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Senior Mental Health Clinician

  • Senior Mental Health Clinician – Full Time Position   
  • Assessment and Treatment Team
  • Canberra Head to Health Centre 
  • Think Mental Health 

We are looking to expand our Clinical team with a suitably qualified senior mental health professional.  We are seeking an allied-health professional (registered or accredited) to work full-time within our assessment and therapy team.

About the role: 

Think Mental Health (TMH) is the lead agency facilitating the establishment and delivery of Canberra Head to Health. Our Assessment and Treatment Team (ATT) is staffed by appropriate qualified and experienced mental health professionals who provide comprehensive mental health assessments, treatment planning and psychological interventions in both individual and group formats. The role will include being part of the development and delivery of group-based interventions to meet the needs of our consumers.  Staff will be provided with training and clinical supervision to perform all tasks, in a supportive team environment. 

The role is a fixed-term contract till 30 June 2026 with probable extension dependent on ongoing Commonwealth funding. 

Responsibilities and Duties: 

Client services: 

  • Provision of comprehensive mental health assessment, case formulation and recommendations for mental health consumers and related service providers. 
  • Provision of evidence-based and evidence-informed psychological interventions for individual consumers. 
  • Development and delivery of evidence-based and evidence-informed group interventions. 

Administrative services: 

  • Maintain all documentation as required by the operational guidelines. 
  • Assistance in the development and documentation of group-based interventions. 
  • Data entry as required by the operational guidelines. 
  • Provision of support and guidance to more junior staff supporting distressed & complex consumer presentations.

Essential Criteria: 

  • Completion of allied-health degree – social work, psychology, occupational therapy or nursing and appropriate registration with the Australian Health Professional Registration Agency (Psychology, OT or Nursing) or Accreditation with the Australian Association of Social Workers (SW). 
  • Experience in the assessment of adult consumers mental health needs. 
  • Experience in the delivery of evidence based psychological interventions. 
  • Positive attitude and genuine interest in mental health care. 

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in DBT, individual or skills group, or interest in developing skills in same.
  • Experience in group program facilitation

We have a full-time position available, however we will consider job share arrangements for the right person. Whilst the Centre currently opens normal business hours (8:30am-5:00pm) our psychoeducation groups are typically run after hours therefore flexibility with core working hours is required.

Remuneration will be commiserate with qualifications and experience. 

Please forward your confidential resume and covering letter to Liz Muldoon, Service Manager/Clinical Psychologist via the Apply Now button.

Further information on the Head to Health initiative available at the website https://www.headtohealth.gov.au/

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