Clinical Educator (Supervisor)

Richmondpra7 (Castle Hill NSW, Australia) 10 days ago

Join an industry-leading provider in youth mental health and mentor the next generation of clinicians!

Brand new opportunity for a Clinical Educator to join our headspace services!

About the position:

  • Closed-term Part-time 0.4 FTE (until June 2023)

  • Optional 0.8FTE for candidates interested in working across 2x sites
  • Based in Castle Hill, Parramatta, Bankstown or Broken Hill

  • Working weekdays (days are negotiable)

  • Attractive remuneration package from $85,000 - $88,000 p.a. pro rata (commensurate with experience) + 10% Super + Salary Packaging!

About the Opportunity

The headspace Clinical Educator supports the coordination, development, and delivery of a student placement program. This role will also provide direct clinical supervision and/or field supervision to student graduates. This includes the provision of task supervision, mentorship, and support.

We are seeking a highly motivated and organised person to facilitate excellence in integrated holistic health care, with the goal of improving outcomes for people accessing the service and the wider community.

On a day to day basis, you will:

  • Lead and support the development of student placement opportunities at headspace, with the provision of 4 students per year.

  • Deliver direct clinical supervision to students for the purposes of the clinical placement activity, when eligible to do so (i.e., the same allied health background/and or able to meet the specified requirements).

  • Support the onboarding, induction, and field supervision of student.

  • Provide on-site direct supervision including observations, mentoring and reviews.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with universities.

  • Engage in other stakeholder engagement activities that assist in successful delivery of student placements

    at the service.

  • Engage in headspace National online community of practice and training, Advisory Groups, education, and


  • Liaise with internal and external services to provide holistic support to young people.

For more information on the Clinical Educator role, please read the Position Description.

Please note - Successful candidates must maintain a Class C drivers license and proof of comprehensive insurance must be provided when required. You may be directed to use your private motor vehicle in the course of performing your duties when an organisational pool motor vehicle is unavailable. You will receive the Travelling Transport and Fares Allowance when using your private vehicle for work related purposes.

About headspace and Flourish Australia

One in four young people have experienced a mental health issue in the past 12 months – a higher prevalence than all other age groups. headspace provides early intervention mental health services to young people who present with mental health issues, along with assistance in promoting young peoples’ wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services. More information about headspace can be found at: [...] Australia has a long and proud history of providing recovery-oriented mental health services in Australia. We offer a range of services to meet the different needs of those with a lived experience of a mental health issue. This includes help with finding a home that is safe and secure, assistance with training and getting a job, or encouragement to develop friendships and learn new things. Our services are comprehensive and highly personalised because each person’s experience will be different and their needs, as an individual, are unique. Together we set goals, connect individuals with the right people, support services and opportunities to meet their needs.

Our positions are open to all suitably qualified applicants. We have a strong commitment to participation of people with lived experience of mental health issues in our workforce. We value diversity and encourage applications from suitably qualified people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island backgrounds, people from CALD and LGBTI communities and mature age candidates.

Selection Criteria


  • Possession of tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work or Mental Health Nursing.
  • At least 3 years clinical experience post qualification and experience or eligibility to provide clinical supervision.

  • Membership of an appropriate professional body (including AHPRA, AASW) as a registered or endorsed Psychologist, accredited Social Worker, Mental Health Nurse; and eligibility to register with Medicare Australia as an MBS Primary Care provider or an Allied Mental Health Professional provider.

  • Demonstrated
    ability to undertake assessment and initial screening activities to determine individual care needs, provide counselling, produce assessment reports, and assist young people to access necessary services.

  • Able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of recovery focused practice.

  • Have a clear understanding and/or knowledge of the concept and impact of mental health issues in the community.

  • Current Australian Driver’s Licence

  • A personal lived experience of a mental health issue.


  • A personal lived experience of a mental health issue.
  • Direct clinical experience with young people and families, including those from culturally diverse backgrounds, and LGBTQI communities.
  • Previous experience as a supervisor and/or qualified supervisor within your field.

Full selection criteria available within the Position Description.

For further information, please contact Aniela Gokiert, Senior Clinical Manager, E: (please do not email applications) 

All appointments with Flourish Australia's Mental Health Services are subject to a National Criminal History Check, a Working With Children Check, previous employment reference checks, satisfactory Australian residency status and other background checks. All successful applicants will be asked to provide evidence of compliance with COVID-19 vaccination Public Health Orders.

About the Benefits

  • Level 3 (HPSS) on the Flourish Australia Enterprise Agreement (2018)
  • Generous leave provisions including 17.5% annual leave loading + 2 additional days of Personal Leave + Christmas/New Years Gratis Day + 10 weeks paid parental leave
  • Tax-Free Salary Packaging available up to $15,900
  • Family-friendly and flexible working conditions
  • Employee Assistance Program for confidential wellbeing support
  • Opportunities for career development, professional development and training such as Mental Health First Aid and ASIST
  • Inclusive initiatives such as our Rainbow Network and YarnUp for Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander staff

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please complete all the questions asked. You will then be required to attach a copy of your resume on the following page, we encourage you to have your resume up-to-date and available before you commence the application.

Applications close 5pm, 22nd July.

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