Work Close to Home - Castle Hill
2 x FT 6 month roles available ending 30 June 2019
1 x FT role available ending 30 June 2019, to continue inline with funding agreement
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm but some flexibility required for Afterhours.
Service open from Monday to Friday 9am-9pm and Saturdays10am-6pm
Competitive salary and great team environment
We are seeking a highly motivated and dynamic Allied HealthProfessional (Registered Psychologist, Registered Nurse, Social Worker,Occupational Therapist, Accredited Clinical Counsellor) to be a part of ourYouth Access Team providing services to young people, their families or carers and the wider community. The Purpose of the Youth Access team is to provide young people with a diverse range of services to assist them in achieving their goals and improving their access to services.
The Youth Access Team Clinician responsibilities will include; processing referrals, assessment, engagement, brief psycho education,treatment, clinical and non-clinical group work, liaison and advocacy with an overarching focus on care co-ordination.
Full or Provisional Registration Full Registration in Australia as an Allied Health Professional (Psychologist, Occupational Therapist), AHPRA or eligible for registration with the AASW (Social Worker),or Accredited Clinical Counsellor qualifications.
Skills in mental health care, including completion of mental health assessments and short term psychosocial treatment, ideally within youth mental health
Ability to actively engage and work collaboratively with young people, their families and significant others
Demonstrated highly developed interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), problem solving, and negotiation skills
Ability to work flexibly and be responsive to emerging trends and environments.
Demonstrated understanding of skills required and ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.
Current satisfactory National Police Record Check
Service hours are Monday to Friday 9am-9pm and Saturdays10am-6pm. Flexibility for After hours availability is required to be considered for the role.
*Attractive Remuneration + generous Salary packaging benefits
*On- the- Job Training provided
*Opportunity to work alongside multidisciplinary team
*Great office space and workplace culture
To be eligible to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa. Successful appointment to this position is subject to a satisfactory National Criminal History check and the candidate's provision of a valid Working With Children Check.
headspace welcomes applications from people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background and people with a lived experience of mental illness.
Only shortlisted applicants who address all selection criteria will be contacted for interview.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time