About the role
Do you have the passion and drive to make a positive difference in people’s lives? If you have a 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 assessments with young people, and appreciate working closely with other service delivery professionals, you might be exactly the person we’re looking for!
As part of this vibrant youth mental health service, our motivated team is looking for a part-time (.6FTE) Mental Health Clinician passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of young people from the Casey/Cardinia region. You will provide access allocation as part of the Intake Duty process; involving handling new referrals, phone screening and seeing walk-in appointments.
What you’ll be doing
The Mental Health Clinician is a crucial role within the headspace services. You will be required to undertake several activities including but not limited to engaging, screening and providing limited brief interventions for young people (12-25yrs), their families and carers. Working in conjunction with the headspace Intake team and partnering agencies and 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 interventions while assisting in the development and delivery of therapeutic groups.
Who you’ll be working with
The Mental Health 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: headspace Mental Health Clinician via Pro Bono Australia.