• Women’s and Children’s Health Network, Child Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), North Adelaide (5006)
  • Salary
  • Classification – RN/M3 – Registered Nurse/Midwife LV 3 – $ 121,537 to $126,970
  • Second Classification – AHP3 – Allied Health Professional L3 – $ 102,641 to $ 110,094
  • Full-time – Term Contract (Temporary up to 29 May 2026) 

About the Opportunity
We currently have an exciting opportunity to join the CAMHS team as a Senior Suicide Prevention Practitioner, where you will be responsible for:

  • Leading the CAMHS Suicide Prevention Pathway (SPP) in alignment with national policies and WCHN values.
  • Coordinating training and professional development activities for staff in collaboration with internal and external partners.
  • Facilitating culturally informed clinical education, training, and supervision to enhance workforce knowledge and capacity.
  • Coordinating and delivering training across the CAMHS service and collaborating with key agencies.
  • Participating in research projects to improve inter-professional learning and service quality.
  • Supporting the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of safety and quality systems related to the CAMHS Suicide Prevention Strategy.
  • Enhancing the quality and safety of WCHN services in accordance with clinical governance and NSQHS standards.

About You
To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • The appropriate degree or equivalent qualification belonging to your relevant allied health discipline (please see role descriptions attached for more information).
  • Highly developed communication and presentation skills that foster networking, consultation and interaction with a range of staff and consumers on a group or individual basis.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement and manage organisational priorities in a demanding environment.
  • Highly developed skills in the area of using technology in clinical mental health settings.
  • Developed, implemented and evaluated a range of training and development activities in a clinical setting to achieve organisational goals.
  • Experience working in a clinical mental health setting with complex clients with emotional and behavioural issues.

What WCHN Can Offer You

  • Salary package a range of benefits (including living expenses such as mortgage, rent, utility bills and groceries) up to $9,010 each FBT year + $2,650 for Meal Entertainment expenses each FBT year.
  • Access to Fitness Passport (workplace health and fitness program that gives you and your family access to a wide choice of gyms and pools across South Australia.)
  • Free Public Transport for SA Health Metropolitan Hospital Workers.
  • Access to generous leave provisions and professional development opportunities
  • Support for you and your family via our Employee Assistance Program

You may be eligible for financial support if you are considering relocating from interstate or overseas.  Please speak to the enquiries person of the role on offer to find out more.

About Us
The Women’s & Children’s Health Network is the state’s leading provider of best practice health care for women, babies, children and young people across South Australia.  We offer:

  • specialist care for children with acute and chronic conditions
  • state of the art maternity and obstetric care services
  • community based services reaching hundreds of thousands of babies, children and young people, their families and communities across SA
  • specialist programs including Mental Health, Child & Family Health services, Youth and Aboriginal Health services.

Join our patient centred 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.

Our values of Compassion, Respect, Equity, Accountability and working Together for Excellence or CREATE Together represent who we are as a Network.

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Special Conditions
To find out more about this role, including key selection criteria, all special conditions and minimum requirements, please click on the attached role description and also review our document checklists below.

Immunisation Requirements Checklist
Applicant Documents Checklist

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.

Want further information on applying and winning this role, go to our SA Health Careers Site for the Australian Applicant Guide or if you are an international applicant, check out the International Application Guide.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Sharon Phillips; Clinical Project Lead CAMHS
8161 7383; Sharon.Phillips@sa.gov.au

Application Closing Date: 23/6/2024 – 11:55pm

Useful Links
AHP3 Senior Suicide Prevention Practitioner.pdf
RN3  Senior Suicide Prevention Practitioner.pdf

Closing Date for Applications: 23 June 2024
Name of Contact Person: Sharon Phillips
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 8161 7383