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Family Clinician - headspace Tuggeranong

Grand Pacific Health

About us

headspace provides support to young people aged 12-25 experiencing mild to moderate or emerging mental health issues. The multidisciplinary team at headspace Tuggeranong work to improve health, social and vocational/educational outcomes for young people.

Grand Pacific Health is the lead agency of headspace Tuggeranong.  We are a not-for-profit, primary health care organisation providing locally-tailored, high quality services. Services focus on physical health, mental health, youth health, Aboriginal health & chronic disease management. Grant Pacific Health covers a large portion of South Eastern NSW, the A.C.T and Murrumbidgee region.  Our vision is equitable health care where everyone has access to affordable, quality and culturally appropriate health services. 

We welcome and encourage applications from people who have a lived experience of mental illness and recovery, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse culture and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability.

About the position

The Family Clinician will work with the headspace team, young people and their family, carers and friends to provide an evidence-based, family inclusive service to people accessing the headspace centre. The Family Clinician will also support the headspace team in the work they do with families, take a lead in developing relationships and referral pathways with family services in the Canberra region as well as lead the teams approach to family and carer involvement in service development.

This position is part time (22.5hrs/week) fixed term until 30 June 2022 with possibility for extension. The part time roster (hours and days) is negotiable.

Why work for us?

  • Flexible work arrangements to find your best work life balance
  • Continuous learning and development opportunities
  • Regular supervision and support
  • Extra leave at Christmas
  • Free and confidential access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous salary packaging options including meals and entertainment benefits
  • We make a positive difference to the lives of those we support!

What you’ll need

  • Passion and experience working with young people, families, friends and carers
  • Relevant qualifications in either counselling, social work, psychology or equivalent
  • Experience delivering group and individual interventions with families and carers
  • Demonstrated knowledge of evidence-based approaches to assessment and family intervention

Download the Position Description and Employee Benefits Information.

For more information contact Sandi McGowan, Service Manager headspace Tuggeranong, on smcgowan@gph.org.au using the subject line: Family Clinician - headspace Tuggeranong enquiry via EthicalJobs and 0448 352 620.

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