Headspace Geraldton Youth Counsellor

Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services for 12-25 year olds. The service is designed to make it as easy as possible for a young person and their family to get the help they need for problems affecting their wellbeing. The headspace Geraldton Centre is operated by Youth Focus.

Working within a multi-disciplinary team, the Youth Counsellor will be a pivotal role within the headspace Geraldton team. The clinician will be responsible for planning, coordinating and leading high quality, evidence-based family inclusive psychotherapeutic intervention with young people. The clinician will need to have experience in working with complex presentations from a systemic perspective.

The clinician will have a direct role in the intake, engagement, assessment and coordination of care for young people accessing headspace Geraldton. The clinician will also have the opportunity to assist in the development and implementation of new and varied therapeutic group programs delivered within headspace Geraldton if desired.

Due to the high volume of applications received, only those applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted. To those applicants not shortlisted, we extend our appreciation for considering headspace as a potential employer.

Minimum pre-requisite for consideration for this position is: Tertiary qualification in health related field (Eg: Psychology, Social Work, Mental Health Nurse, Masters Counselling) as well as experience in Youth Mental Health

Position descriptions can be obtained from www.headspace.org.au/jobs or on request: The position is full-time : Salary Range $70,000—80,000 depending on experience

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 9:00AM MARCH 10TH 2017 For enquiries contact: Nick Duigan (08) 9943 8111

headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health under the Youth Mental Health Initiative