Allied Health Practitioner

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Are you passionate about outcomes for children and young people across Queensland?

We're committed to providing life-changing healthcare for children and young people for a healthier tomorrow.

 

About the Child and Youth Mental Health Service 

The Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) at Children's Health Queensland specialises in helping infants, children and young people up to the age of 18 years who have complex mental health needs.

CYMHS works collaboratively and in a recovery-oriented way with infants, children and young people and their families. This means we recognise and help build on individual and family strengths for better health and wellbeing. By working together, we support children, young people and families to get back on track to reach their optimal mental health.

CYMHS has a number of teams across the Greater Brisbane and Pine Rivers regions. We serve our local communities, and we outreach across Queensland through some of our specialist programs. We provide community and hospital based services, outreach and telepsychiatry programs, early intervention, forensic and other specialty services.

 Your Opportunity:

The position of Health Practitioner will:  

  • Deliver competent mental health services as a member of a multi-disciplinary team to assess and treat children and young people with severe and complex mental health problems and disorders, and their families and carers, to optimise psycho-social outcomes.
  • Provide assessment, treatment, crisis management and referral for children, young people and their families / carers who present to the Emergency Department at the Queensland Children's Hospital.
  • Provide crisis phone support for children and young people and information to families, carers and service providers (24 hours 7 days a week).

What CHQ HHS can offer

Apart from contributing to the development of Australia's best paediatric health service, you will also benefit from a competitive remuneration package and a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities and supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing. Additional benefits include:

  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility

 You can find out more about why it's so great to work at CHQ HHS here ( http://www.childrens.health.qld.gov.au/work-for-us/ ).

Some roles within Queensland Health are designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk roles'. A VPD risk role is a role in which the incumbent may be exposed to the risk of acquisition and/or transmission of a VPD. Please refer to the attached Role Description for more information and what requirements may exist.

 




19 August 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - South
Work type:
Temporary/Casual
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Other
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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