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Registered Nurse Level 2
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 KindUnder current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by 29 October and be fully vaccinated by 1 December 2021.In order to be eligible for employment with Canberra Health Services you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 by way of a Vaccination Certificate or provision of an authorised exemption, for consideration. Please ensure you include this information with your application documentation.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, Alcohol and Drug Services provides health services directly and through partnerships with community organisations. The services provided range from prevention and treatment to recovery and maintenance and harm minimisation. The participation of the people who use the service, including 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, other community settings including people’s home. These services include:Adult Acute Mental Health ServicesAdult Community Mental Health ServicesAlcohol & Drug ServicesChild & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)Justice Health ServicesRehabilitation and Specialty Mental Health ServicesAdult Acute Mental Health Services 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 Canberra Hospital.AMHU is a 40 bed inpatient unit 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 consumer, their carers and other key services. MHSSU is a low dependency 6 bed inpatient unit in the Emergency Department for people requiring extended mental health assessment and or treatment initiation. Planned service expansion will see the opening of a new 10 -bed low dependency inpatient unit at Canberra Hospital in 2021.At this level it is expected that you will provide, under limited supervision, high quality clinical nursing, skills and care to achieve sound outcomes for people with mental illness. It is also an expectation that you will contribute your expertise to the multidisciplinary team, provide supervision to staff at the RN1 level and support the Assistant Director of Nursing, Clinical Nurse Consultants and Nurse Unit Manager. In this role you will be required to undertake professional development, supervision, participate in quality initiatives and contribute to the multidisciplinary team processes.This is a full-time position working across AAMHS on a rotating shift roster, including morning, evening, and night shifts.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 Capabilities Demonstrated clinical leadership and the ability to develop all members of the team.Be able to communicate with influence, particularly with the diverse teams including internal and external parties within acute mental health care.Be flexible, adaptable, and able to be comfortable with a changing work environment.Position Requirements/Qualifications:MandatoryBe registered or eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)Minimum of three years’ recent experience working professionally in an acute mental health facility.The successful applicant will need to be available to work on a seven day a week roster filling morning, evening, 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.DesirableHold or be working toward Post Graduate qualification in mental health nursing.Clinical leadership experienceCurrent driver’s licencePlease note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to: Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening & vaccination processes against specified infectious diseasesUndergo a pre-employment National Police Check. Notes: These are temporary positions available for six months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency. Please note that appointment may be based on written applications and referee reports.For more information on this position and how to apply “click here” Note These are temporary positions available for six months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency. Career interest categories: Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
Registered Nurse Level 1
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 KindUnder current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by 29 October and be fully vaccinated by 1 December 2021.In order to be eligible for employment with Canberra Health Services you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 by way of a Vaccination Certificate or provision of an authorised exemption, for consideration. Please ensure you include this information with your application documentation.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, Alcohol and Drug Services (MHJHADS) is a contemporary evidence-based service providing high quality mental health care that is guided by principles of Recovery.The Adult Mental Health Unit (AMHU) is a 40-bed acute inpatient unit for people with acute mental health issues. The service aims to provide collaborative care involving the person, their carers and other key services. The Mental Health Short Stay Unit (MHSSU) is a sub-acute 6 bed inpatient unit located in the Emergency Department for people requiring extended mental health assessment and or treatment initiation.At this level it is expected that you will provide, under limited supervision, high quality clinical nursing skills and care to achieve sound recovery outcomes. It is also an expectation that you will contribute to the multidisciplinary team, and support the senior nurses, Clinical Nurse Consultant and Assistant Director of Nursing in change processes. You will be required to undertake professional development, supervision, participate in quality initiatives and contribute to the multidisciplinary team processes.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 CapabilitiesFlexible, adaptable and comfortable with changing working environment.Commitment to achieving positive outcomesStrong organisational skills with a high degree of personal motivation.Position Requirements/Qualifications:Relevant Post graduate qualification in Mental Health Nursing and experience working professionally within acute Mental Health setting is preferred.The successful applicant will need to be available to work a rotating shift roster, including night shifts and weekends.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: Undergo a pre-employment Police check.Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening & vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases. Notes: These are temporary positions available for six months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency. Please note that appointment may be based on written applications and referee reports.For more information on this position and how to apply “click here” Note These are temporary positions available for six months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency. Career interest categories: Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
Therapist Psychological Interventions
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 Kind Under current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose by 29 October and be fully vaccinated by 1 December 2021.In order to be eligible for employment with Canberra Health Services you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 by way of a Vaccination Certificate or provision of an authorised exemption, for consideration. Please ensure you include this information with your application documentation.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, Alcohol and Drug Services (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 Therapist (psychological interventions) position is a Psychologist or Social Worker based in the Therapies Team of the Adult Community Mental Health Services (ACMHS) program area. The key function of the Therapies Team is to provide high-intensity, evidence-based psychological and psychosocial interventions to people, including psychological interventions, family-based interventions, and functional and occupational interventions. The Therapies Team aims to maximize the application of concentrated psychological and psychosocial interventions and enhance available treatment options for people who are clinically managed by a Community Recovery Service (CRS). As a function established under the ACMHS Model of Care, the Therapies Team provides targeted interventions that are unavailable elsewhere in the ACT and which are based on highest need within the ACMHS population.The ACMHS provide services for people aged over 18 years and operate from the five Community Health Centres in the ACT (Gungahlin, Belconnen, City, Phillip, Tuggeranong) with a strong focus on the provision of timely and effective mental health interventions. Allied Health staff working within MHJHADS are required to support people to achieve their personal recovery goals as identified in their Recovery Plan. The successful applicant of the Health Professional 2 Therapist position is responsible for conducting clinical assessments and delivering psychological interventions to people. The successful applicant will also be required to undertake professional development and clinical supervision, participate in quality initiatives, and contribute to multidisciplinary team processes. It is an expectation that the successful applicant will provide supervision to staff at the Health Professional 1 Level as well as to students and clinically-related staff (such as Allied Health Assistants).The position will report operationally to the HP4 Team Leader of the Therapies Team. Professional governance of this position will come from the relevant Discipline Principal (MHJHADS).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 communicate effectively with complex and challenging clientsContributes to the supportive atmosphere of the teamCommitment to achieving positive outcomes for mental health consumersPosition Requirements/Qualifications:Mandatory for all disciplines:Relevant degree in social work/psychology and a minimum of one years’ post-qualification experience working professionally in respective field.A current driver’s licence.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 the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.Psychologists must be registered or be eligible for general registration as a Psychologist with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).Social workers must have professional membership or be eligible for professional membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) and must have registration under the ACT Working with Vulnerable People Act 2011.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 diseasesFor more information on this position and how to apply “click here” Career interest categories: Administration and Governance Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
Registered 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 KindUnder current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by 29 October and be fully vaccinated by 1 December 2021.In order to be eligible for employment with Canberra Health Services you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 by way of a Vaccination Certificate or provision of an authorised exemption, for consideration. Please ensure you include this information with your application documentation.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 position is situated within Adult Community Mental Health Services (ACMHS), which is a specialist mental health service that provides services for people aged over 18 years. The Service has teams operating from Gungahlin, City, Tuggeranong, Phillip and Belconnen Community Health Centres.Within the service there is strong focus on the provision of timely and effective mental health interventions that are collaborative and inclusive of families and carers. People are supported to achieve their personal recovery goals as identified in their Care Plan.The program recently implemented a new model of care which aims to improve the responsivity and diversity of services offered to people. The new MoC is underpinned by principles of recovery and aims to:Increase standardisation of procedures, processes, and practices to promote more internal consistency in service delivery and best practice interventionsClarify and delineate of the role and service functions to reduce duplication and inefficiencies, reduce administrative burden on staff and promote more direct clinical contactProvide optimal treatment for people in their homes and community as effective hospital diversionThe successful applicant/s will enjoy working as a member of the multidisciplinary team providing assessment and care planning for people experiencing mental illness. They will be highly motivated to engage in consultative and educative practices with families, carers and other agencies.The successful applicant will also be required to undertake professional development and clinical supervision, participate in quality initiatives, and contribute to multidisciplinary team processes.Importantly the new MoC will allow greater opportunity for clinicians to deliver discipline specific interventions, with case-loads reflecting strengths based models of care.The position reports to a Team Leader who is on site in the health centre. The position is supported by a cohesive multidisciplinary team, including other Nurses, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists and Psychiatrists and Allied Health Assistants.This is an exciting opportunity for someone who may be interested in a working in a program that comprises access, hospital diversion, assertive outreach, and community recovery and therapy services.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 manage confidential and sensitive information whilst working towards achieving positive outcomes for people who access the serviceAbility to respond to and prioritise competing and often urgent requests in a calm and efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracyAbility to work within a multi-disciplinary team and adapt quickly to a changing environment Position Requirements/Qualifications:Mandatory:Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).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: Hold a current driver’s licenceObtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening & vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.Undergo a pre-employment Police check. Notes: This is a temporary position available for 11 months.For more information on this position and how to apply “click here” Note This is a temporary position available for 11 months. Career interest categories: Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
Allied Health Assistant
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.Under current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose by 29 October and be fully vaccinated by 1 December 2021.In order to be eligible for employment with Canberra Health Services you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 by way of a Vaccination Certificate or provision of an authorised exemption, for consideration. Please ensure you include this information with your application documentation.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/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 Dependency 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.The AHA will provide assistance and support to the allied health team in the delivery of allied health services to consumers, under the supervision of an allied health professional.The AHA does not make clinical assessment or clinical judgment in this role; however, they will be expected to recognise a change in consumer function and status and the possible impact on the planned program.The position will report operationally to the Allied Health Manager of AAMHS. Professional governance of this position will come from the Discipline Principal Social work (MHJHADS)This is a fulltime position within Adult Mental Health Unit working Monday to Friday.Responsibility Statement:Under supervision of an allied health professional staff, the AHA will:Work Flexibly and effectively as part of the allied health team, providing support to all members of the allied health team and the wider multi-disciplinary team within scope of practice and training of the individualUnder supervision of an allied health team, coordinate assistance regarding access to relevant services and supports.Participate and help run the therapeutic group programs.Supply and screen for appropriate appliances/ preparations/ referral to people receiving care within the AMHU/ MHSSU/ Ward 12B Mental Health Unit under direction from the supervising allied health professional and within the scope of practice and training of the individual.Support the discharge planning process.Assist with the ongoing maintenance of allied health equipmentAll MHJHADS staff are required to undertake professional development activities, and participate in supervision, quality initiatives and contribute to the multi-disciplinary team processes.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 CapabilitiesTo be successful in this position, it is expected that the successful candidate will have the following attributes:Demonstrated experience and competence in working with people who may display aggressive, challenging, distressed or unpredictable behaviour.Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team and adapt quickly to a changing environment.Ability to maintain professional boundaries when responding to consumer and family/carer expectations.Strong organisational skills with a high degree of initiative.Ability to respond to and prioritise competing requests in a calm manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy.Administration skills to be able to provide quality work outputs.Position Requirements/Qualifications:Mandatory:Certificate IV in Mental Health or Allied Health Assistance (or equivalent qualification).Registration under the ACT Working with Vulnerable People Act 2011.Current drivers licence.A minimum of 24 months experience in a related/relevant organisation/service.Experience working with people with a mental illness or disorder.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 specific infectious diseases.Comply with Canberra Health Services credentialing and scope of clinical practice requirements for the Allied Health professional.Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.Note: This is a temporary position available for six months with a possibility of extension and/or permanency.
Allied Health Assistant
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 KindUnder current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by 29 October and be fully vaccinated by 1 December 2021.In order to be eligible for employment with Canberra Health Services you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 by way of a Vaccination Certificate or provision of an authorised exemption, for consideration. Please ensure you include this information with your application documentation. 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 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.We partner with our health care consumers, their family, carers, government and community organisations to ensure that they receive the best possible care during their treatment and recovery.All care that we provide is driven by our values of being kind, reliable, respectful and progressive. We’re also guided by contemporary mental health and human rights legislation which means we operate within a framework that ensures the rights and dignity of people are promoted and protected.The Adult Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit is an inpatient rehabilitation unit whose aim is to attain and maximise independence through bio-psychosocial rehabilitation in all aspects of daily living for graduated community re-integration. The AMHDS will be located adjacent to AMHRU at UCH, and will focus upon step-down programs, pharmacotherapy, psychological therapies and healthy living skills. Service delivery for both services is underpinned by evidence based mental health care, the principles of Recovery and the provision of collaborative care involving the person, their carers and other key stakeholders.Under the direction of an Allied Health Professional, Allied Health Assistants provide support to clinical staff with delivering psychosocial interventions to people with a mental illness or a mental disorder. Allied Health Assistants promote the identified recovery goals, working collaboratively with people to achieve these, and support the person to link with community agencies or NDIS providers. Allied Health Assistants level 3 are expected to provide supervision to staff at AHA level 1 and 2 and AHA students.The role is supported by a cohesive multi-disciplinary team of Nurses, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Allied Health Assistants, Peer Recovery Workers, Administration Service Officers, Psychiatry Registrars and Consultant Psychiatrists.This role involves shift work on a rotating, non-preferential roster, including weekends. Shifts are between 7am and 7pm Monday to Sunday.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 CapabilitiesEffective communication and interpersonal skills,Ability to respond to and prioritise competing tasks in a calm and efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy,Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team and adapt quickly to a changing environment,Commitment to achieving positive outcomes for people. Position Requirements/Qualifications:Certificate IV in Mental Health or equivalent qualification.Registration under the ACT Working with Vulnerable People Act 2011A minimum of 24 months experience in a related/relevant organisation/service.Hold a current driver’s license.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.Comply with CHS occupational screening requirements related to immunisation.Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check. Notes: This is a temporary position available for 12 months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.For more information on this position and how to apply “click here” Note This is a temporary position available for 12 months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency. Career interest categories: Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
CAMHS Operational Manager
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 Kind Under current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose by 29 October and be fully vaccinated by 1 December 2021.In order to be eligible for employment with Canberra Health Services you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 by way of a Vaccination Certificate or provision of an authorised exemption, for consideration. Please ensure you include this information with your application documentation.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 young people up to the age of 18 years who are experiencing moderate to severe mental health issues.   CAMHS also provides high quality tertiary mental health care for young people aged 14-25 experiencing first on set psychosis.The CAMHS community teams are made up of multi-disciplinary mental health professionals who provide assessment treatment and clinical management within a recovery framework. This permanent management role will provide operational and clinical leadership to CAMHS Community Teams, and daily management of a multidisciplinary service, including facilitating group work and provide clinical supervision to HP1, HP2, HP3, RN’s and allied health assistants. The role will also require the team manager to undertake professional development, participate and lead quality initiatives and the management of human, financial and physical resources, including work, health, and safety.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 CapabilitiesTo be successful in this position, it is expected that the successful applicant will have the following attributes:Strong Organisation Skills with a high degree of drive.Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change and provide responsive services to staff and clientsTeam work and ability to work collaboratively as part of a management teamPosition Requirements/Qualifications:Relevant Tertiary qualifications in either Social work, Psychology or Occupational Therapy and a minimum of  five years’ experience working professionally in a health setting is preferred.The successful applicant will need to be available for occasional weekend and after-hours work, with access to flex time.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.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 specific infectious diseases.NOTESThe successful candidate will be required to be available to work within all program areas of CAMHS as the service needs ariseFor more information on this position and how to apply “click here” Career interest categories: Administration and Governance Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
Health Professional Level 3, ACOS
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.Under current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose by 29 October and be fully vaccinated by 1 December 2021.In order to be eligible for employment with Canberra Health Services you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 by way of a Vaccination Certificate or provision of an authorised exemption, for consideration. Please ensure you include this information with your application documentation.Position OverviewCanberra Health Services (CHS) is focused 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 Mental Health, Justice Health and Alcohol and Drug Services (MHJHADS) Division provides health services directly and through partnerships with community organisations. The services provided range from prevention and treatment to recovery and maintenance of well-being and harm minimisation. The participation of the people who use the service, including 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.The following portfolios are encompassed in the MHJHADS Division:Territory Wide Mental Health Services.Community Mental Health Services.Alcohol and Drug Services.Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.Justice Health Services.The Community Mental Health Services (CMHS) portfolio incorporates services which provide specialist mental health care and treatment for people aged over 18 years of age, with a strong focus on timely and effective community intervention. CMHS consists of Community Recovery Services which operate from the five Community Health Centres in the ACT (Gungahlin, Belconnen, City, Woden, Tuggeranong), and specialty teams that provide specialised services such as treatment and care for older persons, treatment and care of persons with intellectual disability, and assertive community outreach.The Assertive Community Outreach Service (ACOS) provides specialist care and treatment to persons over the age of 18 years who have a primary diagnosis of major mental illness, and who commonly present with complex co-morbidities. ACOS operates an extended hours service, operating seven days a week from 08:30 to 21:00. The position holder will be required to work a rotating roster including morning and evening shifts, weekends, and public holidays.The position reports directly to the ACOS Manager and is supported by a cohesive multidisciplinary team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is interested in working in a program that comprises access, hospital diversion, assertive outreach, and community recovery and therapy services.DutiesUnder limited supervision of the ACOS Manager, you will provide high-level clinical management and crisis intervention for people presenting with chronic and severe mental health issues and complex needs.  You will:Provide skilled clinical assessment and interventions appropriate to people with complex mental health issues within the relevant scope of clinical practice, using established techniques and methods to enable people to live as independently as possible while engaging in meaningful and productive life roles. This includes involving carers, children, nominated persons, GPs, and other service providers in the recovery planning process, as required.Actively participate in clinical supervision, continuing professional development and personal performance review process. This includes providing professional supervision and training to Level 1 and 2 Health Professional clinicians, Allied Health Assistants, students, and other support staff.Actively contribute to the implementation of clinical governance activities, quality improvement projects, research programs, and health promotion activities in areas relevant to the service.Contribute to the accurate clinical records and associated administrative process, while maintaining data retention policies, procedures, and standards. While adhering to risk management processes, including identifying and escalating issues appropriately.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 CapabilitiesHigh level customer service skills to provide supportive and professional experiences to people who access MHJHADS services.High level administration skills to be able to provide quality work output.High level organisational skills to be able to efficiently manage workload.Flexibility and initiative to be able to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team.Position Qualifications:OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTBe registered or be eligible for registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia under AHPRA, with a minimum of three years (preferably five years) experience working professionally in mental health.PSYCHOLOGISTBe registered or be eligible for general registration with the Psychology Board of Australia under AHPRA, with a minimum of three years (preferably five years) experience working professionally in mental health.SOCIAL WORKERBe eligible for registration with the Australian Association of Social Workers, hold a valid Working with Vulnerable People card and have a minimum of three years (preferably five years) experience working professionally in mental health.Position Requirements:The successful applicant will need to have a current drivers licence.The successful applicant will need to be available for weekend and after-hours work.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.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 Canberra Health Services credentialling and scope of clinical practice requirements for allied health professionals.
Clinical Nurse Consultant
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.Under current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose by 29 October and be fully vaccinated by 1 December 2021.In order to be eligible for employment with Canberra Health Services you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 by way of a Vaccination Certificate or provision of an authorised exemption, for consideration. Please ensure you include this information with your application documentation.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 provide health services directly and through partnerships with community organisations. The services provided range from prevention and treatment to recovery and maintenance and harm minimisation. Consumer and carer participation is encouraged in all aspects of service planning and delivery. The Division works in partnership with consumers, carers and a range of government and non-government service providers to ensure the best possible outcomes for clients.AMHRU is an inpatient rehabilitation unit whose aim is to attain and maximise independence through bio-psychosocial rehabilitation in all aspects of daily living for graduated community re-integration.  Service delivery is underpinned by evidence based mental health care, the principles of Recovery and the provision of collaborative care involving the person, their carers and other key stakeholders.Under the broad direction of the Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON), the Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) is responsible for provision of clinical leadership for the clinical operations of AMHRU and the maintenance of the education and therapeutic environment. The CNC plays a pivotal role in the implementation of direct clinical care and the coordination of clinical operations for key members of a busy multidisciplinary team. The CNC position also works collaboratively with the ADON and Clinical Director for the provision of evidence-based clinical interventions within standardised clinical processes, reporting against key performance indicators and promote a learning environment for the team.The CNC is required to undertake professional development and supervision, participate in quality initiatives, contribute to the multidisciplinary team processes as well as provide leadership and supervision of all nursing staff.The role is supported by a cohesive multi-disciplinary team of Nurses, Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, Allied Health Assistants, Peer Workers, Administration Service Officer, Psychiatry Registrars and Consultant Psychiatrists.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 CapabilitiesHigh-level interpersonal, communication and team building skills appropriate to work in a multidisciplinary clinical environment.Displays critical thinking skills and forms defensible conclusions based on evidence and sound judgement.Strong organisational skills, including simultaneously managing and prioritising multiple issues, with a high degree of drive.Able to effectively liaise with key stakeholders.Position Requirements/Qualifications:Mandatory: Be registered (or be eligible for registration) as a Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).three years equivalent fulltime experience in mental health nursing.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.DesirableSignificant experience providing clinical leadership within a mental health setting.Current drivers licence.Post Graduate Qualifications in Mental Health Nursing.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 specific infectious diseases.Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.Note: This position is available from 10 January 2022. Selection may be based on written application and referee reports only.