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Senior Clinical Advisor - Family Inclusive Practice - Melbourne / Brisbane

headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation Ltd
  • Make a difference to young people by joining an innovative and well recognised NFP
  • Collaborative and bright team committed to youth health and wellbeing
  • Open to applicants from Melbourne and Brisbane

What is headspace

headspace is the leading youth mental health organisation in Australia. Recognised globally, headspace helps thousands of young people, and their family and friends, access vital support through our headspace services in over 149 communities across Australia, our online and phone counselling services, our vocational services, and our presence in schools. To learn more about headspace and the services we offer, visit headspace.org.au.

Tell me about the role

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced mental health professional to join our clinical practice team. This role is tasked contributing to the development of Family Inclusive Practice, providing clinical guidance across headspace National and the headspace centre network.

What we're looking for

  • A collaborative team player who is focused on continuous improvement
  • Proven ability to provide family inclusive related clinical and professional consultation and support and clinical experience and expertise in family inclusive practice
  • Adept in managing a range of stakeholder relationships
  • Approved tertiary qualifications in a relevant allied health discipline such as Family Therapy, Social Work, Psychology
  • Significant knowledge, passion and a minimum of 3 years' experience in the health, counselling or mental health field working with young people and their families
  • Extensive knowledge of mental health issues faced by young people
  • Experience in clinical leadership, training and supervision
  • Experience, knowledge and commitment to the participation of family with 'lived experience' to improve youth mental health
  • Understanding of the mental health service system in Australia and the delivery of mental health services in a primary care setting

What's on offer

  • Excellent salary packaging up to the maximum amount ($15,900) - for further info go to Smart Salary
  • Hybrid work environment where you can work from home and in the Melbourne CBD office
  • Professional development opportunities
  • First-rate CBD location with great on-site facilities
  • A focus on wellbeing

How to Apply

  • Click on 'Apply Now' to see the position description, and to complete your application.
  • Your application must include a resume and cover letter telling us why you are the best candidate for the role considering the Key Responsibilities found in the position description
  • For more information contact Deb Mountjoy, National Clinical Advisor dmountjoy@headspace.org.au using the subject line: Senior Clinical Advisor - Family Inclusive Practice - Melbourne / Brisbane enquiry via EthicalJobs.

To be eligible for this position you must

  • Have the right to live and work in Australia
  • Have a current Working with Children Check (WWCC) or equivalent, and/or pass all of the WWCC(s) required for this role (please note that for some roles, headspace requires WWCCs for other State/Territories in addition to your Home State)
  • Satisfactorily undergo a headspace Police Check
  • Have proof of a Covid-19 vaccination in accordance with the headspace COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy and any Government directives

headspace is committed to being a child safe and child friendly organisation that recognises, respects and promotes the rights of children, young and vulnerable people.

The headspace Reconciliation Action Plan was launched in July 2019 and was developed through a co-design process with staff across the organisation.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this role and all current vacancies.

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