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Clinician / Psychologist

Anglicare NT

About Us

Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote areas. Anglicare NT offers a range of career opportunities in the community and social services sector in a diverse range of fields such as children and youth, family relationships and counselling, refugee and migrant, corporate services, financial counselling, mental health, disability and home care, social enterprises and specialist homelessness services.

Anglicare NT offers great benefits, including a commitment to further training and development options, flexible working conditions, five (5) weeks’ annual leave and a strengths-based environment. We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take-home pay.

Our motto of Hope, Kindness, Respect, Fairness and Integrity articulates our values of cultural respect, social justice and partnership. By living our values, we work to achieve excellent outcomes and make a lasting difference in the lives of Territorians.

About the Position

You will provide effective engagement, comprehensive clinical assessment, assertive case management and treatment to young people presenting with, or at risk of developing psychosis, and their families. This includes a strong emphasis on engagement using a flexible and recovery-oriented model of care. You will work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team to provide treatment and support to young people and families in line with the Australian Early Psychosis Program (AEPP) model of care. You will be skilled in the provision of clinical evidence-based interventions, assertive outreach and complex risk assessments and subsequent safety planning with young people and their families. In addition, you will act as a resource demonstrating current theoretical knowledge and evidence base for discipline-specific practice in mental health.

In this role, you will be well supported through an outcome-orientated multi-disciplinary team structure with opportunities for professional development.

You will uphold the values of Anglicare NT and provide quality services within the scope of the position and associated delegations.

Position Specific Requirements:

  • Approved tertiary qualifications in a relevant allied health discipline and current membership with AHPRA, or membership of and adherence to the AASW standards for social workers.
  • Demonstrated competence in the provision of a full range of mental health interventions including mental state examinations and psychological assessments (including risk assessments), individual, family and group therapeutic interventions for adolescents and young adults presenting with a range of emotional, social or developmental difficulties, including psychosis and alcohol and other drug issues. Experience providing flexible outreach support to young people and families.
  • Demonstrated passion and commitment to improving the social and emotional wellbeing of young Aboriginal people and their families.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within structures of supervision and clinical accountability in line with the National Standards of Mental Health Services and all relevant NT legislation and service procedures.

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

New to Darwin?

The Northern Territory's unhurried capital, Darwin, is known for its balmy nights, colourful characters, and outdoor adventures. As well as markets, crocodiles, and cruises. Darwin is filled with strong Aboriginal culture, with vibrant Aboriginal art that fills the city's galleries, museums, and streetscapes. The city's proximity to Asia means you'll also find strong Asian influences, especially in the energetic food scene and buzzing night markets.

If you are interested in this position or would like to discuss further, please contact Sarah Cutler on 08 8931 5999.

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess a Working with Children Clearance (Ochre Card), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory driver's licence.

Anglicare NT is currently undertaking a workplace consultation regarding the ongoing requirements for workers to be vaccinated. We anticipate an outcome by July. In the interim, Anglicare NT strongly encourages everyone, who is medically able, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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 encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

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