(GP-101) - Senior Youth Mental Health Clinician

(GP-101) - Senior Youth Mental Health Clinician

30 Jun
Port Adelaide

30 Jun


Port Adelaide

- Work in a friendly, collaborative and supportive environment 

- Experienced and supportive leadership

- SCHCDS Award 2010 Level 6 + super + salary sacrifice to reduce your tax and increase take-home pay

- Fixed Term Contract until 30 June 2022

About Us

At Centacare Catholic Family Services, our mission is to provide relevant, authentic and effective services that will enhance the quality of life of our clients and enable them to participate fully in the community. We employ approximately 500 staff across our metropolitan and regional locations and we deliver services to over 30,000 South Australians each year, without regard to religion, race, culture, sexuality, gender or economic circumstance.

We support people in the areas of disability, family, youth and children, health and well-being, education and training, homelessness and domestic violence. Centacare is an inclusive, child safe and a quality accredited organisation.

About the Position

Centacare, as the lead agency of a consortium-based model, is responsible for operating the headspace Port Adelaide service. headspace is Australia's National Youth Mental Health Foundation. The headspace mission is to improve the mental health, social wellbeing, and economic participation of young Australians aged 12-25 years. The Senior Youth Mental Health Clinician will work as a part of a multidisciplinary team to achieve positive outcomes for young people aged 12-25 with mild to moderate mental health, physical health, alcohol and other drugs, and/or work and study concerns.

Some of the key responsibilities include:

- Provide psychosocial assessment and psychological therapies to young people aged 12-25 with mild to moderate mental health concerns.

- Provide clinical leadership support and supervision to colleagues, managers, and other stakeholders.

- Provide triage and risk assessment for complex presentations and act as first point of call for any risks or escalations from staff or public enquiries

- Lead/manage Team Meetings and Clinical Reviews Develop, implement, and evaluate work policies, procedures, practices, and projects.

- Work in cooperation with the Manager to develop, implement, monitor and review the clinical governance framework for the service.

Essential Criteria

- Qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, or Mental Health Nursing

- Psychologists, Occupational Therapists and Mental Health Nurses must hold general registration with AHPRA, and Social Workers must be members of the AASW and be accredited as Accredited Mental Health Social Workers

- Valid Department of Human Services (DHS) Working with Children Check (previously known as ‘Child-Related Employment Screening Clearance’)

Desirable Criteria

- Post graduate qualification in a relevant area of practice

Our Culture and Benefits

At Centacare we believe that everyone has the right to be treated with respect. We value the uniqueness of individuals, we consult, collaborate and operate with integrity and professionalism. Centacare is committed to cultivating a harmonious workplace free from harassment and discrimination. Equal opportunity principles align with our mission, vision and values. We believe that treating our workers fairly has a positive impact on our clients and maintains our reputation as a great place to work! We offer benefits such as tax savings via salary sacrifice, paid parental leave, supportive work environment and on-going development through various training opportunities.

How to Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements of this position as outlined in the position description. To access the position description or submit your application click on the Apply button!

We encourage applications from ATSI, CALD, and LGBTQI applicants, applicants with lived experience of mental health concerns, and/or applicants with lived experience of caring for someone with a mental health concern.

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity please contact Effie Georgiadis, Manager, on 08 8215 6304.

Applications will close at 5pm on Friday , 30 July 2021.

With respect, no agencies please.

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