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Job Number : 27325
Type and Location : Health / Melbourne
Listed By : EACH on 12 Apr 2019
Senior Clinician - Intake and Brief Intervention
  • Permanent part-time position (FTE 0.8)
  • Location: headspace Dandenong and Narre Warren

About the Role:

An exciting opportunity exists with a new and innovative leadership position within headspace Dandenong and Narre Warren!

The Senior Clinician - Intake and Brief Intervention position is a crucial role within the headspace Dandenong and Narre Warren service and will be required to undertake a number of activities, including, but not limited to engaging, screening and providing effective brief interventions for young people, their families and carers.

This position will work in conjunction with the headspace Intake team and partnering agencies. As the point of access to headspace for young people and other community members, this position will complete comprehensive screening assessment of young people, coordinate supported referrals and provide brief intervention. This person will also assist in the development and delivery of therapeutic groups.

The Senior Clinician - Intake and Brief Intervention is accountable to the Intake Team Leader and sits within the leadership structure of the Intake Team. It is likely that the role will be mostly be based at one of our two sites.

About You:

You must have;

  • a minimum two years' work experience in youth mental health, or similar role, with a demonstrated ability for effective leadership;

  • a minimum Diploma level qualification in Youth Work, Social Sciences, Social Work or a related discipline.

Applications are encouraged from candidates with undergraduate qualifications in Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Nursing, or Social work with eligibility for membership in qualified field.

Why You Should Apply?

Join a vibrant and innovative not-for-profit organisation committed to an integrated approach to service, and help make a positive difference in the lives of over forty thousand people each year! Values and the way we interact with each other and our customers are extremely important to us - We Care, We Listen, We Engage, We Deliver. We offer a family friendly workplace and not-for profit salary packaging!

About EACH:

A contemporary not-for-profit EACH provides a range of health disability, counselling and mental health services to the community. From humble beginnings established in the Outer East of Melbourne over 44 years ago, committed teams at EACH now consist of over 1300 staff across 65 sites throughout the eastern states of Australia. Together we support over 40 000 clients annually.

At EACH, our vision is for a healthy and inclusive community. Our values promote Customer Centricity, Social Justice, Service Excellence, Innovation and Collaboration - and these underpin the way we work and deliver our services. You can find out more about us here - http://www.each.com.au

We recognise that not everyone experiences life equally. Our focus is about creating opportunities for equitable outcomes. No matter what someone's starting place, we will support them to achieve their goals.

We embrace diversity in all its forms and respect everyone's strength and contributions irrespective of gender, ethnicity, culture, religious beliefs, sexual orientation and political views.

Next Steps:

Applicants are requested to submit a resume and cover letter outlining their suitability for the role.

For a full position description and/or to apply on line please visit our Careers Centre at http://each.recruitmenthub.com.au/Vacancies.

For specific information about the role, please contact: ?Mark Dollin, Intake and Brief Intervention Team Leader on 1800367968, or Christina Molina, Clinical Lead headspace Dandenong and Narre Warren on 0434337212.

Shortlisted Applicants will be contacted by 30/04/2019. Interviews are expected to take place from 01/05/2019.

Vacancy closes at 5pm on 26/04/2019.

We recognise the benefits that diversity and inclusions brings, and in turn encourage people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies.

Please note that all appointments are subject to one or more of the following forms of pre-employment safety screening checks including; Police Record Check, Working with Children Check, Disability Work Exclusion Scheme Check, Reference Checks and APHRA Registration Check.

Contact Details
For a full position description and/or to apply on line please visit our Careers Centre at http://each.recruitmenthub.com.au/Vacancies and quote reference number:4656137. Applications close 26 April 2019




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