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Clinical Lead - Mental Health Clinician - Adelaide

Mind Australia
  • Lead a new multidisciplinary team providing meaningful therapeutic supports to older clients with severe mental health challenges
  • Fixed term 6 month role with Possible Extension | Part time 15 hours/week
  • Work from Home & Adelaide Metro Location

Mind Australia is one of the country’s leading community-managed specialist mental health service providers with a range of residential, mobile outreach, centre based and online services. We have been supporting people living with the day-to-day impacts of mental illness, as well as their families, friends and carers for over 40 years.

We provide practical and motivational support that helps people to develop the skills they need to move on, thrive and improve the quality of their lives. It’s an approach to mental health and wellbeing that looks at the whole person in the context of their daily life. Mind is committed to diversity and social inclusion.

About the role

The Psychological Therapies in Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF) program provides on location in-reach specialist services, quality assessment, therapeutic intervention and support, to clients with severe mental health conditions in aged care facilities.

We are seeking an experienced, highly-motivated Clinical Lead - Mental Health Clinician for a 6 month fixed term (with possible extension), part time (15 hours per week) opportunity to lead the RACF Allied Health team in metropolitan Adelaide. With work from home options, you will coach and inspire the Clinicians to deliver meaningful evidence based, time limited psychological therapies adjusted to be responsive to the needs of older people.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide therapeutic support services to aged care clients including assessment, diagnosis, brief clinical intervention, treatment planning and evaluation in line with professional and National Standards.
  • Demonstrate clinical leadership by providing clients with care coordination and advocacy to meet unique, individual needs.
  • Lead a high performing team through engaging staff, setting clear direction and performance expectations.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, service providers and the community to ensure a co-ordinated and integrated response to the client’s recovery goals.

What you’ll bring

  • Tertiary degree qualifications in Social Work, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, or other health related field and hold current registration with AHPRA or Mental Health Accreditation.
  • Expertise in working with older people with mental health issues, complex needs and interacting with families and carers.
  • Capability to effectively manage and develop a team to achieve best quality service outcomes and provide professional supervision.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Community Services sector and ability to build strong relationships with service providers, clinical teams and key stakeholders.


  • Attractive Not For Profit Salary Packaging benefits.
  • Flexible work arrangements - opportunity to work from home.
  • Learning, development and career opportunities.


To obtain a position description and apply online visit Jobs@Mind - reference number 15132. Online applications must be submitted by 11pm Thursday 14 June 2022. Please contact the person below for more information.

Mind strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, people with a lived experience of mental ill-health and recovery, and applicants from all cultures, genders, sexualities, bodies, abilities, spiritualities, ages and backgrounds. The successful applicant is required to complete comprehensive reference and background checking prior to employment, including a Working with Children Check, NDIS Workers Screening Check and the ability to obtain vaccinations against COVID-19.

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