Clinical Lead, headspace Western

Now, more than ever, young people in country communities need our support. With youth mental health reform at the forefront of current policy, this is an exciting time to shape the future of our youth mental health services. 

Working closely with our headspace Practice Lead, you’ll provide clinical leadership and guidance to the clinical teams across our headspace centres in Lithgow, Bathurst, Cowra, Orange, Queanbeyan and Dubbo. You will ensure the clinical team are providing high quality services to young people in line with headspace contract deliverables, while contributing to the development, review and delivery of services. Occasional travel between centres will be required as part of this role.

The successful applicant will be someone who meets the following criteria:

  • Approved tertiary qualification in an allied health discipline including social work or psychology.
  • Full registration with AHPRA or eligibility for full membership with AASW.
  • Advanced level of clinical skills and demonstrated experience in a range of mental health service settings (minimum 5 years of experience).
  • Experience in complex clinical triage, assessment and allocation of referrals.
  • Experience in service development and maintaining continuous quality improvement.
  • Proven ability in the leadership of multidisciplinary teams, including the provision of clinical supervision and the facilitation of clinical review and performance management processes.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills; and an excellent track record in building and maintaining effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders.
  • Ability to work in a highly productive environment with time pressures whilst managing multiple tasks.
  • Advanced computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, electronic recording systems and data management tools.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a productive team member.
  • Valid Australian Driver’s Licence and a willingness to travel between our headspace Centres as required.

Full responsibilities of this role may be viewed on the Position Description found at

Please note that Marathon Health requires all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, along with Working with Children and National Police Check clearances.

orking for Marathon Health will give you purpose and meaning as you’ll have opportunities to be heard and make a genuine difference within our organisation. 

We are a feel-good workplace that emphasises staff health and wellbeing as part of our progressive and inclusive workplace culture.

You’ll be provided support to excel in your role. Develop your skillset by accessing an annual professional development allowance of up to $1,500, paid study leave, and access to hundreds of free online courses.

We also offer generous leave entitlements and flexible working arrangements as well as the ability to increase your take-home pay by salary packaging up to $15,900 annually.

  • To apply, please send us a copy of your current Resume/CV, and a Cover Letter outlining your suitability for the role to
  • We wish to fill this role quickly with the right person, meaning that we will review applications as we receive them. If this opportunity appeals to you, please apply by submitting your application as soon as possible.

If you wish to know more about this role, please contact Mark Mallia on 0409 274 103, or email

Marathon Health is a leading not-for-profit, registered charity organisation based in country Australia with the core purpose of identifying, delivering and sustaining improved healthcare services to people within these communities. 

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For more information contact:

Name: Mark Mallia
Phone: 0409 274 103

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