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Youth Services - Clinical Lead


We invite you to be part of an organisation in which 72% of staff have voted a 'TRULY GREAT PLACE TO WORK' by Best Practice Australia.

Do you want to be part of an exciting opportunity and on the cutting edge of service provision?

Up to Full time Position available to be based at our headspace Edinburgh North Centre.

Thank you for your interest in applying for the position of Youth Services - Clinical Lead.

The Youth Services Clinical Lead will lead the ‘emerge’ program, operations and staff, and undertake the clinical oversight, supervision and delivery of services whilst maintaining a small caseload of clients.

The emerge program is made up of a multidisciplinary mental health team delivering focused psychological interventions, care coordination, functional recovery and peer support for youth aged 16-25 with (or at risk of) severe and complex mental health disorders.

Along with leading the team, you will be responsible for ensuring the safe and appropriate allocation of resources to clients seen by the emerge program, coordination of and liaison with and stakeholders and referrers, and implementation and monitoring of clinical governance systems.

Key attributes required

  • All applicants must have approved tertiary qualification in an allied health discipline, including social work, psychology, mental health nursing or occupational therapy.
  • Psychologists, Occupational Therapists and Mental Health Nurses must be registered with AHPRA; Occupational Therapist must have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience working in mental health. Social workers must have Accredited Mental Health Social Work Status with AASW or be eligible to obtain this upon commencement. Mental Health Nurses must be accredited with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses.
  • Substantial experience (5 years) proven clinical practice expertise in mental health treatment and care, preferably providing therapeutic treatment and/or case management and support to people with complex mental health issues.
  • Demonstrated skills in staff supervision and proven ability to contribute to clinical leadership in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Specific experience planning, coordinating and delivery of programs, including group interventions within a mental health setting.
  • Undertaken specific training and have appropriate knowledge and experience related to the area of youth mental health

The information package on our website contains information about Sonder, and guidelines on submitting your application.

You will find within the information package:

  • An overview of Sonder
  • Position description and role requirements

How to Apply

Applicants are requested to send a covering letter, addressing the key selection criteria, and resume to Sonder via our careers portal on our website by clicking Apply Now.

All enquiries to employment@sonder.net.au, using the subject line: Youth Services - Clinical Lead enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Full position descriptions are available at http://sonder.net.au/careers/.

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