headspace Mt Druitt, Parramatta and Penrith of Uniting delivers the Youth Early Psychosis Program (headspace Early Psychosis), this program focuses on supporting young people who are at risk of developing a first episode of psychosis, or those that are currently experiencing psychosis.
The Consultant Psychiatrist in the headspace Early Psychosis Continuing Care Team (CCT) holds a key leadership position within the team. The incumbent is responsible for the provision of clinical leadership, training and supervision of medical staff, specializing in early intervention mental health treatment to young people aged 12-25 years who are referred to the service. The position will contribute to the development of an innovative service that will provide high quality care to achieve best outcomes for young people with a first episode of psychosis and their families.
The Consultant Psychiatrist will work collaboratively with a range of Mental Health Clinicians across the service to promote comprehensive evidence-based psychiatric care that is youth friendly, safe, effective, and of a high standard. The position will ensure that any statutory responsibilities required under the NSW Mental Health Act are negotiated with the Local Health District Mental Health Service.
The role involves the provision of comprehensive, mental health assessment and individualised care planning that delivers a range of clinical interventions.
The overall aims of clinical care within the YEPP service are:
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What we offer:
An attractive salary with generous NFP salary packaging benefits, along with professional development and training opportunities in a friendly work environment.
This is your opportunity to promote hope and recovery in peoples lives!
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