Nexventur is working closely with a leading children’s hospital in Melbourne that has been providing outstanding care for the children’s of Victoria and their families for the past 150 years. The hospital is a major specialists paediatric hospital in Victoria and care extends to children from Tasmania, New South Wales, across Australia and overseas.
With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of close to 4,000, they provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people.
Working collaboratively alongside case managers, the hospital’s Mental Health speech pathologists provide high quality, timely comprehensive communication assessments, treatment/interventions and internal and external consultation for complex children and young people. A significantly amount of speech pathologists time in the community teams is also spend contributing to assessments for Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Successful candidates will be highly valued members of the three community teams and will have access to discipline specific supervision through a Senior Discpline for Speech Pathology. As well as on the job learning and carer pathways, the hospital’s Mental Health Service is implementing a new training and development program for staff and there will be numerous opportunities to get involved in the transformation agenda over the next two years.
The hospital’s Mental Health is a Level 5 tertiary Infant, Child and Family Area Mental Health and Wellbeing Service and comprises community and hospital-based services. This includes an Intake and Assessment Team based at Parkville and three multidisciplinary outpatient teams located at Travancore, St Albans and Hoppers Crossing. The Community teams are led by a partnership between a Team Coordinator and a Consultant Psychiatrist, with the Team Coordinator responsible for the operational functioning of the team, and the Consultant Psychiatrist accountable for driving high quality clinical care across the Team.
Our Community Programs are undergoing an exciting transformation and expansion as we implement the recommendations from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System. The transformation will allow the Mental Health Service to help more infants and children and their families and implement contemporary models of care that best meet the needs of the families we serve and support them to use their collective strengths for recovery and hope.
Flexible work options, including working from home arrangements will be made available, as well as access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and a range of other staff wellbeing initiatives.
Sponsorship and relocation packages are available to the right candidates.
This role may require professional registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Agency (AHPRA) https://www.ahpra.gov.au/