Clinical LeadPart time, 3 days per weekMobile role working between Maitland and Cessnock The Opportunity:Our headspace Maitland/Cessnock teams are a multidisciplinary team of professionals providing support to young people aged 12 – 25 years in the Hunter region. The Clinical Lead for headspace Maitland/Cessnock has the responsibility for coordinating the clinical service delivery for young people accessing headspace Maitland and headspace Cessnock satellite centre. The Clinical Lead will monitor clinical service quality and clinical outcomes, reporting on the client systems of headspace Maitland. Understanding and maintaining Clinical Governance, policies and procedures is integral to this role. Providing clinical supervision to headspace salaried intake staff across both sites is required. Why work for us?Our team are the heart of what we do here at Samaritans. As a part of the Samaritans team, you have access to the following great benefits:14 weeks paid maternity leave or 3 weeks paid parental pay. + Super Contributions after 12 monthsSalary Packaging on a range of everyday living expenses (Mortgage, Rent and Bills), up to $611/fortnightMeals & Entertainment Salary packaging up to $2,650 Access to Fitness Passport (over 300+gyms)Free access to our corporate Employee Assistance ProgramFlexible working options (including compressed week, RDO’s, 9-day fortnights). Career and development opportunities Essential Criteria  Tertiary degree in Psychology, Social Work, Nursing, Occupational Therapy or similar as well as substantial work experience in child and adolescent mental health settingsEligibility for membership of relevant professional association or membership of registration body or working towards sameDemonstrated evidence based clinical skills in assessment and working with young people and their families/carers in a mental health and/ or drug and alcohol settingAn understanding of the needs of young people with a mental illness, including engagement with the mental health service system.Ability to advocate for improved accessibility for young people across a number of service systemsAbility to provide effective leadership and multi-disciplinary teamwork skills in relation to the management of risk within a youth mental health settingAbility to develop, manage and monitor performance outcomes for programs and activitiesAbility to provide formal and informal clinical supervision to staff that incorporates self - reflection and development.Highly developed interpersonal, public relations and communication skills, including sound oral and writing skills.An understanding of and commitment to Child Protection legislation and OH&S principles Who we are?Newcastle Anglican is at the core of some of the most well-known businesses within Newcastle, Hunter, Central Coast & Mid North Coast organisations. Our service agencies include Anglican Care and Samaritans as well as Newcastle Anglican Schools Corporation and 54 Anglican parishes.For more information on who we are and the work we do, visit . You can learn about our Vision, Values and Service Philosophy here via YouTube.For further information please email our Talent Team at To apply click Apply now! Please include your cover letter addressing the essential criteria, and your resume.Applications Close: When we find you!Samaritans promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children and young people.PD - headspace Clinical Lead AUD Maitland 2320