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The headspace Clinical Team are seeking an experienced youth focussed Mental Health Clinician to work in their Devonport and Burnie headspace Centres. If you are driven and passionate about improving youth mental health outcomes for young Tasmanian’s, please contact us. This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a multidisciplinary team, specialising in youth mental health. You will work under the direction of the Clinical Lead and Centre Manager and will be responsible for:
• providing a therapeutic and case management service for young people presenting with, mild to moderate mental health challenges
• delivering evidence based psychological interventions, that are culturally appropriate for both groups and individual.
• delivering psychosocial education to young people, families/caregivers and community groups
• providing secondary consultation as required

The Lead AgencyCornerstone Youth Services Inc. (CSYS) is the lead agency for headspace Devonport, Burnie and... Launceston. CSYS have been providing services to young people aged from 12-25 in the community for over ten years. Website: https://www.cornerstoneyouthservices.com.au/ What we offer
• Remuneration as per the Health Professionals and Support Services Award
• A positive and supportive team environment
• Access to full salary packaging
• Employee Assistance Program
• A budget for professional development and external supervision
• 1 day of leave for your birthday
• 3 days leave between Christmas and New Year
• Option 1 day monthly RDO for full time employees

What you’ll need

Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, or Mental Health Nursing.
• Registration with AHPRA as a Psychologist (full or provisional), Occupational Therapist or Mental Health Nurse. Current membership OR eligibility for registration with AASW.
• Demonstrated competence in the provision of a full range of mental health services including mental state examinations and psychological assessments.
• Highly developed skills in managing risk and providing individual, family and group interventions for young people presenting with a broad range of issues.
• Ability to engage with young people and their families holistically.
• Ability to engage with relevant stakeholders to advocate and support access for young people.
• A commitment to the headspace vision; www.headspace.org.au/careers/the-headspace-way/


Post graduate qualifications and/or previous experience working in the youth mental health sector and/or primary healthcare environment. For a confidential discussion regarding this position please contact Project Officer Allison Campbell on 6335 3100. A Position Description can be obtained by phoning or emailing acampbell@csys.com.au
Burnie TAS Australia


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