Clinical Lead, headspace Inala Accoras


About the Accoras Team

Accoras has delivered mental health and wellbeing services to South-East Queensland children, young people, adults and families for 30 years, working towards our vision of ‘good mental health for all’. We are the lead agency of headspace Inala, and our centre is recognised nationally for our excellence and the outcomes we help young people to achieve. headspace Inala provides early intervention health and wellbeing support to young people aged 12 to 25 years across four core streams (mental health, physical and sexual health, alcohol and other drug use and work/study). 

About the Role

We are looking for a Clinical Lead to facilitate and monitor the integration and coordination of care for young people attending headspace Inala. This role has oversight of all referrals in and out of the centre, the work of the Intake Team with young people and responsibility for leading our Case Conference and Review processes. You will also work with the headspace Inala Clinical Services Manager to oversee the development and delivery of all group and individual activities for clients, ensure appropriate monitoring of clients at risk and provide supervision and support to students on clinical placement at our centre, and our Early Careers graduate.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Human Services, Psychology or a related allied health discipline;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the theory underpinning evidence-based interventions and clinical practice, and extensive experiencing in engaging and working with young people in a mental health setting, including highly-developed skills in risk assessment and management;
  • Demonstrated experience in providing clinical monitoring, oversight and supervision for students and new graduates;
  • The ability to actively participate in evaluation activities and program reporting; 
  • Experience in working with clients from diverse cultural backgrounds and life experiences;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and
  • A current driver’s licence, reliable transport, and the ability to obtain a Working with Children check and successful police history check.

Our clients come from a variety of cultural backgrounds and life experiences, and we are committed to building a team that reflects and responds to this diversity within our community. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with a personal experience of mental illness, people who identify as LGBTQIAP+, and people with a disability.

What we offer:

  • Attractive remuneration package, with generous salary packaging options only available to employees of a not-for-profit organisation;
  • Portable long service leave;
  • Flexible working arrangements, including the option for a fortnightly RDO;
  • Additional birthday, volunteering and Christmas paid leave; and
  • Professional development, training and regular supervision and mentoring.

To Apply

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