Established in 2006, headspace is making a difference to the lives of thousands of young Australians in the area of youth mental health, by:
headspace Cairns (under the direction of the RFDS (Qld) Services Limited) is an innovative youth service, delivering primary and mental health, alcohol and drug services, social welfare and vocational services to young people aged 12-25 years.
Headspace Cairns is branching out and will soon be providing a Satellite Service into the Cassowary Coast and the Atherton Tablelands. We are looking for dynamic and skilled, a Senior Mental Health Clinician to deliver Intake Assessment, Psychoeducation, and Interventions to young people in the regions and by e-health from Cairns. Current funding for this role is in place until 30 June 2018.
The role requires a health professional with qualifications and experience in assessment and treatment of mental health and other related issues for young people, in one of the following areas: Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, or Mental Health Nursing. With the base in Cairns, the new headspace Satellite service will visit Innisfail, Tully and Atherton, Mareeba on fortnightly rotations, meaning you will be required to be away from home one to two nights per week. Follow up counselling and assessments with be conducted on other days from the headspace Centre in Cairns, using e-health. You will work in a semi-autonomous way within the supportive multidisciplinary team structure at headspace Cairns.
Essential Selection Criteria:
Please note: This role will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug and alcohol test and will be subject to criminal history check and will require a working with children bluecard.
If this role sounds like you, please apply today!
Enquiries please contact Marie O’Dea, Manager, headspace Cairns for further discussion 07 4041 3780. We look forward to hearing from you.
APPLICATIONS CLOSE 15 January 2015
The RFDS is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply.