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Allied Health Private Practitioner – headspace – Katherine

  • Flexible working conditions
  • $75 – $150 an hour
  • Relocation assistance available for eligible candidates

Why Anglicare?
Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote areas of the Northern Territory. headspace provides early intervention mental health services to 12-25-year-olds. headspace can help young people with mental health, physical health (including sexual health) alcohol and other drug services, and work and study support.

What’s in it for you?

  • Five weeks annual leave
  • Fee for service (MBS and STT)
  • Casual, $75 – $150 an hour
  • Flexible hours 8:30am-7pm weekdays, work the hours you want!
  • Opportunity for salary packaging
  • Training and development options
  • Relocation assistance and educational grants available for eligible candidates

What’s the role?

  • Provide evidence-based and developmentally appropriate therapeutic interventions to young people experiencing mental health issues including depression, anxiety, complex trauma and relational difficulties
  • Complete comprehensive holistic assessments including thorough risk assessments and the development and coordination of safety planning and treatment plans in accordance with assessment outcomes
  • Provide a youth friendly, family inclusive service to young people who are experiencing mental health difficulties and facilitate warm referrals to external community or health services as required
  • Work collaboratively with young people, their families, and the headspace Darwin multidisciplinary team in the provision of holistic assessment and treatment
  • Ensure effective communication of treatment assessments, goals and escalation of risk concerns are prioritised

Is this the right role for you?

  • Approved tertiary qualification and minimum 3 years’ experience in a mental health-related discipline and registration with the relevant regulatory body such as APHRA or with the AASW as an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker
  • Minimum of two years of experience in the assessment, diagnosis and provision of evidence-based treatments for mental health difficulties, preferably in youth mental health, with a commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Eligibility to provide Medicare Benefits Schedule services
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Northern Territory Working with Children Clearance (Ochre Card), National Police Criminal History Report (less than three months old) with acceptable outcome, Northern Territory Driver’s Licence

NT PHN/RWA NT may be able to offer relocation support and clinical educational financial assistance to health professionals who are relocating to the NT or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment and further clinical education.

Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Ashleigh McDonald on 08 8982 1056

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Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:

To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

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Salary:

AU$80 - AU$200 per hour
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Job Type:

Allied Health

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