Position Details
Reference Number 40098
Position Title Case Manager
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Location Austin Hospital
Department / Ward / Clinical Area Mental Health/CYMHS/Child Inpatient Unit
Hours per Week 38.00
Position Summary

Austin Health is a major provider of tertiary services, health professional education and research across three sites in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin is world renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and experienced Mental Health Clinician to join the multidisciplinary team in our Child Inpatient Unit. This is a permanent full time role. The team is enthusiastic and are committed to working with children and their families/carers and systems around them. The team provides compassionate model of mental health care involving specialist assessment and treatment (parent, individual and family therapy). This role offers care co-ordination and management of a small caseload of children and their families/carers. The Mental Health Clinician works closely with all team members as well as working closely with other internal and external stakeholders to achieve positive outcomes in all areas of functioning.

The Child Inpatient Unit at the Austin is one of two acute inpatient units in Victoria (along with Monash Health's Oasis Unit). Children are admitted to the Unit may be experiencing significant acute and complex emotional,psychological and/or social difficulties and usually have had some outpatient treatment prior to admission. The Unit accepts referrals for crisis and planned admissions. 

The team is also supported by the Austin School's teaching staff who work to keep the child connected to their home school or provide them with alternative education pathways.

We offer:

  • An opportunity to make a real difference to the mental health recovery for children and their families
  • A collaborative and skilled multidisciplinary team
  • Regular clinical, operational and professional supervision and team/group reflective practice
  • Ongoing training and development with access to mental health educators and professionals.

To apply for this role your application must demonstrate how your experience meets the key selection criteria which are listed in the position description. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and a wide ranging employee assistance programs. See the link for further details of the benefits Austin offers their staff; https;/www.austin.org.au/careers/benefits/

All appointments are made subject to a National Police Check conducted by the Austin and a Working with Children's Check. Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are strongly encouraged.

Contact Person Sandy Robertson
Contact Number (04) 3129 7403
Alternate Contact Person Dr Yara khedr
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9496 5108
Closing Date 26/10/2021
Position Description
CIPU Position Description - September 2021.pdf Open
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