Clinical Services Coordinator

Organisation Name Youth Projects
Location Melbourne
Date Posted 2018-10-30
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 42768


  • Support Melbourne's most at risk people experiencing homelessness & disadvantage
  • Join as the clinical team leader of the Hosier Lane site, The Living Room.
  • Excellent opportunity to manage a large, dedicated team of clinical staff


The Organisation
Youth Projects is an independent, registered charity who recognise the complex and varying needs of our clients and offer a holistic model of care and provide pathways into employment, education and social enterprise programs. We are a non-judgemental service with a strong focus on client centred care, front line support to individuals experiencing disadvantage, unemployment, homelessness, alcohol and other drug issues and young people looking to re-engage with learning and employment. Located at two sites (Hosier Lane and the Northern region of Melbourne) Youth Projects provides high impact support, no judgement, full stop.
  • Comprehensive induction and support from the training team
  • Inclusive and transparent workplace culture
  • Access to learning and development
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program
  • Diverse and collaborative team culture who promote success
The Role
 Youth Projects is seeking an enthusiastic & experienced Clinical Team Leader to join their dedicated multi-disciplinary team at The Living Room. You will lead a team working with marginalized communities (in particular people who inject drugs, people who are experiencing homelessness and people with mental health issues). You will drive high quality and integrated practice for the Living Room Primary Health Service, Substance Misuse, Therapeutic Programs (Art, Music), Life Skills Centre and After Hours Primary Care.  This position provides an exciting opportunity for people with a clinical background in nursing to create evidence-based responses through the development of committed and multidisciplinary teams and program responses.
Skills Required
This position will be responsible for the provision of high responses within a multidisciplinary team and would suit a resilient and experienced people manager with a background in either community health, AOD, mental health and/or human services sector. A commitment to community development, harm reduction and primary health care is essential.
The key to your success in this role will be your ability to support the work of the Operations Manager and provide expert clinical guidance your team and to lead programs that provide a more collegiate service for clients and create solutions relating to clinical care.
If you want to play a key role leading the clinical services team of Youth Projects working with Melbourne’s most at risk young people then please click apply to submit your cover letter and resume in MS Word format quoting #42768.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.