Developmental Trauma Clinical Specialist


Position Summary

Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) is the major provider of specialist health services in the Gippsland region, east of Melbourne.  Our comprehensive range of services extends to emergency and intensive care, elective surgery, allied health, obstetrics, medical and radiation oncology at the Gippsland Cancer Care Center, dialysis and aged care.

LRH has a number of outstanding facilities following a recent expansion. These include a cardiac catheterisation laboratory, large Emergency Department, endoscopy suites and modern and contemporary inpatient units. These complement extensive Allied Health amenities including a gym and pool. LRH is the regional provider of mental health services in Gippsland. LRH Mental Health Service operates an integrated specialist mental health program across the region and provides inpatient and community mental health care for adults, children and young people and older persons. Gippsland provides a fantastic regional lifestyle with easy access to Melbourne.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and suitably qualified Developmental Trauma Clinician to join the Child and Youth Mental Health Team team at Latrobe Regional Hospital on a Fixed Term full time basis from September 2020 until September 2022 2020 . The position is based at Bairnsdale.

Reporting to the CHYMHS Manager the successful applicant will play an important role  To provide leadership, direction and support to the implementation of Trauma Informed Care/Practice and service delivery in bushfire affected areas of East Gippsland

The successful applicant will be required to: Have a current Working with Children Check.

  • Current drivers license
  • To be successful in this position you will need to have:. Have well developed communication  and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of the Neurobiological impacts of early childhood trauma and trans-gene rational Trauma.
  • Leadership and program development skills.

For further information about this position please contact Frank O'Dowd, CYMHS Manager on (03) 51280***

Applicants will be required to apply for and satisfactorily obtain a National Police Check and Working with Children Check. 

Latrobe Regional Hospital is a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. LRH values our community’s diversity. We are committed to providing an inclusive, welcoming and safe service and workplace for everyone who engages with our organisation regardless of race, culture, religion, sexuality, gender identity, age or ability.

LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent applicants on (03) 5173 8***.