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Intake and Brief Intervention Clinician - headspace Hastings

  • Part-time (0.8 FTE) ongoing position, based at headspace Hastings
  • Rewarding role with a committed team focused on client outcomes
  • Attractive hourly rate + super + Salary Packaging benefits of up to $18,550

Are you passionate about helping young people and their families? headspace Hastings is seeking anIntake & Brief Intervention Clinician to join our dedicated team. As the first point of contact for young people, you will play a crucial role in engaging, screening, and providing effective brief interventions and single session therapy for young people (12-25 years), their families and carers.

Key responsibilities:

  • Engage with young people, families, and stakeholders to identify needs and determine appropriate supports and referral pathways
  • Deliver evidence-based clinical mental health interventions, focusing on single session frameworks and brief treatment/support models
  • Engage families and carers in treatment planning and family work as required
  • Maintain effective relationships with local stakeholders and agencies
  • Conduct health promotion activities within the centre and wider community

To view a copy of the full Position Description please see attachment below or click here.

Alternatively, for more information please contact Mark Dollin, Team Leader at [email protected] using the subject line: Intake and Brief Intervention Clinician - headspace Hastings enquiry via EthicalJobs.

What’s in it for you?

EACH is the lead agency for headspace. At EACH you'll be supported to be your best.

We provide:

  • Internal professional development calendar
  • Flexible work arrangements to support a positive work-life balance
  • Competitive remuneration and conditions including generous leave options
  • Not-for-Profit Salary Packaging of up to $15,900 free income tax per year
  • $2,650 additional tax-free money towards meals and entertainment
  • A variety of opportunities for career progression and professional development via formal and informal training, our leadership pipeline and discipline-specific learning
  • Access to well-resourced working facilities
  • Support through a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program
  • 4 weeks paid annual leave, sick/carers leave, family & domestic violence leave, public holiday substitution policy, and more…

About you

Our ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a related discipline (such as Youth Work, Occupational Therapy, Social Sciences, Counselling, Psychology or Social Work)
  • Demonstrated experience in working with adolescents and young adults with early-stage, varied mental health presentations across the mild-moderate scale
  • Highly developed assessment and therapeutic counselling skills, particularly in single session and brief intervention techniques
  • Proven ability to effectively liaise, consult, negotiate, communicate, and collaborate with clients, their families, and other agencies and service providers
  • Experience working across a range of flexible modalities, including group-based intervention, telehealth, and single session frameworks
  • Experience working with families to deliver therapeutic interventions

Post-graduate qualifications in related field or a minimum 3 years’ experience working in the relevant field is also highly desirable.

Join us at headspace

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation with EACH being one of the lead agencies. Each year, we help thousands of young people, and their family and friends, access vital support through our headspace services in over 145 communities across Australia, our online and phone counselling services, our vocational services, and our presence in schools.

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.

Please note that applications will be reviewed as they are received. Interviews may take place during the advertising period - so don't miss out and apply today!

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