Mental Health Clinician - headspace Hurstville

Deadline: 17 May 2021, 12:00 pm

About us:

It's an exciting time to be part of Stride. You may have noticed we've recently changed our name from Aftercare to Stride.

We’re leaders in mental health service delivery, specialising in working with adults and young people, and in early childhood intervention.

Stride is a name that expresses our ambition – it’s a name that’s purposeful and shows awareness of the important role we play in the recovery journey.

As we embark on the next stage of our journey, join us to make a difference. We're here to Stride. 

About the service:

headspace centres act as a one-stop-shop for young people who need help with mental health, physical health, alcohol and other drugs and/or work and study support.

 

On offer: 

  • Based in Hurstville
  • Part-time (0.6FTE) & Fixed-term (12 month contract)
  • Excellent Base salary plus Super
  • Plus Leave loading at 17.5%
  • Plus Salary Packaging options (up to $15,899 tax free!)
  • Plus meals and entertainment allowance of up to $2,650!
  • Company rewards scheme
  • Paid parental leave
  • Excellent training and development
  • Supportive team environment

 

Role overview:

As part of the multidisciplinary team, the Clinician will provide focussed psychological strategies tailored to meet the individual needs of the young people and families accessing services within a community based mental health care setting. As well as working with relevant service systems to respond appropriately to their mental health and developmental needs.

 

Requirements:

  • Full AHPRA registration as a Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist or accredited mental health Occupational Therapist or AASW accredited mental health Social Worker registration
  • Must be eligible to provide services under MBS
  • Extensive & demonstrated experience providing clinical services to young people 
  • Ability to relate to youth and families in a manner which is relevant and appropriate to their presenting needs and level of functioning and provide services in a recovery orientated manner
  • Well-developed judgment and evaluation skills demonstrating a working understanding assessment and care planning
  • Sound understanding of the public, non-government and private mental health systems and programs and associated non-mental health programs in a community setting
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills showing an ability and sensitivity to work with children/young people who have or are at risk of developing a mental illness
  • A high level of interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), problem solving and negotiation skills 
  • Proven ability to work creatively, collaboratively and effectively as a member of a team
  • Demonstrated skills in organisation and time-management, including the ability to work under pressure and balance multiple tasks
  • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills

 

Apply now!

To apply complete the online application form, attach a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the available role.

Apply now