About the role
Who we’re looking for
If you have Tertiary Qualification in nursing, psychology, occupational therapy or social work, have clinical mental health experience working with young people and families and demonstrated experience undertaking bio-psychosocial, mental state & risk assessmen ts with young people, and enjoy working closely with other service delivery professionals, you might be exactly the person we’re looking for!
As part of this vibrant new youth mental health service based at headspace Pakenham, a newly assembled team highly motivated to make a positive difference in the lives of young people from the Cardinia Shire region, EACH is looking for a part-time (.6FTE) Intake and Brief Intervention Clinician to provide access allocation as part of the Intake Duty process, involving handling new referrals, doing phone screening and seeing walk-in appointments making a huge difference to the lives of young people.
What you’ll be doing
The Intake and Brief Intervention Clinician position is a crucial role within the headspace services, and will be required to undertake a number of activities including but not limited to engaging, screening and providing limited brief interventions for young people (12-25yr s), their families and carers. This position will work in conjunction with the headspace Intake team and partnering agencies. As the point of access to headspace for young people & other community members, this position will complete comprehensive screening assessment of young people, coordinate supported referrals and provide therapeutic holding and brief intervention. This person will also assist in the development and delivery of therapeutic groups.
As the point of access to headspace for young people & other community members, this position will complete a range of screening assessments of young people via phone and walk-in appointments, as well as coordinate referrals and provide single session support.
Who you’ll be working with
The Intake and Brief Intervention Clinician is accountable to the Intake Team Leader and sits within the Intake Team. The position will be primarily based at the Pakenham headspace centre, but flexibility to work from other headspace service sites will be required. Working with other professionals at headspace within a variety of disciplines, our team is dedicated to giving clients the best possible support.
What we offer
EACH offers all staff benefits by offering Not for Profit Salary Packaging, a flexible workplace strategy and support through a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program.
About the organisation
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
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Clinician - Intake & Brief Intervention via Pro Bono Australia.