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Senior Youth Access Clinician - headspace

Flourish Australia
  • Full-time closed term until June 2022
  • Monday to Friday position
  • Based within our Castle Hill team
  • Attractive salary package $$
  • Family-friendly and flexible working conditions

About headspace and Flourish Australia

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation supporting young people aged 12-25 years with their mental & general health care needs. One in four young people have experienced a mental health issue in the past 12 months – a higher prevalence than all other age groups.

headspace provides early intervention mental health services to young people who present with mental health issues, along with assistance in promoting young peoples’ wellbeing. headspace brings together local health services under the one roof making it easier for young people and their families to find the information they need.

Flourish Australia has a long and proud history of providing recovery-oriented mental health services in Australia. Our services are comprehensive and highly personalised because each person’s experience will be different and their needs, as an individual, are unique. Together we set goals, connect individuals with the right people, support services and opportunities to meet their needs.

About the Opportunity

On a day-to-day basis, you will:

  • Deliver quality, evidence-based recovery focused mental health services including assessments, individualised person-centred planning and coordination, and the delivery of relevant therapeutic interventions.
  • Design treatment plans and relevant interventions to assist the young person to drive their own recovery plan.
  • Coordinate supports with service providers including medical professionals, Government Departments and services, non-government organisations and schools.
  • Provide supervision, support, guidance, and mentoring of students and provisionally registered psychologists.
  • Identify and implement community based activities that will support the social and emotional well being of the individual on their recovery journey
  • Offering education and guidance on clinical matters.

Selection Criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Nursing, Occupational Therapy or other allied health discipline, and eligibility for membership of an appropriate professional body; and eligibility to register with Medicare Australia as an MBS Primary Care provider or an Allied Mental Health Professional provider.
  • Minimum of 2 years clinical experience and have (or are eligible to receive) National or State registration.

Full selection criteria available within the position description.

About the Benefits

  • Attractive salary starting at $74,000 per annum
  • Tax-Free Salary Packaging available up to $15,900
  • 10% superannuation + 17.5% annual leave loading + 2 additional days of personal leave
  • Family-friendly and flexible working conditions
  • Career development and training opportunities

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