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Enhanced Access to Mental Health Clinician - In Schools


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The Enhanced Access to Mental Health Clinician is responsible for providing clinical triage, intake, advice, support, advocacy, assessment and brief intervention services in order to enhance the physical and mental health outcomes of young people with mental health conditions living in the community.

Reporting to the Clinical Services Manager you will:

  • With regular supervision, provide clinical psychological assessment, formulation and individual intervention for a variety of mental health issues.
  • Liaise with a range of service providers regarding the referral for psychological services and to facilitate coordinated care
  • Complete appropriate reporting requirements/documentation
  • Participate in regular clinical case review meetings and multi-disciplinary team meetings

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 qualifications in a relevant discipline (such as psychology, social work, occupational therapy, nursing).
  • Full or provisional registration with AHPRA or eligibility for registration with AASW.
  • Experience in the provision of mental health care, including completion of mental health and risk assessment, crisis intervention/safety planning, evidence-based interventions to young people experiencing mental health and/or substance use problems.
  • Understanding of all key legislation and translation of such within health and school setting

What you’ll get in return

  • Salary between $58,707 – $77,025 p.a. pro rata, plus 10% super and NFP salary packaging up to $15,900.
  • Opportunity to broaden and develop both your clinical and management skills.
  • Ability to purchase additional leave.
  • Flexible work to suit your lifestyle and access to policies and tools that support this.
  • Help make a difference and support young people with complex needs.

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.

This is a part-time (0.7-0.9 FTE), fixed term until 30th June 2022 position with potential to extend.

Applications will close on advertised close date, unless a suitable candidate is found sooner.

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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