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Clinical Mental Health Services Manager - Deception Bay

  • yourtown is a trusted provider of services for young people, with a focus on mental health and wellbeing, long-term unemployment, prevention of youth suicide, child protection, as well as support for those experiencing domestic and family violence.
  • Realise your potential at yourtown.

your opportunity

As part of the Family Support Services (SE Qld) leadership team, the Clinical Mental Health Services Manager works collaboratively to create an inclusive and supportive workplace. You will be responsible for leading the delivery and enhancement of psychological and psychosocial mental health programs, including the Department of Social Services funded Family Mental Health Support Service (Starfish program) Primary Health Network funded Brisbane MIND4Kids psychological therapies and psychosocial support programs and yourtown’s Expressive Therapy program.

Your role will include:

  • Lead the day-to-day delivery of the programs and direct line management of the MIND4Kids and expressive therapy teams
  • Oversee the delivery of flexible, responsive services that meet individual and family needs and utilise infant, child, youth and family appropriate strategies including supported, supervised and risk assessed outreach and virtual service delivery
  • Drive the development of group/family work and activities
  • Undertake effective critical decision making to ensure the safeguarding of children and families
  • Ensure the provision of quality wrap around care coordination tailored to the needs of children and families
  • Program administration, reporting, compliance and continuous improvement
  • Ensure delivery of service is consistent with yourtown mission and values and aligns with compliance frameworks and practices
  • Develop and maintain community networks and contractual relationships

what we are looking for

You will lead through values to create a safe, inclusive and supportive workplace culture and integrated service response for children, young people and families.

You will bring:

  • Passion, commitment and belief in children and young people
  • Post graduate qualifications in Psychology or Social Work
  • Registration with AHPRA or Mental Health Social Worker accreditation
  • Minimum of 5 years practice experience, including demonstrated skills in clinical assessment, case formulation and planning, case management, delivery of therapies, group and family work and capacity to provide culturally appropriate responses to children and families
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing multidisciplinary teams
  • Experience supervising the practice of psychologists, counsellors and other allied health professionals, managing performance and fostering a culture of ongoing development
  • Experience in coordinating programs including administration tasks, managing budgets and monitoring contracts
  • Demonstrated capacity to establish and maintain professional relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, negotiation and conflict resolution skills, and the ability to impart knowledge

your benefits

When you join yourtown you will be welcomed into a safe, inclusive, and diverse community and an established and reputable national organisation. We are a resilient, resourceful, and dedicated team who strive to make a difference and not accept the status quo.

Your employment experience will include:

  • Salary sacrifice options to increase your take home pay
  • Ability to negotiate flexible work hours and work arrangements
  • Opportunities for internal and external professional development
  • Free access to LinkedIn Learning including over 16,000 learning modules
  • A genuine focus on employee health and wellbeing
  • yourWellness program includes free access to Calm & Centr Apps
  • Access to free and confidential counselling sessions for you and members of your immediate family
  • Access to discounted private health insurance, banking and finance, insurance, and superannuation through our partner organisations
  • An environment that genuinely values diversity and cultural capability and is an equal opportunity employer

How to Apply

If you believe in the power of young people and in yourself, join team yourtown and have an amazing impact on the lives of young people, their families, neighbourhoods and the wider community in Australia.

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your application by the closing date.

Contact: Marnie Elliot – Team Leader Talent Acquisition on 0434 609 384.

yourtown has a zero-tolerance approach to abuse and we believe that Safeguarding is a shared responsibility of all, for all.

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check.

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

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