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Recruitment information

We offer a wide range of career opportunities at headspace National Office and through our national network of headspace centres.

For any recruitment or placements queries at a headspace centre please contact your nearest centre. For any National Office queries please contact recruitment@headspace.org.au 

headspace workforce

Visit the headspace workforce page to view infographics and information to learn more about the many different people who work at headspace

Information for GPs

headspace is always looking for GPs to join the headspace network. Visit the 'Information for GPs' page for more information. 

Positions available at headspace

Allied Health Providers (Privately Contracted), Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: Orygen

Salary: Funded through MBS/ATAPS

Allied Health Practitioners (contractors)

We are seeking expressions of interest from Allied Health Practitioners including (clinical) psychologists, social workers and occupational therapists who are experienced in providing high quality evidence-based interventions to young people aged 12-25.

Role Description:

Independent private practice with flexibility of hours/days, including after-hours and the potential for weekend work. Services are delivered under the Medicare Better Outcomes for Mental Health Initiative and Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS).

 

Selection Criteria:

Essential

         Approved tertiary qualifications in psychology, social work, occupational therapy and registration with appropriate professional body

-        Professional indemnity insurance

-        Eligibility to provide Medicare Benefits Schedule services

-        Minimum of two years of experience in the assessment, diagnosis and provision of evidence-based treatments of mental health disorders

-        Excellent skills in engaging and working with young people, their families and significant others

-        Ability to work independently, with strong organisational and time management skills

-        Commitment to ongoing professional development

 

Desirable

-        Doctoral or Masters level qualifications

-        Endorsement in Clinical Psychology

-        Experience in provision of services under an early intervention/prevention framework for young people with emerging or recent onset mental disorders

  

What we offer you:

-        The opportunity to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team comprising of our headspace access team, psychiatrists, mental health nurse and
general practitioners for case-conferencing, mutual support and seamless referral pathways.

-        Registration as an Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS) provider.

-        Flexibility of hours/days including after-hours and the potential for weekend work.

-        Consultation rooms with PC, printer, telephone and community resource materials.

-        Scheduling of appointments for clients including SMS reminders and follow-up.

-        Extensive clinical and administrative support from our Practice Manager, Clinical Services Manager and Reception Staff.

-        Paid monthly peer consultation/professional development sessions with other allied health practitioners.

For more information contact:

Name: Carsten Schley
Phone: 9927 6222
Email: Carsten.Schley@orygen.org.au

General Practioner, Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (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!

 

headspace is Australia’s National Youth Mental Health Foundation.  Our mission is to deliver improvements in the mental health, social wellbeing and economic participation of young Australian aged 12-25 years.  To this end, headspace aims to be the focal point for youth mental health issues across the country. 

Due to expansion of our services, headspace Castle Hill are currently seeking experienced part time General Practitioners to join our vibrant multidisciplinary youth health clinic (aged 12-25).

 

About the Role

We aim to provide young people with holistic primary health care and engagement with early intervention for those at risk of mental health issues.  Our GPs work collaboratively alongside our onsite multi-disciplinary team of Youth Access Team Clinicians, Private Practitioners, Exercise Physiologist and various Consortium Partners. Watch the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BDfoSFdFos and hear from headspace GPs from around Australia to see what it's like to work in a headspace 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 kellie.smith@ucmh.org.au

 

For further information regarding this position, please contact Kellie Smith on 0409 425 661 email kellie.smith@ucmh.org.au

For more information contact:

Name: Kellie Smith
Phone: 0409 425 661
Email: kellie.smith@ucmh.org.au

Private Practitioners - Allied Health, Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Allied Health Professionals – Private Practitioners

(Clinical Psychologist/ Psychologist, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists)

 

Who we are

headspace is Australia’s National Youth Mental Health Foundation.  Our mission is to deliver improvements in the mental health, social well being and economic participation of young Australian aged 12-25 years.  To this end, headspace aims to be the focal point for youth mental health issues across the country. 

 

Who we are looking for

headspace Penrith are seeking highly motivated Allied Health Professionals to work as Private Practitioners to establish a fulfilling and rewarding practice in partnership with headspace Penrith.

 

Our Private Practitioners complete work in assessment, treatment planning, psychological treatment and referral, and are highly valued members of our team.

                                   

What we offer

  • Ongoing Medicare funded referrals (we will ensure that clients have valid MHTP’s in place before they see you)
  • Opportunity to work with and gain support from a multidisciplinary team (including psychiatrists, general practitioners, clinical psychologists, psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists, sexual health services, an exercise physiologist and a drug and alcohol addiction specialist.
  • Opportunity for peer support through regulated clinical review meetings
  • Administration support and consulting space (appointment confirmations and room bookings are all taken care of for you)
  • Flexibility with hours and days worked – opportunity to work after-hours available
  • Shared Care Model
  • Marketing – let us take this time consuming task out of your hands

 

Successful applicants should

  • Must be registered or be able to register as a Medicare provider
  • Be fully registered or be able to have full registration with AHPRA, or other relevant governing body.
  • Have or be willing to obtain their own ABN
  • Be willing to undertake a Working with Children Check and a Criminal History check.
  • Have experience working in the mental health industry, ideally with young people.
  • Be willing to undertake room rental and administration support costs as part of their contractual agreement.

 

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

 

Interested applicants should submit their applications addressing the above criteria to kellie.smith@ucmh.org.au. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

For further information, please contact:

Kellie Smith

Practice Manager

T: 02 4720 8800  M: 0409 425 661  E: kellie.smith@ucmh.org.au  

For more information contact:

Name: Kellie Smith
Phone: 0409 425 661
Email: kellie.smith@unitingrecovery.org.au

Mental Health Clinician | headspace Swan Hill, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: $62,727 - $73,912 per annum (dependent on qualification)

Deadline: 21/01/2017 12:00am

The primary role of the Mental Health Clinician is to work within a multidisciplinary team providing early intervention mental health support to young people aged 12-25 years.

This position will deliver evidence-based short-term psychological interventions to young people with mild to moderate mental health issues. These services will be guided by the clinical staging model for early intervention youth mental health services. This will include conducting intake assessments and developing care plans in conjunction with the young person and identified family, friends and other professionals. The role will also include providing care coordination support to young people, facilitation of groups, and some community engagement work.

The Mental Health Clinician will collaborate with other staff and agencies to ensure a holistic approach to the young person’s care. The Mental Health Clinician will ensure that young people have pathways to access to a range of services relevant to their health, housing, social and developmental needs.

The Position Description and Application for Employment Form can be obtained from http://www.shdh.org.au/employment/vacancies. Applications close Friday 20 January 2017.

 

For more information contact:

Name: Ian Johansen
Phone: (03) 4010 7100
Email: ijohansen@shdh.org.au

Senior Youth Access Team Clinician, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: Uniting Recovery

Deadline: 27/01/2017 5:00pm

Program

headspace

Location

Parramatta

Position

Senior Youth Access Team Clinician

Role Type

Full time

Position Description

We are seeking a highly   motivated and dynamic Allied Health Professional (Registered Psychologist,   Social Worker, Occupational Therapist) to be a Senior Clinician in our Youth   Access Team providing services to young people, their families or carers and   the wider community. The Purpose of the Youth Access team is to provide young   people with a diverse range of services to assist them in achieving their   goals and improving their access to services.

 

The Senior Youth Access Team   Clinician responsibilities will include; clinical leadership and mentoring,   training and supervision of a multidisciplinary team, providing evidence   based assessment and treatment, clinical and non-clinical group work, liaison   and advocacy with an overarching focus on care co-ordination.

 

Criteria

Essential Criteria

  •   Full Registration in Australia as an   Allied Health Professional (Psychologist, Social Worker, Occupational   Therapist)
  •   Demonstrated skills in staff   supervision and proven ability to contribute to clinical leadership in a   multidisciplinary team
  •   At least 3 years’ experience within   the mental health field in clinical practice, with specific experience   working with young people
  • Skills   in mental health care, including completion of mental health assessments and   short term psychosocial treatment, ideally within youth mental health
  •   Current satisfactory National Police Record   Check
  •   Ability to actively engage and work   collaboratively with young people, their families and significant others
  •   Demonstrated highly developed   interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), problem solving,   and negotiation skills
  • Ability   to work flexibly and be responsive to emerging trends and environments.
  •   Demonstrated understanding of skills required   and ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted   for interview.

Enquiries To

amy.thompson@unitingrecovery.org.au

Applications To

recruitment@ucmh.org.au

Additional Info

headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation is   funded by the Australian Government Department of Health under the Youth   Mental Health Initiative.

Closing Date

Monday 12th September 2016

Allied Health Clinician , Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

 

 

 

Temporary Role for 8 Weeks

Immediate Start

Minimum 3 days per week

 

Social Worker, Registered Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Mental Health Nurse

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation funded by the Australian Government. headspace Mount Druitt provides a holistic health service to young people 12 -25, with the aim of reducing the burden of disease caused by mental health and related substance use disorders. headspace Mount Druitt consists of a multi-disciplinary team of both employed and contracted staff.

We are seeking a highly motivated and dynamic Allied Health Professional (Registered Psychologist, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, or Mental Health Nurse) to be a part of our Youth Access Team providing services to young people, their families or carers and the wider community. The position will include; processing referrals, assessment, engagement, brief psycho education, therapeutic treatment, liaison and advocacy with an overarching focus on care co-ordination. The position requires you to be efficient in report writing, time management, verbal and written communication, engagement and rapport building and care-coordination.

Selection Criteria:

  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or Eligible for membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a mental health setting
  • Experience providing early intervention, treatment and assessment to young people with a range of presenting primary health needs, including mental health and substance use disorders and their families
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
  • Knowledge of professional codes of conduct, ethics and values and to be aware of legislation which are relevant to young people and service delivery

 Only Australian citizens, permanent residents or those with working rights in Australia are eligible to apply.

 
Written applications with a resume/CV and cover letter addressing all criteria to be forwarded to: lisa.boktor@unitingrecovery.org.au

Applications close 11th September 2016.

For more information contact:

Name: Lisa Boktor
Email: lisa.boktor@unitingrecovery.org.au

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

Employer: Grand Pacific Health

headspace Wollongong and Nowra centres are currently looking to increase the number of GPs working out of the centres.

headspace centres offer free youth health services for young people aged 12-25 years. The centre employs a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, counsellors, youth workers, GPs and other staff to support the health and wellbeing of young people with a focus on mental health.

Working as a member of the headspace team offers GPs the opportunity to provide bulk-billed services to young people as part of a collaborative and holistic model of care, in an environment that encourages the development of ongoing and therapeutic relationships with clients and multidisciplinary case consultation.

Grand Pacific Health (GPH) is the lead agency for three headspace centres in Wollongong, Nowra and Goulburn, as well as operating two GP super clinics in Shell Cove and Nowra. As a member of the broader GPH team you will receive the support available as part of a large not for profit primary health organisation that operates across the Illawarra, Shoalhaven and Southern NSW region.

Job Description: A copy of the job description can be found at http://www.gph.org.au/employment/positions-vacant/headspace-gps

If you are a GP interested in joining a multidisciplinary and supportive team with an interest in mental health and working with young people please contact Erin Hiesley:

For more information contact:

Name: Erin Hiesley (Manager, Youth Mental Health Services)
Phone: 0428 746 134
Email: jobs@gph.org.au

Apply now

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

headspace Nowra and Wollongong centres are currently looking to increase the number of GPs working out of the centres.

headspace centres offer free youth health services for young people aged 12-25 years. The centre employs a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, counsellors, youth workers, GPs and other staff to support the health and wellbeing of young people with a focus on mental health.

Working as a member of the headspace team offers GPs the opportunity to provide bulk-billed services to young people as part of a collaborative and holistic model of care, in an environment that encourages the development of ongoing and therapeutic relationships with clients and multidisciplinary case consultation.

Grand Pacific Health (GPH) is the lead agency for three headspace centres in Wollongong, Nowra and Goulburn, as well as operating two GP super clinics in Shell Cove and Nowra. As a member of the broader GPH team you will receive the support available as part of a large not for profit primary health organisation that operates across the Illawarra, Shoalhaven and Southern NSW region.

Job Description: A copy of the job description can be found at http://www.gph.org.au/employment/positions-vacant/headspace-gps

If you are a GP interested in joining a multidisciplinary and supportive team with an interest in mental health and working with young people please contact Erin Hiesley:

For more information contact:

Name: Erin Hiesley (Manager, Youth Mental Health Services)
Phone: 0428 746 134
Email: jobs@gph.org.au

Apply now
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