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Child Mental Health Clinician – North-West Tasmania

Job Description

About the Role: 

A Psychologist, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, or Speech Pathologist is required for a 3-month contract in Burnie or Devonport.

The service is a community-based mental health service providing intake, assessment, and treatment for children and young people (0-18 years) and their families who are experiencing acute mental illness, including suicidal distress, early psychosis, and eating disorders. There may be some work within a hospital (i.e. seeing children and young people on a ward where there are mental health concerns) and some home visits may be required. They are a community-based clinical service, predominately allied health (small team of about 7 clinicians).

This is a 3-6 month contract position starting in January 2024. A permanent position may also be considered for the right applicant. 

  • Relocation allowance
  • Assistance with accommodation
  • $103,608 - $114,431 + super

About You:
  • Relevant tertiary qualification and registration
  • At least two years post-graduate experience (in child and adolescent health or related field) is desired
  • Patient, service-orientated and more importantly a ‘people person’
  • Active listener and critical thinking skills
  • A strong ability to interact effectively with people from diverse cultures
  • Demonstrated high standard of oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, time management and organisation to ensure effective teamwork
  • Current drivers licence
  • Working with children check 
  • Eligible to work permanently in Australia

About Us:    

MediRecruit is Australia’s premier boutique recruitment destination for medical practitioners and healthcare candidates. Run by healthcare professionals, for healthcare professionals, the expert agency’s primary focus is to encourage candidates to discover ‘diverse careers in health’ throughout Australia, New Zealand and the UK.  
How to Apply:  

Please apply and one of our Healthcare Specialists will call you for a confidential discussion. Or contact Clare Jones (B Occ Thy) - or 0402 367 899.
Job posted on: February 5, 2024

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