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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

Clinic Nurse Project Officer, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: headspace Services Limited (hSL)

Deadline: 21/10/2018 9:00am

Clinic Nurse Project Officer

 

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Full Time, based in Adelaide CBD
  • 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. 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.

An exciting opportunity exists for a clinical nurse to join the hYEPP program. This role will sit within the Continuing Care Team (CCT) and report to the hYEPP Clinical Lead (CCT), whilst responding to needs of the hYEPP Mobile Assessment Treatment Team and Functional Recovery Program as required. The Clinic Nurse will be responsible for the development and implementation of the hYEPP clinic to ensure best practice guidelines are adhered to in accordance with national standards and the EPPIC model. The successful candidate will develop clear operating procedures ensuring consistency in how the clinic is utilised by the wider team. In addition, the incumbent will coordinate and deliver clinic duties to young people registered with the service, ensuring young people registered with the program receive timely physical health assessments, metabolic screening and monitor the provision of medication, including clozapine and depot administration. The role will support pathology collections, including requests and follow up on behalf of the medical team, supporting throughout the journey of care for young people engaged with the program. The Clinic Nurse will also have responsibility for general monitoring, maintenance and stock management within the clinic rooms, working closely with clinical leads, GP’s and Psychiatrists to ensure all equipment is up to date and in working order. Furthermore, the incumbent will support quality improvement initiatives and the development and roll out of procedures and work instructions relevant to the coordination of the clinic functions.

headspace is seeking a degree qualified mental health nurse with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a community mental health setting. The incumbent must be registered with AHPRA and have experience working with young people who present with first episode and/or at high risk of psychosis. You must have well-developed evidence based clinical skills and experience supporting young people and their families. The successful candidate must possess a sound understanding of early psychosis and the first episode psychosis rational and principles particularly in relation to physical health needs. You must have a working knowledge of function clinic services and relevant legislation pertaining to mental health services in South Australia, coupled with experience in procedure development, implementation and evaluation.  Naturally you will possess excellent communication skills both verbal and written with an ability to interact with a diverse range of people.

 

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 until 30 June 2019 in line with our funding term.

 

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

 

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

 

Applications Close: Monday 29 October 2018 9am

 

For more information: Please contact Greg Young at gyoung@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.

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Youth Reference Group Member (volunteer position), 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: Kristi Lowrie
Phone: 5136 8300
Email: info@headspacemorwell.org.au

Training Project Officer - Adelaide, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 29/10/2018 5:00pm

 

 Training Project Officer

(1 position in Adelaide and 1 position in Brisbane)

 

  • 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

 

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 Project Officer 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, letter of application, response to the key selection criteria and your CV.

 

Applications close: 29 October 2018 at 5pm

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: 0447 926 799
Email: ncorless@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/s, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Elsternwick is seeking enthusiastic and passionate General Practitioners who enjoy working with young people in a well being setting.

We are seeking a GP to work at least a session a week at headspace Elsternwick providing physical health, sexual health and mental health support to young people aged 12-25.

headspace Elsternwick offers a large multi-disciplinary private practitioner workforce and access to psychiatric registrars and psychiatrists.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please call Kirsten Cleland - Manager on 9076 7500

For more information contact:

Name: Kirsten Cleland
Phone: (03) 9076 7500
Email: k.cleland@alfred.org.au

Training Project Officer - Brisbane, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 29/10/2018 5:00pm

 

  • 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

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, letter of application, response to the key selection criteria and your CV.

Applications close: 29 October 2018 at 5pm

For more information: Please contact Narelle Corless – Program Manager

For more information contact:

Name: Narelle Corless
Phone: 0418 528 145
Email: ncorless@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

Consultant NEI - Clinical VIC, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 31/10/2018 5:00pm

 

 

Clinical Consultant - VIC

 

  • 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 National Education Initiative (NEI) Program. 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 NEI Program through continuous professional development of educators will promote optimal social and emotional health and wellness in schools.

 

The Clinical Consultant 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/Territory 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. You will support school communities to promote mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention with the goal of improving outcomes for young people and their families.

 

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 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 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. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Applications close: 31 October 5pm

 

For more information: Please contact Kelly Merritt – State Manager VIC on 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

Clinical Consultant NSW, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 31/10/2018 5:00pm

 

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

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 National Education Initiative (NEI) Program. 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 NEI Program through continuous professional development of educators will promote optimal social and emotional health and wellness in schools.

The Clinical Consultant 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/Territory 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. You will support school communities to promote mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention with the goal of improving outcomes for young people and their families.

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 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 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. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications close: 31 October 5pm

For more information: Please contact Adrian Larkin – State Manager NSW on 0475 838 049

 

For more information contact:

Name: Adrian Larkin
Phone: 0475 838 049

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 Consultant – NEI (Clinical) VIC, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 31/10/2018 5:00pm

 

Senior Consultant – NEI (Clinical) VIC

 

  • 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 National Education Initiative (NEI) 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 NEI Program through continuous professional development of educators will promote optimal social and emotional health and wellness in schools.

 

The Senior Consultant – NEI (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: 31 October at 5pm

For more information: Please contact Kelly Merritt – State Manager VIC on 03 9027 0100.

Apply now
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