Closes: 30 September 2020
Classification: Health Professional Level 2
Salary: $66,988 - $91,962 plus superannuation
Position No: 48876, several - 01QP1
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 16 September 2020
Contact Officer: Rosy Winter on ***********@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 1***
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
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)—a catchment of approximately 400,000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.
CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:
Overview of the work area and position:
The Mental Health, Justice Health, Alcohol and Drug Services (MHJHADS) Division of Canberra Health 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. Consumer and carer participation are 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.
The Division delivers services at several locations, including Hospital inpatient and outpatient settings, Community Health Centres, Detention Centres and other community settings including people’s homes.
Mental Health, Justice Health, Alcohol and Drug Services include the following programs:
The key role of the Family and Carer Clinician is to provide direct support to families and carers, who may feel excluded when the person for whom they care for is receiving mental health/alcohol and drug services. Working collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team to create a better balance for families and carers between their caring responsibilities and their own health and wellbeing, the Family and Carer Clinician will:
The Family and Carer Clinician will work across several program areas and sites according to need, with a primary focus on Adult Acute and Adult Community Mental Health Services. Operational supervision and support will be provided by the manager of the service. Professional governance of this position will come from the Principal Social Worker (MHJHADS).
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
This is a temporary position available for 12 months.
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This is a temporary position available for 12 months.Career interest categories:
Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services