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Job Number : 30180
Type and Location : Child & Adolescent / Melbourne
Listed By : Youth Support & Advocacy Service on 6 May 2020
Senior Access Clinician

  • SCHCADS level dependent on qualifications and experience  + 9.5 % Employer superannuation
  • Fixed Term Full Time until 30 June 2021
  • Generous salary packaging options available
  • Collingwood location

About us

Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS) is Australia’s largest and most comprehensive, youth specific community service organisation that enables young people experiencing serious disadvantage to access the resources and support they require to lead healthy and fulfilling lives.


YSAS is a Child Safe organisation. We actively promote the safety and wellbeing of young people, and are committed to protecting young people from harm or abuse who come into contact with and/or access our service. Applicants must undergo rigorous screening and recruitment processes, including providing evidence of current WWCC and National Police Check.




About the position 

This position will work as part of a team responsible for co-ordinating the clinical delivery of treatment and care; within headspace Collingwood for young people aged 12 – 25 years.  The Senior Youth Mental Health Access Clinician role is a leadership position within the Youth Access Team at headspace Collingwood.

This position will be responsible for the provision of clinical leadership (and escalation), training and mentorship to intake and access clinicians and students supporting the provision of comprehensive intake, triaging, assessment, mental health support and in some instances, psychological therapy to young people aged 12 – 25 years attending the headspace Collingwood service.

The Senior Youth Mental Health Access Clinician will be responsible for clinical governance, escalation and support at the Centre when the Clinical Lead and/or Centre Manager are offsite. 


For full details of the position, please request the POSITION DESCRIPTION from


How to apply

To support your application you must:

  1. Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident and 
  2. Complete the Application form (request via and 
  3. Send your current CV (in Word or PDF format only)

Applications received without addressing the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Applications close: COB Tuesday 19th May 2020 and should be addressed to:, using the subject line: Senior Access Clinician via PsychXchange

Please note: As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National Criminal History check and have a current Working With Children Check.

  • YSAS has a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to the provision of a child-safe organisation.
  • YSAS is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

(keywords: mental health clinician, mental health worker) 

Contact Details
Vishal Tandon on 9417 0150


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