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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 

Positions available at headspace

Allied Health Practitioners - including clinical psychologists, general psychologists, social workers and occupational therapists, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Funded through MBS

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 centre. 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 work. Services are delivered under the Medicare Better Outcomes for Mental Health Initiative. 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: Alice Loney
Phone: (03) 9433 7200

For more information contact:

Phone: (03) 9433 7200
Email: Alice.Loney@mindaustralia.org.au

Media and Communications Coordinator, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

  • National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing mental health services to 12 – 25 year olds
  • Coordinate local and national media/communications activity across the headspace network
  • Develop and manage relationships with journalists and proactively identify media opportunities

The Organisation

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12 - 25 year olds. headspace enables young people and their families to access support through a national network of centres, online and telephone services, and a school support program. headspace also drives community awareness and education about youth mental health, early intervention and help seeking.


The Role

The Media and Communications Coordinator is responsible for supporting the delivery of the headspace national and local media strategy. Working closely with the Strategic Communications and Marketing team you will coordinate both proactive and reactive media and communications activity across the headspace network.


As part of small team you will be responsible for monitoring and reporting on media mentions each day, and proactively identifying opportunities to promote the work of headspace and it’s services. You will develop and maintain relationships with an active media network, field media requests and coordinate responses.


Skills Required

This role would suit an inquisitive and proactive Media and Communications Coordinator who is passionate about the work of headspace and how to profile youth mental health in the media.


You will;
• Have worked in a media/communications position focusing on traditional and digital media
• Understand how to effectively monitor media and identify proactive media opportunities
• Have the ability to engage journalists, establishing and maintaining media relationships
• Have well developed writing skills that can be applied across marketing and communications
• Enjoy working in a busy media environment with conflicting deadlines and priorities
• Have a “can-do” attitude, able to work hands on, on a variety of tasks in a small team


Coordinate National and local media and communications for headspace supporting young people with mental health issues. 

Please submit your resume and covering letter in MS Word format to cv@ngorecruitment.com quoting #34315 or phone Emma Adams on 03 8319 4090 for further information. Please click into the following link for a position description for the role. 

For more information contact:

Name: Emma Adams
Phone: (03) 8319 4090

To be eligible for this position you must have the right to work in Australia. A Working with Children Check (or State/Territory equivalent) is required for this position.

headspace is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

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

General Practitioner

 

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.

 headspace Greensborough are currently seeking experienced part time General Practitioners to join our vibrant multidisciplinary team.

 

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.  Working at headspace gives GP’s an opportunity to:

  • Improve the lives of young people
  • Provide a full range of health services, with an emphasis on managing mental health issues, diagnostic screening and cardio-metabolic health within primary care services and the youth early psychosis program
  • Work collaboratively alongside Allied Health clinicians including Youth Access Team clinicians, Psychologists and Social Workers.
  • Access to free learning opportunities through National e-learning
  • Access appointment management, bulk billing and practice management support to enable the GP to focus on delivering high quality medical services to young people.

 

What do we require from you?

  • An interest in mental health and working with young people
  • Vocational Registration and eligible to apply for a Medicare Provider number
  • 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:

 

Name: Alice Loney
Phone: 03 9433 7200
Email: alice.loney@mindaustralia.org.au

For more information contact:

Name: Alice Loney
Phone: (03) 9433 7200
Email: alice.loney@mindaustralia.org.au

Private Allied Health Practitioners (Clinical Psychologists, General Psychologists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists), Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Fee For Service

Deadline: 31/12/2018 12:00am

GENERAL INFORMATION

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to young people aged 12 to 25.The service is designed to make it as easy as possible for a young person and their family to get the help they need for problems affecting their wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services. 

headspace Southport led by Lives Lived Well (http://www.liveslivedwell.org.au/) and offers a multi-disciplinary model comprising a team of co-located services providing support to young people. Due to increasing demand and a commitment that headspace Southport remains accessible to support young people seeking help; we are seeking to expand our allied mental health team with additional private practitioners who are interested in working for headspace and with young people.

Working at headspace Southport offers allied mental health practitioners the opportunity to be part of an innovative service that is committed to improving the wellbeing of young people through the provision of high quality, integrated services when and where they are needed. 

ALLIED HEALTH TEAM

headspace Southport is seeking contracted private allied health practitioners, such as experienced clinical psychologists, general psychologists, mental health social workers and occupational therapists to compliment the mental health platform of our service model. Practitioners interested in providing contracted services can negotiate flexible arrangements so as to maintain existing private or public work. Interested practitioners must be eligible to provide services under the Medicare Benefits Scheme: Better Outcomes for Mental Health Initiative.

To be successful, you will need to meet the following selection criteria:

  • possession of a relevant degree and experience
  • membership with AHPRA or eligibility for AASW
  • A current positive Working with Children Check, or the ability to undergo such a check
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • eligibility to acquire a Medicare provider number and ABN
  • professional indemnity insurance.
  • experience with working vulnerable clients with complex needs and/or experience working in the alcohol and other drug sector, will be highly regarded.

As headspace Southport is striving to increase accessibility to services for young people, appointments are provided at no cost to the young person. This means that as a private practitioner, you would agree to bulk bill young people for sessions with 80% of the Medicare fee being paid to you.

The headspace Southport intake team will undertake a comprehensive psycho-social assessment of all young people prior to referral to private practitioners. A range of on-site complementary services are available should additional supports be required. The headspace team will work in partnership with private practitioners to provide a comprehensive, wrap-around service for young people.

BENEFITS TO YOU

  • Reception and administrative support provides assistance with electronic billing, SMS appointment reminders and appointment booking.
  • Support from the centres Clinical Lead and Intake Team.
  • The option to attend Clinical Review meetings and peer supervision.
  • Access to online professional development via headspace.
  • Working in a vibrant centre with other staff who love working with young people.
  • Young person friendly consulting rooms, activity space, and a private work space with telephone and computer equipment.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your resume and a one page cover letter outlining the selection criteria mentioned above. 

For more information contact:

Emily Hughes, Primary Health Team Leader
P: (07) 5509 5900 
E: 
EmilyH@headspacesouthport.org.au 

Applications close 31st December 2018

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

Employer: Grand Pacific Health

headspace Wollongong, Nowra and Goulburn 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 Practitioners (GPs), Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: Grand Pacific Health

headspace Goulburn, 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: 4220 7600
Email: jobs@gph.org.au

Apply now

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

headspace, Nowra, Wollongong and Goulburn 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

Apply now

HR Business Partner - Workforce Change, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

  • Make a difference to young people
  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Full time opportunity, based in Melbourne

Established in 2006, headspace is a well-recognised, national not-for-profit organisation making a difference to the lives of young people aged 12-25 years. headspace enables young people and their families to access information and support through a national network of centres and services, and drives community awareness and education about youth mental health, early intervention and help seeking.

eheadspace, the Youth Online and Telephone Counselling Project, provides confidential and free online and telephone support to young people experiencing mental health issues, as well as their family and friends. Support is available via email, synchronous web chat, telephone and SMS.

headspace recently secured approval to undertake the eheadspace Enhancements Project which aims to enhance the technology, digital support options and workforce model for eheadspace. An exciting opportunity exists for a HR Business Partner to join headspace in a project role, to lead the expansion and continuous improvement of the eheadspace workforce model to meet the demands of the enhanced eheadspace service delivery model.

Reporting to the HR Manager and working collaboratively with the Service Model Development Consultant, as well as in consultation with the eheadspace senior management team, the HR Business Partner will lead the change agenda through the review and analysis of the current eheadspace workforce, to develop and implement workforce solutions to strengthen eheadspace service delivery and the experience of young people, family and friends.

headspace is seeking a senior HR professional with significant workforce development or change management experience, in large and complex organisational environments, preferably in a clinical services setting. To be successful in the role, you will have sound business acumen and strong analytical skills, with proven ability in workforce modelling and planning, job design and the effective development of workforce strategies, policies and procedures. Naturally, your personal style will enable you to develop effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, using your strong communication skills to negotiate and influence change through a collaborative and consultative approach. This project role is being offered until 30 June 2019 in line with our funding term.

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young people. Remuneration is dependent on skills and experience, and includes generous salary packaging opportunities.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Process:     Please click on the Apply Now link to upload your personal details, letter of application, response to the key selection criteria and your CV.

 Applications will be considered as they are received, therefore interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

 

For more information contact:

Name: Elaine Fitzgerald
Phone: (03) 9027 0100

To be eligible for this position you must have the right to work in Australia. A Working with Children Check (or State/Territory equivalent) is required for this position.

headspace is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

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