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Early Psychosis Team Leader - headspace

Sonder

Do you want to be part of an innovative organisation that makes a real difference?

Who are we?

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds. headspace has 108 centres across Australia in metropolitan, regional and remote areas, as well as online and phone support services through eheadspace.

Sonder is the lead agency for headspace Adelaide, Edinburgh North, Marion and Onkapringa.

Why are we hiring?

You may have noticed recently that Sonder has been advertising a large number of role opportunities - this is all due to our significant growth which has resulted in us being able to support more people in more communities. Whilst our growth has led to us now employing over 300 people, we’ve made sure to retain our friendly culture and practical approach.

What benefits can we offer?

When you work with Sonder, you become part of the Sonder family and that provides you with a number of benefits such as:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Extra week of paid leave over Christmas
  • Professional development allowance
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Meal & entertainment allowances
  • Paid parental leave, and much more!

Sonder are open to negotiating further benefits with the successful applicant to ensure an excellent working environment for you.

Learn about the position

The position of Early Psychosis Team Leader for the Mobile Assessment Treatment Team (MATT) is a key management position within headspace Adelaide Early Psychosis Program and provides oversight to the coordination and delivery of Mobile Assessment & Treatment services.

The Early Psychosis Team Leader is primarily responsible for assisting, leading and coordinating the day to day activities of the MATT team ensuring that services provided maintain fidelity to the Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Centre (EPPIC) model of care and other relevant guidelines and are delivered in accordance with the headspace philosophy.

Reporting directly to the Adelaide headspace Centre Manager, your responsibilities will be:

  • Contribute to strategic planning and service development which achieves timely, high quality, youth friendly and engaging services for young people engaged with the Early Psychosis service.
  • Establish and monitor protocols, documentation and operational manuals that support the clinical functioning of the Early Psychosis service and contribute to the development of policies and procedures for the service.
  • Ensure that the services provided by CCT and MATT teams are consistent with the EPPIC model, standards and guidelines for evidence based practice and other relevant best clinical practice guidelines and standards.

Location: This position is based at the headspace Adelaide centre.

Experience requirements

  • Demonstrated experience working within a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in the development and management of multidisciplinary teams, including the creation of a positive and supportive team.
  • Experience in service development and maintaining continuous quality improvement.

Qualification requirements

  • Approved tertiary qualification in an allied health discipline, including social work, psychology (clinical, counselling, 4+2 and 5+1 pathway), mental health nursing, and occupational therapy.
  • Eligibility for membership of an appropriate professional body. Social workers are required to be eligible for full membership with AASW. Psychologists, mental health nurses, and occupational therapists are required to have full registration with AHPRA.

*We encourage all applicants to read through the full position description before applying. This can be found at http://sonder.net.au/careers/.

Please note: In accordance with the Emergency Management Direction No 2, regarding Healthcare Setting Workers, it is a condition of employment that you have the first dose of COVID-19 vaccination by 8th November 2021 or have an endorsed medical exemption that meets government requirements.

How to apply

Applicants are requested to send a cover letter and resume to Sonder via our careers portal on our website. Access our website by clicking "Apply Now" below.

Feel free to send any enquiries to employment@sonder.net.au using the subject line: Team Leader, Early Psychosis - headspace enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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