Clinical Lead headspace

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Deadline: 05/06/2020 5:00pm


Position Title Clinical Lead headspace
Position Description  Click here 
Employment Type Permanent Part Time, Fixed Term Part Time, Fixed Term Full Time
Directorate Clinical Operations
Location Shepparton
Award Classification Mental Health - YC46 - Snr Clin S Wkr Gr 3 Yr 1
Mental Health - YC49 - Snr Clin S Wkr Gr 3 Yr 4
Mental Health - YB24 - Snr Clin Occ Ther Yr 1
Mental Health - YB27 - Snr Clin Occ Ther Yr 4
Psychologist - PL1 - Psychologist Gr3 Yr1
Psychologist - PL4 - Psychologist Gr3 Yr4
Mental Health - NP75 - RPN Grade 4 Year 1
Mental Health - NP77 - RPN GRADE 4 YEAR 3
Hours per fortnight 80.00
Position Summary

Mental Health Clinical Lead

  • headspace Shepparton
  • Permanent postion at 48 hrs per fortnight 
  • Fixed Term position at 32 hrs per fortnight (potentional for extension)
  • Position can be combined or seperated with Full Time or Part Time hours 

An exciting new opportunity exists for an experienced and motivated mental health clinician to join headspace Shepparton as the Clinical Lead. You will be responsible for providing clinical leadership and direction to the headspace team, and work with the General Manager to ensure the delivery of highly effective and responsive headspace services to young people in the Goulburn Valley.

To be successful in the role you will need to be:

  • A qualified Psychologist, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with significant clinical experience in the provision of mental health services
  • An innovative and committed professional with demonstrated knowledge and experience in service development, quality improvement and be adept at leading a multidisciplinary team
  • A proven track record in building and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25-year olds. Our purpose is to build resilience of young people and the future potential of Australia by delivering effective youth mental health services in partnership with young people, their families and their local communities. headspace Shepparton is centrally located in the Shepparton CBD with excellent staff and client facilities. 

An comprehensive orientation and learning package is provided to all staff commencing work with the service. Ongoing profession support is provided with access to clinical supervision and professional development opportunities.

Some of the great benefits of working with us:

  • Wide range of specialties for clinical staff and career development opportunities
  • Salary Packaging
  • A collaborative and supportive team environment, while making an important contribution to the health of our community
  • Training and Professional Development opportunities
  • Paid parental leave (maternity and paternity leave)/
  • Discount gym & pool memberships

All appointments are made subject to:

  • Satisfactory police check 
  • Victorian ‘Employee’  Working with Children’s Check
  • Completion of a Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration 

GV Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged. 

Recruitment agencies
 should note that GV Health does not accept agency resumes. GV Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies. 

Selection Criteria

Essential: A commitment to Goulburn Valley Health values: compassion, respect, excellence, accountability, teamwork and ethical behaviour
Essential: A minimum of 7 years clinical experience (Social Work, Mental Health Nursing, Occupational Therapy). Psychologists must have a minimum of 5 years clinical experience. 
Essential: Experience in service development and maintaining continuous quality improvement. 
Essential: Demonstrated experience in the leadership of multidisciplinary teams, including the provision of clinical supervision and the facilitation of clinical review and performance management processes. 
Essential: Proven track record in building and maintaining effective working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
Essential: Experience in complex clinical triage, assessment and referral. 
Essential: Demonstrated experience and advanced clinical skills in managing young people at risk, including suicide and violence risks.
Essential: Demonstrated experience in a range of mental health service settings. 
Essential: Tertiary level qualifications in mental health nursing or an allied health discipline including social work, psychology (clinical, counselling), or occupational therapy.
Essential: Current full Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA) registration or membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
Essential: A satisfactory National Criminal History Record Check, Victorian 'Employee' Working with Children Check and completion of a Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration prior to commencement of employment.


For more information contact:

Name: Sally Belcher
Phone: 5823 8800

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