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headspace Intake & Brief Treatment Senior Clinician

Organisation : EACH

Location : Melbourne (Dandenong)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Social & Support Work

Sector : Community Support Services, Disabilities

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 26 Jan, 2020

About the role

Who we’re looking for

If you’re a Mental Health Clinician, qualified as either Social Worker, Youth Worker, Psychologist or OT, enjoy variety in your day, and working closely with other service delivery professionals, you might be exactly the person we’re looking for!

As part of our headspace team at Dandenong and Narre Warren, EACH is looking for a Senior Clinician to provide clinical governance and secondary consultation for the intake team and to provide brief interventions for yo ung people and their families.

What you’ll be doing

The Intake and Brief Intervention Senior Clinician position is a crucial role within the headspace Dandenong and Narre Warren service and will be required to undertake a number of intervention activities for young people, their families, and carers.

As the point of access to headspace for young people & other community members, this position will complete a comprehensive screening assessment of young people, coordinate supported referrals and brief intervention. At times there will be complex case presentations requiring the position to perform therapeutic holding interventions until appropriate to refer-on. The position entails the formulation and facilitation of group programs offered to young people, their families or carers and the co-facilitation of the Student Placement Program, offering support, supervision and mentoring to elected placement students.

This role additionally requires senior responsibilities relating to risk response for planned and unplanned appointments, clinical governance for supporting staff members and facilitation of Supervision sessions for Intake Clinicians, Peer Support Workers, School Refusal program members and students on placement. It additionally includes the support and management for the Administration teams for difficult client presentations, and the responsibility of closing and openning the sites when applicable.

Working under the Intake & Brief Treatment Team Leader, the senior intake clinician will also participate in relevant intake service improvement projects across the two sites.

Who you’ll be working with

This position will work in conjunction with the headspace Intake Team and partnering agencies.

What we offer

EACH offers all staff benefits by offering Not for Profit Salary Packaging, a flexibl e workplace strategy and support through a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : EACH

At EACH, our vision is for a healthy and inclusive community.

Founded on the vision that everyone is entitled to good health, we’re one of the nation’s leading health and community service providers, offering a broad range of services for over 40 years. Our services include Community Health, Mental Health, NDIS, Counselling, Support for Older Australians and Family Services.

How to apply for this role

Position Description : 150

We want to know why you would like to come work with EACH and what you can bring to this role. Please attach a cover letter with your resume.

If you’d like more information about the position, please contact Dean McCaughan Centre Manager on 0427016820

Applications close Sunday 26th January 2020


Please quote in application: headspace Intake & Brief Treatment Senior Clinician via Pro Bono Australia.


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