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Clinical Lead - headspace

Anglicare NT

About Us

Anglicare NT supports people, strengthens communities and advocates for social justice across the Northern Territory. We deliver over 90 diverse services across urban regional and remote areas of the NT. If you want to make a sustainable difference in people’s lives through strengths-based approaches and capacity building initiatives; talk to us about meaningful career opportunities.

We offer great benefits, including:

  • Further training and development options.
  • Flexible working conditions; five (5) weeks annual leave.
  • A strengths-based environment.

We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take-home pay.

About headspace

headspace provides early intervention mental health services to you people 12–25-year-old. headspace can help young people with mental health, physical health (including sexual health) alcohol and other drug services, and work and study support.

About the Position

As the Clinical Lead you will provide clinical leadership, supervision, and support to the headspace Primary Services team across Darwin and Palmerston to deliver effective, developmentally appropriate and evidence-based interventions to young people and their families.

You will provide direct clinical care to young people who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health issues and clinical supervision, coaching and skill building with staff working directly with young people and families.

This position is primarily based within the headspace Darwin office, working closely with the other Clinical Leads based in Palmerston to ensure support is provided to the Primary Team.

What we are looking for:

  • Minimum qualification required is an approved tertiary qualification and minimum 5 years' experience in a health-related discipline (Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, Registered or Clinical Psychologist, Nursing) and registration with the relevant regulatory body such as AHPRA or membership of and adherence to professional standards, for example AASW for social workers.
  • Experience in evidence based therapeutic modalities (i.e. CBT and ACT) is essential.
  • Effective leadership, mentoring and coaching skills with experience in providing clinical leadership and supervision within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • A passion for youth mental health, in particular working alongside young Aboriginal people and their families

For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Jessica Chiswell on 08 8931 5999 or visit our careers page

Applications are assessed on a rolling basis, so speed is key. The sooner you apply the better!

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess a Working withChildren (Ochre Card), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current NT manual driver’s licence.

Unfortunately, we aren't in a position to sponsor candidate visas. If you don't have the independent right to work in the country you're applying for, we will not be able to progress your application.

As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to address the key selection criteria on the online application on the Anglicare NT website.

Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage.

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

COVID-19 Vaccination Status

Receiving and maintaining vaccines can reduce health risks and is one control mechanism to maintain the health and wellbeing of all employees, contractors, volunteers, visitors and the people we work with. In line with Anglicare NT’s commitment to a full life and social justice for all, it is mandatory for all Anglicare NT employees (paid and volunteer) to ensure specific vaccine schedules are current and maintained. In relation to COVID-19, this includes a primary course (dose one and two) and booster dose within one month of becoming eligible for booster dose (subject to medical exemption).

A position description is attached.

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