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Mobile Assessment & Treatment Team Clinician


Employer: Sonder
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Mental Health & Counselling, Youth
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Adelaide

Job posted on: 18 September, 2019.
Applications close: 30 September, 2019. (Expired)

Position available to be located at headspace Adelaide – Wakefield St, Adelaide
Thank you for your interest in applying for the position of Mobile Assessment & Treatment Team (MATT) Clinician. Multiple roles are available and will be based at our headspace Adelaide Centre.

Established in 2006, headspace is a well-recognised, national not-for-profit organisation making a difference to the lives of young people aged 12-25 years. headspace enables young people and their families to access information and support through a national network of centres and services, and drives community awareness and education about youth mental health, early intervention and help seeking.

headspace Adelaide delivers the headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program which supports young people deemed to be at high risk of or experiencing a first episode of psychosis. The service is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of health professionals and focuses on the provision of early intervention services, utilising evidence-based practice with the vision of improving the quality of life of young people.

Our Mobile Assessment & Treatment Team (MATT) clinicians offer a comprehensive assessment and intensive, extended hours, home treatment service to young people presenting with or at ultra-high risk of a first episode of psychosis who are new to the service or who are already engaged with the service and require intensive support in the community. As a MATT clinician, you will be responsible for providing services within the Early Psychosis Program including:

  • Intake and triage
  • Mental health assessments
  • Comprehensive risk assessments
  • Case formulation
  • Crisis intervention
  • Provision of home based community treatment

headspace is seeking clinicians who possess demonstrated experience or knowledge of the issues for young people who present with first episode and/or ultra-high risk of psychosis coupled with clinical experience of the assessment and effective management of young people experiencing an acute psychosis.

Clinicians in more senior roles will be expected to work at an advanced level and have extensive leadership and clinical experience particularly in the area of acute inpatient and community based care of people struggling with psychosis.

You will find within the information package on our website:

  • An overview of Sonder, Lead Agency for headspace Adelaide
  • Position description and role requirement
How to apply for this job

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