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Manager Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

South West Healthcare

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced health professionals for the permanent full time position of Manager Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS).

Warrnambool is a picturesque seaside city located on the Great Ocean Road approximately 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne, with a population of 34,000. The city boasts excellent sporting, education, social and cultural facilities offering an attractive lifestyle opportunity.
The successful applicant will lead a specialist multidisciplinary team in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services providing community based integrated mental health care to the community of south western Victoria.

The service is based in Warrnambool with approximately 13 full time equivalent staff, including Peers Support Workers and the out of hours Triage Team. The CAMHS team services consumers up to the age of 18 years across various programs including an Infant Mental Health program, CAMHS and School Early Action program, Early Intervention/Dual Diagnosis program and conducts Autism Spectrum Diagnosis assessments for school aged children. Clinicians work closely with a range of services and practitioners to enhance service delivery.

Applicants for the position should be experienced in mental health-specifically in the area of Child, Adolescent and Family with strong leadership and management skills and experience. Knowledge of current issues in the provision of a modern child & adolescent mental health service delivery system is required.

Remuneration, benefits/salary packaging and conditions of employment will be negotiated with the successful applicant commensurate with qualifications, skills and experience.

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Karyn Cook (Director Mental Health Services) on telephone 03 5561 9100 or email

The successful applicant will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check and Working with Children Check. A current motor vehicle licence is also required.

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 19 November 2017. Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.
Address Ryot Street
Warrnambool VIC 3280
Tel 0355644155
Fax 355644155