About the role
The Mental Health Clinician is responsible for undertaking individual assessments and providing focused psychological strategies for a diverse range of clients with mental health needs. This role works collaboratively with key stakeholders including General Practitioners, Local Health District Clinicians, government, and non-government organisations to ensure high quality outcomes for clients.
This is a part time fixed term contract, based in Batemans Bay.
To be successful in this role, you are required to possess:
1. Relevant tertiary qualifications in psychology, social work, counselling, occupational therapy or other relevant field and a relevant professional registration.
2. Demonstrated competence in the provision of a full range of mental health services including mental state and psychological assessments (including crisis assessments), individual, family and group, treatments for young people presenting with a range of behavioural, emotional, social or developmental issues, including psychosis and alcohol/other drug issues.
3. Knowledge, experience, understanding and demonstrated passion for, and interest in, the health and welfare issues affecting young people and extensive skills and experience in assessment of young people and ability to engage with young people and their families holistically including capacity to provide flexible outreach services.
4. Demonstrated understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, culturally diverse and LGBTQIA communities.
For a full list of selection criteria, please refer to the position description found via www.racr.relationships.org.au/about-us/employment
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply.
Salary & Benefits
The salary on offer is in the range of $84,242.14 – $87,176.85 per annum plus superannuation for full time. As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), RACR employees also receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities, thus significantly increasing the value of your take-home pay.
According to the RACR Enterprise Agreement, the successful candidate will have access to generous leave provisions, annual leave loading, special paid leave during annual holiday shutdown period and flexible working arrangements.
About the organisation
Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. We aim to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships. We are a community-based, not-for-profit Australian organisation with no religious affiliations. Our services are for all members of the community, regardless of religious belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances.
Relationships Australia offer services in various locations around Australia that includes counselling, family dispute resolution (mediation) and a range of family and community support and education programs, primarily funded by Federal, State and Territory Governments. Relationships Australia Canberra & Region (RACR) is one of the eight state and territory organisations that comprise the Relationships Australia Federation.
RACR is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on any grounds. We have voluntarily opted to be subject to the obligations of a public authority under Part 5A of the Human Rights Amendment Act 2008 (ACT). This means that all staff must comply with human rights, as far as possible to do so, in all our decisions and conduct.
How to apply
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Mental Health Clinician – headspace Batemans Bay via Pro Bono Australia.