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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

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

  • Join an innovative not-for-profit making a difference to young people
  • 6 months, full time position based in Melbourne
  • Competitive salary with 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.

Reporting to the Evaluation Manager, this position will support the headspace Research and Evaluation Division by undertaking an evaluation of a new approach to expanding the reach of headspace services in regional and rural areas across Victoria, NSW and Tasmania. The position will be responsible for conducting a process and outcome evaluation of the headspace satellite and outpost services and making recommendations about the future development and implementation of these service delivery approaches.

The successful applicant will have post graduate degree level qualifications in social or behavioural sciences, evaluation, health sciences or other relevant discipline combined with a high level qualitative and quantitative research and data analysis skills. Your significant expertise and experience in the development and implementation of evaluation processes within a health, mental health, or community care setting combined with your experience developing evaluation reports with the ability to present information to diverse audiences will be highly valuable for this position.

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 for 6 months.

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:  5.00pm Friday 25 January 2019.              

For more information contact: Nic Telford, Evaluation Manager on 03 9027 0151.

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.

 

For more information contact:

Name: Nic Telford
Phone: (03) 9027 0151
Email: ntelford@headspace.org.au

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headspace Glenroy seeks Allied Health Professionals, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Funded through MBS/ATAPS

Allied Health Practitioners (contractors)

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.

 

Jenn and Barnaby

Jenn and Barnaby are two of our outstanding private providers

 

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: Alison McRoberts
Phone: (03) 9304 1011
Email: alison.mcroberts@orygen.org.au

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

Employer: Roseberry Qld

Salary: Contract, MBS Funded

headspace Gladstone is seeking experienced Allied Mental Health Practitioners (Clinical or Registered Psychologists, Mental Health Social Workers or Occupational Therapists) to work with young people aged 12-25 and their families, to deliver focussed psychological strategies at the  headspace Gladstone Centre, funded through MBS payment.

You must be AHPRA/AASW Registered as a specialist Allied Mental Health professional, and have, or be eligible for a Mental Health provider number for Medicare Rebates. You must also have Professional indemnity insurance, an ABN and a current Working with Children Blue Card.

You must also be experienced in working a multidisciplinary team. Our office hours are Monday, Tuesdays & Friday 9am- 5pm, and 9am – 7.30pm on Wednesdays & Thursdays. There is some flexibility for different session times across the week, and we are particularly interested in Clinicians to expand our after-hours service.

In return for bulk-billing, headspace Gladstone offers administrative support including appointment bookings and reminders, comfortable youth-friendly counselling rooms, an ongoing base of referrals pf 12-25 year olds who have already completed a psychosocial assessment, and a fantastic collegiate work-environment. Care coordination, access to integrated GP and Psychiatry services and professional development opportunities are available.

 

For more information contact:

Name: David
Phone: (07) 4903 1921
Email: info@headspacegladstone.com.au

GEELONG Allied Health Clinicians (Mental Health Accredited), Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: Barwon Child Youth and Family

Salary: Private Contractor

Allied Health Professionals – Private Practitioners

Clinical Psychologist/ Psychologist; Mental Health Accredited Social Workers & Occupational Therapists.

headspace Geelong is delivered by Barwon Child Youth and Family in Geelong (Lead Agency) and we are seeking highly motivated mental health trained Allied Health Professionals to work as Private Practitioners to establish a fulfilling and rewarding practice in partnership with headspace Geelong.  Our Private Practitioners complete work in client evidence based treatment, ongoing assessment, recovery planning, therapeutic interventions and internal and external program referrals and are highly valued and supported members of our team. We are a family inclusive service and the majority of client's accessing our services have emerging depression and anxiety symptoms and all treatment is to be developmentally appropriate for the 12-25 cohort.

What we offer

  • Ongoing referrals (we will ensure that clients have valid mental health treatment plans in place before they see you)
  • Opportunity to work with and gain support from a multidisciplinary team along with co-location with Barwon Health Jigsaw (Youth) and Eating Disorder Service teams (including psychiatrists, general practitioners, clinical psychologists, psychologists, social workers, mental health nursing, occupational therapists, sexual health services, and drug and alcohol addiction specialists).
  • Opportunity for peer support through regular clinical review meetings
  • Administration support and dedicated consulting space (appointment confirmations and room bookings are all taken care of for you)
  • Flexibility with hours and days worked - including some after hours sessions
  • Shared/Collaborative Care Model 

Successful applicants should

  • You should be registered or be able to register and obtain a Medicare Provider # under the Better Access Medicare Program
  • Be fully registered or be able to have full registration with AHPRA.
  • Have or be willing to obtain your own own ABN
  • Be willing to undertake a Working with Children Check and a Police Check.
  • Have experience working in the mental health sector with young people.
  • Be willing to pay a small service fee when client's attend their appointments (currently 10% of your billings).

 If you are ready to join a fantastic multidisciplinary team and really make a difference to the lives of Young People, please contact us now! We have increasing demand at our Corio, Geelong City and Drysdale sites.

 For further information, please contact:

Shelley Gibb

Clinical Lead, headspace Geelong

T: 03 5222 6690

E: Shelley.Gibb@bcyf.org.au

 

For more information contact:

Name: Shelley Gibb - headspace Geelong Clinical Lead
Phone: (03) 5222 6690
Email: Shelley.Gibb@bcyf.org.au

eheadspace Clinician , Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

  • SW, OT & Psychology or RPN
  • 5pm-1am Shifts (Sunday to Friday)
  • Attractive  loadings for evening and weekend shifts as per the headspace Enterprise Agreement
  • Join a team with a focus on progression and clinical capability development including opportunities for professional development and clinical supervision

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.

eheadspace is a dynamic and innovative service which provides nationwide clinical mental health support online and via telephone from qualified mental health professionals. eheadspace provides services to young people 7 days per week, 365 days per year between the hours of 9.00am and 1.00am.

eheadspace Clinicians provide online mental health services to young people and their families, including screening, assessment, delivery of brief psychological interventions, and information and referral to face to face services.

The successful applicant will have completed their tertiary qualifications in an Allied Health discipline – either Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Mental Health Nursing or Psychology (OTs, Mental Health Nurses and Psychologists need to be fully registered with AHPRA).  Critical for success will be your demonstrated clinical skills in the assessment and treatment of mental health and related issues with young people using a range of interventions.

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians. Join an enthusiastic, energetic and supportive multidisciplinary team!

What we offer:

  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Regular clinical supervision
  • Opportunities for Career progression
  • Scope to collaborate across headspace Services
  • Exposure to diverse client groups

Remuneration is dependent on skills and experience, and includes generous salary packaging opportunities. The role is offered until 30 June 2019, in line with our funding term.

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

Please note: We are seeking applicants who are available to work the evening shift of 5pm-1am. You would need to be flexible to work this shift on weekdays or a Sunday.  

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

Applicants will be considered upon application. Therefore interested candidates should apply as soon as possible.

For more information contact:

Name: Gretel O'Loughlin
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

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

Work at headspace Ipswich Aftercare, Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Mental Health Clinician – Psychologist / Occupational Therapist / Social Worker

Time for a change? Passionate about working with young people?

Interested in:

  • Improving the lives of young people as part of an interesting and innovative team
  • Working in a supportive and inclusive environment with a positive team culture
  • Further developing your therapeutic skills in working with young people
  • Flexibility – 1-5 days work per week is available

If it’s yes to the above, then this role is for you...

 

About the role...

headspace Ipswich is seeking Private Practitioners, to join our multidisciplinary team supporting people aged 12-25 years with mental ill-health. As a Private 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).

All you need is:

  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Be eligible to obtain a Medicare Provider Number
  • Hold one of the following qualifications: Clinical Psychologist, General Psychologist, Mental health Accredited Social Worker or Mental Health Occupational Therapists.  
  • Possess experience providing therapeutic interventions to young people aged between 12-25 years, experience working in private practice is highly desirable
  • A passion to make a difference in the lives of young people!

 

What we can offer you

As a team member within headspace Ipswich you will have access to:

  • A welcoming youth friendly consult room
  • A caseload of 12-25 year olds who have already completed a psychosocial assessment
  • Excellent clinical support from the intake team and Clinical Team Leader
  • Excellent Administrative support – our admin team book all your appointments, and complete all scheduling and billing
  • Access to Clinical Education offered within the headspace Aftercare centres
  • Access to funded professional development opportunities
  • A positive and supportive team environment

 

Apply now

To apply please email a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability to headspace.Ipswich@aftercare.com.au or contact us if you would like any further information on 33280 7900.

 

For more information contact:

Name: Headspace Ipswich Aftercare
Phone: (07) 3280 7900
Email: headspace.ipswich@aftercare.com.au

Workforce Engagement Advisor - Cultural Practice and Diversity, Full-time (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
  • Full Time (1.0 FTE) Opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

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, social and emotional wellbeing, early intervention and help seeking.

headspace are seeking applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people for a new and exciting opportunity to work within the Cultural Practice and Diversity team, which provides advice and guidance in the planning, development and implementation of policies, strategies, programs and services to promote successful participation by and engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people.

The Workforce Engagement Advisor will take a lead role in the development and coordination of headspace workforce initiatives relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employment, engagement, youth participation and cultural capacity building. With a strong understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people’s wellbeing and employment needs, the Workforce Engagement Advisor will lead the strategic and operational functions of the headspace Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth Mental Health Traineeship Program.

With a focus on strengthening the cultural capacity of the headspace network, you will work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders including internal headspace National staff and external stakeholders including headspace Centres, Lead Agencies, Primary Health Networks, as well as national and state based organisations, to increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment opportunities, create a sustainable culturally diverse headspace workforce, improve support and engagement and maximise outcomes for young people.

To be successful in this role, you will hold a relevant tertiary qualification or comparable experience in a health or employment related area (such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health or Mental Health, Social Work, Human Services, Human Resources, Psychology, Social Science etc.) You will demonstrate a proven track record in the development and delivery of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment and development policies, initiatives or programs. Naturally, you will you will display highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, along with the ability to maintain productive working relationships with a range of stakeholders including 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 people, particularly from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Remuneration is dependent on skills and experience, and includes generous salary packaging opportunities. This role is offered as a full time position until 30 June 2020, in line with our funding terms.

headspace considers that being an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under s28 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic).

Only applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people will be considered.

Please Note: Applications will be considered as they are received, with interviews being held as soon as possible, therefore interested applicants are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible. Previous applicants need not re-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: Please contact Nathan Bramston on 0475 824 782, nbramston@headspace.org.au

For more information contact:

Name: Nathan Bramston
Phone: 0475 824 782

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
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