Psychological Therapies Clinician

Are you looking for a part-time, salaried role where you can use your skills to improve young people’s mental health? Do you want to work in a collaborative, well-supported work environment with other like-minded professionals? If the answer is "yes", then headspace Redcliffe is keen to meet with you! We are looking for a part-time (0.4FTE) mental health clinician who is passionate about supporting young people's mental health as part of the service's Psychological Therapies program.To apply for this role, you must be one of the following professionals:Psychologist / Clinical PsychologistMental Health Accredited Social WorkerMental Health Competent Occupational TherapistMental Health NurseAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workerheadspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to young people aged 12 to 25. The service is designed to make it as easy as possible for a young person and their family to get the help they need for problems affecting their wellbeing.The Psychological Therapies program at headspace Redcliffe provides individualised, short term, low or medium intensity psychological intervention to young people with moderate mental health difficulties who are under-serviced by Medicare-funded psychological services. The Psychological Therapies Clinician will be responsible for delivering evidence-based therapeutic interventions and case coordination to the young person, including the ongoing monitoring, review and follow up required to ensure that they are receiving the care they need to optimise their outcomes. A range of on-site complementary services are available should additional supports be required, and collaboration with the broader clinical team will ensure that a comprehensive, wrap-around service is provided to young people.This part-time (0.4FTE), maximum term (until 30/06/2023) role is based at headspace Redcliffe. There is the possibility of extension based on continuation of funding for the Psychological Therapies program. There is also the potential for a full-time role for applicants who are eligible to work under the Medicare Better Access Initiative (0.4FTE Psychological Therapies + 0.6FTE Medicare).The lead agency for headspace Redcliffe is Open Minds. Established in 1912, Open Minds is a leading independent not-for-profit organisation and registered NDIS provider. Open Minds works to enhance mental health and wellbeing through tailored supports to people living with mental illness, disability, and employment.Our Purpose is Enabling an independent and positive future for people living with mental illness and disabilities. Mandatory Requirements and CredentialsQualifications and relevant professional registrations/accreditations to be a Psychologist, Mental Health Accredited Social Worker, Mental Health Competent Occupational Therapist (e.g. BAMH endorsed), Mental Health Nurse or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker.Skills and experience in the assessment, formulation and provision of evidence-based psychological treatments of mental health disorders.Experience working with young peoples' mental health and well-being, leading to the provision of youth friendly, inclusive and high-quality therapeutic services, with a recovery and strengths-based focus.Experience conducting risk assessments of young people and developing and implementing risk management plans, including delivery of crisis intervention.Strong knowledge of local support services that young people may be referred to for additional support.Strong knowledge of the mental health system, government policy and legislation, and professional standards and codes of ethics as they pertain to working with young people and their mental health.Demonstrated ability to work effectively with other professionals in a multi-disciplinary team, as well as consult, liaise and work with a wide range of external stakeholders involved in the provision of health, mental health and psychosocial services to young people.Ability to work independently, with strong organisational and time management skills.Demonstrated ability to produce a high standard of written work, including professional communication and documentation such as clinical file notes and reports. Highly DesirableSpecialist training in the assessment and treatment of mental health disorders such as Personality Disorders, Eating Disorders or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, in order to deliver early intervention to young people with traits or emerging difficulties in these areas.Experience in outcome tracking and evaluation of treatment during the course of delivering mental health interventions.Knowledge of Electronic Medical Record software; preferably Profile.Experience in working with groups such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTQIA+ young people.Doctoral or Masters level qualifications. Licences/Checks Hold or be eligible to obtain NDIS Worker ScreeningHold of be eligible to obtain Working with Children Check (Blue Card), unless exemptUndergo a current and satisfactory Police Check. 90000 AUD Redcliffe 4020