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Reference Number 12115
Position Title Youth Mental Health Clinician - Severe and Complex Service
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time
Department Headspace Fraser Coast
Location Hervey Bay
Classification QSU Allied Health & Community Employees 2018 - QSU Professional Officer 3
Hours per Fortnight 60
Position Summary

Youth Mental Health Clinician 


Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is an innovative and responsive not-for-profit community service provider, with more than 70 locations throughout South East Queensland. We support more than 100,000 Queenslanders every year with aged care, disability and mental health services, youth and family programs, palliative care and emergency relief. With over 100 years' experience in caring for our community, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see &

Hours Negotiable 

To provide clinical care co-ordination and therapeutic intervention for young people within the South Wide Bay region who are experiencing severe mental illness. The position will be located within the headspace model and service at Hervey Bay working both independently and in partnership with this team. This role is part of the broader approach to mental health service delivery within a stepped care framework. This role will provide clinical leadership to Family and Youth Worker/s within the centre.

The headspace Hervey Bay Youth Mental Health Clinician is primarily responsible for providing clinical triage, assessment, clinical services and general health screening in collaboration with general practice and other mental health providers in order to enhance the health and mental health outcomes of young people who present with severe or complex needs.

Key Responsibilities Include:

1. Align one's workplace behaviour in accordance with the WMQ Model of Care, the Wesley Charter and Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision, Mission and Values.
2. Enhancing the multi-disciplinary team through provision of unique mental health skills and knowledge
3. Practicing as a registered clinician with a model established to support young person centred care
4. Supporting the development of a multi-disciplinary approach and providing support to other clinicians through supervision.
5. Providing intake, assessments brief intervention and reviews as well as acting as a professional resource for GPs and Primary Health Care practitioners working with young people who are affected with a severe and/or complex mental health issues.
6. Contributing to the integrity of all internal information systems as required, by maintaining data through timely updates and revision of information where required
7. Ensuring the collection of all relevant data in order to measure deliverables and continuously improve the delivery of services
8. Provide timely, high quality reports as required in collaboration with all headspace staff.
9. Provide supervision to Family and Youth Worker/s as scheduled
10. Work collaboratively with the Centre Manager/Clinical Lead to enhance service delivery for headspace Hervey Bay
11. Other duties consistent with the position where required and/or requested by the Centre Manager.

Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at by 4pm of the closing date.

For more information please contact Ricky Goostrey via email at  


Why work with Wesley Mission Queensland

Working alongside people who love what they do
Salary Packaging
Product Discounts
Travel Discounts
Access to discounted holiday units
Employee Assistance Program


Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is: 'a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all'. We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity and are a preferred employer for older workers. Wesley Mission Queensland has been recognised as a GOLD Mental Health First Aid Skilled Workplace by Mental Health First Aid Australia for our strong commitment to embedding the Mental Health First Aid program into our organisation. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Straits Islander Community. Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to potentially enhance remuneration.


Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Contact Person Ricky Goostrey
Contact Number (07) 4303 2100
Contact Email
Closing Date 23/10/2020
Position Description
Youth Mental Health Clinician - Severe and Complex Services - Sept 2020 (1).pdf Open
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.