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Job Number : 27370
Type and Location : Clinical / Northern Territory
Listed By : Anglicare NT on 23 Apr 2019
Senior Clinician - headspace Katherine

Senior Clinician - Based in headspace Katherine - 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 the Territorians.

About the Position

Working within the headspace service model, the Senior Clinician will provide outreach to communities within the region, to deliver a coordinated, integrated and responsive service to young people in the greater Katherine region who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health issues along with providing support to their families.  You will also provide leadership and support to the headspace Katherine clinical team to deliver effective, evidence based interventions to young people including providing clinical supervision whilst supporting the Clinical Manager and Centre Manager in the efficient delivery of clinical care, referrals management and enhancing relationships with private practitioners.

To be successful, you will have an approved tertiary qualification and minimum 5 years experience in a health related discipline and registration with the relevant regulatory body such as AHPRA or membership of and adherence to professional standards, for example AASW for Social Workers. Postgraduate qualifications in evidence based therapeutic modalities ( i.e. CBT and ACT) is essential.

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess an Ochre Card (Working with Children Clearance), a Criminal History Check and a current Northern Territory manual driver’s licence. You must also be willing to undergo a National Child Protection Check prior to employment with Anglicare NT.

To access the Position Description please Click Here. Please address the key selection criteria on 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.

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 Tiarah Hunkin, Centre Manager, Katherine on 0427 906 298.




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