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• Women's and Children's Health Network, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) – Enfield 5085
• Salary
• Classification - AHP2 - Allied Health Professional L2 - $86,950 to $100,729
• Employment Full time - Term Contract (temporary up to 6 Feb 2026)


The Women’s & Children’s Health Network provides state of the art health care for women, babies, children and young people across South Australia. We are the state’s leading provider of specialist care for children with acute and chronic conditions as well as being SA’s largest maternity and obstetric service.

Our community-based services also reach hundreds of thousands of babies, children and young people, their families and communities across South Australia through our various services and programs in areas such as our Mental Health, Child & Family Health services, Youth Health and Aboriginal Health services.

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is a free community-based tertiary mental health... service provided through the WCHN across South Australia, providing care to those with severe and/or complex mental health needs. CAMHS provides services to: infants / children / young people up to 18 (16 in some areas) for community, statewide and hospital-based services for perinatal women.

Join our team and contribute to providing South Australia’s women, babies, children and young people with the best health care through both within our hospital or via our many and varied community services and programs.

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists within CAMHS – Enfield to join the team as an AHP2 Occupational Therapist working at a full-time capacity, on a long-term contract.

In the role of the CAMHS Clinician, you will utilise your clinical expertise to provide guidance, support, orientation, and education to colleagues, and actively engage in action research projects, quality improvement initiatives, and policy development within their practice settings.

This role involves addressing discrepancies between practice and policy, ensuring optimal consumer care, and offering crucial components of care such as assessment, education, counselling, and group work, all aimed at achieving the best possible consumer health and recovery outcomes.

To find out the specifics, including the key selection criteria and special conditions, please go to the attached role description.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have:
• Demonstrated competence in occupational therapy assessment and treatment.
• Clinical experience in the treatment and management of complex child and adolescent mental health issues.
• Demonstrated knowledge of the theory and practice of clinical work within occupational therapy and its theories and models, including group work.
• Work with a high degree of responsibility with limited supervision and direction.

Benefits Of Joining Us

Not only will you be able to use your skills and abilities in a both a challenging and rewarding role contributing to some of South Australia's most vulnerable women, babies, children and young people, you will also receive and attractive annual salary package with employer superannuation contributions and leave loading as well as the opportunity to maximise your salary through salary sacrifice arrangements.

Application Instructions

You will be required to attach a 1-2 page cover letter addressing the key selection criteria of the role and a current résumé/curriculum vitae prior to clicking 'Submit Application'. It is recommended to allow enough time to complete the whole application as the system times out after one hour of inactivity.

Other Important Information

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.

• DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
• National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)

Immunisation Risk for this position is - Category B

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 854612


Sandra Davies

Position: Clinical Coordinator

Phone: 82520133

E-mail: sandra.davies@sa.gov.au

Application Closing Date: Sunday 19 May 2024 - 11.55PM


AHP2 - Occupational Therapist - CAMHS - 854612 .pdf

WCHN Competency Framework.pdf

Australian applicant guidelines

International applicant guidelines
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