Senior Mental Health Clinician - headspace Launceston (Launceston)

headspace Launceston

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

headspace Launceston is seeking a Senior Mental Health Clinician to join their team and make a difference in the lives of young people in Northern Tasmania.

The Position

The Senior Mental Health Clinician will work alongside the Clinical Lead to provide clinical leadership and direction to the clinical team, ensuring the day-to-day service delivery is safe and effective in meeting the needs of young people aged 12-25. The position will involve the supervision of staff and will carry a caseload.

Essential qualifications and/or experience:

  • A tertiary qualification in an allied health discipline, including Social Work, Psychology, Mental Health Nursing, or Occupational Therapy
  • Current full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or eligibility for full membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in providing mental health services
  • Demonstrated experience in staff supervision

The Organisation

headspace services are delivered by Cornerstone Youth Services Inc. (CYS), providing a broad range of services to local communities of young people aged 12 to 25 in North and North-West Tasmania. CYS focuses on health promotion, prevention, education, early intervention, and developing help-seeking behaviours.

Their services to young people include access to ‘no charge’ GP's, Youth Health Nurses, Drug & Alcohol, Social and Allied Health. They also provide individual and group support and activities; school programs; advocacy to access and many other services to improve general or specific health and well-being.

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!

Eligible applicants may also receive a relocation grant of $5,000 through HR+.

You will also be eligible to apply for an HR+ Health Workforce Scholarship Program grant, up to the value of $10,000.

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 continue to be received until the position is filled.

Date advertised: Thursday 16th June 2022
Northern Tasmania

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