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Access Team Clinician – Glenroy

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Organisation : Orygen

Location : Melbourne (Glenroy)

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 15 Nov, 2019

About the role

Part-time (0.8 FTE) fixed term position available until 30 June 2020

 

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from allied health practitioner’s including psychologists, social workers and occupational therapists who have an interest in providing high quality, early intervention intake/assessment services to young people, their families/carers and community professional/agencies. The Access Team Clinician will have a direct role in the engagement, assessment and coordination of care for young people accessing services at headspace Glenroy, and will assist in the referral of young people to appropriate programs (including research interventions) either within the headspace Glenroy or other community agencies. In addition, the position will participate in community awareness raising activities that promote early help-seeking for mental health and substance use problems in young people.

 

About you


Essential

  • Approved tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline.
  • Passion, energy and determination to make a difference to health outcomes for young people.
  • Experience in the provision of mental health care, including completion of mental health assessments; risk assessment and crisis intervention/safety planning; psychoeducation and short-term/brief interventions to young people experiencing mental health and/or substance use problems.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to determine and plan for a young person’s recovery and support needs, employing a shared-decision making approach.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Experience in the provision of community awareness/development activities.
  • Experience in the planning, provision and evaluation of group-based interventions for young people and their families/carers.

 


Desirable

  • Experience in the provision of community awareness/development activities.
  • Experience in the planning, provision and evaluation of group-based interventions for young people and their families/carers.
  • Competence regarding information technology, software packages and willingness to be trained and implement data collection and clinical record software.

 

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Orygen

Orygen is the world’s leading research and knowledge translation organisation focusing on mental ill-health in young people. Further information available at https://www.orygen.org.au/About/About-Us

headspace is a world-first youth mental health initiative that supports young people who are going through a tough time; whether it’s depression, anxiety, relationship break-ups or alcohol and other drug issues. The youth-friendly services at headspace are aimed at teenagers and young adults in recognition of the fact that 75 percent of mental disorders emerge before the age of 25 years. Further information available at https://headspace.org.au/about-us/who-we-are/

How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Access Team Clinician – Glenroy via Pro Bono Australia.


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