Senior Clinician – Continuing Care Team/Mobile Assessment Treatment Team(Family Therapy Specialists)

Closes on: February 13, 2015
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Senior Clinician – Continuing Care Team/Mobile Assessment Treatment Team(Family Therapy Specialists) – Full Time Fixed Term until June 2016

About Us

Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote area. Anglicare NT offers a range of career opportunities in the community and social services sector in a diverse range of fields such as children and youth, family relationships and counselling, out of home care, refugee and migrant, corporate services, financial counselling, mental health, disability and home care, social enterprises and specialist homelessness services.

Anglicare NT offers great benefits including a commitment to further training and development options, flexible working conditions, five (5) week’s annual leave and a strengths based environment. We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take home pay.

Our motto of Respect, Fairness and Community articulates our values of cultural respect, social justice and partnership. By living our values, we work to achieve excellent outcomes and make a lasting difference in the lives of the Territorians.

About the Position

The headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program (hYEPP) is an innovative initiative established to provide assertive, early intervention, responsive treatment and holistic recovery focused care for young people aged 12 to 25 years who experience a first episode psychosis.

The Senior Clinician CC/MATT] will be responsible for the clinical coordination of mobile assessment, acute and continuing care service provision to young people who are experiencing, or are at risk of, a first episode of psychosis. This includes comprehensive, mental health and risk assessment, case formulation, acute and home based community treatment, crisis response and case management consistent with the EPPIC model of care.

The Family Therapist Specialist will take the lead in coordinating a family inclusive response to the treatment of the young person who is experiencing, or are at risk of, a first episode of psychosis. They will also act as a resource for the headspace Darwin Team to enable them to provide a responsive family inclusive model of care.

The Senior Clinician may be involved in assisting with the clinical implementation and early roll out of the new headspace Youth Early Psychosis program (hYEPP), which will be operational by 1 July 2015. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to be involved in building and integrating a new early intervention program for youth in the Northern Territory, with an existing successful headspace program run by Anglicare.

The incumbent is expected to work at a senior level with extensive clinical and leadership experience in acute mental health. It is desirable that the incumbent has relevant post graduate qualifications or is working towards same.

To apply

  • Download the Position Description (below) and send your application documents using the button below by 13 February 2015.
  • You must have a NT Ochre Card and National Criminal History Check (Less than 3 months old).
  • For further information please contact Rebecca Halsey on 0477 415 771 .
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