About Access Health and Community (AccessHC)With a history of 150 years and caring at our centre, our mission and commitment is to build healthier lives within our communities and to deliver excellent health and community services for all.  We have a dedicated and experienced team of over 400 employees and 200 volunteers operating across 18 locations. Our people are the centre of everything we do, making a contribution to the wellbeing of the community every day through our work, making a difference every day to those that need it most.The opportunityAn exciting new opportunity to join our thriving community health care organisation, work within a truly supportive, and value-based culture and engaged workforce. The headspace Hawthorn & Malvern teams work with young people and their families within our community to access a range of services to support their wellbeing. The opportunity has arisen for a Family Clinician/Therapist to be an important part of the headspace team.What you will be doing Key ResponsibilitiesConduct further assessment of young people aged 12-25years and/or their family/carersDeliver brief and medium-term interventions to young people and/or families following evidence-informed practice principlesWork within a systemic framework utilising family therapy approaches i.e.; narrative or solution focusedFacilitate parent/carer group programs and information sessions (such as TINT – Tuning into Teens)What you will bring Key Selection CriteriaTertiary qualifications in social work, psychology, counselling alcohol and other drugs.Relevant qualifications and/or experience in family counselling or family therapyDemonstrated experience in the provision of family counselling, single session family therapy and other family interventionsDemonstrated experience working in family support, youth mental health, alcohol and other drugs, community or similar health services (minimum two years’ experience)Experience and recognised training in clinical risk assessment and managementAttributesGenuine interest and passion to work with young people, their family and friendsDemonstrated ability to work creatively and respectfully with a diverse range of social, cultural, and LGBTQIA+ backgroundsEffective time management and prioritisation skillsHigh level of accuracy and attention to detailDemonstrated ability to work independently and within a team environmentDemonstrated behaviours consistent with AccessHC values.Access Health and Community Culture & BenefitsAt Access Health and Community, we offer more than just a fulfilling career: - we provide an environment where you can thrive in a culture of collaboration and support. Our team members share a common commitment and passion to make a positive impact, and we believe that this shared ethos creates a range of benefits for all who work with us. From opportunities for personal and professional growth to a sense of purpose and belonging, our culture promotes an environment of success and fulfilment. Come join us and experience the rewards of a career where you truly make a difference.The position encompasses an extensive range of benefits that are on offer:Supportive and values based culture and engaged workforceCulture of trust and empowerment for people to grow and thriveCommitment to a work-life balance with flexible working conditionsFocus on staff wellbeing and health - Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Commitment to ongoing professional development and career growthPaid parental leave and opportunity to purchase additional leaveAnnual leave loadingGenerous salary packaging opportunities(up to $15,990 per annum + $2,650 meals/entertainment expenses)Please click the web link to view our culture and benefits: https://accesshc.org.au/culture-and-benefitsApply NowIf the role sounds like you, please submit your application which is to include your resume AND cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.  Please refer to the position description on our website for the key selection criteria information: https://accesshc.org.au/careers/Apply now so you don’t miss this opportunity. We will be assessing applications as they are submitted.For more information regarding your application or if you would like to discuss accessibility requirements, preferred communication methods or other possibilities, please email:  Karen Vogel – Manager, headspace Hawthorn & Malvern karen.vogel@accesshc.org.auApplications close DATE:    18th January 2024Access Health and Community (AccessHC) is a Child Safe Organisation that values inclusivity and diversity. We encourage applications from people with disabilities, those with lived experience of mental health and/or alcohol and other drugs (AOD) challenges, and those with diverse genders and sexualities. At AccessHC, our vision for reconciliation is an Australia where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples experience equitable health and social outcomes. Our Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) will contribute to achieving reconciliation. We will seek an understanding of and acknowledging histories and injustices, support the active expression of culture, build strong, trusting relationships, and apply culturally appropriate practices within our work.   We will work in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to create a welcoming and safe place for everyone at our services. AccessHC acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung people, who are the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work. We pay our respects to Wurundjeri Elders past, present, and future, and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and we acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded. As a vaccine positive organisation, we encourage COVID-19 vaccinations and require successful applicants to undergo a Working With Children Check, Police Check and potentially an International CheckPosition Description AUD Hawthorn 3122