Occupational Therapist/Youth Mental Health

Job Title: Occupational Therapist/Youth Mental Health
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Industry: Allied Health
Salary: AU$65000 - AU$85000 per annum + Super
Start Date:
Reference: EHS Clinc CBD_1588309990
Contact Name: Permanent Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 01, 2020

Job Description

Employment Type: Full Time or Part-Time
Term: Ongoing
Location: Melbourne CBD
Salary: $60,000 - $85,000

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The Organisation is seeking Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Mental Health Nurses and Social Workers to achieve their goal of being the best therapy provider in the world.

The organisation:

Improving the lives of people living with a mental health concerns. Focusing on early intervention, The organisation will provide support to youths from aged 15 - 25 years old, during that time it is important for them to get back on their feet and be on the right track to manage their mental health. Providing a service that ensures evolving and unique needs to youth people and those who support them. People matter; and we are developing a workforce that is skilled, passionate and driven to providing therapy within a social model of mental health concerns.

The role:

Seeking candidates from either Occupational Therapy, Psychology or Social Work who are committed to work in a person centred approach. Backgrounds can include Mental Health experience, counselling or psycho-social assessments/inventions.

In this role you will;

  • Work with ages 15 - 25 years old with mental health concerns
  • Identify the barriers within a person's environment
  • Develop person-centred goals with the person and their support
  • Discuss outcomes with person and support
  • Build a connection with person to achieve certain assessments
  • Gather information using assessments, conversations and observations
  • Write reports in a timely and professional manner & maintain accurate records
  • Deliver Webchat (70%), Email (10-20%) and Phone Support (10-20%) to young people with mental health concerns

The successful candidate:


  • Bachelor Degree or Masters in Occupational Therapy / Social Work / Psychology / Nursing
  • AHPRA or AASW Approved
  • 2 + years' experience as an OT, Psych, Social, Mental Health Nurse
  • Growth mindset, innovative, committed to continuous learning
  • Experience working with people in Mental Health
  • Willingness to complete DWES check, police check, 2 reference checks and other compliance documents

What you get in return:

  • Work for an organisation that prides themselves on being person-centred in every way
  • An organisation who adapt to change, support innovation and are forward-thinking
  • Continuous professional development provided, including organisation specific conferences
  • A growing organisation, lots of career progression opportunities
  • Participate in an industry-leading training program (Five shifts) followed by mentoring
  • Professional development and training
  • Strong focus on well-being and preventing burn-out
  • Supportive team
  • Night shifts will have a secure parking provided after 7pm for free
  • Clinical supervision
  • Innovation is valued by the team
  • Working 10 Weekend Shifts = Additional 1 week Annual Leave

If you wish to apply:

Tradewind Australia is an equal opportunities employer.

People with a lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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