Mental Health Clinician - The Link Youth Health Service / headspace (Hobart)

The Link Youth Health Service

Location: Southern Tasmania       Occupation: Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Social Work       Position Type: Full Time, Part Time, Casual / Contract / Locum      

Multiple opportunities are available to develop your career with a nationally recognised organisation – headspace Hobart is seeking suitably qualified mental health clinicians to join their team and make a difference to young people in Southern Tasmania.

The Position

Life can be tough for young people, and they need our help now more than ever! Would you like to help?

As a headspace team member you will work under the direction of the CEO of The Youth Health Service Inc (The Link) who is the Lead Agency for headspace Hobart.

headspace Hobart has multiple opportunities for suitably qualified mental health practitioners to join the team! Both full time and part time positions are available. As there are so many opportunities it would be best to email to obtain the position description for the role you are interested in.

The following roles are available:

headspace Senior Access Team Clinician - 1.0 FTE

headspace Access Team Member - 0.4 FTE

headspace and Short Term Psychological Intervention Mental Health Clinicians - up to 1.0 FTE

headspace Clinical Educator – 0.4 FTE (new position)

headspace Private Mental Health Clinician/ General Practitioner contractor - various (1 session per week through to full time available with no administration fees for the right applicant).

The Organisation

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year old’s. headspace can help young people with mental health, physical health (including sexual health , alcohol and other drug services, and work and study support.

The Link is a unique not-for-profit organisation and that facilitates various youth mental health services including the headspace Hobart program, throughout Southern Tasmania. Their services are free and have been making a real difference in the lives of 12–25 year old’s in the region since 1990.

The Link provides high quality primary and clinical health services as well as information, advice and referral services. They work across the health sector in developing innovative and responsive models of service. They also assist in delivering training and support to other professionals and the wider community.

They strive to excel in the delivery of evidence-based, primary and clinical health services to young people by strengthening partnerships with government, private and community sectors and engaging service users and the community.

What's on offer?

Their positions are open to all suitably qualified applicants. They have a strong commitment to participation of people with a lived experience of mental health issues in our workforce. They value diversity and applicants from suitably qualified people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, and people from CALD and LGBTIQA+ communities.

The successful applicant will join an organisation that recognises and values its people by:

· Tax-free salary packaging available

· Above Award rate of pay for the appropriate person

· Family friendly and flexible working conditions, and

· Complete infrastructure including pool cars, mobile phone and other resources for work purposes.

Application Instructions

For more information on the position, and/or to obtain a position description email

Date advertised: Thursday 20th January 2022
Southern Tasmania

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Lifestyle in Southern Tasmania

With Hobart, Tasmania capital city located in this region, the Southern Region offers a lifestyle with world-class activities including museums, art galleries, year-round events, heritage trails and much more. You are only minutes away from Tasmania's largest airport and close to wineries, gourmet dining experiences, beautiful coastline and wilderness national parks.