Occupational Therapist - Grade 1 (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service)

at  Barwon Health

Victoria, Victoria, Australia - 00000

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Immediate02 Mar, 2020Not Specified02 Nov, 2019N/AGood communication skillsNoNo
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Description:

  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment
  • Temporary part time – 48 hours per fortnight until 04/02/2022
  • Build your career with a dedicated team at Victoria’s largest regional healthcare provider

Responsibilities:

This position is 0.6 FTE and participates in the provision of mental health drug and alcohol care to young people in the Barwon Region. Specifically, this role will be an integral part of the Barwon Health CAMHS and Schools Early Action (CASEA) team in the first year and will then transition to a care coordination role in CAMHS in the second year.
In the first year, with the support of the CASEA team you will be delivering best practice, evidence-based psychological assessment and treatment to children within an early intervention framework. This position will be delivering group work to identify at risk children and their families, psychological interventions to primary school children as well as capacity and relationship building within primary school systems.
As part of the general CAMHS service in the second year, you will provide assessment, treatment and risk management to young people presenting with complex and moderate to severe mental health and drug and alcohol problems. The position will remain for the year with Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service and will be located with a Grade 2 OT on site and supported by a Grade 4 OT within the Education Team. The position includes participation in an inter-disciplinary education program overseen by the Mental Health Drugs and Alcohol Education Team.


REQUIREMENT SUMMARY

Min:N/AMax:5.0 year(s)

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Victoria, Australia