Clinical Lead - headspace

Job No: FLO1555
Location: Broken Hill

headspace Broken Hill has an exciting opportunity for a motivated Clinical Lead to join the team!

The position is full-time (76 hours per fortnight) working Monday to Friday and is classified as Level 4 on the HPPS Award. 

About the Opportunity

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation supporting young people aged 12-25 years with their mental & general health care needs. headspace provides young people with the opportunity to seek help early. headspace brings together local health services under the one roof making it easier for young people and their families to find the information they need.

As the Clinical Lead you will:

  • Oversee the clinical operations of headspace Broken Hill to improve outcomes for young people accessing the service
  • Collaborate with the young person to develop individual recovery plans while assisting them to drive their own recovery plan
  • Design treatment plans and interventions to assist the young person to drive their own recovery plan
  • Coordinate supports with other services providers, including medical professionals, government/non-government organisations and schools
  • Oversee the implementation of clinical services and contribute to program/research development to ensure service integrity and quality
  • Provide clinical supervision to junior clinical staff

For more information about what it means to be a Clinical Lead, please review the Position Description.

About headspace and Flourish Australia

One in four young people have experienced a mental health issue in the past 12 months – a higher prevalence than all other age groups. headspace provides early intervention mental health services to young people who present with mental health issues, along with assistance in promoting young peoples’ wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services. More information about headspace can be found at: www.headspace.org.au 

Flourish Australia has a long and proud history of providing recovery-oriented mental health services in Australia. We offer a range of services to meet the different needs of those with a lived experience of a mental health issue. This includes help with finding a home that is safe and secure, assistance with training and getting a job, or encouragement to develop friendships and learn new things.

Our positions are open to all suitably qualified applicants. We have a strong commitment to participation of people with lived experience of mental health issues in our workforce. We value diversity and encourage applications from suitably qualified people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island backgrounds, people from CALD and LGBTI communities and mature age candidates.

Selection Criteria

Essential:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Nursing, Occupational Therapy or other allied health discipline; and eligibility for membership of an appropriate professional body; and eligibility to register with Medicare Australia as an MBS Primary Care provider or an Allied Mental Health Professional provider. 
  • Demonstrated capacity to effectively engage in leadership and management processes, including multidisciplinary and/or cross sector initiatives, and partnerships with a wide range of professionals, organisations and stakeholders.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships.
  • Experience in direct service provision to young people.
  • Demonstrated experience in the participation of clinical systems including the implementation and review of Clinical Governance Models, privacy and confidentiality principles.

Desirable:

  • Understanding of the Australian health care system, key issues in primary health care and the mental health service system.
  • Knowledge of Broken Hill youth/health sectors.

For more information contact Rynnette Gentle, Manager. E: rynnette.gentle@flourishaustralia.org.au

Appointments will be subject to Australian residency/visa, satisfactory National Criminal Record checks, the Working With Children Check and suitable work referees.

About the Benefits

The successful applicant will join an organisation that recognises and values its people as demonstrated by:

  • Tax-Free Salary Packaging available up to $15,900
  • Family-friendly and flexible working conditions
  • Career development opportunities

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please complete the questions below. You will then be asked to attach a copy of your resume on the following page, we encourage you to have your resume up-to-date and available before you commence the application.

Applications close 5pm 21st June.

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