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Access Team Clinician

  • Full time (1.0) position
  • Option to work part time (0.8)

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The Access Team Clinician holds a pivotal role within the Werribee headspace centre.

The Access Team Clinician will provide quality, early intervention intake/assessment services to young people and their families/carers.

Subject to direction, while working with some autonomy, this position will be supported by regular staff meetings, supervision (individual and group) and availability of a senior staff member at all times.

You will:

  • Work under the direction of the Clinical Services Manager to provide comprehensive youth-friendly mental health services.
  • Provide a comprehensive intake service to young people, family and friends, community members and professionals seeking services.
  • Conduct initial assessments with young people and their families/carers, using the agreed headspace psycho-social assessment tool, to determine client suitability for ongoing headspace services.
  • Participate in regular clinical case review meetings and multi-disciplinary team meetings to ensure appropriate, consistent and integrated service pathways and service delivery response for young people and their families/carers

What you’ll need:

You are passionate, energetic and determined to make a difference to health and wellbeing outcomes for young people. The following criteria must be met for consideration for this position:

  • Approved tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline. (Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Nursing) and provisional or full registration with AHPRA or AASW.
  • Ability to work hours between 5-8pm weekdays and some Saturday hours as directed by the Clinical Services Manager.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to determine and plan for a young person’s recovery and support needs, employing a shared-decision making approach.
  • Experience in the provision of mental health care, including completion of mental health assessments; risk assessment and crisis intervention/safety planning; psychoeducation and short-term/brief interventions to young people across the age ranges and developmental stages experiencing mental health and/or alcohol and other drug problems
  • A current Victorian’s Driver's Licence is required

What you’ll get in return:

  • Salary package between $58,707 - $77,025 commensurate with skills and experience + 10% super + NFP salary packaging up to $15,900
  • Ability to purchase additional leave; access to EAP; generous Parental Leave Scheme.
  • Flexible work to suit your lifestyle and access to policies and tools that support this
  • Opportunity to contribute to service design and growth within youth mental health services.
  • Provider and further develop your leadership and skills with Orygen and be part of leading the revolution in youth mental health.

Orygen – leading the revolution

Imagine a future with unlimited potential. A future where every young person enjoys optimal mental health as they grow into adulthood. At Orygen, this is our life’s work, because we passionately believe it’s what all young people deserve.

Every step of the way, young people and families are at the heart of everything we do. Always. Through world-leading research that creates change. Through pioneering reform that delivers real-world practical solutions.

At Orygen, that’s the future we’re creating right now. To do it, we have revolution in mind.

Join the revolution:

If you’re keen to join Orygen and be part of our team challenging the status quo and reshaping the future for young people, apply today.

To submit your application, click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions. 

If you would like to hear more about this role or review a position description please contact courtney.waters@orygen.org.au using the subject line: Access Team Clinician enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Accepting applications until closing date, unless a suitable candidate is found sooner.

Orygen is dedicated to gender equality, diversity and inclusivity.

We strive to continue to build a culturally safe workplace where our values underpin the way we work and our commitment to First Nations people of Australia, young people and their families, LGBTIQA+ people and CALD people.

We strongly encourage applications from the First Nations people.

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