Early Intervention Mental Health Intake Clinician headspace Taree is operated by Samaritans Foundation and part of a national initiative to deliver improvements in the mental health, social wellbeing and economic participation of young people aged 12-25. Part-time 48 hours fortnightly The Opportunity: Working within a multidisciplinary team that provides ongoing counselling, treatment and support to young people. You will be providing initial intake and assessment and brief interventions of young people and seek to develop and maintain appropriate referral pathways in the local service system to provide therapeutic intervention, group work and community awareness activities to young people and service providers. Why Work for us?Attractive not for profit salary packaging options14 weeks Parental Leave + Super ContributionsFamily friendly, flexible working hoursFitness Passport corporate gym membershipPayroll giving programProgressive organisation with a focus on advocacy and social justiceThe opportunity to work within an innovative, collaborative team environment About you?With experience in assessment, intervention and evaluation of clinical outcomes with diverse client populations, you will have a network of resources and community services. You will have experience and knowledge of psychological practice in the areas of Child, Adolescent and Family clinical services, as well as a well-developed knowledge of diverse cultures and community needs.You are passionate about advocating on behalf of young people, use your excellent communication skills to work collaboratively with all of your stakeholders, have a genuine appreciation for the importance of documentation, and can work independently as well as being a valued member of the team. Essential Criteria Tertiary qualifications in Social work, Psychology, Nursing or Occupational Therapy;A demonstrated understanding of mental health issues affecting young people and their families and carers; best practice treatment options; support services; and co-morbidities;Demonstrated skills and understanding in working with young people experiencing mental health issues and their families to assess strengths and needs, develop treatment plans collaboratively, and support young people to engage in services at difficult times in their lives;Valid NSW Driver’s License, Senior First Aid Certificate, NDIS Worker Screening Check and Working with Children CheckCovid-19 1 & 2 vaccinations  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 www.newcastleanglican.org.au . You can learn about our Vision, Values and Service Philosophy here via YouTube.For further information please email our Talent Team at careers@newcastleanglican.org.auTo apply click Apply now! Please include your cover letter addressing the essential criteria, and your resume.Samaritans promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children and young people. EIMHC Taree AUD Taree 2430