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Mental Health Clinical Advisor

Organisation : headspace

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Community Services, Healthcare & Medical, Social & Support Work

Sector : Community Support Services, Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : 80,000-90,000

About the role

  • Seeking allied health professionals, including Occupational Therapists and Social Workers
  • Full time position based in Melbourne CBD
  • Competitive salary ($80,000 – $90,000)  including generous salary packaging benefits

The Clinical Advisor will work across two innovative online services, the headspace Work and Study Service and the headspace Career Mentoring Service. These programs support young people in reaching their employment and education goals, with integrated clinical support. Reporting to the Vocational Services Manager, the Clinical Advisor is an integral member of the Vocational Programs leadership team, providing clinical expertise for the effective and safe delivery of Vocational Services.

Undertaking a clinical advisory role, the incumbent will, in collaboration with the Clinical Practice Division, provide guidance and oversight for the clinical governance and risk of the Vocational Programs including leading the development and implementation of clinical guidelines and appropriate management and escalation of risk. Working with non-clinical staff, the Clinical Advisor also provides clinical education and group supervision to the Vocational Services team. The Clinical Advisor also provides direct online clinical support to a small caseload of young people who are accessing our programs.

We are seeking a health professional with qualifications and experience in assessment and treatment of mental health and other related issues for young people, The successful applicant will have completed their tertiary qualifications in an Allied Health discipline – either Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Mental Health Nursing or Psychology (OTs, Mental Health Nurses and Psychologists need to be fully registered with AHPRA). You will have demonstrated knowledge and clinical skills in the provision of mental health care, including completion of mental health assessments, crisis intervention, psychoeducation and short term treatment.

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians. Remuneration is dependent on skills and experience, and includes generous salary packaging opportunities. This role is offered as a full time position, however, candidates with part time availability are encouraged to apply.

This role is offered until 30 June 2021 in line with our funding term.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : headspace

Established in 2006, headspace is a well-recognised national not-for-profit organisation making a difference to the lives of young people aged 12-25 years. headspace enables young people and their families to access information and support through a national network of centres and services, and drives community awareness and education about youth mental health, early intervention and help seeking.

How to apply for this role

Application Process:

To apply please click on the link https://headspace.org.au/about-us/work-for-us/1506/

Once you are on the appropriate advertisement, there are application instructions and links to the key selection criteria located within the position description.  Only applications that address the key selection criteria will be considered for this role.

For more information please contact Ella Hewitt – Vocational Services Manager –on (03) 9027 0177

Please quote in application: Mental Health Clinical Advisor via Pro Bono Australia.


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