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Senior Clinician - headspace Early Psychosis - Southport

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  • Salary up to $102,060 + super + full salary packaging up to $16K per year
  • Full-time role with flexible shifts + allowances
  • Additional paid leave days + discounts on a range of products/services

About headspace Early Psychosis

We provide comprehensive early intervention services to young people aged 12 to 25 years experiencing an early episode of psychosis or at risk of developing psychosis. Our committed and compassionate multi-disciplinary team have a rich history of working with young people, their family, and carers to help young people achieve their recovery goals.

About the role

The Senior Clinician - Mobile Assessment and Treatment Team (MATT) is responsible for providing comprehensive mental health assessments, assertive outreach, home-based intervention, and crisis response. MATT operates on a shift basis with some weekend work required. As a Senior Clinician on shift, you will:

  • Complete mental health assessments, crisis interventions, and short-term psychosocial treatment.
  • Lead the triage and intake of new referrals to the service.
  • Collaborate with the leadership team to direct a multi-disciplinary team delivering responsive evidence-based interventions.
  • Work collaboratively with young people, their families, and referral networks.
  • Establish and maintain strong networks with relevant organisations and providers.

About you

  • You are driven to make a difference in young people’s lives.
  • You want to challenge yourself with a highly complex caseload.
  • You want to consolidate your skills and work in a team where you can make a difference.
  • You are passionate about learning and self-development.
  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, solving complex issues.

What do you need to apply?

  • Tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Nursing, or equivalent.
  • Current registration with AHPRA or eligibility for membership with Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
  • Substantial demonstrated experience in acute mental health care with first-episode psychosis experience an advantage.
  • Extensive experience working as part of a Multi-Disciplinary Team.
  • Excellent knowledge of and demonstrated skills in crisis intervention and risk management.

The headspace Early Psychosis culture!

At headspace Early Psychosis we have a dynamic and united team. We believe our people can make a big difference to the young people that we support. We are a friendly and open team, working together to meet the challenges.

Here’s what we have on offer

  • A focus on wellbeing – 5 extra paid wellness leave days off each year
  • Salary packaging – full salary packaging can increase your take-home pay by around $16k per annum.
  • Learning opportunities – a comprehensive induction program and ongoing capability development.
  • Clinical Supervision – a structured program to support your practice.
  • Career options – we run multiple services across QLD and NSW and have many opportunities to progress your career.

For more information on the role please view the position description.

Apply now!

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For questions or information about the role, email recruitment@liveslivedwell.org.au using the subject line: Senior Clinician - headspace Early Psychosis - Southport enquiry via EthicalJobs.

headspace Southport is operated by Lives Lived Well, a progressive, for purpose organisation, delivering leading edge clinical services aimed at supporting people to live their lives well.

Lives Lived Well is an equal employment opportunity employer. We encourage applications from a diverse range of social, cultural, and gender backgrounds that reflect our community including First Peoples.

Confirmation of employment will be subject to the candidate's possession of a Current Australian Drivers Licence, Working with Children Check (Blue Card), and completed Australian Criminal History Check.

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