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Job Number : 27367
Type and Location : Clinical / Northern Territory
Listed By : Anglicare NT on 23 Apr 2019
Senior Clinician Enhanced Care

Senior Clinician Enhanced Care - Based in headspace Darwin - Full Time Permanent

About Us

Anglicare NT is very excited to announce we have two new headspace programs commencing in the Northern Territory. 

In Darwin, we welcome the new ‘Enhanced Care Program’ that will support young people experiencing complex mental health issues. The program will provide intensive coordinated care that addresses the challenges young people may experience in accessing appropriate and effective mental health treatment. In Katherine, we welcome the opening of the new headspace Katherine hub, which will provide primary mental health services for young people experiencing mild to moderate mental health concerns. 

If you’re looking to make a difference for young people in the Territory, we want you!

Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote area. Anglicare NT offers a range of career opportunities in the community and social services sector in a diverse range of fields such as children and youth, family relationships and counselling, out of home care, refugee and migrant, corporate services, financial counselling, mental health, disability and home care, social enterprises and specialist homelessness services.

Anglicare NT offers great benefits including a commitment to further training and development options, flexible working conditions, five (5) week’s annual leave and a strengths based environment. We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take home pay.

Our motto of Respect, Fairness and Community articulates our values of cultural respect, social justice and partnership. By living our values, we work to achieve excellent outcomes and make a lasting difference in the lives of Territorians.

About the Position

In this newly created role, as part of the Enhanced Care Team, you will provide increased capacity to engage and support young people with complex needs to seek and maintain their treatment within an enhanced mental health care setting. The Enhanced Care program offers support to young people aged 12 to 25 years experiencing severe/complex mental health issues. You will work with other service providers to coordinate care, identify and address the barriers and challenges to access appropriate service pathways and effective treatment. This senior role will provide assessment, care planning, referral, consultation, brief therapeutic input and advice services to young people, their families/carers and community professionals/agencies. To be successful, you will possess an approved tertiary qualification and minimum 3 years' experience in a health-related discipline and registration with the relevant regulatory body such as APHRA or membership of and adherence to professional standards, such as the AASW for Social Workers. You will also demonstrate passion, energy and determination to make a difference to mental health outcomes for young people.

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess an Ochre Card (Working with Children Clearance), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory manual driver’s licence.

To access the Position Description please Click Here. Please address the key selection criteria questions via the online application. 

Applications will be assessed as received.

Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage. For more information on our Reconciliation Action Plan click here.

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

In order to apply for this role please complete fields below and on the next page you will be required to attach your cover letter, complete resume and selection criteria, also please feel free to attach your qualifications and other certificates  including working with children, police check and driver license to support your application.

To view our other available vacancies please visit our careers website at http://www.anglicare-nt.org.au/vacancies/

Contact Details
For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Rebecca Creek, Operations Manager Intensive Mental Health Services on 08 8931 5999.




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