Mental Health Clinician - Contractor

There is an exciting opportunity for a passionate Mental Health professional to join the multi-disciplinary team at headspace Nowra three days per week, providing high quality services to young people aged 12-25.

headspace Nowra is a comprehensive and free youth health service that provides physical and mental health support, information and services to young people aged 12-25 and their families. The team at headspace Nowra includes Social Workers, Youth Counsellors, Clinical and Registered Psychologists, Dietician, Community Engagement Officer, Vocational Specialists and Administration Staff. Headspace Mental Health Clinicians provide services under an early intervention/prevention framework for young people with mental disorders of mild/moderate severity.

The successful applicant will be an appropriately qualified and registered Mental Health Clinician (clinical/registered psychologist, mental health accredited social worker or mental health accredited occupational therapist) and will provide contractor services under the Medicare Benefits Scheme for three days per week. This is a fixed term position until 30 June 2020. They will be provided with ongoing referrals, extensive clinical and administrative support, be co-located with other health professionals within a youth friendly environment, and benefit from attractive attendance-rate-based rental agreement.

Interested applicants should be committed to delivering focused psychological services as part of a multidisciplinary team approach towards meeting the primary care, mental health, drug and alcohol, economic and social recovery needs of young people.

Please note: you must be eligible for a Medicare provider number.

How to apply: download the position description and selection criteria here which must be addressed and sent to For further information contact David Wootton, Service Manager on or call 02 4446 7300.

For more information contact:

Phone: (02) 4446 7300