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Allied Health Clinician - Psychologist or Mental Health Social Worker

Job no: 493144
Work type: Maximum Term (Full-Time/Defined End Date)
Location: Deception Bay
Categories: Counselling & Psychology

• Established Child and Family service
• Work within a multi-disciplinary team delivering a range of programs
• Full time position, will consider part time i.e. 4 days per week

yourtown’s Mind 4 Kids Program provides psychological therapies for children aged to 11 years with moderate mental health issues, to improve their health, resilience and wellbeing. 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.

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.

We are seeking an Allied Health Clinician – Psychologist or Mental Health Social Worker to support children and their families by providing a single entry point into mental health care, wraparound supports and services. Care coordination will be undertaken to enhance positive child and family outcomes.

About you

We are seeking a passionate, professional 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.

You will bring:

  • qualifications and relevant registration as a Psychologist (General or Provisional), or Mental Health Social Worker with AHPRA or AASW
  • experience providing psychological therapies for children and their families
  • demonstrated experience in psychological, sensory and functional assessments and interventions.

This is a maximum term position until 30 June 2023.

You will be supported by clinical supervision provided by an appropriately qualified external supervisor to meet your registration requirements, as well as internal practice supervision. 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

Closing Date: 10 July 2022

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.

yourtown supports vaccination as the best way to keep our people and our communities safe from Covid-19. We require all employees, volunteers, students and contractors to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of employment.

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

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