The OpportunityThis is an exciting opportunity to join a leading community health service as a Mental Health and AOD (Alcohol and Other Drugs) Clinician. This is a permanent part-time position.The Mental Health and AOD Intake Clinician provides clinical triage, assessment and brief interventions for people presenting with mental health and/or substance use concerns. They will work collaboratively with the Intake team alongside the Mental Health and AOD teams. Key ResponsibilitiesUndertake clinical triage and intake for consumers at the ‘first point of contact’ to our servicesLiaise with our partner agencies to provide intake across the Stepped Care, HeadtoHealth and Medication Support and Recovery ServicesUse the clinical staging model and Intake Assessment Review (IAR) tools in assessment and development of treatment plansWork collaboratively with consumers, family/carers and other health professionals to support consumers to access the right services at the right timeUndertake initial and ongoing risk assessments of clients and develop risk management plans, including safety planningProvide single session therapy to consumers as an alternative to ongoing therapyProvide secondary consultations and service navigation support for referrers, consumers and stakeholders Skills & ExperienceKey attributes of the successful applicant will include, but are not limited to:Tertiary qualifications in mental health, AOD or related areasAn empathic, non-judgemental and professional therapeutic styleExcellent clinical assessment (including risk assessment and risk management) skillsAbility to take initiative and work in a fast-paced environment, including delivery of services over the phone, telehealth and face-to-faceAbility to work creatively and safely with consumers from diverse backgrounds, including LGBTIQ, CALD and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Culture & BenefitsPeople love working at Access Health & Community because we offer:Staff wellbeing initiatives, including mindfulness, wellbeing support and the Wellbeing Connector program (peer support program for staff)Generous salary packaging opportunitiesOpportunity to purchase additional leaveCommitment to work-life balancePaid parental leaveAnnual Leave LoadingMonthly accrued days off (ADO) options for full time employees  To ApplyPlease submit your application including your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.  Please refer to the position description on the website for the key selection criteria and further information:  Application Closing Date: 26th June 2022 Access Health and Community is a Child Safe OrganisationAccess Health and Community is committed to protecting the health and safety of our workers and those who attend our services.  As per Access policy and the Victorian Government public health order, successful applicants will need to provide evidence of their COVID Vaccination prior to appointment.Access Health and Community is a provider of disability services. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a NDIS Workers Screening Check and if necessary, an International Police check prior to any appointment. Access Health and Community actively encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples and people from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgroundPosition Description 40 AUD Hawthorn 3122