Senior Mental Health Clinician / Family Therapist

Job posted: 09/03/2023
Applications close: 06/04/2023 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Other, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Reference: 45084

Reference: 45084

Occupation: Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Other, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

  • MacLeod location
  • Permanant, full time role with shift work (negotiable hours)
  • Base salary + salary packaging + super + 5 weeks annual leave + monthly ADO

Austin Health is a major provider of teriary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in the North East of Melbourne and state-wide. We have a highly engaged, diverse and collaborative workforce that is unified by purpose, which is to help people live healthy and fufilled lives.

It is an exciting time to join an innovative and quite specilaised theraputic service for Victorian children who have experienced adverse childhood experiences and ongoing trauma related secondary adversities.

About the role;

As the Senior Clinican / Family Therapist you will provide clinical expertise in leadership in family therapy and leadership and support operationally in an inspiring model of care for children and their families.

A regular day will see you;

  • Provide high quality, trauma informed, family centred interventions, including family and group therapy,
  • work collaboratively with other agencies to provide integrated treatment and a safe and coordinated discharge process
  • Lead and support other clinicians , including ensuring that any staffing concerns or incident management issues are responded to and reported.

About you;

If you are passionate about and experienced in the child and youth mental health sector, and enjoy shaping new teams aand services for young people and their families, we are keen for you to join us.

To be successful in this role you will bring;

  • Excellent communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills, with an ability to quickly build rapport with patients and stakeholders at all levels
  • A relevant professional qualification in a health-related discipline (psychology, nursing, social work, occupational therapy or speech therapy) with current registration with AHPRA where applicable
  • Working knowledge of the Victorian Public Mental Health care system, child protection system, Victorian Mental Health Royal Commission and resource allocation.

Our benefits.

Working at Austin means you are enjoying a strong sense of purpose, engaging in meaningful work every day.Our people also receive a variety of rewarding benefits including;

  • $11,660 in salary packaging benefits, for living expenses, meals and holiday accomodation
  • A suite of wellness initiatives designed to support you, including discounts on fitness memberships and health insurance, and a comprehensive wellbeing program
  • Mentoring and career development opportunities
  • Five weeks annual leave plus purchased leave options.

Inclusion at the Austin.

We celebrate and value people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures, bodies and abilities. We welcome and support applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, physically or culturally diverse, LGTQIA and people of any age.

Work with us;

If you feel this role is right for you, we encourage your early application. Appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police check and if required a Working With Children's Check. If you require any reeasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, please feel free to reach out to the hiring manager.

Senior Mental Health Clinician / Family Therapist

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


sandy robertson - (04) 3129 7403
Sue Wells - (94) 9651 ____

Senior Mental Health Clinician / Family Therapist