Mental Health Clinician - Cornerstone Youth Services (Launceston)

Cornerstone Youth Services

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

Cornerstone Youth Services is seeking a suitably qualified mental health clinician (psychologist, social worker, OT or mental health nurse) to join their Launceston team on a part time basis (hours to be negotiated) working in their West Tamar Outreach Service.

The Position

This mental health clinician position, which would suit a recent graduate, works in the West Tamar Youth Outreach Service. This program is funded to provide therapeutic mental health support for young people aged 12-25, living in the West Tamar Region.

This role will be broad-based, integrating individual therapeutic counselling, group-work (psycho-educational and therapeutic), case management, community liaison and youth advocacy as deemed appropriate to the needs of individuals, groups and the community.

Services may be delivered by a combination of face-to-face, outreach and telehealth. The successful applicant will be joining an energetic and dedicated team and will have access to considerable clinical support.

The successful applicant for this role will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in social work, psychology, mental health nursing, occupational therapy.
  • Current registration (or be eligible for) with AASW or current registration with AHPRA
  • Demonstrated experience in mental health assessment, formulation and therapeutic interventions
  • Experienced in a range of evidence-based psychological therapies
  • Demonstrated experience and training in clinical risk assessments and implementing risk management plans
  • A current Working With Children Check


  • Post graduate qualifications and/or previous experience working in the youth mental health sector and/or primary healthcare environment.

The Organisation

Cornerstone Youth Services Inc. (CYS) delivers a broad range of services to our community of young people aged 12 to 25 in North and North-West Tasmania. They focus 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 Workers and Allied Health professionals. They also provide individual and group support and activities; school programs; advocacy to access many other services to improve general or specific health and well-being.

What's on offer?

Cornerstone Youth Services offers:

  • Rewarding work and a supportive multi-disciplinary team
  • Generous salary packaging opportunities
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Commitment to work-life balance

Application Instructions

To obtain a copy of the position description and selection criteria please email:

For more information please contact the Programs Manager, Keryn Geard on 6335 3100 during business hours.

Please apply by emailing cover letter, resume and addressed selection criteria to:

Applications close 5pm Thursday 1st April, 2021.

Date advertised: Tuesday 16th March 2021
Northern Tasmania

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