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Mental Health Clinician - Horsham

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Full Time/Part Time, Maximum Term (12-month contract).
  • Horsham location.
  • Integral role based within Uniting’s headspace Horsham.

About the opportunity  

Working in a full time or part time capacity, the Mental Health Clinician will provide clinical mental health services to young people with emerging mental health issues. As clinicians, you'll have the opportunity to guide clients through their journeys, offering, evidence-based interventions, and personalised treatment plans.

The role will report into Team Leader Clinical Services, to provide best practice outcomes for young people accessing headspace services.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Deliver quality, evidence-based recovery focused mental health services including assessments, individualised person-centred planning and coordination, and the delivery of relevant therapeutic interventions.
  • Design treatment plans and relevant interventions to assist the young person to drive their own recovery plan.
  • Coordinate supports with service providers including medical professionals, Government Departments and services, non-government organisations and schools.
  • Identifying and implementing community-based activities that will support the social and emotional well-being of the individual on their recovery journey.
  • Offer education and guidance on clinical matters.

A position description is attached.

About headspace Horsham

headspace Horsham is operated by Uniting Vic Tas. headspace provides counselling and support to young people from 12 - 25 years. The service covers issues such as relationships, drug and alcohol, mental health, bullying, anxiety, depression, and uncertainty about future plans. Visit our website here.

What’s on offer

In addition to a base salary commencing at $43.08 p/hr + superannuation, you will have access to:

  • An extra 17.5% on top of your fortnightly pay when you take paid annual leave.
  • Ability to increase your take-home pay by accessing up to $15,900 in salary packaging benefits which can be used for living expenses such as rent, groceries, bills, clothing, and much more.
  • 10 weeks paid parental leave.
  • 10% discount on the childcare subsidy gap fee when using a Uniting Early Learning service or Centre.
  • 25% discount at Uniting Op Shops.

About you

  • You will have full or provisional registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA) or full membership/ or be eligible for membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

You will also have:

  • A commitment to providing evidence based clinical support to young people with emerging mental health concerns.
  • Extensive experience in evidence based and best practice clinical assessment, treatment, referral and case management development and implementation of plans for young people with emerging mental health issues.
  • Experience working with clients who have mental health issues, as well as young people at risk of suicide and violence.

How to Apply

Click Apply Now to submit your interest and we’ll be in touch shortly. We’ll be reviewing applications as they come through as we’re keen to engage with someone.

If you have questions about the opportunity, please contact U’nita Harold, Acting Team Leader, Clinical Services via email – [email protected] using the subject line: Mental Health Clinician enquiry via EthicalJobs.

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We have a 5,000 strong workforce of employees and volunteers who deliver a diverse range of services across Victoria and Tasmania.

Visit us: www.vt.uniting.org 

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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