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Mental Health Clinician (headspace Batemans Bay) - Relationships Australia Canberra and Region

Organisation: 
Relationships Australia Canberra and Region

Job Type: Part time, Fixed Term Contract until 30 June 2022

Salary: $84,242.14 – $87,176.85 plus super and PB I tax benefit for a full-time position

Position Location: Batemans Bay, NSW.

Position Reference Number: RACRMHCBB21

About Relationships Australia Canberra and Region

An exciting executive opportunity exists for a community minded, client centred, highly skilled professional to join a well regarded not-for-profit organisation in the Canberra and surrounding region.  If you are an experienced practice/ clinical leader who is passionate about ensuring that our practice teams are providing our clients with timely, high quality, safe relationship services when they are at their most vulnerable, then we would like to hear from you.

Relationships Australia Canberra and Region (RACR) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation committed to enhancing relationships within families and communities to support healthy, respectful relationships and personal and social wellbeing. RACR delivers services such as counselling, mediation, casework, mental health and specialist family and domestic violence programs for families, couples and individuals to communities. RACR is a part of a national federation of Relationships Australia Organisation across the country. RACR provides services in the Riverina/Murray and South Coast areas of NSW and in the ACT.

About the Role

The Mental Health Clinician is responsible for undertaking individual assessments and providing focused psychological strategies for a diverse range of clients with mental health needs. This role works collaboratively with key stakeholders including General Practitioners, Local Health District Clinicians, government, and non-government organisations to ensure high quality outcomes for clients.

This is a part time fixed term contract, based in Batemans Bay.

To be successful in this role, you are required to possess:

  1. Relevant tertiary qualifications in psychology, social work, counselling, occupational therapy or other relevant field and a relevant professional registration.
  2. Demonstrated competence in the provision of a full range of mental health services including mental state and psychological assessments (including crisis assessments), individual, family and group, treatments for young people presenting with a range of behavioural, emotional, social or developmental issues, including psychosis and alcohol/other drug issues.
  3. Knowledge, experience, understanding and demonstrated passion for, and interest in, the health and welfare issues affecting young people and extensive skills and experience in assessment of young people and ability to engage with young people and their families holistically including capacity to provide flexible outreach services.
  4. Demonstrated understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, culturally diverse and LGBTQIA communities.

For a full list of selection criteria, please refer to the attached position description found via www.racr.relationships.org.au/about-us/employment

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply.

Salary & Benefits

The salary on offer is in the range of $84,242.14 – $87,176.85 per annum plus superannuation for full time. As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), RACR employees also receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities, thus significantly increasing the value of your take-home pay.

According to the RACR Enterprise Agreement, the successful candidate will have access to generous leave provisions, annual leave loading, special paid leave during annual holiday shutdown period and flexible working arrangements.

To apply

To apply, please submit your resume with names of two work related referees and a cover letter specifically addressing each of the selection criteria (no more than half a page response under each criterion). Applications that do not address selection criteria will not be considered during the shortlisting process.

Applications should be submitted only via their website at www.racr.relationships.org.au/about-us/employment

Applications close: 
Monday 26 April 2021 - 11:55pm
Contact: 

For further information about the position or application process, contact Tracy Creech, Manager headspace Batemans Bay on 1800 718 383, or email [email protected].

First posted: 
Tuesday 13 April 2021