- Job posted on: 21st Sep 2021
- Applications close:
At EACH, our vision is for a healthy and inclusive community.
Founded on the vision that everyone is entitled to good health, we're one of the nation's leading health and community service providers, offering a broad range of services for over 40 years. Our services include Community Health, Mental Health, NDIS, Counselling, Support for Older Australians and Family Services.
Our headspace team is looking for a part-time (.8FTE) Mental Health Clinician to join their team!
If you're degree qualified in nursing, psychology, occupational therapy or social work and AHPRA registered (or eligible for membership with the association in your field), passionate about supporting young people towards their goals and engage with their community, then this might be the opportunity for you!
As the Intake and Brief Intervention Clinician, you will understand the importance of a youth-friendly and dynamic service to assess and treat young people diagnosed with a range of mental health difficulties. You will have demonstrated clinical mental health experience in working with families to deliver therapeutic interventions. You will be a highly collaborative and engaging individual, who is excited about taking ownership of their day and creating a quality customer-centric service.
The Intake and Brief Intervention Clinician position is a crucial role within the headspace Dandenong and Hastings service, as a point of access & clinical support to headspace for young people, families and community members. You will be responsible for completing access & brief intake assessments with young people and their families, single-session intervention, primary & secondary consultations, coordinating supported referrals, health promotion activities, and providing a range of effective evidence-based brief treatment interventions. You will deliver sessions through in-person appointments, telehealth and phone-based sessions.
The role is based across at the headspace Hastings site to best support young people towards their goals and to live within the Mornington Peninsula community.
Reporting to the Intake Team Leader you will be part of a very connected team of highly experienced and enthusiastic clinicians that promotes reflective practice and case discussions. The team is dedicated to working with young people and their families, who present mental health challenges, to achieve the best possible outcomes.
EACH offers all staff benefits by offering:
We want to know why you would like to come work with the headspace team and what you can bring to this role. When you 'Apply Now' you will be redirected to our Career Centre, where the Position Description is available. Please attach a cover letter with your resume on application.
If you'd like more information about the position, please contact Laura Boscaglia, headspace Hastings Clinical Lead on 0400 541 994.