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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

Consortium Chairperson – headspace Albury Wodonga, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Voluntary Position

 Position Description

Position Title

Consortium Chairperson– headspace Albury Wodonga

Volunteer Role

Liaises with

 

headspace AW Consortium members

headspace AW Centre Manager

Gateway Health staff

Local Albury Wodonga community

Media (occasionally, as mutually agreed)

headspace Albury Wodonga staff

 

Vision & Values

Through our innovative consortium young people in our community aged between 12 and 25 will have improved access to an integrated, high quality and responsive healthcare service system that provides appropriate care and support. 

Purpose of role

To work in partnership with the Lead Agency, Gateway Health, to provide strategic expertise to enable headspace Albury Wodonga to deliver a high quality responsive service based on local priorities.  The consortium partners aim to maximise opportunities and expertise to collaborate with each other, government and the community to develop and deliver an integrated and sustainable youth health service for the Albury Wodonga community. The Consortium Chair will provide independent leadership to the Consortium and provide the link between the consortium and a range of community groups and networks.

Reporting Requirements

 

The Consortium Chairperson will be provided with support and direction by the headspace Centre Manager and/or Gateway Health Program Manager (lead agency).

 

Code of Conduct

Employees and/or Volunteers are expected to, at all times:

  • Maintain a high professional standard and work with integrity
  • Develop a collaborative working relationship
  • Communicate with respect and tolerance
  • Maintain a client focus
  • Adopt a Continuous Quality Improvement approach

Position Context

headspace has offered an integrated service for young people aged 12-25 in the Albury Wodonga region since January 2015. It provides information, advice and support on mental health and wellbeing, general health, alcohol and other drugs, education, employment and other services. The Chairperson of the headspace Albury Wodonga Consortium provides a leadership role to the Consortium, and is an independent representative of the local community. They have a passion and understanding of the needs of young people and want to strive to improve health outcomes for the regions young people.

 

As well as the independent Chair the Consortium is comprised of representatives from; Gateway Health (lead agency); Albury Wodonga Health; Personnel Group; Sureway Employment and Training; Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service; Mind Australia; North East Child Adolescent Mental Health Service; YES Youth and Family Services  and Junction Support Services. 

 

The consortium is considered a strategic partnership that identifies strategic priorities about the quality, safety and sustainability of the service model, and responds through shared action.

 

Organisation Context

Gateway Health is the Lead Agency for headspace Albury Wodonga, and the service operates from Gateway premises in High Street Wodonga. Gateway Health is a not-for-profit Company limited by guarantee and a registered Community Health Service under the Health Services Act 1988 (Vic).

The Board of Governance provides strategic planning for Gateway Health. The Board consists of 9 elected members.  The Board has delegated the operational management of the Agency to the Chief Executive Officer.

 

 

 

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Identify opportunities to establish links with the business community who have an interest in youth health issues
  • Lead the consortium on working within their Terms of Reference and Strategic Plan
  • Ensure meetings focus on the strategic and advisory role as defined
  • Ensure the Consortium’s purpose and themes are being followed
  • Ensure that the partners operate in an ethically, environmentally and socially responsible fashion
  • Support headspace Albury Wodonga Centre Manager with advice and support
  • In partnership with lead agency instigate annual review of Consortium Performance
  • Liaise with and represent headspace Albury Wodonga to the community within the region
  • Ensure Consortium workload is appropriately shared between all partners

 

Selection Criteria and other requirements

  • Passion, energy, community-minded and relevant experience to make a difference to health outcomes for young people
  • Experience and skills in leadership roles, either paid or voluntary
  • Skills and experience in meeting procedure and chairing roles, including a collaborative style for decision making
  • Broad interest in the health and wellbeing of your local community
  • Access and/or knowledge of a range of existing networks in the local community
  • Ability to bring an independent community voice and effectively represent the local community
  • Willingness to learn new knowledge and pass this knowledge onto others
  • Ability to commit the necessary time to the role, including occasional travel (at no cost)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Media liaison experience desirable
  • All applicants undergo an interview for this volunteer role

Time Commitment and Conditions

  • Orientation: 3 hrs (Gateway Health Wodonga)
  • Attend monthly Consortium meetings (10 meetings per year, 2 hrs)
  • Occasional planning days, media commitments, other meetings (as negotiated)
  • Occasional state-wide or national meetings of independent Consortium Chairs – Melbourne (as negotiated)
  • Fixed term - 2 years
  • Current Police Check, Victorian Working with Children Check and NSW Working with Children Check (at no cost)
  • Based at Wodonga however some outreach required including after hours

 

 

 

I __________________________________ (full name) hereby understand the requirements of the position and will fulfil the obligations required of the tasks, responsibilities and needs of the organisation.

 

 

 

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Employee Signature                                                                               Date

 

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Manager Signature                                                                                 Date

 

For more information contact:

Name: Karina Kerr
Phone: (02) 6055 9548
Email: karina.kerr@gatewayhealth.org.au

Psychologists in Private Practice, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Psychologists in Private Practice

Multiple contracted positions available

Make a difference to young people, join one of Australia’s newest and most innovative Not for Profits.

headspace Campbelltown is looking for youth oriented and community focused Psychologists and Clinical Psychologists. You will work with the multidisciplinary team on site to provide early intervention and treatment for mental health and related problems in young people aged 12 -25 years and their families.

You will be making a major contribution to improving the mental health and wellbeing of young people. You will have access to extended consultation time and the multidisciplinary expertise available on site to achieve great health outcomes for clients. 

We’re very flexible so you get the best of both worlds; you can maintain your existing private or public work and provide contracted services to us for as little as 1 day a week. You should be be eligible to provide services under the Medicare Benefits Better Outcomes for Mental Health Initiative.

What we can offer:

  • Flexible working hours;
  • Full administration support including reception, billings & appointment bookings;
  • Fully computerised software with IT support;
  • Fully managed case co-ordination along with regular multi-disciplinary case reviews;
  • As well as on-going referrals of young people who have been assessed and are ready to receive services.

What we need from you:

  • A desire to make a difference in the lives of young people experiencing mental illness;
  • Full registration as a Psychologist or Clinical Psychologist;
  • Demonstrated experience providing clinical services  to young people aged 12 to 25 years old;
  • Eligibility to provide services under Medicare and be willing to Bulk Bill;
  • An ABN;
  • Personal Professional Indemnity Insurance;
  • Available at least 1-2 days per week.

Apply today by emailing Aysun Goktepe, Clinical Services Manager, on aysun.goktepe@onedoor.org.au with a brief cover letter and your CV. 

Please see here for a copy of the position description.

For more information contact:

Name: headspace Campbelltown
Phone: (02) 4627 9089
Email: headspace.campbelltown@onedoor.org.au

Geelong GP Contractor/s, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: MBS

headspace Geelong are currently looking to recruit a number of GP's to provide sessions from the headspace Geelong sites across Corio, Geelong and Drysdale and under the Doctors in Secondary Schools Program.

Our headspace Geelong service offers free youth health services for young people aged 12-25 years. The centre employs a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, nurses, social workers, counsellors, youth workers, GP's and other staff to support the health and well-being of young people with a focus on mental health.

Working as a member of the headspace Geelong team offers GPs the opportunity to provide bulk-billed services to young people as part of a collaborative and holistic model of care, in an environment that encourages the development of ongoing and therapeutic relationships with clients and multidisciplinary case consultation. Gp’s retain 100% of their bulk billings with a modest service administration fee of 10%.

Barwon Child Youth and Family (BCYF) is the lead agency for the headspace Geelong service. As a member of the broader BCYF team you will receive the support available as part of a large not for profit family and community services organisation that provides a diverse range of services across the Geelong Region.

Job Description: A copy of the job description can be found here  

If you are a GP interested in joining a multidisciplinary and supportive team with an interest in youth mental health and working with young people 12-25 along with their families and friends please contact Max Broadley, Executive Director Client Services at BCYF at Max.Broadley@bcyf.org.au or the headspace Geelong Manager Malcolm Scott.

 

For further information please contact:

 

Name: Malcolm Scott

Phone: (03) 5222 6690

Email: Malcolm.Scott@bcyf.org.au  

For more information contact:

Name: Malcolm Scott
Phone: (03) 5222 6690
Email: Malcolm.Scott@bcyf.org.au

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

Employer: headspace Osborne Park

Are you passionate about helping young people and making a difference in your local community?

Are you aged between 16 and 25 years old?

Join our Youth Reference Group!

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What is the headspace Osborne Park Youth Reference Group?

The headspace Osborne Park Youth Reference Group (YRG) is made up of 10-15 young people aged 16-25 years who are passionate about youth mental health, and who meet monthly to provide input into how the centre can better support young people in the community. The YRG hopes to:

  • Provide you with the opportunity to have input into the strategic direction of headspace Osborne Park services, and mental health services nationally
  • Allow a way for the voice of young people to be heard and acted upon
  • Provide opportunities for your skill development and foster leadership, media, communication and advocacy skills
  • Support you to lead projects locally; and
  • Allow young people to direct youth mental health policy development

We believe that youth participation is the key to delivering the best services for young people. Young people involved with the headspace Osborne Park YRG will have the opportunity to be involved in a number of ways, including (but not limited to):

  • Have your say and direct youth mental health services in your community
  • Working with other young people who are passionate about improving the lives of young Australians
  • Have the opportunity to attend conferences and training to support your role as a Youth Reference Group member
  • Have the opportunity to choose your level of involvement (e.g. attend monthly meetings, interact over Facebook and/or attend community events
  • Meeting with prominent leaders and advocates for youth mental health
  • Receive training in mental health, alcohol and other drugs, and media, as well as any other trainings related to your specific area of interest
  • Develop a range of skills including working in groups and representing the needs of your peers
  • Provide input on centre design and accessibility for young people and their families
  • Plan and attend local events to promote headspace Osborne Park services
  • Provide input into the development of our website and social media
  • Provide input into the development of resources for young people, including factsheets, brochures and other promotional materials
  • Have the opportunity to be involved in research and the evaluation of headspace Osborne Park services and programs

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I'm keen! How do I get involved?

If you are interested in learning more about headspace Osborne Park's YRG or Online YRG, please contact our Community Engagement Officer on (08) 9208 9555 or email info@headspaceospk.com.au

Otherwise, please fill in an expression of interest form and either email it to info@headspaceospk.com.au or drop it to us at 145 Main Street Osborne Park.

For more information contact:

Phone: (08) 9208 9555
Email: info@headspaceospk.com.au

headspace Allied Health Providers Wanted , Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Medicare Benefits Scheme

 Psychologists II Mental health Occupational therapists II Mental health Social Workers

headspace Narre Warren are currently looking for qualified allied health providers registered with Medicare, to work with young people aged 12 to 25 from our Narre Warren and Dandenong Centre. You will receive referrals from either our GP or external GP’s and see clients through the Medicare Benefits Scheme. There will be a small charge for providing administration, use of all facilities and billing of Medicare for you.

Benefits of working for headspace Narre Warren and headspace Dandenong:

  •  Flexible work days and hours scheduled around your commitments (minimum of 4 hours per/week commitment);
  •  Administrative support, including billing and appointment bookings;
  •  Work alongside a friendly and experienced multi-disciplinary team;
  •  Receive support from senior clinicians; and
  •  Work in a new and modern facility;

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity please contact Kunal adlakha using the above contact information. 

headspace Narre Warren and Dandenong opening hours:

Mon                             9:30am – 4:30pm

Tue to Fri                     10:00am – 6:00pm

Sat                              9:00am – 2:30pm

For more information contact:

Name: Kunal Adlakha
Email: kunal.adlakha@each.com.au

headspace Allied Health Providers Wanted , Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Medicare Benefits Scheme

headspace Narre Warren are currently looking for qualified allied health providers registered with Medicare, to work with young people aged 12 to 25 from our Narre Warren and Dandenong Centre. You will receive referrals from either our GP or external GP’s and see clients through the Medicare Benefits Scheme. There will be a small charge for providing administration, use of all facilities and billing of Medicare for you.

Benefits of working for headspace Narre Warren and headspace Dandenong:

  • Flexible work days and hours scheduled around your commitments (minimum of 4 hours per/week commitment);
  • Administrative support, including billing and appointment bookings;
  • Work alongside a friendly and experienced multi-disciplinary team;
  • Receive support from senior clinicians; and
  • Work in a new and modern facility;

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity please contact Kunal adlakha using the above contact information. 

headspace Narre Warren and Dandenong opening hours:

Mon                             9:30am – 4:30pm

Tue to Fri                     10:00am – 6:00pm

Sat                              9:00am – 2:30pm

For more information contact:

Name: Kunal Adlakha
Email: kunal.adlakha@each.com.au

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

Salary: Voluntary Position

Youth Reference Group - headspace Broken Hill

headspace Broken Hill will be recruiting new members for our Youth Reference Group (YRG).

Are you aged 16-24 and looking to be the youth voice for headspace Broken Hill?

We are looking for young people who want to:

  • Make meaningful decisions that have real impact
  • Connect with other people passionate about youth mental health
  • Have your voice heard on community services in the area
  • Organise and be part of local youth events

You will gain experience and new skills with support, training and reference opportunities.

If you are interested we'd love to meet with you!

Please fill in the EOI form here.

Contact person: Tahlia Kerin 02 9393 9699 or tahlia.kerin@flourishaustralia.org.au

For more information contact:

Name: Tahlia Kerin
Phone: (02) 9393 9699
Email: headspace.brokenhill@flourishaustralia.org.au

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