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Mental Health Clinician - headspace

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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
  • 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 Mental Health Clinician will work as part of a multidisciplinary youth mental health team at headspace Onkaparinga to deliver focused psychological interventions for youth aged 12-25 with mental health disorders in a primary care setting. This role is open to Psychologists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and Mental Health Nurses.

Reporting directly to the Headspace Operations Lead, your responsibilities will be:

  • Providing specialist triage, comprehensive assessment, review of client progress and outcomes and care planning/coordination and support of clients
  • Providing evidence based clinical therapeutic services (individual and group) to youth within the Northern region of Adelaide
  • Group program development and implementation where appropriate and necessary
  • Liaison and consultation with other professional employees and stakeholders
  • Participation in individual and group supervision, and attendance at team meetings and external meetings
  • Referral of clients and family members/careers to other services as required

Location: This position will be based at our headspace Onkaparinga centre

Experience requirements:

  • Relevant experience in the area of youth mental health
  • Relevant professional development and or supervision.
  • Experience in delivery cognitive behaviour therapy and other evidence based interventions for youth mental health difficulties.

Qualification requirements:

  • Qualified in one of the following disciplines and membership to associated professional body; Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, or Mental Health Nursing
  • Current and full registration with the appropriate registration authority (AASW, AHPRA)
  • AASW Social Workers should have current AASW Mental Health Accreditation
  • Current National Police Check and DCSI Working With Children Clearance
  • Current Child Safe Environments

*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 clicking Apply Now to be taken to our careers portal on our website.

Feel free to send any enquiries to employment@sonder.net.au using the subject line: Mental Health Clinician enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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