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Senior Youth Justice Mental Health Clinician

Box Hill
Eastern Health

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Senior Youth Justice Mental Health Clinician - Child and Youth Mental Health Service

  • Permanent Full Time Monday-Friday
  • Wundeela Location
  • Generous employee benefits including generous salary packaging program, access to Employee assistance program and accrued day off ( full time role only ) !!

Grade 3 Occupational Therapist/Social Worker / Grade 3 Psychologist / Grade 4 Psychiatric Nurse

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general health care services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and health care needs.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to an enhanced mental health service for high risk youth and their families in the Eastern Region as a Youth Justice Mental health clinician. The Youth Justice Mental Health Clinician position is a specialist senior clinical role, the clinician is expected to have superior knowledge and experience of both the youth forensic sector and the mental health sector in the Eastern Metropolitan Region.

This position:

  • Will work between two different service systems
  • Is expected to produce better health outcomes for vulnerable & high risk group of young people

The successful applicant will join a very supportive, enthusiastic and experienced team providing recovery oriented, trauma informed and outreach mental health care to high risk and vulnerable young people who often require intensive support.

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of position.

About you

- have excellent skills in working with youth and their families,

- be able to complete comprehensive mental health assessments, complete complex risk assessment and management plans and provide therapeutic interventions and intensive case management

- have demonstrated experience in working with broader systems of care around young people

- have demonstrated experience in high levels of collaboration between agencies

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today!

For full details refer to the attached Position Description and direct all enquiries to the contact person listed.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police records check and Working with Children's check.

You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Please submit all applications online.

Permanent part time 0.8 FTE will be considered

Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values: Patients First: Agility: Humility: Respect: Kindness: Excellence

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