing cases where principles, procedures and techniques require expansion, adaptation or modification.Be responsible to the Principal Occupational Therapist to ensure an integrated clinical supervision service for Occupational Therapists within MHJHADS, including the coordination of supervision plans for Occupational Therapy supervisors and supervisees within MHJHADS and the dissemination of information about clinical supervision to Occupational Therapists.Complete clinical supervision records to standards required and meet reporting and data collection requirements. Provide reports to the Principal Occupational Therapist on both systemic and individual issues identified through supervision that impact on the safety and quality of care for consumers.Participate in clinical supervision, continuing professional development and education and performance review processes. Actively promote and facilitate research and/or quality projects to support the development of evidence based clinical supervision.Consult and liaise with the Clinical Educator, Profession Lead and relevant educational institutions in relation to clinical teaching, curriculum development and research relevant to clinical supervision. Contribute to the planning, development and evaluation of supervision programs and services.Undertake other duties appropriate to this level of classification which contribute to the operation of the organisation.About YouCHS 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 CapabilitiesAbility to mentor and guide diverse teams and external parties in a collaborative and influential manner.Be flexible, adaptable and comfortable with a changing working environment.Competent negotiation and influencing skills in dealing with complex situations.Ability to synthesise, analyse complex information and make decisions that demonstrates critical thinking skills and forms defensible conclusions based on evidence based sound judgement.Position Requirements/Qualifications:Relevant degree (or recognised equivalent) in Occupational Therapy and registered with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia. A minimum of five years’ experience in occupational therapy practice is preferred.The successful applicant will:Have an understanding of how the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.Fulfil the responsibilities of this role in alignment to the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:Comply with CHS credentialing and scope of clinical practice requirements for allied health professionals.Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.Note: This is a temporary part time position available at 7.35 hours per week up until 28 July 2023 with the possibility of extension.