Senior Youth Mental Health Clinicians

Job Title: Senior Youth Mental Health Clinicians
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Industry: Social Work
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date:
Reference: SYMHC_1635223026
Contact Name: Social Work Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: Oct 26, 2021

Job Description

  • Multiple Senior Youth Mental Health Clinician roles available
  • Part time & Full-time hours
  • 3 sites across Melbourne's North & West

We are currently recruiting for Senior Youth Mental Health Clinicians across Melbourne with experience working with complex cases, carrying our risk assessments, working as part of a multi-disciplinary teams, provide support to those youth affected by Mental Health issues and providing supervision to other staff members.

Excellent opportunities are currently available for Senior Youth Mental Health Clinicians. These roles are based on site involving face-to-face work with clients. You will be skilled and capable in the delivery of community and clinically based mental health services. You will be an integral member of the multidisciplinary team providing both one on one and group interventions and supports to people living with severe and persistent mental health illness as well as junior staff. Fantastic organisation with a great culture awaits.

This role will include:

  • Work with the manager to engage in and deliver shared care with the Access team, medical, collocated and contracted staff to support the provision of youth-friendly early intervention services
  • Work with other Senior Clinicians from the area to identify, understand and address the barriers and challenges to access of appropriate service pathways and effective care
  • Deliver evidence-based brief interventions, including group interventions, with young people and their families/carers
  • Assisting participants to set and achieve their recovery goals, and support them through times of crisis
  • Manage intake, assessment and referrals processes for more complex and 'higher risk' young people and assist others in the team to do so
  • Liaising with stakeholders and other support services, to ensure the best outcome for the client
  • Reviewing and documenting clients' recovery every few months
  • Participation in multidisciplinary team meetings and discussions
  • Provide supervision to clinicians and students
  • Involvement in program development

You must have:

  • A comprehensive understanding of the Mental Health sector and in particular the services in Victoria for Youth mental health
  • Bachelor of Social Work with AASW eligibility or registration or Full AHPRA registration is a must if you hold a AHPRA recognised qualification
  • A minimum of 2-4 years' experience in a supervisory role
  • Sound discipline knowledge gained through experience, training or education
  • Understanding of the Strengths Based Approach principles and Trauma Informed Framework
  • Knowledge of the National Mental Health Standards
  • Extensive knowledge on government legislation, policy and strategic directions in relation to mental health and alcohol and other substances particularly as it relates to young people
  • Professional or specialised knowledge in the area of Mental illness, drug and alcohol and homelessness.

You will also be willing to undergo police and Working with Children Checks, as well as providing 2 recent managerial references.

Why work with Tradewind?

Tradewind Australia is Melbourne's fastest growing agency recruiting for the Social Services sector. We pride ourselves on the strong and long-standing relationships we have formed with our clients and candidates.

We Provide:

  • Your own consultant who will work hard to secure you the right roles for your skill set
  • Access to roles offered exclusively through Tradewind
  • Flexible hours improving your work/life balance
  • No joining fees

How to apply:

  • Follow the link provided (or visit our website and click contact us, then apply now)
  • Fill in as much detail as you can on the application form and upload your resume
  • Contact the office directly if you have any queries regarding your application however, please allow some time for your application to be processed

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