Mental Health Clinicians/ Allied health Professionals

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Deadline: 05/06/2020 5:00pm

We are seeking an experienced mental health clinicians and Allied Health Professionals to join the headspace team. We have multiple positions available. 

 

Position Title Mental Health Clinician - in Schools
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Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Directorate Clinical Operations
Location Shepparton
Award Classification Mental Health - NP81 - RPN GRADE 3 YEAR 1
Mental Health - NP74 - RPN GRADE 3 YEAR 4
Mental Health - YC42 - Qual Soc Wkr Gr 2 Yr 1
Mental Health - YC45 - Qual Soc Wkr Gr 2 Yr 4
Mental Health - YB20 - Occ Ther Gr 2 Yr 1
Mental Health - YB23 - Occ Ther Gr 2 Yr 4
Psychologist - PK1 - Psychologist Gr2 Yr1
Psychologist - PK4 - Psychologist Gr2 Yr4
Hours per fortnight 72.00
Position Summary

Enhanced Mental Health in Schools Clinician

  • headspace Shepparton
  • Fixed term with potential for ongoing
  • Part time, 36 hours per week

We are seeking an experienced mental health clinician to join the headspace team in our Enhancing Mental Health Support in Schools (EMHSS) program.  The EMHSS Clinician role is responsible for providing comprehensive assessment and supportive counselling to improve the mental health of students with mild to moderate mental health concerns within the school setting. The clinician will also work to support school staff to recognise and respond to students with mental health needs.

To be successful in the role you will need to:

  • Be a qualified Psychologist, Psychiatric Nurse or Social Worker, Occupational Therapist with or working toward mental health credentialing.
  • Be a committed, passionate clinician with a proven track record of being able to engage and work collaboratively with young people, their family and friends.
  • Develop excellent relationships with school staff and independently manage your caseload
Selection Criteria Essential: All Registered Nurses: Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Registered Nurse
Essential: All Occupational Therapists: Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as an Occupational Therapist and should be accredited mental health clinician or obtain accreditation within 12 months of appointment 
Essential: All Psychologists: Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Psychologist
Essential: Social Worker: Membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) and should be accredited mental health clinician or obtain accreditation within 12 months of appointment 
Essential: A minimum of 2 years clinical experience including working in mental health and experience in working with young people
Essential: Knowledge and understanding in relation to theories of young people’s development in physical, social, emotional, vocational and cognitive domains and the context and impact of emerging mental illness
Essential: Demonstrated knowledge and experience of early intervention principles, evidence based strategies and therapeutic approaches in working with young people in with mental health concerns
Essential: Well developed understanding of the comprehensive specialist mental health model of care for young people within an optimistic and recovery framework
Essential: Demonstrated ability to engage and work collaboratively with young people, their family and friends
Essential: Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate productive and collaborative relationships within a multidisciplinary professional team environment
Essential: Commitment to the GV Health Values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Ethical Behaviour
Essential: Hold a current full Victorian Drivers License
Essential: Satisfactory National History Criminal Check, Working with Children Check and completion of a Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration prior to commencement of employment

 

Position Title Enhanced Care Clinician
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Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time
Directorate Clinical Operations
Location Shepparton
Award Classification Mental Health - NP81 - RPN GRADE 3 YEAR 1
Mental Health - NP74 - RPN GRADE 3 YEAR 4
Psychologist - PK2 - Psychologist Gr2 Yr2
Psychologist - PK4 - Psychologist Gr2 Yr4
Mental Health - YC42 - Qual Soc Wkr Gr 2 Yr 1
Mental Health - YC45 - Qual Soc Wkr Gr 2 Yr 4
Mental Health - YB20 - Occ Ther Gr 2 Yr 1
Mental Health - YB23 - Occ Ther Gr 2 Yr 4
Hours per fortnight 144.00
Position Summary

Enhanced Care Clinician

  • headspace Shepparton
  • Fixed term with possibility of extension 
  • Hours negotiable

We are seeking experienced Mental Health Clinicians to join the headspace team in our Enhanced Care stream.  The role is responsible for providing assessment, psychological interventions, functional recovery and family support to young people at risk of developing severe mental health conditions or with complex psychosocial presentations.

To be successful in the role you will need to:

  • Be a qualified Psychologist, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist or Psychiatric Nurse with at least 2 years clinical experience including working in mental health.
  • Be a committed, passionate clinician who enjoys working with young people and have excellent communication skills with a proven track record of being able to engage and work collaboratively with young people, their family and friends.

 

Selection Criteria Essential: Commitment to the GV Health Values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Ethical Behaviour.
Essential: A minimum of 2 years clinical experience including working in mental health and experience in working with young people. 
Essential: Knowledge and understanding in relation to theories of young people’s development in physical, social, emotional, vocational and cognitive domains and the context and impact of emerging mental illness.
Essential: Demonstrated knowledge and experience of early intervention principles, evidence based strategies and therapeutic approaches in working with young people in with complex presentations.
Essential: Well developed understanding of the comprehensive specialist mental health model of care for young people within an optimistic and recovery framework.
Essential: Demonstrated ability to engage and work collaboratively with young people, their family and friends. 
Essential: Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate productive and collaborative relationships within a multidisciplinary professional team environment.
Essential: Tertiary level qualifications in mental health nursing or an allied health discipline including social work, psychology, or occupational therapy.
Essential: Current Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA) registration or membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) 
Essential: Hold a current full Victorian Drivers License.
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 the commencement of employment.

 

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About headspace

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. The headspace Shepparton centre is centrally located in the Shepparton CBD with excellent staff and client facilities. 

A 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

For more information contact:

Name: Sally Belcher
Phone: 5823 8800
Email: headspace@gvhealth.org.au

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