14 Jan 2020

Part-Time CAMHS Consultation Liaison on Central Coast

Central Coast Local Health District – Central Coast

Job Description

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Health Clinician Level 3
Remuneration: $97,251.00 – $119,265.00 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ145178
Where you’ll be working

With a rapidly growing population we offer a comprehensive range of services from acute care at Gosford and Wyong hospitals to sub-acute and community based services. We encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to acquire knowledge and enhance skills and compassionate in caring for our community. As part of our team we will support you and help you develop your career with us.

We invite you to come and be a part of our community.  The Central Coast is renowned for its natural beauty.  From the bush to the beach there is plenty to do – swimming, surfing, diving, golf, restaurants, cafes, bush walks, sporting clubs and activities for the kids and great shopping – and all in a friendly and relaxed environment.

To hear from our team what it’s like to work with us, you can read their stories on our Instagram account.  http://instagram.com/careersatcclhd

Also please connect with us on LinkedIn to stay up to date with career opportunities.
 
What you’ll be doing

Primary:The CAMHS Consultation Liaison clinician sits within the operational management of the Acute Care Team and is supported by the Consultation and Assessment clinical stream of the Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Service.

Clinical interventions incorporate evidence based practice, with a focus on early intervention and recovery.

The CAMHS Consultation Liaison clinician is required to deliver assertive outreach, providing specialist mental health services and tertiary consultation to children and young people (0-18) in:

• Community settings including: school, settings, youth accommodation and homes, out of home care other community based settings.

Hospital based non-CAMHS specific settings including: Emergency Departments, Psych iatric Emergency Care Centres (PECCs), Paediatric Wards, Medical Wards, adult Mental Health Units and Mental Health Acute Care Teams.

The   program   will   provide   additional   assertive   outreach community CAMHS services and support the increase in client related hours delivered by existing community CAMHS.

Increase outreach consultation liaison to hospital based non­specialist CAMHS settings.

Enhance specialist community-based responses for children and adolescents with mental health problems and their families

Build the capacity of non-specialist services to deliver developmentally appropriate care for children and adolescents with mental health problems, their families and carers.

The position is classified as follows Social Worker level 3, Occupational Therapist level 3 under the NSW Health Service Health Professionals or CNS 2 under the Public Health System Nurses Award or Senior or Clinical Psychologist under the Health and Community Employees Psychologist (State) Award.


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For role related queries or questions contact Rhonda Nagle on 0414 192 277 or 
rhonda.nagle@health.nsw.gov.au
Applications Close: 11.59pm Monday 3 February 2020     

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