Employer: headspace Services Limited (hSL)
Deadline: 31/08/2017 5:00pm
- Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
- Based in Adelaide CBD
- Attractive salary and generous salary packaging opportunities
Established in 2006, headspace is a well-recognised, national not-for-profit organisation making a difference to the lives of young people aged 12-25 years. headspace enables young people and their families to access information and support through a national network of centres and services, and drives community awareness and education about youth mental health, early intervention and help seeking.
headspace Adelaide provides a range of services to young people including primary health, mental health, substance use counselling and social recovery programs. The service is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of health professionals and administrative staff and focuses on the provision of early intervention services, utilising evidence-based practice with the vision of improving the quality of life of young people.
The Clinical Lead role is a key leadership position within our headspace Adelaide Centre team. In this role, you will be primarily responsible for providing clinical leadership and direction to the Centre team, ensuring that day-to-day operations are carried out in accordance with practice standards and effectively meet the needs of young people. You will ensure that clinical staff are provided with appropriate supervision and you will engage actively in clinical reviews, along with maintaining a discrete caseload. Reporting to the Centre Manager, this position will be contributing to the development of innovative clinical services and promoting the delivery of clinical effective, youth friendly and individually focussed therapeutic interventions for young people.
headspace is seeking a person who has demonstrated experience in the development and leadership of multi-disciplinary teams, including the provision of clinical supervision, case load review and the effective facilitation of clinical reviews coupled with experience in complex clinical triage, assessment, allocation of referrals and service demand initiatives. You will also possess significant experience in a range of mental health service settings, including the provision of mental health services to young people aged 12-25. Naturally, you will possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, along with strong technology and information management skills and a high level of self-motivation and initiative.
In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians. Competitive remuneration is offered, dependent on skills and experience, and includes generous salary packaging opportunities. This role is offered until 30 June 2019 in line with our funding term.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
Application Process: Please click on the Apply Now link to upload your personal details, letter of application, response to the key selection criteria and your CV.