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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 (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

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

Deadline: 02/02/2018 5:00pm

 

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Vocationally Registered General Practitioner
  • Based at brand new Onkaparinga site with beach side location and purpose built GP facilities
  • Working as a Private Practitioner

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 Onkaparinga is part of headspace Services Ltd. headspace Onkaparinga is an early intervention program for young people aged 12 – 25 years with emerging mental health and/or substance use problems. headspace Onkaparinga provides young people with access to Allied Health professionals and the support they need to develop and maintain the skills and confidence they need to live healthy and happy lives.

As part of our continued growth we are seeking a vocationally registered General Practitioner to complement the mental health platform of our model.

headspace is seeking a person who has demonstrated clinical skills, working with young people together with experience in working with multi-disciplinary teams. You will also possess considerable experience in a range of mental health service settings; including the provision of health services to young people aged 12-25. 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 will have the opportunity to be part of an innovative initiative that is committed to improving the well-being of young Australians through the provision of high quality, integrated services, when and where they are needed. You will be able to access multi-disciplinary support and supervision, and professional development opportunities.

Practitioners will be engaged as independent contractors, not as employees, and will be remunerated by rebates received through the Medicare Benefits Schedule. Rebate levels will be dependent on the practitioner’s professional qualifications. 

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Application Process: Please download and complete the Eligibility Criteria Form by clicking on this link. Please submit this form, along with your letter of application and CV using the Apply Now link below

Please Note: shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview

 

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. 

 

 

 

 

For more information contact:

Name: Kristy Koehne, Centre Manager
Phone: (08) 8186 8600
Email: kkoehne@headspaceonkaparinga.org.au

Apply now

Onkaparinga Allied Health Private Practitioner, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 02/02/2018 5:00pm

 

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Allied Health (Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Social worker, Mental Health Nurse)
  • Based in Onkaparinga, New Facility, Beach side location
  • Working as a Private Practitioner

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 Onkaparinga is part of headspace Services Ltd. headspace Onkaparinga is an early intervention program for young people aged 12 – 25 years with emerging mental health and/or substance use problems. headspace Onkaparinga provides young people with access to Allied Health professionals and the support they need to develop and maintain the skills and confidence they need to live healthy and happy lives.

As part of our continued growth we are seeking a professionally accredited Allied Health Practitioner to complement the mental health platform of our model.

headspace is seeking a person who has demonstrated clinical skills, working with young people together with experience in working with multi-disciplinary teams. You will also possess considerable experience in a range of mental health service settings; including the provision of mental health services to young people aged 12-25. 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 will have the opportunity to be part of an innovative initiative that is committed to improving the well-being of young Australians through the provision of high quality, integrated services, when and where they are needed. 

Practitioners will be engaged as independent contractors, not as employees, and will be remunerated by rebates received through the Medicare Benefits Schedule. Rebate levels will be dependent on the practitioner’s professional qualifications. 

 

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Application Process: Please follow the Apply Now link below to upload your personal details, letter of application, and your CV.

Please Note: Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview 

 

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. 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information contact:

Name: Kristy Koehne, Centre Manager
Phone: (08) 8186 8600
Email: kkoehne@headspaceonkaparinga.org.au

Apply now

Senior Evaluation Officer, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 29/01/2018 9:00am

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national Not for Profit
  • Full time opportunity
  • Attractive 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.

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced evaluation professional to join the headspace Research and Evaluation Division in undertaking evaluation and other applied research projects. The Senior Evaluation Officer will provide expertise and take a lead role in all evaluation activities for the headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program (hEPP) including supporting the external evaluation.

Reporting to the Evaluation Manager, you will primarily be responsible for liaising with external evaluators and facilitating the provision of a comprehensive data set. Furthermore, you will monitor and support centre compliance against the minimum data set and undertake quantitative data analysis to determine implementation progress, service quality and achievement of program objectives.

headspace is seeking a motivated person with highly developed skills and expertise in the development and implementation of evaluation processes, applied research, and quantitative data analysis - ideally in the health or mental health settings. The incumbent will also have highly developed conceptual and analytical skills, exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and be able to operate effectively at a national level with a range of individuals and organisations.

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. 

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

 

Application Process: Please email ntelford@headspace.org.au with your personal details, a letter of application that broadly addresses the key selection criteria and a copy of your CV.

For more information contact:

Name: Nic Telford - Evaluation Manager
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.

Clinical Advisor, Part-time/Sessional (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
  • Part Time (0.6 FTE) Opportunity

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 for an experienced mental health professional to provide support in the development, refinement and delivery of headspace education material to a variety of agencies, including actively supporting training programs within headspace National Office. Highly proficient in mental health issues faced by young people, the Clinical Advisor will be pivotal in the design and development of new clinical resources and will provide clinical advice and expertise to further build the reputation of headspace as a leader in youth mental health.

With a focus on continuous improvement, you will work to ensure that all headspace services are evidence-based, underpinned by robust quality and safety principles, with the ultimate goal of improving outcomes for young people and their families. The Clinical Advisor will provide a clinical lens to the development and refinement of headspace clinical programs, including actively contributing to strategic communications, national strategies, national policies and training programs. 

To be successful in this role, you will hold a tertiary qualification in a relevant allied health discipline with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the application of clinical practice, specifically in early intervention for young people experiencing mental ill health and their families. You will have demonstrated skills in assessment, case formulation and interventions. Naturally, you will display highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, along with the ability to maintain productive working relationships with a range of stakeholders including key government, non-government and community partners. This role requires intra state and possibly interstate travel. 

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 as a part time (0.6 FTE) position.

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.

 

Applications Close: Please note that applications will be reviewed as received.  

 

For more information contact:

Name: Simon Dodd - Senior Clinical Advisor
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.

Apply now

Youth Reference Group Volunteer, Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: none

headspace Cairns believes in providing young people with the opportunity to be heard, and actively involved in addressing the issues that are important to them.

As a member of the headspace Cairns Youth Reference Group (YRG)  you can do just this, by;

 

  • Working with at risk youth in the community
  • Planning and organising events
  • Developing and facilitating programs
  • Community Engagement
  • Youth & Community Development
  • Health Promotion

 

By getting involved you will get the opportunity to

 

  • Receive training about headspace and Mental Health & wellbeing.
  • Have your say on important issues and influence how headspace Cairns operates.
  • Meet and work with other young people who are passionate about youth and our community.
  • Learn and develop leadership and organizational skills.

 

 

For more information contact:

Name: Mike Greasley, Centre Coordinator
Phone: (07) 4041 3780
Email: info@headspacecairns.org.au

Apply now

Youth Reference Group Member, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Volunteer

Applications are now open for volunteers 16-25 y/o wanting to join our Youth Reference Group.

This is your opportunity to be the voice of young people in your community and shape headspace services at headspace Morwell.

For more information contact:

Name: Tim McClimont
Phone: 5136 8300
Email: info@headspacemorwell.org.au

Freeza committee member, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Volunteer

Freeza is an arts and culture events management team.

Applications are now open for volunteers 14-25 y/o, wanting to join Freeza in 2018.

For more information contact:

Name: Tim McClimont
Phone: 5136 8300
Email: info@headspacemorwell.org.au

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