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Mental Health Clinician

headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation Ltd
  • Do you have a passion for working with young people?
  • Are you keen to join a vibrant clinical team that makes a difference?
  • Are you seeking options for working a variety of shifts, after hours work and a hybrid working environment?
  • Are you wanting a competitive salary plus generous salary packaging?

Join headspace and our eheadspace team

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. The eheadspace program provides vital online and telephone clinical mental health services to young people and their families as part of a multidisciplinary team from 9am - 1am EST.

About the role

As an eheadspace clinician, you will be able to successfully engage and build rapport with young people via online and telehealth modalities and will provide evidence-based mental health treatments for young people, their families, and friends. You will have a collaborative working style, seek to grow your skills, and always place young people in the centre of their care journey.

What do our clinicians love about working in eheadspace?

I love my job because I'm able to help people when they need it. I try to provide a safe space so they feel ok and can get whatever is troubling them out in the open. Then we work together on ways to make things better. - Ashley, eheadspace clinician

Who we're looking for

eheadspace is looking for clinicians who are passionate about working with young people and have:

  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in a mental health setting since full registration, with demonstrated experience in the provision of mental health care,
  • Approved tertiary qualifications in an allied health discipline, including social work, psychology, mental health nursing, and occupational therapy; or a Masters in Counselling (minimum Level 3, ACA).
  • Eligibility for membership of an appropriate professional body: Social workers are required by the Australian Government Department of Health to be eligible for full membership with AASW. Psychologists, mental health nurses, and occupational therapists are required to have full registration with AHPRA. Those with a Masters in Counselling need to have eligibility for full professional registration at a minimum of Level 3 within the Australian Counselling Association scope of practice guidelines.
  • Demonstrated clinical skill in best practice mental health assessment.
  • A sound knowledge of the common mental health issues faced by young people

What we offer

  • Penalty rates for evening, weekend and Public Holiday shifts worked
  • Competitive base salary ($68,000-$87,000), commensurate with years of clinical experience, plus 11% superannuation and generous salary packaging benefits up the maximum amount (For more information, visit Smartsalary - www.smartsalary.com.au. 
  • A thorough and extensive orientation program to welcome you into the organisation and ongoing in-house clinical supervision
  • Career opportunities and progression is available within the broader Digital Mental Health Programs provided by headspace
  • Hybrid work environment where you can work from home and in the Melbourne CBD office
  • Professional development opportunities
  • First-rate CBD location with great on-site facilities
  • A focus on wellbeing and commitment to diversity

How to Apply

  • Click on 'Apply Now' to complete your application.
  • Your application must include a resume and cover letter telling us why you are the best candidate for the role considering the Key Responsibilities found in the position description
  • Please review the roster options available in the supporting documents before submitting your application.
  • Applications will be reviewed as received, therefore interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
  • For more information contact Ashley Sheridan: [email protected] using the subject line: Mental Health Clinician enquiry via EthicalJobs.

To be eligible for this position you must

  • Have the right to live and work in Australia
  • Have a current Working with Children Check (WWCC) or equivalent, and/or pass all of the WWCC(s) required for this role (please note that for some roles, headspace requires WWCCs for other State/Territories in addition to your Home State)
  • Satisfactorily undergo a headspace Police Check

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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this role and all current vacancies.

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