Youth Access Clinician - Wheatbelt

Location: Australia
Discipline: Social and Community Care
Salary: $82000 to $999999
Contact name: Shannon Butler

Contact email:
Job ref: 743
Published: about 1 month ago
On Offer:
  • Excellent Salary: $82,000 - $85,000 + Super
  • Salary Packaging Available
  • Part time position 0.8 FTE (Tuesday - Thursday)
  • Accommodation available 
  • An opportunity to be part of a person-centred, flexible, family friendly organisation
  • An inclusive and welcoming environment for all
  • Access to professional development opportunities
  • Additional annual leave, and other leave offerings
  • Generous paid parental and partner leave
  • Wheatbelt 

Our client is an established organisation that delivers a range of mental health services to the young people of Australia. Their aim is to create brighter futures and create innovative and accessible services for youth experiencing challenges. They have an exciting opportunity for an experienced mental health professional to work focusing on early intervention for their clients.

The Role
Working within a multi-disciplinary team, the Youth Access Clinician will be a pivotal role within the Northam Satellite. You will contribute to developing and providing a high quality, early intervention intake response to young people, their families and community services. You will have a direct role in the engagement, assessment, coordination and implementation of clinical care for young people and their families . You will assist in the referral of young people to appropriate programs either within our clients centre. In addition, the position will participate in community awareness raising activities that raise awareness of mental health issues and education, promote early help seeking and intervention for mental health.

Essential Criteria
  • Tertiary level qualifications in a relevant clinical discipline including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, counselling, or mental health nursing.
  • Current membership and/or registration with an appropriate professional body.
  • Minimum three years' experience in Mental Health, ideally with experience working in a tier 2/3 youth mental health environment.
  • A passion for working with young people.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to engage work with and coordinate care for young people aged 12 to 25 years in areas of mental health and substance use intervention.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working in a clinical setting, with experience with outreach/co-location preferred.
  • Knowledge, skills, and experience in carrying out detailed psychosocial and suicide risk assessments.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, electronic recording systems and database applications.
  • Experience and competence working with vulnerable groups, including those who identify as LGBTQIA+, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, or CALD.
  • 'C' class Driver's Licence and access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Flexibility to work one late shift a week, and outside of normal business hours as required.  

If you would like a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Shannon on 0451 832 900 or email your resume to