Clinical Mental Health Services Manager ProCare Australia


ProCare Australia is the leading specialist recruitment agency for the community service industry in Australia, providing casual, locum and permanent career opportunities.


The Organisation:

Our client is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. They provide services to assist young people to access and find jobs, learn new skills, become great parents and live safe, happier lives. They endeavour to achieve positive results and outcomes for young people to improve their quality of life. 


The Role:

The Clinical Mental Health Services Manager will lead the delivery and enhancement of psychological and psycho-social mental health programs; Brisbane Mind4Kids and Expressive Therapy Programs. These services aim to improve the mental health and social-emotional wellbeing of children and support families increased awareness about their children’s mental health needs. The Clinical Mental Health Services Manager will also work collaboratively with other programs to create an inclusive and supportive workplace culture. 

The role is a full time position based in Deception Bay. The role is funded until 30 June 2023, with the potential for extension. 

We are recruiting for this role on behalf of our client. If you apply directly with our client, we are not able to represent you. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the Brisbane Mind4Kids and Expressive Therapy Programs.
  • Oversee the referral and intake processes with support from the Intake and Admin Officer and Senior Child, Youth and Family Counsellor.
  • Provide line management to a small team of professionals and clinicians, including supervision, debriefing, training and promoting positive team culture.
  • Work collaboratively with key stakeholders such as General Practitioners, schools, child, youth and family services and other mental health services.
  • Actively participate and collaborate with the leadership team to support the day to day management of the Deception Bay site. 
  • Reporting, data collection, administration and compliance responsibilities.


To Be Successful:

  • Post graduate qualifications in Psychology or Social Work.
  • Registration with a Professional Body such as Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA) or Australian Association of Social Workers.
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering mental health and wellbeing programs. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in working with children and young people. 
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing a multi-disciplinary team delivering diverse programs. (Supervision, managing performance and fostering a development culture)
  • Demonstrated experience and commitment to evidenced-informed therapies and experience working with strengths based, client-centred and family focused trauma and attachment informed frameworks. 
  • A strong ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders and build rapport. 
  • Strong skills in administration, communication, negotiation and conflict resolution. 
  • A warm, friendly personality and the ability to motivate and inspire a team. 


Additional Requirements:

  • Current QLD Drivers Licence.
  • Current Blue Card.
  • Current National Police Check (within 12 months).
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • Some after hours work required.


Salary and Benefits:

  • $100,000 – $110,000 + Superannuation + Salary Sacrifice (Salary is negotiable depending on experience). 
  • Staff parking onsite.
  • Open plan office in beautiful bushland setting.
  • Access to EAP Program and Wellbeing apps.
  • Flexible working arrangements.


For more information, please contact Recruitment Consultant:

Kirsty Stephenson 

Phone: (07) 3807 2833 

Email: [email protected]



ProCare Australia

Job Salary

$100,000 - $110,000 + Super + Salary Sacrifice

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