Senior Mental Health Clinician - Melbourne

Salary: AU$90000 - AU$97500 per annum + generous salary packaging

  • Provide clinical leadership and assist in shaping a responsive and respectful workplace culture
  • Part-time opportunity (0.6/0.8 FTE), based in Melbourne CBD
  • Competitive Salary Plus Generous Salary Packaging

headspace and our eheadspace team
Established in 2006, headspace is a well-recognised, national not-for-profit organisation making a difference to the lives of young people aged 12-25 years. The eheadspace program provides online and telephone mental health services to young people and their families as part of a multidisciplinary team.

About the role

The eheadspace Senior Clinician provides shift management across eheadspace's online and telephone services, including the day to day running of the shift and delegation of tasks. The Senior Clinician also provides clinical consultation and supervision to our junior clinicians to support their work with young people and their wellbeing.

Who we're looking for

eheadspace is looking for clinicians with:

  • Approved tertiary qualification in an allied health discipline, including social work, psychology, mental health nursing, and occupational therapy; or a Masters in Counselling (minimum Level 4, ACA).
  • Eligibility for membership of an appropriate professional body: Social workers are required by the Australian Government Department of Health to be eligible for full membership with AASW. Psychologists, mental health nurses, and occupational therapists are required to have full registration with AHPRA. Those with a Masters in Counselling need to have eligibility for full professional registration at a minimum of Level 4 within the Australian Counselling Association scope of practice guidelines.
  • Demonstrated clinical skill in best practice mental health assessment.
  • A sound knowledge of the common mental health issues faced by young people eheadspace
  • Experience in providing support and consultation to clinical staff.

What's on offer

  • Penalty rates for evening, weekend and Public Holiday shifts worked
  • Competitive base salary ($90,000 - $97,500), commensurate with years of clinical experience, plus 10.5% superannuation and generous salary packaging benefits up the maximum amount (For more information, visit Smartsalary -
  • A thorough and extensive orientation program to welcome you into the organisation and ongoing inhouse clinical supervision
  • Career opportunities and progression is available within the broader Digital Mental Health Programs provided by headspace
  • Hybrid work environment where you can work from home and in the Melbourne CBD office
  • Professional development opportunities
  • First-rate CBD location with great on-site facilities
  • A focus on wellbeing and commitment to diversity

The 0.6/0.8 FTE roster options for this position is below:

Week 1:

Monday: 8:45am-4:45pm
Tuesday: 8:45am-4:45pm
Wednesday: 5pm-1am
Friday: 5pm-1am

Week 2:

Thursday: 5pm-1am
Friday: 8:45am-4:45pm OR
Friday: 4pm-12am
Sunday: 8:45am-4:45pm

How to apply

  • Click on 'Apply Now' to see the position description, and to complete your application.
  • Your application must include a resume and cover letter telling us why you are the best candidate for the role considering the Key Responsibilities found in the position description
  • Applications will be reviewed as received, therefore interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
  • For more information contact Maria Stevens: / 0409 178 589

To be eligible for this position you must

  • Have the right to live and work in Australia
  • Have a current Working with Children Check (WWCC) or equivalent, and/or pass all of the WWCC(s) required for this role (please note that for some roles, headspace requires WWCCs for other State/Territories in addition to your Home State)
  • Satisfactorily undergo a headspace Police Check
  • Have proof and be up to date with your Covid-19 vaccinations in accordance with the headspace COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy and any Government directives

headspace is committed to being a child safe and child friendly organisation that recognises, respects and promotes the rights of children, young and vulnerable people.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this role and all current vacancies.

For more information contact:

Name: Maria Stevens
Phone: 0409 178 589

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