Job no: 492908
Work type: Permanent (Full-Time)
Location: Deception Bay
Categories: Child & Family Support, Counselling & Psychology
yourtown’s Mind 4 Kids Program delivers free, short-term psychological services and care co-ordination for children aged to 12 years with moderate mental health issues. The program is delivered within a stepped care approach and works in an integrated and collaborative manner with wraparound supports. It is provided on site and via outreach e.g. in schools.
This is an exciting opportunity to work within a reputable service that has a range of programs in the child and family space, and is well connected with the community.
We are seeking a Clinical Lead – Psychologist or Mental Health Social Worker to provide clinical guidance to a multidisciplinary team and actively respond to and manage incoming referrals, screening and intakes. Responsibilities will include:• Screen, assess and respond to incoming referrals and complete intake processes• Maintain a clinical caseload• Undertake outreach work in community settings including family homes and school• Lead case consultations and case reviews• Undertake effective critical decision making in consultation with internal senior practice staff
You will have qualifications and relevant registration as a Psychologist with AHPRA, or Mental Health Social Worker with AASW. You will have at least 5 years’ experience providing psychological therapies for children and their families, and demonstrated experience in clinical assessment and case planning. Experience supervising Psychologists, Social Workers and other allied health workers clinical practice is essential.
We are seeking a passionate, professional lead clinician who wants to make a difference by servicing a cohort whose access to psychological support may be limited by financial hardship or other barriers.
If you are looking for an opportunity where you can be innovative, drive change and have a positive impact on the lives of children and families we would love to hear from you. We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.
Contact: Marnie Elliot, Talent Acquisition Specialist on 0434 609 384
yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check.
"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"
Advertised: 17 Sep 2021 E. Australia Standard Time
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