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headspace Clinician – School Support

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Organisation : EACH via BigSplash

Location : Melbourne (Narre Warren)

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Education & Training, Mental Health, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 3 May, 2019

About the role

The headspace social worker and counsellor will receive referrals from the wellbeing team at the school and work includes assessment, ongoing therapeutic services (caseload), care planning and support to young people aged 6-18yrs.

You will:

  • Receive referrals from the wellbeing team at the school;
  • Assess and provide ongoing therapeutic services (caseload), care planning and support to young people;
  • Facilitate access to appropriate services;
  • Provide direct service to young, families and carers;
  • Consult with and support other professionals, agencies and members of the community engaged in the young person’s care;
  • Support teachers to implement agreed evidence-based strategies while in the classroom.

About You:

You will:

  • Have outstanding communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills;
  • Have highly developed counselling skills and extensive experience in counselling children and adolescents;
  • Be able to provide authoritative professional advice in relation to issues involving student wellbeing;
  • Be able to manage individual support including counselling and case management for students and their families;
  • Be able to work with school wellbeing team and external agencies;
  • Be able to maintain positive stakeholder relationships and work collaboratively with all stakeholders;
  • Have experience in working within a secondary school context;
  • Have experience in working within a secondary school context;
  • Have demonstrated experience in working with children, young people and their families;
  • Have demonstrated understanding that young people will present with a range of social, emotional and behavioural problems;
  • Enjoy a diverse role.

Why You Should Apply?

Join a vibrant and innovative not for profit organisation committed to an integrated approach to service, and help make a positive difference in the lives of over forty thousand people each year. Values and the way we interact with each other and our customers are extremely important to us. We Care, We Listen, We Engage, We Deliver. We strive to provide seamless coordinated care. Whilst we are not there yet, we are constantly working on our processes with a commitment to service, advocacy and innovation to achieve this. We are situated within the community and in most cases close to major shopping precincts. We offer a family friendly workplace; and Not-For-Profit Salary Packaging..

About the organisation

Organisation Name : EACH via BigSplash

A contemporary not-for-profit EACH provides a range of health disability, counselling and mental health services to the community. From humble beginnings established in the Outer East of Melbourne over 44 years ago, committed teams at EACH now consist of over 1300 staff across 65 sites throughout the eastern states of Australia. Together we support over 40 000 clients annually.

At EACH, our vision is for a healthy and inclusive community. Our values promote Customer Centricity, Social Justice, Service Excellence, Innovation and Collaboration – and these underpin the way we work and deliver our services. You can find out more about us here – http://www.each.com.au

We recognise that not everyone experiences life equally. Our focus is about creating opportunities for equitable outcomes. No matter what someone’s starting place, we will support them to achieve their goals.

We embrace diversity in all its forms and respect everyone’s strength and contributions irrespective of gender, ethnicity, culture, religious beliefs, sexual orientation and political views.

How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: headspace Clinician – School Support via Pro Bono Australia.

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