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Clinical Lead & Specialist Youth Clinician


Reference: 4749368

Part time or Full time (0.8 - 1.0 EFT) Fixed Term to 30 June 2020

Are you looking for a rewarding career engaging with the youth of Ballarat and surrounding regions?

Do you have qualifications in Psychology, Mental Health Social Work, Occupational Therapy or Mental Health Nursing?

We have an opportunity at our headspace site for a Clinical Lead and Specialist Youth Clinician, where you will deliver specialised assessment, short-to-medium term multidisciplinary treatment and case management to young people aged between 12-25.

As a clinical lead you will also be responsible for providing clinical leadership and direction to the centre team. You will contribute to the development of evidence-based and innovative clinical services.

What you will need:

  • At least 5 years post graduate clinical experience
  • Expereice in direct treatment provision to youth with complex and severe presentations is essential
  • Relevant intake, assessment and case management experience with specific skills in the early identifcation of emerging mental health issues and drug and alcohol issues

About Us

Headspace helps young people aged 12-25 who are experiencing difficulties and going through tough times to provide assistance with general health, mental health, emotional well-being, education, employment and alcohol and other drug services. Ballarat Community Health (BCH) provides a broad range of services to the general community of Ballarat, with outreach services delivered in the Central Highlands region and beyond. In partnership with the community, we create opportunities and supportive environments which empower people to develop and maintain optimal health and wellbeing.

For further enquiries about this role please contact Janelle Johnson, Manager Headspace on 03 5304 4777.

Applications close 10pm, Wednesday 24th July 2019

Submit your application today to be considered for this important role within our headspace team.

Applications Close: 24 Jul 2019