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Clinician Early Psychosis - 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 are a busy and innovative youth mental health service providing a variety of mental health, medical, sexual and other health related services as well as vocational, functional groups and social services to young people aged 12 to 25 years and their families.

About the Opportunity

The Clinician will provide engagement, assessment, clinical case management & treatment for young people aged 12-25 years accessing headspace Darwin, specifically young people experiencing symptoms of psychosis & co-occurring mental health difficulties.

You will work with the headspace team to deliver youth friendly, family inclusive, culturally appropriate services. The role will provide professional and effective therapeutic interventions and support services to young people and their families according to best practice standards. You will provide clear referral pathways for young people to access internal and external services and maintain current data standards and clinical records in a timely and professional manner.

What we are looking for:

  • Approved tertiary qualification (Allied Health) and registration with the relevant regulatory body such as AHPRA or membership of and adherence to professional standards, for example AASW, and a minimum one (1) year experience in youth mental health.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage effectively with young people and their families, providing empathetic and supportive care.
  • Knowledge and experience in delivering evidence-based therapeutic interventions and clinical case management.
  • Strong understanding of youth mental health issues, including psychosis and co-occurring disorders.
  • A passion for youth mental health, in particular working with young Aboriginal people and their families, and keen interest in improving service, access, and cultural safety of primary youth services.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team environment.

For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Beverley Pavkovich, Program Manager Early Psychosis on 08 89315999 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 with Children (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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