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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

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

Employer: Grand Pacific Health

headspace Wollongong, Nowra and Goulburn centres are currently looking to increase the number of GPs working out of the centres.

headspace centres offer free youth health services for young people aged 12-25 years. The centre employs a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, counsellors, youth workers, GPs and other staff to support the health and wellbeing of young people with a focus on mental health.

Working as a member of the headspace 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.

Grand Pacific Health (GPH) is the lead agency for three headspace centres in Wollongong, Nowra and Goulburn, as well as operating two GP super clinics in Shell Cove and Nowra. As a member of the broader GPH team you will receive the support available as part of a large not for profit primary health organisation that operates across the Illawarra, Shoalhaven and Southern NSW region.

Job Description: A copy of the job description can be found at http://www.gph.org.au/employment/positions-vacant/headspace-gps

If you are a GP interested in joining a multidisciplinary and supportive team with an interest in mental health and working with young people please contact Jenny Valdivia.

For more information contact:

Name: Jenny Valdivia (Manager, Youth Mental Health Services)
Phone: (02) 4220 7660
Email: jobs@gph.org.au

Apply now

Clinical Advisor – Digital Work and Study, Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 20/08/2018 9:00am

  • headspace Digital Work and Study Service
  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Full time or part time opportunity based in Melbourne CBD

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.

The Digital Work and Study Service is an international first. This program aims to test the effectiveness of the digital on-line delivery of an integrated Work and Study service with clinical support. The service is voluntary and delivers intensive vocational assistance to young people based on the Individual Placement and Support international model.  The service targets 15-24 year olds that are either from a regional area, early school leavers and/or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

As the Clinical Advisor, you will be an integral member of the Digital Work and Study leadership team, and work collaboratively with the Work and Study Specialists to enhance social, health and mental health outcomes for young people. You will be responsible for providing direct online and telephone clinical support to young people who access the service and will support the team by providing consultation, debrief, psychoeducation and training and development in managing and working with young people with mental health difficulties. Undertaking a clinical advisory role, you will provide guidance, clinical content and oversight to the clinical governance and risk of the program.

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. headspace is seeking a person who has demonstrated experience in providing clinical guidance and advisory for an integrated mental health service for young people. 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. 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. This role is offered as a full time position, however candidates with part time availability are encouraged to apply. Job share arrangements would also be considered.

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

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

For more information contact:

Name: Carolyn Watts - Manager of Vocational Programs
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

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

Employer: Grand Pacific Health

headspace Goulburn, Wollongong and Nowra centres are currently looking to increase the number of GPs working out of the centres.

headspace centres offer free youth health services for young people aged 12-25 years. The centre employs a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, counsellors, youth workers, GPs and other staff to support the health and wellbeing of young people with a focus on mental health.

Working as a member of the headspace 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.

Grand Pacific Health (GPH) is the lead agency for three headspace centres in Wollongong, Nowra and Goulburn, as well as operating two GP super clinics in Shell Cove and Nowra. As a member of the broader GPH team you will receive the support available as part of a large not for profit primary health organisation that operates across the Illawarra, Shoalhaven and Southern NSW region.

Job Description: A copy of the job description can be found at http://www.gph.org.au/employment/positions-vacant/headspace-gps

If you are a GP interested in joining a multidisciplinary and supportive team with an interest in mental health and working with young people please contact Jenny Valdivia.

For more information contact:

Name: Jenny Valdivia (Manager, Youth Mental Health Services)
Phone: 4220 7600
Email: jobs@gph.org.au

Apply now

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

headspace, Nowra, Wollongong and Goulburn centres are currently looking to increase the number of GPs working out of the centres.

headspace centres offer free youth health services for young people aged 12-25 years. The centre employs a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, counsellors, youth workers, GPs and other staff to support the health and wellbeing of young people with a focus on mental health.

Working as a member of the headspace 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.

Grand Pacific Health (GPH) is the lead agency for three headspace centres in Wollongong, Nowra and Goulburn, as well as operating two GP super clinics in Shell Cove and Nowra. As a member of the broader GPH team you will receive the support available as part of a large not for profit primary health organisation that operates across the Illawarra, Shoalhaven and Southern NSW region.

Job Description: A copy of the job description can be found at http://www.gph.org.au/employment/positions-vacant/headspace-gps

If you are a GP interested in joining a multidisciplinary and supportive team with an interest in mental health and working with young people please contact Jenny Valdivia.

For more information contact:

Name: Jenny Valdivia (Manager, Youth Mental Health Services)
Phone: (02) 4220 7660

Apply now

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

Deadline: 28/08/2018 5:00pm

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national Not for Profit
  • Competitive salary, including generous salary packaging benefits
  • Full Time (1.0 FTE) Opportunity

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 opportunity exists for an experienced mental health professional to provide support in the review, design, development and implementation of clinical resources for use across the headspace National network. Highly proficient in mental health issues faced by young people, the Clinical Advisor will be pivotal in the design and development of new clinical resources designed for use by young people, and by the broader headspace network to support the quality of their work.

With a focus on continuous improvement, you will work to ensure that all headspace services are evidence-based, underpinned by robust quality and safety principles, with the ultimate goal of improving outcomes for young people and their families. The Clinical Advisor will provide a clinical lens to the development and refinement of headspace clinical programs, including actively contributing to strategic communications, national strategies, national policies and clinical resources. 

To be successful in this role, you will hold a tertiary qualification in a relevant allied health discipline with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the application of clinical practice, specifically in early intervention for young people experiencing mental ill health and their families. You will have demonstrated skills in assessment, case formulation and interventions. Naturally, you will display highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, along with the ability to maintain productive working relationships with a range of 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 as a full time (1.0 FTE) position until 30 June 2019, in line with our funding terms.

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: Nick Duigan
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

HR Business Partner - Workforce Change, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

  • Make a difference to young people
  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Full time opportunity, 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.

eheadspace, the Youth Online and Telephone Counselling Project, provides confidential and free online and telephone support to young people experiencing mental health issues, as well as their family and friends. Support is available via email, synchronous web chat, telephone and SMS.

headspace recently secured approval to undertake the eheadspace Enhancements Project which aims to enhance the technology, digital support options and workforce model for eheadspace. An exciting opportunity exists for a HR Business Partner to join headspace in a project role, to lead the expansion and continuous improvement of the eheadspace workforce model to meet the demands of the enhanced eheadspace service delivery model.

Reporting to the HR Manager and working collaboratively with the Service Model Development Consultant, as well as in consultation with the eheadspace senior management team, the HR Business Partner will lead the change agenda through the review and analysis of the current eheadspace workforce, to develop and implement workforce solutions to strengthen eheadspace service delivery and the experience of young people, family and friends.

headspace is seeking a senior HR professional with significant workforce development or change management experience, in large and complex organisational environments, preferably in a clinical services setting. To be successful in the role, you will have sound business acumen and strong analytical skills, with proven ability in workforce modelling and planning, job design and the effective development of workforce strategies, policies and procedures. Naturally, your personal style will enable you to develop effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, using your strong communication skills to negotiate and influence change through a collaborative and consultative approach. This project role is being offered until 30 June 2019 in line with our funding term.

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young people. Remuneration is dependent on skills and experience, and includes generous salary packaging opportunities.

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

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

 Applications will be considered as they are received, therefore interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

 

For more information contact:

Name: Elaine Fitzgerald
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

Communications Specialist , Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 21/08/2018 5:00pm

  • National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12 – 25 year olds
  • Improve communications to staff and stakeholders to ensure best outcomes for young people with mental health issues
  • Develop and deliver an innovative communication strategy to engage staff and stakeholders across the headspace network

 

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12 - 25 year olds.

headspace enables young people and their families to access support through a national network of centres, online and telephone

services, and a school support program. headspace also drives community awareness and education about youth mental health,

early intervention and help seeking.

 

The Communications Specialist is responsible for driving improved communication and engagement within the headspace network.

This key national role is responsible for development and delivery of the internal communication strategy for staff at headspace National.

It also drives key stakeholder communications across the headspace centre network and stakeholder engagement and contributes

to the broader national marketing and communications initiatives.

 

Specifically you will;

  • Develop, implement and evaluate strategies for improved internal communications/stakeholder engagement
  • Advise, consult and collaborate with the headspace national office and the broader headspace network
  • Develop a range of new and creative communication and engagement initiatives, tools and platforms.
  • Analyse the effectiveness of initiatives, tools and platforms to support the needs of a dispersed workforce
  • Write engaging content, tailoring it to suit to different audiences across the headspace network
  • Liaising with suppliers, such as designers, printers and digital developers

 

Skills Required

You will be qualified in Communications and/or Marketing, with previous experience in organisational internal/network

communications and stakeholder communications within a large organisation, with a dispersed workforce.

You will be collaborative, consultative and understand the importance of relationship building. You will have an

exceptional ability to engage and communicate to groups of people verbally and in writing, with the awareness and

maturity to tailor your communication style to various audiences. You will be insightful with the ability to think creatively

and provide innovative solutions to address different needs within the organisation.

 

Benefits

  • Be part of an innovative “digital first” culture
  • Full salary packaging with up to 6 weeks annual leave
  • Based in Melbourne CBD

Application Process: Click on Apply Now below. Please note, NGO Recruitment are managing the recruitment for this position, therefore you will be taken to their advert, where you will then be required to click on Apply Online to apply for this role. 

For more information contact:

Name: Emma Adams- NGO Recruitment
Phone: (03) 8319 4090

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 - Education NT (headspace in Schools) August 2018, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 27/08/2018 9:00am

  • Innovation in Education and Youth Mental Health
  • Relocate to NT Opportunity!!
  • Competitive salary, plus NT location allowance & salary packaging benefits
  • Based in Darwin – generous RELOCATION ALLOWANCE available                                        

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 innovative and experienced education qualified professional to support schools through the implementation of the National Education Initiative (NEI) Service. 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 National Education Initiative (NEI) Service through continuous professional development of educators will promote optimal social and emotional health and wellness in schools.

The Consultant – Education will demonstrate the NEI framework to prospective and participating schools to assist them to implement tailored processes and develop their staff through ongoing professional development.  You will support school communities through promoting mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention with the goal of improving outcomes for young people and their families. Drawing on your considerable knowledge and experience in stakeholder management and working with schools, you will be the key contact for schools in their assigned region in order to build and maintain strong relationships.

headspace is seeking an engaging individual with significant experience in influencing change and working in collaborative partnerships with school leadership teams and/or education authorities with an understanding of youth mental health issues including suicide postvention, suicide and the impact of trauma on school communities. This position calls for the ability to engage, liaise and interact with a broad range of stakeholders across the national health and education sectors.

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.

As this role is based in Darwin, an NT location allowance is also payable in addition to salary, and a generous relocation allowance will also be payable should the right candidate relocate to NT for this role.  

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 will be considered as they are received, therefore interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.***

For more information contact:

Name: Michele Oliphant
Phone: 0447 926 799

Apply now
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