headspace Hurstville Psychologist/ Clinical Psychologist

  • Psychologist/ Clinical Psychologist 
  • Improve the lives of young people & the community
  • Work as part of a supportive, innovative multidisciplinary team
  • Permanent Part-time opportunity available -  headspace Hurstville
  • Large Organisation with career development opportunities


About Us:

Founded in 1907, Aftercare is the longest serving national mental health charity. We provide wide range of services supporting people's journeys to social and emotional wellbeing.

Aftercare is a values-driven organisation. Our people are passionate about their work. Our culture is professional, fun, friendly, rewarding and collaborative. We have over 600 staff in 40 locations across Queensland, NSW and Victoria.


Our Service:
headspace is a world-leading, innovative and specialist Youth service committed to providing comprehensive mental health services for young people and their families. With a focus on evidence based best practice, innovation and local community needs, headspace centres provide early  intervention services as well as  continuity of care for young people across four core areas /service streams including mental health; alcohol and other drugs; general health; and social recovery /vocational services.

headspace Hurstville & Miranda are seeking Experienced Psychologists, to join our multidisciplinary team supporting people 12-25 years of age living with, or at risk of development, mental ill-health.


On offer: 

  • Permanent Part-Time (0.6) role
  • Excellent base salary plus superannuation
  • Plus Salary Packaging options (up to $15,899 tax free!!)
  • Plus meals and entertainment allowance of up to $2,650!
  • Plus Leave loading at 17.5%
  • Excellent training and development
  • Supportive team environment


Role Overview:

  • You will be responsible for brief and ongoing interventions and the development of collaborative individual care plans to people aged 12 - 25 years.
  • Participate in the planning and development of services for these people with mental health issues and their families which are consistent with best practice standards and evidence-based care, and are in line with the strategic direction and vision for headspace.
  • Provide comprehensive assessment and care planning.
  • Provide evidence based, best practice interventions, participate in the clinical review and quality assurance processes
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of community partnerships with key external stakeholders, developing effective interfaces across programs within the service, as well as participating in relevant research activities.


Requirements:

  • Full AHPRA registration as a Psychologist or Clinical Psychologist
  • Extensive & demonstrated experience providing clinical services to young people (12-25 years)
  • Well-developed judgment and evaluation skills demonstrating a working understanding assessment and care planning
  • Sound understanding of the public, non-government and private mental health systems and programs and associated non-mental health programs in a community setting
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills showing an ability and sensitivity to work with people who have or are at risk of developing a mental illness
  • Proven ability to work creatively, collaboratively and effectively as a member of a team
  • Demonstrated skills in organisation and time-management, including the ability to work under pressure and balance multiple tasks
  • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills


Apply now!

To apply complete the online application form, attach a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the available role.

Closing date for applications:  Applications will be viewed and actioned upon receipt, with a final closing date for applications of: 22nd December 2019

Apply now