First listed on: 29 December 2018

CARHU Psychologist/Social Worker

Canberra Health Services
Clinical  Services

Women, Youth and Children
Child at Risk Health Unit

Health Professional Level 3
Salary Range: $87,257 - $91,942 (up to $96,502 on achieving a personal upgrade) (PN: 27512)

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is a values-led Directorate. Our values guide our day to day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications to successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community. They were developed by us, for us and are unique to our work. Overview of the work area and position: The Child at Risk Health Service (CARHU) provides specialist health services to children and young people who have been affected by abuse and/or neglect, and their families and carers. As part of the therapeutic team you will provide counselling and therapeutic interventions to children and young people, concerns interviews for parents and carers regarding abuse, domestic violence and related child trauma, assist in providing an intake service for CARHU and participate in education and training.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Mandatory: Degree in Social Work or Psychology and be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or for allied health professions not regulated by National Law be eligible for accreditation with the Australian Association of Social Workers. Desirable: Post graduate qualifications in a relevant field are highly desirable. Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to: Undergo a pre-employment Police check. Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011. Comply with Canberra Health Services credentialing and scope of clinical practice requirements for allied health professionals. Provide a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases

Note: This temporary position available for a period of eight months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency. This position is part-time working 22 hours, 3 days per week (days to be negotiated). The position is situated at CARHU which is on the Canberra Hospital Campus.

Contact Officer: Bronwyn Roberson (02) 6244

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Applications Close: 21 January 2019

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