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Clinical Coordinator - Vocational Services

headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation Ltd
  • Make a difference to young people by joining an innovative and well recognised national not-for-profit
  • Maximum term contract full time, competitive salary $97K - $106K base salary + super + salary packaging
  • National role, work from home

What is headspace

Established in 2006, headspace is a well-recognised, national not-for-profit organisation making a difference to the lives of young people aged 12-25 years. To learn more about headspace and the services we offer, visit headspace.org.au.

Tell me about the role…

This exciting position sits within headspace Vocational Services, an online service that provides support to young people who are living with mental health difficulties and facing barriers to work and study participation. This role is responsible for the implementation of clinical services offered to young people and managing a small team of Clinical Advisors.

What we're looking for

  • A strong leader with clinical experience and professional knowledge of team management and service delivery.
  • An innovative mental health professional who can demonstrate advanced clinical competency and be highly motivated to engage, liaise and negotiate with a broad range of professionals.
  • Approved tertiary qualification in an allied health discipline, including social work, psychology (clinical, counselling, and 4+2 or 5+1 pathway), mental health nursing, and occupational therapy.
  • Eligibility for membership of an appropriate professional body. Social workers are required to be eligible for full membership with AASW. Psychologists, mental health nurses, and occupational therapists are required to have full registration with AHPRA.
  • Advanced level of clinical skills within (youth) mental health and demonstrated knowledge and experience in the provision of mental health assessments, crisis intervention, psychoeducation, and short-term mental health interventions to young people.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing clinical guidance and advice for an integrated mental health service for young people.
  • Experience in managing a small team including day to day line management, developing a positive team culture and providing stable and supportive leadership.
  • Highly experienced in the provision of clinical supervision.
  • Experience in supporting clinical service delivery/program management and development, including providing oversight of governance.
  • A good understanding of the mental health service system in Australia, including the range of professionals that work within, or encounter, the mental health sector.
  • Highly developed communication skills, both verbal and written, with an ability to interact with a diverse range of people, for example, young people, health professionals, academic researchers, service providers, etc.

The finer details…

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians, in a highly engaged workplace culture. The salary for this role is competitive and will commensurate with skills and experience, plus superannuation and generous salary packaging opportunities up to the maximum amount. For more information on salary packaging, please refer to: https://www.smartsalary.com.au/.

The headspace Reconciliation Action Plan was launched in July 2019 and was developed through a co-design process with staff across the organisation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this role and all current vacancies.

headspace is committed to being a child safe and child friendly organisation that recognises, respects and promotes the rights of children, young and vulnerable people.

Application Process: The position description for this position can be viewed by clicking on the "Apply Now" button below. To apply for this position, please complete the application steps which include uploading your CV/resume and a one-page cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

We are keen to fill this role with the right person as soon as we can and therefore might start looking at applications sooner rather than later, so if this role sounds like you, be sure to apply by submitting your CV as soon as possible.

To be eligible for this position you must have the right to live and work in Australia. A Working with Children Check (or State/Territory equivalent) and a Police Check are required for this position.

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