Your new job
The Enhanced Care Coordinator will work within the clinical team of the headspace Glenroy centre providing increased capacity to engage and support young people with complex needs to seek and maintain their treatment within an enhanced primary care setting.
- Work with the Manager, Youth Enhanced Services and the Clinical Services Manager to engage in and deliver shared care with the Access team, medical, collocated and contracted staff to support the provision of youth-friendly early intervention services at headspace for young people with moderate and complex mental health disorders;
- Work in partnership with other senior clinicians across the region to support emergency department and identify those young people at increased risk of self-harm and suicide.
- Promote coordination of intake and referral processes both within headspace and external services particularly Emergency departments and GP’s and assist other team members with this;
- Manage intake, assessment and referrals processes for more complex and ‘higher risk’ young people and assist others in the team to do so;
- Manage caseload of complex and higher risk young people which may include providing community outreach
What you’ll need
You are passionate, energetic and determined to make a difference to health outcomes for young people. In addition, you will bring:
- Tertiary qualification in relevant discipline such as Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy or Psychiatric Nursing and Full registration with AHPRA or eligibility for registration with AASW.
- Extensive experience in the planning and provision of mental health care, including completion of mental health assessments, crisis intervention, psychoeducation and short-term treatment interventions to young people experiencing mental health and/or substance use, and/or other social difficulties, including current evidence-based approaches.
- Ability to be self-motivated and directed, demonstrating a sound ability to proactively oversee and lead decisions in relation to the intake/assessment services and young people’s suitability for ongoing treatment/support services at the centre.
What you’ll get in return
- Up to $91,000 p.a. pro rata + 10% super + NFP salary packaging up to $15,900
- Opportunity to broaden and develop both your clinical and management skills
- Ability to purchase additional leave
- Flexible work to suit your lifestyle and access to policies and tools that support this
- Opportunity to influence and drive change in a purpose led organisation
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 now.
This is a part time (0.8 FTE), permanent position.
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.