headspace Senior Clinician

About Us

Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote areas. Anglicare NT offers a range of career opportunities in the community and social services sector in a diverse range of fields such as children and youth, family relationships and counselling, refugee and migrant, corporate services, financial counselling, mental health, disability and home care, social enterprises and specialist homelessness services.  

About headspace

headspace provides early intervention mental health services to 12–25-year-olds. headspace can help young people with mental health, physical health (including sexual health) alcohol and other drug services, and work and study support.

We offer great benefits, including:

-       Further training and development options.

-       Flexible working conditions; five (5) weeks annual leave.

-       A strengths-based environment.

We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take-home pay.

About the Opportunity

You will provide effective engagement, assessment, clinical case management and treatment for young people experiencing symptoms of psychosis and co-occurring mental health difficulties. This includes a strong emphasises on engagement using a flexible and recovery-oriented model of care. You will work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team to provide treatment and support to young people and families in line with the Australian Early Psychosis Program (AEPP) model of care. You will be skilled in the provision of clinical evidence-based interventions, assertive outreach and complex risk assessments and subsequent safety planning with young people and their families.

You will also provide leadership support and clinical guidance to Early Psychosis team members with the support of the Program Manager Early Psychosis, to deliver a strengths and evidence based, youth focussed, clinical mental health service to young people and families. In this role, you will be well supported through an outcome-orientated multi-disciplinary team structure with opportunities for professional development. You will uphold the values of Anglicare NT and provide quality services within the scope of the position and associated delegations

To be successful in this role:

  • Approved tertiary qualifications in a relevant allied health discipline and current membership with AHPRA, or membership of and adherence to the AASW standards for social workers. Postgraduate qualifications in Family Therapy and/or family counselling is highly advantageous.
  • Demonstrated practice skills in the delivery of CBT for psychosis and other mental health difficulties and supervising staff to deliver therapeutic intervention within a mental health team.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within structures of supervision and clinical accountability in line with the National Standards of Mental Health Services and all relevant NT legislation and service procedures.

Applications are sought from: Clinical Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers or Occupational Therapists.

You will uphold the values of Anglicare NT and provide good quality services.

For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Rebecca Creek 08 8946 4800.

Applications Close 2nd December 2022. 

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess a Working with Children (Ochre Card), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory manual driver’s license.

As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to address the key selection criteria on the online application on the Anglicare NT website.

Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage.

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

COVID-19 Vaccination Status

Receiving and maintaining vaccines can reduce health risks and is one control mechanism to maintain the health and wellbeing of all employees, contractors, volunteers, visitors and the people we work with. In line with Anglicare NT’s commitment to a full life and social justice for all, it is mandatory for all Anglicare NT employees (paid and volunteer) to ensure specific vaccine schedules are current and maintained. In relation to COVID-19, this includes a primary course (dose one and two) and booster dose within one month of becoming eligible for booster dose (subject to medical exceptions).

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