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Mental Health Clinician - headspace School Services

  • Part-time (0.6FTE) ongoing position, co-located at Oakwood School
  • Working across the Rosebud, Hastings & Mornington Campuses
  • Competitive Hourly Rate + Super + Salary Packaging benefits of up to $18,550

headspace Dandenong has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Mental Health Clinician to provide clinical support within a school environment.

headspace Dandenong and Oakwood School have an established partnership and are looking for a passionate Clinician to work across the Rosebud, Hastings and Mornington campuses to deliver evidence-based interventions to young people presenting with a range of mental health and psychosocial issues.

To view a copy of the full Position Description, click here.

Alternatively, for more information please contact Lee Congiu – Team Leader, School Services, at [email protected] using the subject line: Mental Health Clinician - headspace School Services 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 large, well-resourced working facilities including on-site parking
  • 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

To excel in this position, you will possess the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Minimum Tertiary Qualification in Psychology, Social Work or Counselling
  • AHPRA registration, or eligibility for membership with the association in your field
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience working with young people to deliver therapeutic interventions
  • Experience working within a school setting (preferred, but not essential)

With your demonstrated high level of interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), problem-solving and negotiation skills, you will be specially equipped to speak with young people in the early stages of help-seeking.

Additional information

Oakwood School encompasses several campuses in Metro Melbourne that provide opportunities for young people,12 to 18 years of age who have disengaged from school or where a mainstream school learning environment is seen to be inappropriate to meet the young person's needs.

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.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and interviews may take place during the advertising period - so don't miss out and apply today!

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