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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 Youth Worker, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: headspace Murray Bridge

Deadline: 01/03/2019 12:00am

If you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of young people, 12 – 25 years, particularly those at risk of developing   mental health issues and/or substance use disorders as well as young people who have economic and social recovery needs, then we want to hear from you.  We have a rewarding professional part time role available, based at our Murray Bridge Office. The position is part time 0.6 FTE and must be able to work Thursday 12-8pm in our Afterhours program.

headspace Murray Bridge is seeking an Allied Health Youth Worker to join our Murray Bridge team committed to providing services for young people, their families and carers in Murray Bridge and surrounding areas.   Ability to deliver youth friendly mental health services in regional settings and via an out-reach model is desirable. The headspace team is committed to a cooperative, multidisciplinary model of care to support the best outcomes for young people across the Murray Bridge region. Ability to facilitate group program will be an advantage.

We are looking for qualified and experienced Youth Mental Health Clinician who can work innovatively and therapeutically with young people and are accredited with their relevant professional body and/or registered with APHRA (Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, and Mental Health Nurses) or are eligible for membership with AASW (Social Workers).

Remuneration will be negotiated dependent on skills, experience and qualifications.  Our organisation offers generous salary packaging options, 5 weeks Annual Leave, TOIL and a flexible and supportive working environment

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All enquiries to suzannef@mmgpn.org.au or phone (08) 8531 2122.

Applicants are requested to send a covering letter, addressing the key selection criteria, and resume to the Clinical Lead, PO Box 558, Murray Bridge 5253 or emailed to suzannef@mmgpn.org.au by

COB Friday 1st March 2019.

 

For more information contact:

Phone: (08) 8531 2122
Email: suzannef@mmgpn.org.au

Clinical Centre Manager , Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 31/03/2019 12:00am

Clinical Centre Manager

headspace - Mackay

Northern Australia Primary Health Limited's (NAPHL) mission is to enhance and promote the health and wellbeing of people living within Northern Queensland, prioritising people with the highest need.

NAPHL is seeking a highly motivated Clinical Centre Manager to support our headspace Mackay site.

As the Clinical Centre Manager you will be responsible for leading, developing, implementing, overseeing and managing the clinical operations, and future growth and development of the headspace Mackay centre.

This will include developing and coordinating the overall service model and clinical practice provided to the patients within the program, provide clinical leadership, support to the clinicians to ensure a high-level provision of best practice and quality patient care.

To be successful you will have the following knowledge and experience:

  • Current Psychology or Mental Health Social Worker registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Minimum 4 years post registration experience
  • Experience and solid knowledge of the National Standards for Mental Health Services.
  • Highly advanced clinical mental health skills and knowledge with recent experience in direct service provision to young people, and their families, including being able to respond effectively to crisis and high-risk situations when required. 
  • Significant leadership and management skills to provide direction, support and coaching, and clinical supervision to teams to ensure excellence in service delivery.
  • Excellent communication, including a high level of written and verbal skills with the ability to interact and collaborate with a range of different stakeholders and consumer groups. 

Why work for NAPHL?

  • It's your opportunity to join an organisation with an excellent supportive work culture and be part of our innovative team
  • Dynamic workload with opportunities to grow your career
  • Generous salary packaging benefits up to $16,000

Applications should consist of your CV, together with a covering letter of no more than 1 page in length detailing your experience relevant to the Knowledge & Experience Requirements.

For more information contact:

Name: Northern Australia Primary Health Limited
Phone: (07) 4898 2200
Email: pcooper@naphl.com.au

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

headspace Campbelltown 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 Campbelltown 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 Campbelltown 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: Charishma Kaliyanda, Community Engagement Officer
Phone: (02) 4627 9089
Email: headspace.campbelltown@onedoor.org.au 

Mental Health Clinician - Trauma Informed Care, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 31/03/2019 12:00am

Northern Australia Primary Health Limited is a leading provider of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Mental Health & Wellbeing and Allied Health services.  Northern Australia Primary Health Limited employs a range of health professionals including, but not limited to, GPs’, Psychologists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Dietitians, Diabetic Educators, Youth Workers and Indigenous Health Workers.

This position is located in the beautiful Mackay Whitsundays region, so if its time for a sea change, then this may be the role for you.  74 islands to explore at your doorstep, tropical rainforest hinterland, 75 minutes flight to Brisbane - if your passion is lifestyle and working with young people then we want to hear from you! 

What we can offer you?

If you are seeking versatility and personal growth in your next role, then come and join the multidisciplinary team at NAPHL headspace Mackay.

We offer:

  • Exposure to a diverse client portfolio
  • The opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary team
  • Relocation Assistance for the right candidate
  • The opportunity to access headspace resources and provide direct clinical mental health care to headspace clients
  • Up to $15,999 Salary sacrifice
  • Discount private health insurance
  • Access to the organisations Travel Club
  • Professional Development opportunities

You will have a unique connection to like-minded professionals in a multi-disciplinary team both locally and through virtual teams in other locations.

Knowledge and Experience Requirements

The successful candidate will demonstrate and provide examples from their professional experience of the following essential skills:

Essential

  • Current registration with the registration body of the specific discipline that meets the requirement for working in Queensland.
  • Evidence of training in relevant trauma informed mental health therapies and demonstrated competency in the delivery of these therapies when treating young people with mental health issues and disorders.
  • Possess a Medicare Provider Number or able to acquire as soon as possible and maintain eligibility to provide headspace services.
  • Experience and solid knowledge of the National Standards for Mental Health Services.
  • High level written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of contemporary issues in the health care system, particularly those relevant to general practice, and an understanding of the longer term engagement and treatment within the trauma informed practice (of up to two years) or the ability to acquire such knowledge.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment, and to develop and maintain professional relationships with other service providers and within the team.

     

    Desirable

  • Have completed required Suicide Prevention training or complete soon after appointment.
  • Knowledge, skills and demonstrated experience in group work and group dynamics.
  • Psychology Board Approved Supervisor.
  • Current driver’s license.
  • Culturally sensitive practice – including experience working with clients from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

           Mandatory Requirements

  • Blue Card
  • Yellow Card (or exemption)
  • Criminal History Check
  • Professional Registration
  • Drivers Licence

How to apply:

Applications should consist of a cover letter and CV, outlining previous experience with specific reference to the essential and desirable knowledge criteria as outlined above. Please use the Seek apply now capability .

If you would like further information about this opportunity contact Alison, HR Manager on (07) 4421 7700

For more information contact:

Name: Northern Australia Primary Health Limited
Phone: (07) 4898 2200
Email: pcooper@naphl.com.au

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Senior Psychologist (Maternity Leave) , Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: $49-$55/hr

Deadline: 04/03/2019 12:00am

headspace Shepparton has a 2 day a week role for a Senior Psychologist to assist the headspace team. 

This role also requires the ability to mentor and support the Enhanced Care Team. The role is a Maternity Relief Position until February 2020, but will be initially offered as a short term contract to June 2019 in line with the current funding contract.

For more information contact:

Name: Caroline French
Phone: (03) 5823 8800
Email: caroline.french@gvhealth.org.au

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Allied Health Professionals, Warrnambool centre seeking EOIs, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: Brophy Family & Youth Services Warrnambool VIC

Expression of Interest – Social Workers, Psychologists and Occupational Therapists         

If you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of young people, 12 – 25 years, particularly those with emerging mental health or substance use concerns, then we want to hear from you.  We have a number of rewarding professional positions available and can provide flexible sessional or part time work.

headspace Warrnambool is seeking Accredited Allied Health practitioners to join our team committed to providing services for young people, their families and carers in South West Victoria. Ability to deliver youth friendly mental health services under a regional outreach model is desirable. The headspace team is committed to a cooperative, multidisciplinary model of care to support the best early intervention outcomes for young people across the South West of Victoria. 

The team operates from the headspace Warrnambool hub located at the Community and Youth Complex, 210 Timor Street, Warrnambool.

We need: 

  • Social Workers who can work innovatively and therapeutically with young people and are accredited with AASW and approved by Medicare to deliver mental health treatment plans.
  • Private Psychologists who would like to join our team of contracted service providers and can deliver services under MBS.
  • Occupational Therapists who have experience in mental health, are registered with APHRA and approved by Medicare to deliver mental health treatment plans.

To express your interest, please phone to discuss or send us a copy of your current CV detailing qualifications, experience and areas of interest to Phil Wilson, headspace Warrnambool – Clinical Lead on 03 5561 8835 or email pwilson@brophy.org.au 

For more information contact:

Name: Phil Wilson
Phone: (03) 5561 8835
Email: pwilson@brophy.org.au

Independent Chairperson - headspace Broome Consortium , Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Ltd

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Consortium Chairperson Job Description 

 

For more information contact:

Phone: 9193 6222
Email: headspace@kamsc.org.au

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

Due to demand of our services, headspace Albury Wodonga is looking for highly motivated, youth orientated Clinical Psychologists, Psychologists, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists who are experienced in providing high quality services to young people. 
Working as a Private Practitioner at headspace provides you with an opportunity to work within a dynamic, innovative multidisciplinary environment to provide early intervention and treatment for mental health and related issues in young people aged 12-25 years of age and establish a fulfilling and rewarding practice in partnership with headspace. 
Our Private Practitioners complete work in assessment, treatment planning, psychological treatment and referral, and are highly valued members of our team.

Benefits for you:

  • Ongoing Medicare funded referrals of young people who have been assessed and are ready to receive services.
  • Full administrative support and consulting space which includes reception, billing, appointment confirmations, SMS reminders and all room bookings are taken care of for you.  Access to the electronic medical records database with comprehensive training provided.
  • Opportunity for peer support through regular care co-ordination meetings with the team.
  • Free Professional Development opportunities.

Key Requirements for the role:

  • Must be a fully registered Psychologist with AHPRA, hold Accredited Mental Health Social Worker Status with AASW or hold Better Access Endorsement with Occupational Therapy Australia.
  • Eligible to provide services under Medicare and be willing to bulk bill;
  • Have or be willing to obtain your own ABN.
  • Be willing to undertake a Working with Children Check and a separate Criminal History check.
  • Have demonstrated experience providing services to young people aged 12-25 years of age.

 

For more information contact:

Name: Karina Kerr
Phone: (02) 6055 9555
Email: karina.kerr@gatewayhealth.org.au

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