Enhanced Care Clinician – RN or Social Worker or Psychologist

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Sydney - Blue Mountains
February 25, 2024

Be the Enhanced Care Clinician for young people at risk of mental illness in the community! Deliver individual-focused psychological therapy and interventions.  

The program aims to identify headspace services experiencing high wait times for clinical services and implement activities to reduce these wait times.

  • Full-time contract for Psychologist or Mental Health RN or Occupational Therapist or Social Worker in Katoomba
  • Approx $78k base + super + generous salary packaging up to $18,550 per year
  • Multi-disciplinary team in community mental health

Role Overview:

The Enhanced Care Clinician will be responsible for delivering focused assessments, brief interventions and stepped care for young people aged 12-25 with, or at risk of mental illness in the local area. This includes liaising with local stakeholders to establish referral pathways, co-locating partnerships, and joint initiatives to enhanced support for young people.

As the Enhanced Care Clinician, your role specifically will include but not limited to:

  • Promote the principles of early intervention, including establishing links with local stakeholders and maintaining/strengthening these links
  • Maintain and promote an awareness of young people’s primary health issues in the community e.g. GP’s, Service Providers
  • Provide thorough assessment and evidence-based brief intervention to young people referred to the outreach service
  • Develop a systems-based approach to young people, as well as actively facilitate the provision of appropriate services across the full range of government and non-government agencies and individuals.

Essential Criteria:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Mental Health Nursing, Psychology, Social Work or Occupational Therapy
    • AHPRA Registration or AASW eligibility
  • Have extensive experience (1-2 year minimum) providing primary mental health intervention, with conducting assessment and providing evidence-based treatment and case management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and sensitivity to the mental health needs of young people (12-25 years) and their families.
  • Actively contribute to clinical review processes and planning for young people within a recovery framework. 

To Apply, click the Apply button & attach your Resume and Cover Letter addressing the Essential criteria.

Benefits & culture

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from a diverse cultural background are encouraged to apply. 

  • Salary packaging entitlements (pay less tax), company rewards
  • Ongoing training & development, including cultural awareness training
  • Career progression & development opportunities

Enquiries to Sarah Tabu, Talent Acquisition Coordinator at stabu@unting.org   Reference 504230


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February 25, 2024

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