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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)

Deadline: 01/01/2019 12:00am

 

 

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General Practitioner

Flexibility with hours and days worked

 (min one clinic a week)

 

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

 

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds, along with assistance in promoting young peoples’ wellbeing.  This covers four platforms for service delivery: mental health, physical health, alcohol and other drug services as well as assistance in education/vocational support.

 

Due to expansion of our services, headspace Western Sydney 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 onsite Psychiatrists, Allied Health clinicians including Youth Access Team clinicians, Psychologists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapist and an Exercise Physiologist, 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 other headspace GPs from around Australia to see what it's like to work in a centre.

 

We offer

-        Flexibility with hours and days worked

-        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!

 

If you require further information regarding this position or would like to apply, please contact Kellie Smith on 0409 425 661 email kellie.smith@unitingrecovery.org.au

For more information contact:

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

Private Practitioners - Allied Health Professionals (Clinical Psychologist/ Psychologist, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists), Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 01/01/2019 12:00am

 

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

 

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 MHCP’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@unitingrecovery.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@unitingrecovery.org.au            

For more information contact:

Name: Kellie Smith
Phone: 0409 425 661
Email: kellie.smith@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 Jenny Valdivia.

For more information contact:

Name: Jenny Valdivia (Manager, Youth Mental Health Services)
Phone: (02) 4220 7660
Email: jobs@gph.org.au

Apply now

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

Employer: Grand Pacific Health

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

headspace Glenroy seeks Allied Health Professionals, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Funded through MBS/ATAPS

Allied Health Practitioners (contractors)

We are seeking expressions of interest from Allied Health Practitioners including clinical psychologists, general psychologists, social workers and occupational therapists who are experienced in providing high quality, evidence-based interventions to young people aged 12-25 for our headspace centres. headspace centres are a ‘one stop shop’ with an enthusiastic and dedicated team of co-located service providers, offering comprehensive support to young people in the four core areas of: primary health, mental health, drug and alcohol services, and vocational/educational services.

 

Jenn and Barnaby

Jenn and Barnaby are two of our outstanding private providers

 

Role Description:

A key component of the mental health services provided within the headspace centres, this is a contracted private practice role with flexibility of hours/days, including the potential for after-hours and weekend work. Services are delivered under the Medicare Better Outcomes for Mental Health Initiative and Access to Allied Psychological Services (subject to eligibility and availability). A range of on-site complementary services are available should you believe additional support is required for any of your clients. They will work in partnership with you to provide a comprehensive, wrap-around service for the young people you see.

 

Let us support you working in private practice within a skilled multidisciplinary team with access to peer consultation, professional development, excellent practice management and comfortable premises

 

Selection Criteria:

 

-        Approved tertiary qualifications in psychology, social work, occupational therapy and current 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 and preferably youth

-        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.

-        Working with children check.

-        Willingness to undergo a police records check.

For more information contact:

Name: Alison McRoberts
Phone: (03) 9304 1011
Email: alison.mcroberts@orygen.org.au

GEELONG Mental Health Clinicians, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Private Contractor

Allied Health Professionals – Private Practitioners

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

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

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

                          

What we offer

  • Ongoing referrals (we will ensure that clients have valid mental health treatment plans in place before they see you)
  • Opportunity to work with and gain support from a multidisciplinary team with co-location with Barwon Health Jigsaw (Youth) and Eating Disorder Service teams (including psychiatrists, general practitioners, clinical psychologists, psychologists, social workers, mental health nursing, occupational therapists, sexual health services, and drug and alcohol addiction specialists).
  • 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
  • Shared Care Model
  • Marketing – let us take this time consuming task out of your hands

 

Successful applicants should

  • You should 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 Police Check.
  • Have experience working in the mental health industry working  with young people.
  • Be willing to pay a small service fee when client's attend their appointments.

 If you are ready to join a fantastic multidisciplinary team and really make a difference to the lives of Young People, please contact us now! We have increasing demand at our Corio, Geelong City and Drysdale sites.

 For further information, please contact:

Malcolm Scott

Manager, headspace Geelong

T: 03 5222 6690

E: Malcolm.Scott@BCYF.org.au

 

For more information contact:

Name: Malcolm Scott
Phone: (03) 5222 6690
Email: Malcolm.Scott@BCYF.org.au

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

Salary: Funded through MBS/ATAPS

We are seeking expressions of interest from Allied Health Practitioners including clinical psychologists, general psychologists, social workers and occupational therapists who are experienced in providing high quality, evidence-based interventions to young people aged 12-25 for our headspace centres. headspace centres are a ‘one stop shop’ with an enthusiastic and dedicated team of co-located service providers, offering comprehensive support to young people in the four core areas of: primary health, mental health, drug and alcohol services, and vocational/educational services.

 Role Description:

A key component of the mental health services provided within the headspace centres, this is a contracted private practice role with flexibility of hours/days, including the potential for after-hours and weekend work. Services are delivered under the Medicare Better Outcomes for Mental Health Initiative and Access to Allied Psychological Services (subject to eligibility and availability). A range of on-site complementary services are available should you believe additional support is required for any of your clients. They will work in partnership with you to provide a comprehensive, wrap-around service for the young people you see.

 Let us support you working in private practice within a skilled multidisciplinary team with access to peer consultation, professional development, excellent practice management and comfortable premises

 Selection Criteria:

 -       Approved tertiary qualifications in psychology, social work, occupational therapy and current 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 and preferably youth

-        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.

-        Working with children check.

-        Willingness to undergo a police records check.

For more information contact:

Name: Brendan Pawsey
Phone: (03) 8338 0919

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