Mental Health Clinician - FIFO

Location: Australia
Discipline: Social and Community Care
Contact name: Aaron Winders

Contact email:
Job ref: 24740
Published: 15 days ago
On Offer
  • $48.70 per hour
  • FIFO, 1 week on and one week off
  • $80 living away from home allowance every night
  • Accommodation provided
  • Meekotharra location

The Role
The Mental Health Clinician will work under the direction of the Team Lead and work collaboratively with the Youth Engagement Officers to provide a range of mental health services including therapeutic counselling, group work, education and case coordination services.

Key Responsibilities Included but Not Limited To
  • Promote the development and delivery of a high-quality intake and mental health response to young people local to the Meekatharra area.
  • Work closely with young people, their families and community services to ensure safe and high-quality care practices during the engagement, assessment and service delivery phase.
  • Increase client access to services by providing care through a flexible model of service.
  • Conduct initial screening assessments with young people and their families, responding to referral requests in a timely manner and utilising agreed psycho-social assessments tools to determine suitability for service.
  • Participate in regular clinical case review meetings and multi-disciplinary team meetings to ensure appropriate clinical service pathways and service delivery.
  • Liaise with relevant referrers and other services to promote a consistent and coordinated service delivery response for young people and their families.
  • Provide specialist youth mental health support and consultation to local agencies as required.
Essential Criteria
  • A degree in Social Work, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Mental Health Nursing or equivalent as well as registration with relevant professional body.
  • Qualifications in Youth and/or Adolescent Mental Health are highly desirable.
  • Minimum of three years’ relevant mental health practitioner experience, preferably in a clinical setting, working with young people and families.
  • Experience working and/or living in regional and remote communities working in small teams.
  • Experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and awareness of cultural protocols when consulting with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate sessions, activities and group work, in a regional environment.

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact or call 0414 318 360