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Mental Health Clinician


Employer: headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation Ltd
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Health Care & Allied Health, Mental Health & Counselling, Youth
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 12 September, 2019.
Applications close: 26 September, 2019.

  • Seeking allied health professionals, including Occupational Therapists and Social Workers
  • Full-time or Part-time position based in Melbourne CBD
  • Job share or flexible work arrangements considered
  • Competitive salary ($80,000 - $90,000 full time equivalent) including generous salary packaging benefits

Tell me about the role:

The Mental Health Clinician will work across two innovative online services, the headspace Work and Study Service and the headspace Career Mentoring Service. These programs support young people in reaching their employment and education goals, with integrated clinical support.

Undertaking a clinical advisory role, the incumbent will, in collaboration with the Clinical Practice Division, provide guidance and oversight for the clinical governance and risk of the Vocational Programs including leading the development and implementation of clinical guidelines and appropriate management and escalation of risk.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a health professional with qualifications and experience in assessment and treatment of mental health and other related issues for young people. The successful applicant will have completed their tertiary qualifications in an Allied Health discipline – either Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Mental Health Nursing or Psychology (OTs, Mental Health Nurses and Psychologists need to be fully registered with AHPRA).

You will have demonstrated knowledge and clinical skills in the provision of mental health care, including completion of mental health assessments, crisis intervention, psycho-education and short term treatment.

The finer details:

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians. Remuneration is dependent on skills and experience, and includes generous salary packaging opportunities.

This role is offered until 30 June 2021 in line with our funding term.

Please note candidates with Full-time or Part-time availability are encouraged to apply.

How to apply for this job

Application Process: To apply please visit our careers page, Once you are on the appropriate advertisement, there are links to the key selection criteria (PD) and application instructions.

For more information please contact Ella Hewitt – Vocational Services Manager – on (03) 9027 0177.

The headspace Reconciliation Action Plan has recently been implemented through a co-design process with employees across the organisation. We are committed to strengthening the voice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in everything that we do and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this role and all current vacancies.