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Job Number : 28872
Type and Location : Health / Melbourne
Listed By : Youth Support & Advocacy Service on 9 Oct 2019
Allied Health Practitioner

Salary: Funded through MBS

We are seeking expressions of interest from Allied Health Practitioners including clinical psychologists, general psychologists, social workers and occupational therapists who are experienced in providing high quality, evidence-based interventions to young people aged 12-25 for our headspace centre. headspace centres are a ‘one stop shop’ with an enthusiastic and dedicated team of co-located service providers, offering comprehensive support to young people in the four core areas of: primary health, mental health, drug and alcohol services, and vocational/educational services.

Role Description:

Working under the MBS model you will be providing psychological services to young people aged between 12-25. headspace offers a range of supports including a full suite of administrative support, an Intake and Assessment team, clinical consult via our Clinical Lead and Psychiatry coverage.

Administrative support includes sourcing of client referrals, client bookings, reschedules, and billing; leaving you to focus on the provision of psychological services for your clients. Our intake and assessment team provide initially screening and assessments of client’s suitability to the service prior to being booked with the Allied Health Practitioner. Clinical support such as secondary consult, risk management, clinical governance support, and supervision is offered via our Clinical Lead. Clients are also able to access our GP and Psychiatrist for medical reviews as needed. 

Selection Criteria: 

  • Approved tertiary qualifications in psychology, social work, occupational therapy and current registration with appropriate professional body.
  • Professional indemnity insurance.
  • Eligibility to provide Medicare Benefits Schedule services.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in the assessment, diagnosis and provision of evidence-based treatments of mental health disorders and preferably youth
  • Excellent skills in engaging and working with young people, their families and significant others.
  • Ability to work independently, with strong organisational and time management skills
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Working with children check.
  • Willingness to undergo a police records check.  
Contact Details
Name: Paul Neumann

Phone: (03) 9417 0150

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