Senior Clinician headspace – mental health

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Location:
Sydney - Parramatta and Western Suburbs
Closing:
July 3, 2024
  • Psychologist or Mental Health Social Worker or RN or Occupational Therapist
  • Full-time contract with possibile extension 
  • Approx $88k to $95K base + enerous salary packaging benefits up to $18,550 (pay less tax) plus Super 

The Senior Clinician (Clinical Lead) for headspace Richmond and Hawkesbury area outreach is responsible for the coordination of day-to-day operations of the service, including outreach activities.  headspace Richmond and Hawkesbury, run by Uniting, aims to reduce the burden of disease in young people aged 12-25 years caused by mental health and related substance use disorders through early identification and effective, evidence-based intervention.  

The Senior Clinician ensures compliance with relevant quality and safety standards, implementation of best practice, manages flow into the service and capacity, including Hawkesbury area outreach work.  This position works closely with the Team Leader (Centre Manager) to guide clinical and support staff to adhere to the model of care and evidenced based practice.

Essential Criteria:

Qualifications:

Approved tertiary qualifications Mental Health Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, or equivalent and relevant to the field of work, and provisional or full membership with AHPRA or an appropriate professional body

Experience:

  • Previous experience in providing primary mental health intervention, with conducting assessment and providing evidence-based treatment and case management.
  • Three (3) years or more clinical experience in working with young people across and range of ages and developmental stages and delivering family inclusive practice.
  • Lead and participate in regular meetings to support staff to deliver services to clients by mentoring and providing consultation and feedback.
  • Excellent knowledge of and sensitivity to the mental health needs of young people (12 to 25 years) and their families/carers.
  • Experience contributing to clinical review processes and planning consumers within a recovery framework.
  • Australian Drivers License

PD – Uniting Recovery – Senior Clinician.pdf

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 in a large organization

Enquiries to Talent Acquisition Specialist Rose Rivera on 0438 206 164 or rrivera@uniting.org   Reference 504859

 

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July 3, 2024
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