Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace

Mount Druitt

Shop 12, Daniel Thomas Plaza, 6-10 Mount Street, Mount Druitt, New South Wales 2770
P: (02) 8887 5600 F: (02) 8887 5610

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headspace is Australia's National Youth Mental Health Foundation. headspace is a national program working to reduce the impact of mental illness and drug and alcohol use of young Australians aged 12 – 25 years.

We have two service streams: a primary care service for young people with mild to moderate concerns, and a specialised service for early psychosis. When a young person comes through to headspace , we will assess their needs and tailor their care and link with them with the appropriate clinician accordingly.

headspace Mount Druitt provides young people with access, support and information for a broad range of concerns, including Mental health, Physical/sexual health, Drug and alcohol, Counselling services, Employment and education and Support for families and carers.

Services available

Mental Health Services

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Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.

Doctor (GP)

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GPs can help with any physical health issues as well as issues related to sexual health, drug or alcohol use, relationship problems or feeling down or upset. Your centre may have a GP on site or links to one locally. 

Alcohol & Drug Services

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Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug issue. 

Work & Study Services

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Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with work or study opportunities. 

Youth Early Psychosis Program

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A headspace early intervention program to improve the lives of young people, and their families, who are affected by psychosis.

Youth Reference Group

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A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.

Youth Programs

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Centres have a range of programs and activities for young people. Just ask your centre what they have on. 

Positions available at headspace Mount Druitt

General Practitioner , Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

General Practitioner 

Flexibility with hours and days worked

Employed and MBS funded positions

(min one clinic a week)

 

Join a National Organisation, work with a great team and make a real difference!

 

Due to expansion of our services, headspace Parramatta, Blacktown LGA/ Mt Druitt and Penrith are currently seeking experienced part time General Practitioners to join our vibrant multidisciplinary youth health clinics (aged 12-25).

 

About the Role

Our GPs work collaboratively alongside onsite psychiatrists, psychologists and youth access team clinicians, with an emphasis on diagnostic screening and cardio-metabolic health within primary care services and the Youth Early Psychosis Program. Watch the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BDfoSFdFos and hear from headspace GPs from around Australia what it's like to work in a centre.

 

We offer

-        Flexibility with hours and days worked

-        Competitive remuneration with attractive salary packaging benefits

-        Fully computerised facilities with full reception and administration support

-        Regular peer support, education and professional development

 

Selection Criteria

-        Vocational Registration

-        Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA).

-        Experience in working as General Practitioner in a community setting

-        Ability to actively engage and work collaboratively with young people, their families and significant others

-        High level of interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)

 

If you are ready to join a fantastic multidisciplinary team and really make a difference to the lives of Young People, apply now!

 

Please email your resume and covering letter outlining the above criteria to: recruitment@ucmh.org.au.

 

For further information regarding this position, please contact Kellie Smith, email kellie.smith@ucmh.org.au

For more information contact:

Name: Kellie Smith
Email: recruitment@ucmh.org.au

General Practitioner – Part Time, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Join a National Organisation, work with a great team and make a real difference!

Due to expansion of our services, headspace Parramatta and Blacktown LGA/ Mt Druitt are currently seeking experienced part time General Practitioners to join our vibrant multidisciplinary youth health clinics (aged 12-25).

 

About the Role

Our GPs work collaboratively alongside onsite psychiatrists, psychologists and youth access team clinicians, with an emphasis on diagnostic screening and cardio-metabolic health within primary care services and the Youth Early Psychosis Program. Watch the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BDfoSFdFos and hear from headspace GPs from around Australia what it's like to work in a centre.

 

We offer

-        Flexibility with hours and days worked

-        Competitive remuneration with attractive salary packaging benefits

-        Fully computerised facilities with full reception and administration support

-        Regular peer support, education and professional development

 

Selection Criteria

-        Vocational Registration

-        Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA).

-        Experience in working as General Practitioner in a community setting

-        Ability to actively engage and work collaboratively with young people, their families and significant others

-        High level of interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)

 

If you are ready to join a fantastic multidisciplinary team and really make a difference to the lives of Young People, apply now!

Please email your resume and covering letter outlining the above criteria to: recruitment@ucmh.org.au.

For further information regarding this position, please contact Kellie Smith, email kellie.smith@ucmh.org.au

More information

How to make a referral (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

If you are a service provider and you wish to refer a young person to headspace, simply download the form below and return it via email to: headspacemtdruitt@ucmh.org.au.

Please ensure that the young person whom you refer is willing to engage with headspace and is able to attend appointments.

We recommend that you follow up the emailed referral with a phone call, just to make sure we've received it.

Our intake phone number is: 8887 5600.

Mount Druitt referral form

Community Development Request (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

The Community Development Team are available to assist with a range of community activities and events.

To make a request, please complete the forms below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

Mental health event: The Community Development Team can participate in community events and engage in health and service promotion.

We can provide a pop-up stall to distribute a range of information around what mental health is, how to increase positive mental health, and how to link into our services whilst also including someengaging activities for the community. 

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

In-service tour: The Community Development Team can provide tours and visits at our local headspace centres for service providers. 

Throughout the in-service tour a member of our Community Development Team will provide you with an overview of the services, staff and resources on site at this centre, in addition to information on making appropriate referrals to headspace.

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

Educational Workshops: we provide workshops for groups of young people, parents, family members, or carers of young people.

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

Service and Referral Presentations: we provide presentations for groups of staff and/or service providers who work with young people (e.g. teachers, youth workers, school counsellors etc).

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

Promotional material: The Community Development Team can post out promotional material (e.g., posters and post cards).

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

 If you are interested in a large amount of factsheets, visit:

www.headspace.org.au/is-it-just-me/find-information/downloadable-fact-sheets