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Job Listing Details
Reference Number 17224
Position Title Staff Specialist (TPT up to 0.6 FTE) - Paediatric Medicine - Northern Beaches Health Service - NSLHD
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Entity Northern Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location Seaforth, Manly, Mona Vale
Award Classification Staff Specialists (State) Award - Staff Specialist
Hours per Week 24
Number of FTE 0.60
Purpose of Position

To provide a Developmental & Behavioural Paediatric service to children and families on the Northern Beaches within the Northern Beaches Health Service (NBHS). THis includes the assessment and management of children and their families from 0-18 who present with complex psycho social, developmental and behavioural problems including Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Foetal Alcohol Syndrome, the full range of developmental problems of childhood and child protection problems


Staff Specialist – Paediatric Medicine


Northern Beaches Health Service


Department of Developmental and Behavioural Paediatrics


Northern Sydney Local Health District


Temporary Part-Time (up to 0.6 FTE) for 2 years



Applications are invited from suitably qualified Medical Practitioners eligible for registration in New South Wales for the above position within the Northern Beaches Health Service, Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD).


Applicants should have recognised specialist paediatric qualification of the Royal Australian College of Physicians with a minimum of 3 years post Fellowship working either in General Paediatrics or in Community Child Health.


Applicants require a recognised sub-specialty qualification in Community Child Health by the R.A.C.P. or demonstrated experience equivalent to that required by Community Child Health Training.


The Northern Beaches Child and Family Health Service is a multidisciplinary service with speech pathology, occupational therapy, early childhood nursing, a specialist early intervention program for vulnerable and at risk children and a family care centre for  parents and their babies struggling to  manage with the complex issues associated with parenting in the first year of life.


The Northern Beaches Developmental and Behavioural Paediatric Service is part of the Child and Family Health Service and provides holistic assessment and ongoing management of children 0 -18 years who present with complex psychosocial, developmental and behavioural problems and child protection problems.


For enquires about the position please contact Dr Michael Zilibowitz, Sector Director, Northern Beaches Child & Family Health Services on (02) 9951 0300 or Michael.Zilibowitz@health.nsw.gov.au. Alternatively, please contact Heather Gough on 0434 660 717 or heather.gough@health.nsw.gov.au.


Salary and Conditions are in accordance with the Staff Specialist (State) Award.


Applications for the position will be received via eCredential ONLY. To apply please click this link https://myclinicalprofile.com.au/OpenPositionLogin.aspx?UniqueId=d9937c92-0f41-4996-b72b-8af005f82483 and follow the Registration/Login process, Create/Update your Clinician Profile and complete the Application and Selection Criteria questions. If you experience difficulties applying please first refer to the User Guide attached to this advertisement. Alternatively you can contact Senior Medical Workforce Unit on 9887 5980.


Employees and Contractors must abide by the NSW Health Code of Conduct


The position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the office of the Children’s Guardian.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of Children’s Guardian website:  http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check


Successful applicants will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment. Please click on the link for further information:  http://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/pds/ActivePDSDocuments/PD2011_005.pdf


Northern Sydney Local Health District is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Workforce Health and Safety, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disabilities to apply.


Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa or a period not shorter than the duration of the advertised position.

Selection Criteria MBBS or equivalent, registered or eligible to be registered with the Medical Board of Australia and recognised specialist paediatric qualification and Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians with a minimum of three years working either in general paediatrics or in community child health

Recognised sub-specialty qualification in community child health by the RACP or demonstrated experience equivalent to that required by community child health training

Demonstrated clinical experience in the assessment and management of the full range of developmental and behavioural problems in children 0-18 including ASD, ADHD, developmental delay, complex psychosocial problems and child protection problems

Demonstrated knowledge and experience in assessing and managing parent child interaction difficulties, attachment disorders and their impact on childhood wellbeing

Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, communication and written skills

Demonstrated ability to lead and work within a multidisciplinary team environment

Demonstrated knowledge and experience in perinatal infant mental health

Demonstrated experience in teaching and commitment to publishing research as relevant to the position
Contact Person Dr Michael Zilibowitz
Contact Number (02) 9951 0300
Contact Email Michael.Zilibowitz@health.nsw.gov.au
Alternate Contact Person Heather Gough
Alternate Contact Number 0434 660 717
Alternate Contact Email heather.gough@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 25/02/2018
Additional Information (URL) https://myclinicalprofile.com.au/OpenPositionLogin.aspx?UniqueId=d9937c92-0f41-4996-b72b-8af005f82483

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