Clinical Coordinator – Northam /DIDO

Opportunity for a Social Worker, Registered Psychologist, Mental Health Nurse or Occupational Therapist to join an NFP specialising in youth health.

MARS Healthcare are representing a recognised NFP health organisation seeking a Clinical Coordinator to join their Youth and Mental Health service working in Northam, WA.

This position will include being a key part of the leadership team operating in the organisations satellite mental health service in Northam. The position is anticipated to operate independently within the leadership team, taking charge of planning and crafting services for young individuals and their families. This role aims to contribute to the ongoing success and growth of their Northam team as well as alternative sites across Perth while ensuring the delivery of high-quality mental health services.

About the organisation:

This organisation supports the mental and physical well-being of children and adolescents providing a unique range of personalised and integrated services across health, mental health and disability. They provide tailored and easily accessible mental health services and programs spanning Western Australia, aimed at assisting vulnerable individuals aged 12 to 25.

About the role:

  • Permanent, part-time position (0.6FTE) - Workdays: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
  • Fixed-term contract until November 2024, with likely extension in line with funding.
  • Travel and accomodation can be provided DIDO. Relocation allowance can be consiered.

Under the guidance of the Centre Manager, you will be responsible for the duties below:

  • Offer clinical leadership, line management, and consultation to staff and manage day-to-day operations of the team.
  • Efficiently manage resources and rosters for timely service delivery.
  • Train and orient new employees and conduct clinical supervision in line with organisational policies.
  • Supervise psycho-social assessments for client suitability.
  • Manage service delivery and internal/external referrals.
  • Coordinate a comprehensive intake service and process referrals.
  • Coordinate clinical case review and team meetings.
  • Liaise with referrers and services for a coordinated response.
  • Contribute to the vision, strategic planning, and policy development.
  • Review internal practices for efficiency and relevance.
  • Identify opportunities for collaboration and learning.
  • Ensure integration with alternative sites based in Perth.
  • Identify opportunities to support the growth of the Northam site.
  • Provide consultation, liaison, and representation at external forums.

Role requirements:

  • Tertiary level qualifications in Social Work, Psychology (clinical, counselling, 4+2 or 5+1 pathway), Mental Health Nursing, or Occupational Therapy.
  • Current registration/membership with AHPRA or AASW
  • Proven advanced expertise and experience in working with youth and families, particularly those facing risks of suicide, depression, and/or self-harm.
  • Possesses a deep understanding of the challenges that influence the lives of both families and young individuals.
  • Ability to work with young people and stakeholders from diverse backgrounds, including LGBTIQA+, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, CaLD people.
  • A minimum of 3 years' clinical experience post qualification in the NFP sector - desirable
  • NPC dated within 6 months or willingness to obtain one.
  • WWCC or willingness to obtain.
  • WA Driver's License
  • COVID Vaccinations + Booster / 2023 Influenza Vaccination
  • Desirable - Previous experience supporting youth in a clinical environment.

What's in it for you?

  • Join a clinic staffed with a vibrant team of Health professionals who truly care about your growth.
  • Become an essential part of an established mental health organisation and work within the leadership team.
  • This role offers highly competitive renumeration packages commensurate with experience.
  • Health & wellbeing program.
  • Relocation allowance or accomodation for those who wish to drive in from Perth.
  • Salary packaging available of $15,900 for living expenses + $2,650 meal & entertainment.
  • Funded Professional Development.
  • Opportunities for continued growth and development.

If you are a passionate Senior OT, Social Worker, Mental Health Nurse or Registered Psychologist with a drive to support clinicians in a innovative mental health organisation, then reach out to me for more information!

For more information, you can contact Beth Peeney at MARS Recruitment on 08 6315 3603 / for a confidential discussion or alternatively apply online now

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