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Clinical Educator - Greensborough

Mind Australia
  • Work as a Senior Clinician guiding and supervising students and graduates to support young people with mental health challenges
  • Fixed term 12 month role | Part time 15.2 hours/week
  • Greensborough Location 

Mind strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, people with a lived experience of mental ill-health and recovery, and applicants from all cultures, genders, sexualities, bodies, abilities, spiritualities, ages and backgrounds 

Mind Australia is one of the country’s leading community-managed specialist mental health service providers with a range of residential, mobile outreach, centre based and online services. We have been supporting people living with the day-to-day impacts of mental illness, as well as their families, friends and carers for over 40 years.

We provide practical and motivational support that helps people to develop the skills they need to move on, thrive and improve the quality of their lives. It’s an approach to mental health and wellbeing that looks at the whole person in the context of their daily life. Mind is committed to diversity and social inclusion. 

About the role

Headspace in partnership with Mind aims to promote and facilitate improvements in the mental health, social wellbeing and economic participation of young people aged 12-25 years residing in the North Eastern suburbs. Services in this youth friendly space are delivered across four core streams - primary health care, mental health, alcohol and other drug (AOD) and social/vocational to improve access for young people to mental health programs as well as ensuring better co-ordination between service providers.

We are seeking a highly-motivated, experienced Clinical Educator for a 12 month fixed term, part time (15.2 hours/week) opportunity in the Greensborough area. As the Senior Clinician you will supervise, educate and mentor students and graduates participating in the Headspace Early Career Program. Leading effective practice, you will have oversight of the student and graduate clinical work and assist in translating mental health skills training into practice.

Key responsibilities

  • Coach and monitor graduates and students on effective practice - working with young people to achieve their goals, providing support to families and carers, undertaking planning and delivery of group work, and working with service providers.
  • Lead and guide students and graduates to undertake assessments, develop clinical and psychosocial treatment plans, complete risk assessments, and utilise recovery-orientated practice techniques.
  • Provide suitable guidance and clinical supervision to support continuing education across mental health, alcohol and other drugs, employment and physical health.
  • Educate graduates and students to comply with and understand clinical governance structures, policies and procedures.
  • Liaise with Universities regarding development of student’s clinical skills and complete placement assessments of the students’ progress. 

What you’ll bring

  • Tertiary degree qualifications in Social Work, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, or other health-related field and hold current registration with AHPRA, AASW or Mental Health Accreditation.
  • Previous experience working with young people, adults and families with mental health and/or contextual challenges, i.e. family violence, homelessness, AOD, protective issues.
  • Proven ability to implement and mentor recovery-oriented frameworks and practices.
  • Capability to lead, coach and provide supervision to students and staff to achieve high quality service outcomes and meet service delivery requirements.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Community Services sector and ability to build strong relationships with service providers, tertiary institutions and key stakeholders. 


  • Salary packaging up to $15,899 p.a. allows you to allocate a portion of your pre-tax income to cover living expenses (e.g. rent, mortgage, child care, car leasing expenses etc.)
  • Option to access Meal and Entertainment allowance up to $2,650 p.a. via Salary Packaging.
  • Work flexibility arrangements available for maintaining your work-life balance. 


To obtain a position description and apply online click Apply Now to visit Mind Careers - reference number 494394. Please contact the person below for more information.

Jacqueline Thompson Bennetts

[email protected] 

The successful applicant is required to complete comprehensive reference and background checking prior to employment, including a Working with Children Check, NDIS Workers Screening Check and the ability to obtain vaccinations against COVID-19.

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