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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

Be You Senior Consultant (Clinical) , Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 25/02/2019 9:00am

  • Innovation in Education and Youth Mental Health
  • Competitive salary, including generous salary packaging benefits
  • 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.

An exciting role exists for an energetic, clinically qualified mental health professional to support schools through the implementation of the Be You Program. Working consultatively, you will provide clinical oversight, governance and leadership to the delivery of services. headspace, as the implementation partner, will work with beyondblue to deliver an interactive framework of evidenced-based information, professional advice and support to primary and secondary schools. The Be You Program through continuous professional development of educators will promote optimal social and emotional health and wellness in schools.

The Senior Consultant – Be You (Clinical) will provide a clinical response, tailored to the individual needs of school communities to prepare for, respond to and recover from suicide. Reporting to the State Manager, you will ensure that schools receive timely and clinically sound support and remain updated on new resources and material available in the integrated program. Drawing on your clinical expertise, you will be a point of consultation for schools and colleagues, and will take an active role in the development and implementation of state-based strategies and projects. Through a relationships-based approach, you will be responsible for strengthening partnerships with prospective and participating schools, along with fostering a collaborative and respectful team culture.

To be successful in this role, you will have completed your tertiary qualifications in an approved allied health discipline and be eligible for membership with the appropriate professional body. This role calls for a responsive individual who is experienced in the provision of youth mental health care, including risk assessment, and delivering clinical or advisory services to schools. Your highly developed communication skills will allow you to effectively deliver education and training packages and you will demonstrate the ability to engage, liaise and interact with a broad range of stakeholders across the national health and education sectors. Your empathetic style will enable you to effectively engage with families and other networks in the care of young people. This role primarily supports teachers, leaders and schools rather than providing direct clinical services to young people.

This role requires intra state and 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 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. 

Applications close: Monday 25 February 2019 at 9am

For more information: Please contact Kelly Merritt on (03) 9278 0203

For more information contact:

Name: Kelly Merritt
Phone: (03) 9278 0203

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

Employer: headspace Darwin - Anglicare NT

Deadline: 22/02/2019 5:00pm

The Clinician Continuing Care Team (CCT) will work closely within a multidisciplinary team including psychiatrists and general practitioners (GPs) to facilitate the provision of coordinated clinical care and treatment. You will be responsible for providing continuing case management for young people inclusive of their family who are accepted into the headspace Youth Early Psychosis (hYEPP) program. Case management will be flexible, youth and family focused, with a strong emphasis on engagement.  You will ensure the core components of the Australian early psychosis model are delivered, including; collaborative case formulation and treatment planning, psycho-education, coordination of external services, facilitation of linkages with relevant functional recovery programs and the delivery of evidence-based psychological interventions.

As a Clinician in the CCT you will be allocated clinical responsibilities as directed by the hYEPP Program Manager. The Clinician CCT will be committed to the mission and embody the values of Anglicare NT and support core business by providing service, guidance and advice within the position’s specialty area.

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess an Ochre Card (Working with Children Clearance), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory manual driver’s licence. 

To view the full position description, click here and as part of the recruitment process you will be required to address the key selection criteria as outlined in the questions on the online application.

Applications will be assessed upon receipt.

Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage. For more information on our Reconciliation Action Plan click here.

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

For more information contact:

Name: Emily Brown - Program Manager hYEPP
Phone: (08) 8931 5999
Email: headspacedarwin@anglicare-nt.org.au

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

Employer: Work at headspace Nundah Aftercare

Are you interested in:

  • Improving lives of young people as part of an interesting and innovative team
  • Providing full range of health services, including physical and mental health assessments
  • Being a part of a supportive, multidisciplinary team
  • Developing increased skills in working with young people

If it's yes to the above, and if you want to be part of a fantastic culture creating change in young people's lives then this role is for you...

About the role...

headspace is seeking General Practitioners, to join our multidisciplinary team supporting people 12-25 years of age living with mental ill-health.
As a General Practitioner your income will be derived directly from Medicare Billings so you will need to be eligible to provide services under the Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS - Better Access).

 As part of Aftercare's headspace team you will:

  • Provide high standard GP assessments of persons experiencing physical and mental health issues.
  • Liaise and work with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Create Mental Health Care Plans for internal referrals, Psychiatrist and Allied Health Services.
  • Provide high quality, primary health care services to those accessing headspace Nundah.
  • Respond to medical/health concerns presented by patients including history taking, diagnosis, investigation, treatment and referral as appropriate.
  • Encourage and support young people to engage with sexual health and drug and alcohol services as well as preventative health care.
  • Have access to Clinical Supervision from the Clinical Team Leader
  • Be well supported by our administration team

The Right Fit...

The successful candidate will have:

  • Current registration with AHPRA, and Medicare Australia.
  • Liaising and working with internal and external stakeholders
  • Level 1 in Mental Health Skills Training

About Us...

Founded in 1907, Aftercare is the longest serving national mental health charity. We provide wide range of services supporting people's journeys to social and emotional wellbeing.

Aftercare is a values-driven organisation. Our people are passionate about their work. Our culture is professional, fun, friendly, rewarding and collaborative. We have over 500 staff in 40 locations across Queensland, NSW and Victoria.

Apply now

To apply email headspace.Nundah@aftercare.com.au outlining your suitability for the available role and attach a copy of your CV. Contact Keri Walsh on 0432 707 238 if you would like to discuss the role further.

Training Project Officers (2 positions), Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 25/02/2019 9:00am

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national Not for Profit
  • Full time opportunity with great travel opportunities throughout Australia
  • Delivery of sector leading youth mental health packages to young people, families, school communities and stakeholders
  • Competitive salary plus generous salary packaging benefits
  • To be based in Sydney, Brisbane or Perth 

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 will develop and implement two targeted national initiatives, funded by the Australian Government, through the headspace in Schools division. These initiatives will engage critical stakeholders and build capacity to work effectively with schools in the areas of youth mental health, self-harm minimisation and suicide prevention, and strengthen partnerships between Primary Health Networks, headspace centres and school communities. The project has a focus on rural, regional and remote communities and will engage with young people, their families and their communities

An exciting new role exists for a suitably qualified and dynamic professional to develop and deliver training packages and resources to school communities throughout Australia. The Training ProjectOfficer will facilitate activities including national seminars on youth suicide risk, suicide attempts and prevention strategies; and develop resources and training for young people, their families and their communities.

To be successful in this role, you will possess a working knowledge of common social and mental health issues faced by young people and experienced by school communities. Your highly developed communication skills will allow you to effectively deliver training packages and you will demonstrate the ability to engage, liaise and interact with a broad range of audiences.

This role will require significant travel, therefore the incumbent must possess the willingness and capability to travel intra and interstate 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 31 December 2019 in line with our funding term.

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

Application Process: Please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below to upload your personal details, cover letter, CV and response to the key selection criteria

Applications close: 25 February 2019 at 9am

For more information: Please contact Narelle Corless – Program Manager - Schools Suicide Prevention and Self-harm Minimisation Activities on 0418 528 145

For more information contact:

Name: Narelle Corless
Phone: 0418 528 145

Apply now

Be You - National Business and Service Manager, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 27/02/2019 5:00pm

  • New national leadership opportunity
  • Opportunity to work at the forefront of education and youth mental health
  • Competitive salary, including generous salary packaging benefits
  • Role based in Melbourne CBD, immediate commencement

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 is a service delivery partner for the beyondblue Be You initiative. The Be You program provides online training and resources, backed by 70 expert staff on the ground to support busy principals, teachers and early learning professionals to nurture the mental health and wellbeing of young people and their families.

An exciting new position based in Melbourne is responsible for the service development and contract management of the Be You contract with headspace. Bringing a strong business and project management logic, the role will ensure a proactive and organised approach to the national administration of the program. Key areas of responsibility include contract and risk management; education and service development and integration; service delivery data and reporting; digital solutions; partnerships and stakeholder engagement; financial and workforce modelling; and project management aspects of this program on behalf of headspace.

Responsible for the national advisory and leadership team, with a small team of senior direct reports across various portfolios, the incumbent will work in conjunction with clinical experts to implement service delivery initiatives that drive business agility and sustainability, ensuring the headspace Be You program remains relevant and accessible for Australian schools to support young people and their families.

headspace is seeking a highly experienced professional from the health sector, with a demonstrated track record in business program management. Your strong commercial experience in managing budgets, contracts and service improvements will support your results driven approach with the capacity to negotiate successful outcomes in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment.  In addition, exceptional interpersonal, communication and organisational skills will enable you to operate effectively at a national level and build relationships and strategic partnerships with stakeholders including key 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 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, whilst awaiting further extension.

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. 

For more information contact:

Name: Julia Smith
Phone: (03) 9027 0128
Email: jsmith@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

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

General Practitioner

Part Time

 

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 people aged 12-25 years.  This covers four core areas for service delivery: mental health, physical health, alcohol and other drug services and education/vocational support.

 

headspace Penrith are currently seeking an experienced General Practitioner to join our vibrant multidisciplinary team to support young people with physical and mental health care.

 

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 high quality, primary health care service to those accessing headspace, with an emphasis on managing mental health issues, diagnostic screening and cardio-metabolic health within our primary care services and the Youth Early Psychosis Program (hYEPP)
  • Work collaboratively alongside onsite Psychiatrists, Nurses, Allied Health clinicians including Youth Access Team clinicians, Psychologists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Exercise Physiologists and Dieticians
  • Develop confidence and increased skills in working with young people in a community setting
  • Access to onsite Private Allied Health Professionals who provide Psychological Services under Medicare
  • Access to free professional development opportunities and training in youth mental health and the headspace model of care as well as learning opportunities through headspace National e-learning
  • Fully computerised facilities with full reception and administrative support

 

Hear from other headspace GP’s from around Australia to see what it is like to work in a headspace centre - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BDfoSFdFos

 

Selection Criteria

  • Vocational Registration
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA)
  • Be eligible for a Medicare Provider Number
  • 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!

 

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

 

For further information please contact Kellie Smith, Practice Manager on 0409 425 661 or by email at kellie.smith@parramattamission.org.au.

 

For more information contact:

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

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

 

General Practitioner

Part Time

 

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 people aged 12-25 years.  This covers four core areas for service delivery: mental health, physical health, alcohol and other drug services and education/vocational support.

 

headspace Mt Druitt are currently seeking an experienced General Practitioner to join our vibrant multidisciplinary team to support young people with physical and mental health care.

 

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 high quality, primary health care service to those accessing headspace, with an emphasis on managing mental health issues, diagnostic screening and cardio-metabolic health within our primary care services and the Youth Early Psychosis Program (hYEPP)
  • Work collaboratively alongside onsite Psychiatrists, Nurses, Allied Health clinicians including Youth Access Team clinicians, Psychologists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Exercise Physiologists and Dieticians
  • Develop confidence and increased skills in working with young people in a community setting
  • Access to onsite Private Allied Health Professionals who provide Psychological Services under Medicare
  • Access to free professional development opportunities and training in youth mental health and the headspace model of care as well as learning opportunities through headspace National e-learning
  • Fully computerised facilities with full reception and administrative support

 

Hear from other headspace GP’s from around Australia to see what it is like to work in a headspace centre - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BDfoSFdFos

 

Selection Criteria

  • Vocational Registration
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA)
  • Be eligible for a Medicare Provider Number
  • 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!

 

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

 

For further information please contact Kellie Smith, Practice Manager on 0409 425 661 or by email at kellie.smith@parramattamission.org.au.

 

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

Deadline: 28/02/2019 5:00pm

  • 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: Thursday 28 February 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 Ania Zysk at azysk@headspaceadelaide.org.au or 1800 063 267

For more information contact:

Name: Ania Zysk
Phone: 1800 063 267
Email: azysk@headspaceadelaide.org.au

Apply now
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