Mental Health Clinician - Cornerstone Youth Services (Launceston)

Cornerstone Youth Services (CYS)

Location: Northern Tasmania       Occupation: Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Social Work, Other       Position Type: Part Time      

Life can be tough for young people, and they need our help now more than ever! Can you help? Cornerstone Youth Services (CYS) are seeking an experienced Mental Health Clinician to work in their headspace office in Launceston. This is an exciting opportunity to work in the North of Tasmania as part of a multidisciplinary team.

The Position

In consultation with the Clinical Lead and headspace Launceston Manager, the Mental Health Clinician:

  • provides individual and group psychological interventions to clients as per program requirements;
  • develops suitable and culturally-appropriate group and individual-focused psychological interventions
  • delivers psycho-education regarding the nature of mental health and associated problems, makes available information services, and avenues of access to such services;

The Clinician will form part of a mental health team and will provide focused psychological interventions to young people between the ages of 12-25. Other key relationships include other service providers, school communities, and collocated services.

Ideally, you will have knowledge, skill, and experience in involving young people in their own care as well as experience of family inclusive practice.

Postgraduate qualifications and/or previous experience working in the youth mental health sector and/or primary healthcare environment are desirable.

Please note: Applicants without appropriate qualifications or registration with the relevant professional bodies will not be considered.

The Organisation

Cornerstone Youth Services (CYS) is a not-for-profit organisation that offers a broad range of services, including headspace, for young people aged 12-25 throughout North and North West Tasmania. All services are offered free of charge.

What's on offer?

Employees love being able to live the key values that drive what CYS does, focusing on continuous improvement and having a daily impact on improving people’s lives.

Working with CYS, you’ll be supported in a diverse and flexible work environment that offers a range of benefits including:

Full salary packaging for vehicles, mortgage, or rent

  • Your own professional development and external supervision budget
  • An extra day’s leave for your birthday
  • An additional 3 day’s leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Working with a friendly, supportive and engaging team
  • Flexible working conditions – enquire about what this looks like for you!

Application Instructions

For a confidential discussion and to obtain a copy of the Position Description (including Selection Criteria), please contact headspace Centre Manager Richard Lewandowski on 6335 3100 during business hours.

To apply

Please send:

  • a cover letter that briefly addresses the Selection Criteria, and
  • a copy of your CV

Applications will be received until the position is filled.

Date advertised: Thursday 16th June 2022
Northern Tasmania

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