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Job Number : 33890
Type and Location : Psychologist / NSW - Other
Listed By : Grand Pacific Health on 11 Jun 2021
Mental Health Clinician - headspace Yass

headspace Goulburn provides an outreach in Yass to provide early intervention mental health services to young people aged 12-25 who have or may be at risk of developing a mental health and/or substance use disorder or have economic and social recovery needs. It is a part of the Youth Mental Health Group within Grand Pacific Health.

About the position

We are seeking a Mental Health Clinician (MHC) experienced in working with young people to ensure best outcomes are delivered in a youth friendly context.

The MHC will work collaboratively with young people and their support systems to identify their support needs, goals and to develop collaborative care plans. This position will involve working closely with the other members of headspace Goulburn with an outreach to Yass team and external service providers to maximise care outcomes for young people referred to headspace Goulburn with an outreach to Yass.

This position is based in Yass as an outreach from headspace Goulburn, until a headspace Yass service is opened later this year. The position is part time (15 hours non-billable MBS candidate, 22.5 MBS billable candidate) and is fixed term until 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension.

Why work for us?

  • Flexible work arrangements to find your best work life balance

  • The part time roster (hours and days) is negotiable

  • Continuous learning and development opportunities

  • Regular supervision and support

  • Generous salary packaging options including meals and entertainment benefits

  • Free and confidential access to our Employee Assistance Program

  • We make a positive difference to the lives of those we support!

What you’ll need

  • Current full or provisional AHPRA registration as a clinical psychologist, registered psychologist, or occupational therapist (accredited with OTA as meeting the Australian Competency Standards for occupational therapists in mental health), or accreditation with the AASW as a mental health social worker.

  • Demonstrated understanding of key issues about the health and wellbeing needs of young people

  • Demonstrated ability to engage with young people, their family, friends and carers

How to apply

Visit www.gph.org.au/employment to download the Position Description and Employee Benefits Information.

Applications must address the selection criteria contained in the position descriptionPlease include a copy of your current CV and email your application to: jobs@gph.org.au or use the "Apply Now" button below.

Applications close: 27 June 2021

Grand Pacific Health is the lead agency of headspace Tuggeranong.  We are a not-for-profit, primary health care organisation providing locally-tailored, high quality services. Services focus on physical health, mental health, youth health, Aboriginal health & chronic disease management. Grant Pacific Health covers a large portion of South Eastern NSW, the A.C.T and Murrumbidgee region.  Our vision is equitable health care where everyone has access to affordable, quality and culturally appropriate health services. 

Our vision for Reconciliation is to improve the health status of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population by improving access and equity to all health services - shared vision, shared journey - same opportunities, same life expectancy.

Contact Details
For more information contact Gail Davies, Service Manager headspace Goulburn, on gdavies@gph.org.au and 02 4824 4944.



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