Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science
An exciting opportunity for a mental health clinician to co-lead the expansion of Australia's first youth-focused Recovery College!
Fixed term until June 2020 - maternity leave backfill
Part-time role (3 days per week) based in Bentleigh
OT / SW Chief Grade 2, RPN Grade 5
Clinical experience within mental health
Experience with Recovery oriented service delivery
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?
Opportunity to lead an innovative and passionate team pioneering mental health education and cultural change!
A meaningful job role with other like-minded team players!
The opportunity to be involved in cultural change in mental health services!
The Discovery College is a youth-focused Recovery College and an initiative of Alfred Health in Melbourne. It works within the values and principles of the Recovery College model with adaptations as required to suit the needs of the service. The Discovery College provides courses about mental health for young people their families and friends, mental health clinicians and community members interested in learning more about mental health. All courses are co-produced and co-facilitated in equal partnership between people with lived experience of mental health challenges (experts by experience) and mental health clinicians or experts with specific subject knowledge in the area (experts by profession).
The Discovery College main base is currently within the hYEPP service, operated by Alfred Health.
headspace YEPP is one of the world’s most comprehensive Youth Early Psychosis Programs being delivered through one program in each Australian state. Through this new initiative, young people and their families have timely access to comprehensive evidence-based early psychosis services. This program aims to intervene early with young people who have unusual sensory experiences and/or beliefs and their families and supporters. The service builds on strengths and resilience, uses the wisdom of lived experience and fosters hope, potential, and recovery.
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
As the Discovery College Team Leader, you will lead the continued development of the Discovery College, to build a Discovery College that is responsive to the needs of the young people, families and staff workforce development, and facilitates cultural change within the organisation. You will also lead the Discovery College team to develop processes and procedures that ensure that the Discovery College provides a high quality of mental health education with courses that are co-produced, co-facilitated and co-received and enable a space for multiple perspectives to be shared and mutual learning to occur.
WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU
Approved tertiary qualifications in relevant discipline and eligibility for membership of AHPRA or the appropriate professional body
Extensive clinical experience of working in mental health settings especially in educational, group, vocational or peer programs and/or recovery orientated settings
Knowledge of the latest developments in Recovery oriented service delivery
Appropriate work visa
Current Victorian Driver's License
Current Working with Children Check or willing to obtain one and be willing to undergo a Background Check
Portable long service leave from other public health services
Access to salary packaging and discount health insurance and banking
Frequent professional development opportunities
Great work life balance
Located close to public transport, shops and restaurants
If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, including your resume and cover letter.
For more information regarding the position please contact Glenda Pedwell on ph: 8552 0555
Applications close Tuesday 11th June 2019 at 11pm AEST