Youth Access Clinicians

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About Us

Black Swan Health Limited provides high quality, evidenced-based, safe primary health services and disability services.

Black Swan Health is one of the largest primary health care organisations in WA.

This multi-award winning company employs a full multi-disciplinary health professional and disability services team.

Black Swan Health delivers a range of primary health services including (but not limited to), diabetes and multidisciplinary chronic conditions services, psychology and counselling services, youth mental health services, community early psychosis treatment and recovery programs, street doctor services, psychosocial disability services and disability services.

headspace provides access, information and support for young people aged 12 – 25 years to improve their mental and physical health, address alcohol and other drug issues, and assist with access to vocational and employment services.

About the role

The primary role of the Youth Access Clinician is to provide a high quality, early intervention response to young people and their families seeking support at headspace Joondalup or headspace Osborne Park.

We are hiring for both headspace Joondalup and Osborne Park locations.

Key responsibilities include;

  • Provide initial engagement, bio-psychosocial (HEADSS) assessment, psychological intervention and care coordination for young people and their families.
  • Assess, plan and provide individually tailored one-to-one psychological intervention appropriate to young person needs.
  • Monitor high-risk clients and ensure prompt appropriate assessment, management and follow up support is provided.
  • Provide information, support and psycho-educational content to young people and families accessing the service via phone and walk-ins.

Selection Criteria;

Essential:

  1. Relevant professional tertiary qualification; e.g. Clinical Psychologist, Registered Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Mental Health Nursing, Counselling.
  2. Eligibility for registration (as required) with AHPRA, AASW or PACFA.
  3. At least 3 years experience working in a clinical environment with young people living with mild to moderate mental health issues including completion of mental health assessments, cognitive behavioural interventions, interpersonal psychotherapy and family-based interventions.
  4. Proven ability to develop rapport and effective professional relationships with young people and associated professional organisations.
  5. Demonstrated experience in clinical care of young people presenting with various mental health presentations including, but not limited to, anxiety and depression, self-harm, suicidal ideation and co-morbidities such as alcohol and other drug issues; young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness; young people identifying as LGBTI; and young people with other barriers to accessing mental health support.
  6. Demonstrated working knowledge of contemporary models and methods of supporting young people living with mental illness.
  7. Demonstrated commitment to person-centred care.

Requirements to Employment

  • Current Driver’s License
  • Current National Police Clearance
  • Current Working with Children Check

If you are interested in this opportunity, please click the APPLY button below or alternatively email to employment@blackswanhealth.com.au. Your application should include (in one file) a covering letter addressing the selection criteria accompanied by your resume. Applications close COB  24.09.2020 we reserve the right to close applications earlier as required

Black Swan Health Limited is committed to embracing diversity and eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of health services. We welcome all people irrespective of ethnicity, lifestyle choice, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.