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About headspace

headspace centres aim to create highly accessible, youth friendly, integrated service hubs that provide evidence-based interventions and support to young people aged 12–25 years. The aim is to improve outcomes for young people by addressing the major barriers for service use, and enabling better access to, and engagement in, early intervention services that provide holistic and integrated care in mental health, drug and alcohol, employment, education and physical health services and support, as well as providing information for young people and their families and friends.

headspace Batemans Bay provides young people with access to Allied Health Professionals and community supports to assist young people to access the support they need to develop and maintain the skills and confidence to live healthy and happy lives. headspace Batemans Bay also engages in community awareness and seeks to develop and implement innovative programs to improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people in the region.  Relationships Australia Canberra & Region is the lead agency for headspace Batemans Bay and is supported by a Consortium.


About the role

The Mental Health Clinician is responsible for undertaking individual assessments and providing focused psychological strategies for a diverse range of clients with mental health needs. This role works collaboratively with key stakeholders including General Practitioners, Local Health District Clinicians, government, and non-government organisations to ensure high quality outcomes for clients.

This is a part time fixed term contract, based in Batemans Bay.

To be successful in this role, you are required to possess:

  1. Relevant tertiary qualifications in psychology, social work, counselling, occupational therapy or other relevant field and a relevant professional registration.
  2. Demonstrated competence in the provision of a full range of mental health services including mental state and psychological assessments (including crisis assessments), individual, family and group, treatments for young people presenting with a range of behavioural, emotional, social or developmental issues, including psychosis and alcohol/other drug issues.
  3. Knowledge, experience, understanding and demonstrated passion for, and interest in, the health and welfare issues affecting young people and extensive skills and experience in assessment of young people and ability to engage with young people and their families holistically including capacity to provide flexible outreach services.
  4. Demonstrated understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, culturally diverse and LGBTQIA communities.

For a full list of selection criteria, please refer to the position description found via www.racr.relationships.org.au/about-us/employment

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply.

Details

Reference No. RACRMHCBB21
Applications Close May 30, 2021
Job Board
Job Category Psychology & Counselling, Social Work
Job Field Family, Children and Youth, Mental Health and Counselling
Employment Basis Part Time, Contract
Salary Range $80,000 — $90,000
Location ACT - Deakin

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Other Information

Job Type: Part time, Fixed Term Contract until 30 June 2022

Salary: $84,242.14 – $87,176.85 plus super and PB I tax benefit for a full-time position

Position Location: Deakin, ACT

Salary & Benefits

The salary on offer is in the range of $84,242.14 – $87,176.85 per annum plus superannuation for full time. As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), RACR employees also receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities, thus significantly increasing the value of your take-home pay.

According to the RACR Enterprise Agreement, the successful candidate will have access to generous leave provisions, annual leave loading, special paid leave during annual holiday shutdown period and flexible working arrangements.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your resume with names of two work related referees and a cover letter specifically addressing each of the selection criteria (no more than half a page response under each criterion). Applications that do not address selection criteria will not be considered during the shortlisting process.

Applications should be submitted only via our website at www.racr.relationships.org.au/about-us/employment


Contact Details

For further information about the position or application process, contact Tracy Creech, Manager headspace Batemans Bay on 1800 718 383, or email careers@racr.org.au.

Closing date for applications: Midnight on 30 May 2021

Relationships Australia Canberra and Region

Relationships Australia Canberra and Region (RACR) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation committed to enhancing relationships within families and communities to support healthy, respectful relationships and personal and social wellbeing. RACR delivers services such as counselling, mediation, casework, mental health and specialist family and domestic violence programs for families, couples and individuals to communities. RACR is a part of a national federation of Relationships Australia Organisation across the country. RACR provides services in the Riverina/Murray and South Coast areas of NSW and in the ACT.

Website http://www.racr.relationships.org.au
Contact Tracy Creech
Phone number 1800 718 383
Email address careers@racr.org.au

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