Youth Mental Health Clinician 0.6FTE

Join a supportive and nurturing mental health team within a prominent WA Youth Services organisation!

Are you a dedicated Mental Health Professional looking for a new career opportunity? 🧠

MARS Healthcare are currently working with an innovative Youth Services organisation who are seeking a passionate individual to work within their team as a Youth Mental Health Clinician.

As an integral member of a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team, this clinician will play a vital part in the development and delivery of high-quality, early intervention services for young people, their families, and carers. If you are passionate about community outreach initiatives aimed at increasing awareness of mental health issues, providing education, and promoting early intervention and support for mental health concerns, this role is perfect for you!

About the Role:

  • Collborate closely with the Clinical Lead to deliver youth-friendly mental health services.
  • Manage intakes of young people, community members, and professionals seeking assistance.
  • Conduct initial screening assessments with young people and their families to determine whether an external or internal referral is required.
  • Utilise approved tools for psycho-social assessments to assess client suitability for ongoing services.
  • Deliver evidence-based interventions, to young people and their families.
  • Develop case formulations and care plans tailored to each client's needs.
  • Offer case coordination to ensure a seamless transition for referrals.
  • Maintain accurate and timely case notes and records in the approved database system.
  • Actively participate in regular clinical case review meetings and multi-disciplinary team meetings to ensure the appropriate clinical service pathways and service delivery.

What's on Offer:

  • Competitive Salary of $82k - $86k + super + salary packaging (pro rata)
  • 0.6FTE 3 days Tuesday - Thursday
  • Accommodation/ DIDO option available
  • Living allowance of $49 per day.
  • An enthusiastic and cooperative multidisciplinary team dedicated to delivering high quality Mental Health services.
  • Experienced team of clinicians and administrative staff working together to achieve the highest quality of care for clients.
  • Career progression opportunities.
  • Diverse caseload with multiple opportunities for professional growth and development.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a Bachelor tertiary level qualifications in relevant clinical field (Psychology, Social work, Occupational therapy, counselling or Mental Health).
  • Current membership and/or registration with an appropriate professional regulatory body.
  • Possess a current National Police Clearance or be willing to obtain one within six months of validity.
  • Demonstrated experience in youth service intake.
  • Minimum of three years' experience working in a tier 2/3 youth mental health environment,
  • Ability to engage work with and coordinate care for young people aged 12 to 25 years in areas of mental health and substance use intervention.
  • Well-developed knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, government policies and strategic directions in relation to mental health and alcohol and other drug disorders, particularly as it relates to young people.
  • Commitment to supporting clinical research within the service

✉️ Interested? Hit 'Apply Now' or reach out to Beth Peeney at MARS Recruitment for more information!

AU$80000 - AU$90000 per annum + Bonus + Super
Northam, Australia
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