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Exciting opportunity available at The Childrens Hospital at Westmead and Butterfly House at Crows Nest for a Clinical Psychologist (31 hours per week) or a Senior Social Worker (38 hours per week)

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Social Worker Lvl 3 or Clinical Psychologist
Remuneration: 97708 – 100979
Hours Per Week: 38 or 31
Requisition ID: REQ105132

Sydney Children’s Hospital Eating Disorder Service (EDS) is the largest Child and Adolescent EDS in Australia, treating young people with anorexia nervosa and other eating disorders from all over New South Wales. Inpatient re-feeding admissions, outpatient treatment, intensive day treatment, family admission program, parent groups and an extensive family therapy program are offered across three sites at The Children’s Hospital Westmead, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick and a Day Program at Crows nest. 

This position will provide services at the Eating Disorder Intensive Program for Adolescents at Crows Nest and the Inpatient / Outpatient Programs at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. The Eating Disorder Service programs focus on recovering normal weight, improving eating behaviours, enhancing the family and young person’s capacity to manage the eating disorder and reducing the psychosocial consequences of the illness. The programs include a significant education component, as well as group work and a high level of family participation. The role of the Clinical Psychologist or Social Worker is to be involved in all aspects of the Day Program, Inpatient and outpatient services including assessment, individual, family and group therapy. This position will have a significant role in supporting patients and families transitioning between inpatient, outpatient and day patient care to provide continuity. 

This is an excellent opportunity for a clinician looking to extend themselves to work at a tertiary level in a supportive team. The successful applicant will be supported to develop a professional development plan to gain specialist skills required and would suit a candidate with a special interest in working intensively with families.

Need more information? 

1) Click here for the SW Position Description or Clinical Psychologist PD
  2) Find out more about applying for this position

For role related queries or questions contact Anne Duffy on anne.duffy@health.nsw.gov.au

Closing Date: 13 June 2019

Specialist Eating Disorders Clinician – (Clinical Psychologist, Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker)

Job Number: WAI10356

Clinical Psychologist or Registered Health Professional
Permanent full time position (80 hours per fortnight), or part time can be considered

The Waikato Specialist Eating Disorders Service (SEDS) is a small multi-disciplinary team that provides service delivery for clients (adult, and child & adolescent) who have complex and severe eating disorders and their families. The team provides specialised eating disorders treatment, incorporating both mental health and physical health.

We are looking for a registered Clinical Psychologist or Registered Health Professional with a current annual practicing certificate, who:

  • Brings experience in working with clients with eating disorders
  • Demonstrates advanced clinical care, utilizing evidence based best practice
  • Is a team player and can work collaboratively with a range of disciplines
  • Is compassionate, passionate and committed to this field of work
  • Has at least 5 years’ experience as a Registered Clinical Psychologist or Registered Health Professional.

Please apply directly online on the Waikato DHB website by clicking here. To review the position descriptions, please click here and here

For more information about the role, please contact Glenn Bradburn, Team Leader SEDS (021 791 332) or Lynne Blake, Clinical Lead SEDS on (021 863 875).

Closing date: 23 June 2019

Clinical Director at Butterfly Foundation

Bring about change for the one million Australians with an eating disorder. The Role Reporting to the CEO, the Clinical Director is responsible for the strategic leadership and clinical governance of Butterfly’s treatment programs and support services. This role will have a unique opportunity to influence and implement the clinical program model and framework for Australia’s first residential facility for eating disorders, incorporating Butterfly’s unique treatment philosophy and holistic approach towards eating disorders.

Skills Required
As a registered Clinical Psychologist, you will be a highly experienced clinician with advanced clinical knowledge of eating disorders with ability to provide expert clinical supervision in both individual and group settings.

Through your successful career in health focused organisations, you will have developed strong insights into the range of eating disorders treatment, and have demonstrated effective leadership in clinical service delivery and recovery focused interventions.

You have excellent people management skills with a genuine interest in employee well-being and in promoting a positive and ethical working environment.

If you are driven to develop a thriving clinical team within our highly respected NFP, then please forward your cover letter responding to the skills required above and resume to hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au with the Subject Title: Clinical Director, or call Luke Jesionkowski on 02 8456 3919.

See flyer for more information.

Closing date: 28 June 2019