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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

Principal Coaching and Support Service Advisor , Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 22/10/2018 9:00am

 

Principal Coaching and Support Service Advisor

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national Not for Profit
  • Full time opportunity based in Brisbane
  • Competitive salary plus generous salary packaging benefits

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.

headspace in partnership with Department of Education Queensland (DET QLD), QSPA (Queensland Secondary Principal’s Association), QASSP (Queensland Association of State Schools Principals) and QASEL (Queensland Association of Special Education Leaders) provide a state-wide support service specifically for secondary school Principals and Deputy Principals, who have managed a critical or complex incident or experienced a trauma within their school community.

The Principal Coaching and Support Service is offered to Principals and Deputy Principals to support 'mild to moderate stress reactions' which arise directly from managing a critical incident.

Reporting to the Principal Coaching and Support Service Manager, The Principal Coaching and Support Service Advisor will provide one on one support utilising strategies such as facilitated reflective practice and psychoeducation to assist with stress management, to support and maintain mental health and improve overall wellbeing for Principals, Deputy Principals and school leaders. The incumbent will contribute to the ongoing development of resources of mental health service providers to support the program. The Principal Coaching and Support Service Advisor will deliver training workshops to school leaders that increase knowledge and awareness of the potentially negative impact of traumatic and strategies to support recovery.

headspace is seeking an engaging and motivated individual  with exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to develop relationships with key stakeholders and positive working relationships with a broad range of people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. You will have demonstrated experience delivering support programs for leaders or workforces to assist with recovery and/or wellbeing post trauma or critical incident. Drawing on your previous experience working with/in the education sector in relation to mental health and wellbeing, you will possess the ability to conduct supportive conversations following a critical incident.

This role will require travel, therefore the incumbent must possess the willingness and capability to travel within Queensland regularly.

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians. Remuneration is dependent on skills and experience, and includes generous salary packaging opportunities. This role is offered until 30 June 2019 in line with our funding term.

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

 Application Process: Please follow the Apply Now link below to upload your personal details, cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and your CV.

 Interviews will be held on Friday the 26th of October 2018.

Applications Close: Monday 22 October 2018 at 9am

For more information: Please contact Claire Malengret, Principal Coaching & Support Service Manager, headspace in Schools, on 0476 839 363

For more information contact:

Name: Claire Malengret
Phone: 0476 839 363
Email: cmalengret@headspace.org.au

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.

Apply now

Senior Clinician- Continuing Care Team (CCT), Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

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Deadline: 24/10/2018 5:00pm

 

 

  • Make a difference to young people
  • Join an innovative and well recognised national Not for Profit
  • Salary commensurate with experience, including generous salary packaging benefits
  • Part Time 0.9 FTE

 

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.

headspace Adelaide provides a range of services to young people including primary health, mental health, substance use counselling and social recovery programs. Inclusive in this is the headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program (hYEPP) which supports young people deemed to be at high risk of or experiencing a first episode of psychosis.  The service is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of health professionals and focuses on the provision of early intervention services, utilising evidence-based practice with the vision of improving the quality of life of young people.

As a Senior Continuing Care Team (CCT) clinician, you will be responsible for the intensive case management of a caseload of young people who are experiencing a first episode of psychosis. Our CCT Clinicians assertively engage, undertake comprehensive assessments, and deliver contemporary, evidence-based clinical interventions for first episode psychosis and related comorbidities. 

If you have a comprehensive understanding of the principles of community based, intensive case management coupled with clinical skills in engaging young people with mental health challenges and their families, then this is an opportunity you won't want to miss.

headspace is seeking a Senior Clinician who possess the ability to provide high quality assessment, psycho-education and evidence based psychological interventions, such as CBT within a stress-vulnerability framework for young people. Naturally, you will possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, along with a demonstrated ability to develop solutions to complex problems, effectively resolve conflict, and exercise change management in a rapidly developing new service.  As a Senior Clinician you will be expected to offer support to service delivery initiatives and professional development events, supervision to less experienced clinicians and manage young people with more complex presentations.

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians. Competitive remuneration is offered, dependent on skills and experience, and includes generous salary packaging opportunities are also available. This role is offered until 30 June 2019 in line with our funding term.

Application Process: Please follow the Apply Now link below to upload your personal details, cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and your CV. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications Close: 5:00pm Wednesday 24 October 2018


For More Information: Please contact Tracy Dryden-Mead (CCT Team Leader), on 1800 063 267 or tdrydenmead@headspaceadelaide.org.au.

  

For more information contact:

Name: Tracy Dryden-Mead
Phone: 1800 063 267
Email: NULL

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.

Apply now

Workforce Engagement Advisor - Cultural Practice and Diversity, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national Not for Profit
  • Competitive salary, including generous salary packaging benefits
  • Full Time (1.0 FTE) Opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

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, social and emotional wellbeing, early intervention and help seeking.

headspace are seeking applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people for a new and exciting opportunity to work within the Cultural Practice and Diversity team, which provides advice and guidance in the planning, development and implementation of policies, strategies, programs and services to promote successful participation by and engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people.

The Workforce Engagement Advisor will take a lead role in the development and coordination of headspace workforce initiatives relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employment, engagement, youth participation and cultural capacity building. With a strong understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people’s wellbeing and employment needs, the Workforce Engagement Advisor will lead the strategic and operational functions of the headspace Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth Mental Health Traineeship Program.

With a focus on strengthening the cultural capacity of the headspace network, you will work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders including internal headspace National staff and external stakeholders including headspace Centres, Lead Agencies, Primary Health Networks, as well as national and state based organisations, to increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment opportunities, create a sustainable culturally diverse headspace workforce, improve support and engagement and maximise outcomes for young people.

To be successful in this role, you will hold a relevant tertiary qualification or comparable experience in a health or employment related area (such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health or Mental Health, Social Work, Human Services, Human Resources, Psychology, Social Science etc.) You will demonstrate a proven track record in the development and delivery of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment and development policies, initiatives or programs. Naturally, you will you will display highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, along with the ability to maintain productive working relationships with a range of stakeholders including government, non-government and community partners.

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young people, particularly from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Remuneration is dependent on skills and experience, and includes generous salary packaging opportunities. This role is offered as a full time position until 30 June 2020, in line with our funding terms.

headspace considers that being an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under s28 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic).

Only applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people will be considered.

Please Note: Applications will be considered as they are received, with interviews being held as soon as possible, therefore interested applicants are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible. Previous applicants need not re-apply.

Application Process: Please follow the Apply Now link below to upload your personal details, cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and your CV. 

For more information: Please contact Nathan Bramston on 0475 824 782, nbramston@headspace.org.au

For more information contact:

Name: Nathan Bramston
Phone: 0475 824 782

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.

Apply now

Mental Health Clinician (Maternity Leave Cover), Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: headspace Services Limited (hSL)

Deadline: 24/10/2018 5:00pm



Mental Health Clinician (Maternity Leave Cover)

 

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Based in Adelaide CBD
  • Full time (Maternity Cover)
  • Competitive salary and generous salary packaging opportunities

 

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.

 headspace Adelaide provides a range of services to young people including primary health, mental health, substance use counselling and social recovery programs. The service is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of health professionals and administrative staff and focuses on the provision of early intervention services, utilising evidence-based practice with the vision of improving the quality of life of young people.

 As a mental health clinician, you will form part of our headspace Adelaide Centre team, and work collaboratively with a range of service providers to enhance health and mental health outcomes for young people experiencing mental health disorders living in the local community. You will be responsible for providing timely intake, assessment and brief intervention services. 

 headspace is seeking a person who has demonstrated experience in clinical assessment and clinical services. Additionally, you will possess a strong knowledge and understanding of evidence based psychological interventions and contemporary therapies in the treatment and management of mental health disorders.  Naturally, you will possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, along with strong information technology and information management skills and a high level of self-motivation and initiative.

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians. Competitive remuneration is offered, dependent on skills and experience, and includes generous salary packaging opportunities. This role is offered as a maternity leave replacement, initially until 30 June 2019.   

A Working with Children Check is required for all headspace positions. To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate work visa. 

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

Applications close: Wednesday 24 October 5pm

Application Process: Please follow the Apply Now link below to upload your personal details, cover letter addressing the key selection criteria  and your CV.

For more information: Please contact Lisa Greene, lgreene@headspaceadelaide.org.au

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.

Apply now

Functional Recovery Program (FRP) Clinician, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: headspace Services Limited (hSL)

Deadline: 24/10/2018 5:00pm

 

Functional Recovery Program (FRP) Clinician

  • Large Modern Office Based in Adelaide CBD
  • Supportive and Dynamic Team Environment
  • Competitive salary and salary packaging opportunities

 

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.

The headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program (hYEPP) ensures the provision of early intervention, responsive, and recovery focused care for young people aged 12 – 25 years who are at risk of or experiencing a first episode of psychosis as based on the EPPIC model of care.

As part of the hYEPP multi-disciplinary team, the Functional Recovery Clinician, reports to the Functional Recovery Team Leader and assists with the scoping, development and delivery of psycho-social group programs for young people within the Functional Recovery Program.

The Functional Recovery Clinician will support young people access a range of groups and additional resources that will restore their developmental trajectory using evidence based interventions. The Functional Recovery Clinician will also work collaboratively with the young person, their family/loved ones and the Continuing Care Team (CCT) clinicians to tailor a psychosocial support package specific to their needs and carry a small caseload of those engaged with the groups.

headspace is seeking a person who has expertise in the design and delivery of psycho-social interventions to high risk populations, ideally specifically with youth with, or at risk of, Early Psychosis. Additionally, the incumbent will have demonstrated experience working within a mental health service in group settings.

To be successful in this position you will possess exceptional interpersonal skills and the natural ability to build relationships that encourage collaboration, participation and cooperation across a broad range of disciplines, services and stakeholders. A tertiary qualification in allied health (social work, psychology - clinical, mental health nursing or occupational therapy) is also required.

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians in a service like no other in Adelaide.

Competitive remuneration is offered and includes generous salary packaging opportunities. This role is offered until 30 June 2019 in line with our funding term.

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

A Working with Children Check is required for all headspace positions. To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate work visa. 

Position Closes: Wednesday 24 October 2018

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.

For More Information: Please contact Pru De Garis, Functional Recovery Team Leader, headspace Adelaide, on 1800 063 267

 

 

 

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.

Apply now

Youth Participation Coordinator , Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 23/10/2018 5:00pm

  • Make a difference to young people
  • Join an innovative and well recognised national Not for Profit
  • Competitive salary, including generous salary packaging benefits

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.

An exciting opportunity exists to join headspace as a Youth Participation Coordinator, supporting headspace’s National Youth Reference Group and driving youth participation across headspace services nationally. The Youth Participation Coordinator will be responsible for the design, delivery, development and evaluation of youth participation programs that empower young people to engage at all levels of the organisation. Through innovation and best practice the incumbent will continue to improve the way in which the organisation engages young people with its structures. The Youth Participation Coordinator will be required to build relationships and work collaboratively across teams and with the Executive and Board.

Reporting to the Senior Youth and Family and Friends Participation Advisor, the Youth Participation Coordinator will be responsible for the recruitment, management and support of the group of young Australians involved in the initiative. You will drive youth participation in collaboration with key stakeholders and will also assist with the evaluation and reporting of program outcomes.

To be successful in this role, you will have degree level qualifications in Health, Education, Youth Work, a related discipline or relevant experience plus an understanding of contemporary youth participation models and experience in implementation of youth participation strategies. Your exceptional and engaging communication skills will enable you to build key stakeholder relationships both internally and externally. Naturally, you will have a passion for working with young people and excellent organisational skills.

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians. Remuneration is dependent on skills and experience, and includes generous salary packaging opportunities. The role is offered as a full time position until 30 June 2020.

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

Application Process: Please follow the Apply Now link below to upload your personal details, cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and your CV.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications close: Tuesday 23 October at 5pm

For more information: Please contact Vikki Ryall – Executive Director, Clinical Practice on 03 9027 0116

 

For more information contact:

Name: Vikki Ryall
Phone: (03) 9027 0116
Email: vryall@headspace.org.au

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.

Apply now

Senior Clinicians, Mobile Assessment and Treatment Team (MATT) , Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: headspace Services Limited (hSL)

Deadline: 25/10/2018 5:00pm

 

Senior Clinicians, Mobile Assessment and Treatment Team (MATT)

 

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Competitive salary and generous salary packaging opportunities
  • Make a difference to the lives of young people
  • X2 roles -Part Time 0.6 FTE, Maximum term & Part Time 0.7 FTE (Maternity cover), May 2019

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.

headspace Adelaide provides a range of services to young people including primary health, mental health, substance use counselling and social recovery programs. Inclusive in this is the headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program (hYEPP) which supports young people deemed to be at high risk of or experiencing a first episode of psychosis.  The service is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of health professionals and focuses on the provision of early intervention services, utilising evidence-based practice with the vision of improving the quality of life of young people.

Our Mobile Assessment & Treatment Team (MATT) clinicians offer a comprehensive assessment and intensive, extended hours, home treatment service to young people presenting with or at ultra-high risk of a first episode of psychosis who are new to the service or who are already engaged with the service and require intensive support in the community.  As a MATT Senior Clinician, you will be responsible for providing services within the hYEPP including:

  • Intake and triage
  • Mental health assessments
  • Comprehensive risk assessments
  • Case formulation
  • Crisis intervention
  • Provision of home based community treatment

headspace is seeking Senior Clinicians who possess demonstrated experience or knowledge of the issues for young people who present with first episode and/or ultra-high risk of psychosis coupled with clinical experience of the assessment and effective management of young people experiencing an acute psychosis.

Clinicians in more senior roles will be expected to work at a senior level and have extensive leadership and clinical experience particularly in the area of acute inpatient and community based care of people struggling with psychosis.

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians. Competitive remuneration is offered, dependent on skills and experience, and includes generous salary packaging opportunities. Please note there are two available roles, Part Time 0.6 FTE, Maximum term, June 2019 & Part Time 0.7 FTE (Maternity cover) until May 2019.

A Working with Children Check is required for all headspace positions. To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate work visa.

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

Position Closes: Thursday 25 October 2018

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.

For More Information: Please contact Lynda May lmay@headspaveadeladie.org.au

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.

Apply now

Clinician, Mobile Assessment and Treatment Team (MATT, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: headspace Services Limited (hSL)

Deadline: 25/10/2018 5:00pm

Clinician, Mobile Assessment and Treatment Team (MATT)Clinicians

 

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Competitive salary and generous salary packaging opportunities
  • Make a difference to the lives of young people
  • 0.7 FTE, maximum term


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.

headspace Adelaide provides a range of services to young people including primary health, mental health, substance use counselling and social recovery programs. Inclusive in this is the headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program (hYEPP) which supports young people deemed to be at high risk of or experiencing a first episode of psychosis.  The service is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of health professionals and focuses on the provision of early intervention services, utilising evidence-based practice with the vision of improving the quality of life of young people.

Our Mobile Assessment & Treatment Team (MATT) clinicians offer a comprehensive assessment and intensive, extended hours, home treatment service to young people presenting with or at ultra-high risk of a first episode of psychosis who are new to the service or who are already engaged with the service and require intensive support in the community.  As a MATT clinician, you will be responsible for providing services within the hYEPP including:

  • Intake and triage
  • Mental health assessments
  • Comprehensive risk assessments
  • Case formulation
  • Crisis intervention
  • Provision of home based community treatment

headspace is seeking clinicians who possess demonstrated experience or knowledge of the issues for young people who present with first episode and/or ultra-high risk of psychosis coupled with clinical experience of the assessment and effective management of young people experiencing an acute psychosis. 

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians. Competitive remuneration is offered, dependent on skills and experience, and includes generous salary packaging opportunities. This role is offered as a part time (0.7 FTE) position until 30 June 2018, in line with our funding terms.

A Working with Children Check is required for all headspace positions. To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate work visa.

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

Position Closes: Thursday 25 October 2018

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.

 For More Information: Please contact Lynda May lmay@headspaveadeladie.org.au

 

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.

Apply now
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