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Senior Youth Mental Health Worker - Darwin

CatholicCare NT
  • SCHADS Award Level 6 - $97,209 trp (including salary $87,698)
  • Salary Packaging Option (up to an additional $15,895 p/a)
  • Full-Time Position based in Palmerston
  • Relocation Assistance offered

We are looking for a Senior Youth Mental Health Worker to join our YAMHS team in Palmerston.

The Youth and Mental Health Service (YAMHS) is delivered by CatholicCare NT (CCNT) to provide a service to young people at risk of, or who are experiencing mental illness. YAMHS is designed to increase service access to improve the chances of recovery and longer term social and emotional health and wellbeing. YAMHS engages with young people, their family and carers to improve their knowledge and understanding of the impact of mental illness. YAMHS does this by working collaboratively with the young person, family, carers and stakeholders and by providing assessment, casework and specialist mental health liaison and community education.

Key Responsibilities include:

The Senior Youth Mental Health Worker is responsible to practice under limited supervision to provide specialist mental health assessment, therapeutic interventions, clinical review and case presentations. The position utilises skills and knowledge to work with participants, their families and carers to develop recovery goals, and care plans within a set timeframe; all whilst ensuring a high standard of service delivery. The Senior Youth Mental Health Worker provides practice support to other YAMHS team members under the guidance of an identified Lead Practitioner.

The Senior Youth Mental Health Worker leads YAMHS in establishing and maintaining collaborative care pathways with internal and external stakeholders.

The Senior Youth Mental Health Worker is a specialist position that provides consultancy across other CCNT programs and participant processes.


At CatholicCare NT our employees have access to a range of benefits that help balance life at work and at home. These include professional development opportunities and health and wellbeing programs. To find out more about the benefits available to you when you join CatholicCare NT please visit our career website.

For a full role description including key selection criteria, please visit our careers website www.catholiccarentcareers.org.au.

Interviews Week of: 02.11.2020

Safeguarding Children & Young People

"CatholicCare NT is committed to maintaining zero tolerance of child abuse and neglect, and the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people who access our activities, programs, services and facilities.

Employment is subject to obtaining a satisfactory National police check and Working with Children (Ochre) Card."

To apply for this job click apply now & enter ref code: 5244218. Applications close 28 October 2020

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