Senior Youth Justice Mental Health Clinician - Child and Youth Mental Health Service
Grade 3 Occupational Therapist/Social Worker / Grade 3 Psychologist / Grade 4 Psychiatric Nurse
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.
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.
- 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:
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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