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Access Team Clinician - headspace Sunshine


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Working within a multidisciplinary team, the Access Team Clinician will be well supported operationally and clinically to provide high quality, early intervention intake and assessment services to young people, their families/carers and community professional/agencies.

You will

  • Have a direct role in the engagement, assessment and coordination of care for young people accessing services at headspace Sunshine
  • Assist in the referral of young people to appropriate programs (including research interventions) either within the headspace Sunshine or other community agencies
  • Participate in community awareness raising activities that promote early help-seeking for mental health and substance use problems in young people
  • Make decisions, problem solve, and risk manage, in relation to conducting intake and assessments and determining a young people’s suitability for ongoing treatment/support services at the centre

What you’ll need

You are passionate, energetic and determined to make a difference to health outcomes for young people.

In addition, you will bring:

  • Tertiary qualification in relevant discipline such as Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy or Nursing
  • Full registration with AHPRA or eligibility for registration with AASW
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to determine and plan for a young person’s recovery and support needs, employing a shared-decision making approach
  • Extensive experience in the planning and provision of mental health care
  • Demonstrated capacity to problem solve effectively and work creatively with young people, particularly within an early intervention framework

what you'll get in return

  • $58,707 – $77,025 p.a. pro rata + 10% super + NFP salary packaging up to $15,900
  • Opportunity to broaden and develop your clinical skills
  • Ability to purchase additional leave
  • Flexible work to suit your lifestyle and access to policies and tools that support this
  • Opportunity to influence and drive change in a purpose led organisation

Orygen – leading the revolution

Imagine a future with unlimited potential. A future where every young person enjoys optimal mental health as they grow into adulthood. At Orygen, this is our life’s work, because we passionately believe it’s what all young people deserve.

Every step of the way, young people and families are at the heart of everything we do. Always.

Through world-leading research that creates change. Through pioneering reform that delivers real-world practical solutions.

At Orygen, that’s the future we’re creating right now. To do it, we have revolution in mind.

Join the revolution

If you’re keen to join Orygen and be part of our team challenging the status quo and reshaping the future for young people, apply now.

Applications will close when a suitable candidate is found.

Orygen is dedicated to gender equality, diversity and inclusivity. We strive to continue to build a culturally safe workplace where our values underpin the way we work and our commitment to First Nations people of Australia, young people and their families, LGBTIQA+ people and CALD people. We strongly encourage applications from the First Nations people.

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