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Senior Mental Health Clinician - CatholicCare Canberra and Goulburn

Organisation: 
CatholicCare Canberra and Goulburn

Please note: applications are open until position is filled.

Providing high quality clinical services to vulnerable and at times disadvantaged people within the community. Your duties include assessment, and evidence based treatment across the lifespan with a wide range of mental health presentations.

  • Client facing role with competitive salary and benefits
  • Full-time position
  • Located in Canberra city with free parking 
  • Work within a supportive and dedicated team

Exciting opportunity to work for one of Canberra’s largest community sector organisations The senior mental health clinician (senior clinician) role involves providing high quality clinical services to vulnerable and at times disadvantaged people within the community. Your duties include assessment, and evidence based treatment across the lifespan with a wide range of mental health presentations. The senior clinician will also provide supervision to other staff members in evidenced based treatment approaches. 

The Role

CatholicCare is seeking a full-time Senior Clinician. 

The senior clinician is situated within one or more of the therapy programmes at CatholicCare (eg, Next Step, Better Access, Stepping Stones). You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide the best possible treatment to address the client’s mental health needs.

You will complete administrative tasks including maintaining clinical records, writing relevant reports, data entry, ensuring service agreements are followed and other associated tasks. Senior clinicians are expected to have the capacity to work independently and autonomously, with clinical oversight from the Manager.

If you would like to work with us to make a positive difference in people’s lives - we want to hear from you!!!

What we offer

Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers; helping people in the wider community in a diverse range of program areas.

CatholicCare's employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option, free parking, and professional development in a family friendly environment.

About us

CatholicCare is the social services arm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships and collaboration while adhering to our values of Solidarity, Stewardship, Respect and Excellence.

Ideal person

The ideal person we are looking for has:

  • Full registration including one of the following; 1) Registration with APHRA as a psychologist, both generally registered psychologists and clinical psychologists; Provisional psychologists are eligible to work in certain programs 2) Social Workers eligible for AASW membership; certain programs require AASW accredited mental health Social Workers 3) a Better Access to Mental Health endorsed Occupational Therapist. 
  • Demonstrated skills and experience working with children, adolescents, adults, couples and/or families. 
  • Commitment to and proficiency delivering evidence-based practice. 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, and time management skills 
  • 3-5 years clinical experience providing direct therapeutic support to clients
  • Trained in or willing to be trained in HI Intensity CBT, DBT and EMDR

You will also be required to undergo a National Police Check.

To be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:

  • a current drivers licence, and
  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card 

To Apply

To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Address each area above in a covering letter (no more than 2 pages). 

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.

Please send your applications to: 

Tracy Bradshaw, 

[email protected].

For more information contact Peter Henry, Manager Allied Health Services on 6162 6100 or to apply please visit:

www.catholiccare.cg.org.au

CatholicCare has a commitment to child safeguarding and zero tolerance to child abuse.  CatholicCare is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are strongly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people with a disability; people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications are open until position is filled.

Applications close: 
Thursday 26 May 2022 - 11:59pm
Contact: 

Peter Henry, Manager Allied Health Services on 6162 6100

First posted: 
Tuesday 15 March 2022