Clinical Lead - headspace Broken Hill

Deadline: 5 Feb 2023, 12:00 pm

Clinical Lead - headspace

Job No: FLO2428
Location: Broken Hill

Flourish Australia has an exciting opportunity for a motivated Clinical Lead to oversee the day to day clinical operations at the headspace Broken Hill centre. 

The position is:

  • Full-time (76 hours per fortnight)
  • Monday to Friday 
  • Relocation assistance available
  • Level 4 on the Flourish Australia Enterprise Agreement (2018) equivalent to $94,000 - $118,000 + Super!

About the Opportunity

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation supporting young people aged 12-25 years with their mental & general health care needs. headspace provides young people with the opportunity to seek help early. headspace brings together local health services under the one roof making it easier for young people and their families to find the information they need.

As the Clinical Lead you will:

  • Oversee the clinical operations of headspace Broken Hill to improve outcomes for young people accessing the service
  • Collaborate with the young person to develop individual recovery plans while assisting them to drive their own recovery plan
  • Design treatment plans and interventions to assist the young person to drive their own recovery plan
  • Coordinate supports with other services providers, including medical professionals, government/non-government organisations and schools
  • Oversee the implementation of clinical services and contribute to program/research development to ensure service integrity and quality
  • Provide clinical supervision to junior clinical staff

To find out more about what it means to be a Clinical Lead, please review the Position Description.

About headspace and Flourish Australia

One in four young people have experienced a mental health issue in the past 12 months – a higher prevalence than all other age groups. headspace provides early intervention mental health services to young people who present with mental health issues, along with assistance in promoting young peoples’ wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services. More information about headspace can be found at: 

Flourish Australia has a long and proud history of providing recovery-oriented mental health services in Australia. We offer a range of services to meet the different needs of those with a lived experience of a mental health issue. This includes help with finding a home that is safe and secure, assistance with training and getting a job, or encouragement to develop friendships and learn new things.

Our positions are open to all suitably qualified applicants. We have a strong commitment to participation of people with lived experience of mental health issues in our workforce. We value diversity and encourage applications from suitably qualified people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island backgrounds, people from CALD and LGBTI communities and mature age candidates.

Selection Criteria


  • Tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Nursing, Occupational Therapy or other allied health disciplines; and eligibility for membership of an appropriate professional body; and eligibility to register with Medicare Australia as an MBS Primary Care provider or an Allied Mental Health Professional provider. 
  • Demonstrated capacity to effectively engage in leadership and management processes, including multidisciplinary and/or cross sector initiatives, and partnerships with a wide range of professionals, organisations and stakeholders.
  • Experience in direct service provision to young people.
  • Demonstrated experience in the participation of clinical systems including the implementation and review of Clinical Governance Models, privacy and confidentiality principles.

For more information contact Aniela Gokiert, Senior Clinical Manager. E: (please do not email applications)

We are actively observing COVID safe work practices and have implemented flexible working arrangements. We encourage you to get in touch with the listed contact if you have any questions or concerns.

About the Benefits

The successful applicant will join an organisation that recognises and values its people as demonstrated by:

  • Attractive remuneration equivalent to HPSS Level 4 + 10.5% Super!
  • Generous leave provisions including 17.5% annual leave loading + 2 additional days of Personal Leave + Christmas/New Years Gratis Day + 10 weeks paid parental leave
  • Family-friendly and flexible working conditions
  • Opportunities for career progression, professional development and training such as Mental Health First Aid and ASIST
  • Employee Assistance Program for confidential wellbeing support
  • Inclusive initiatives such as our Rainbow Network and YarnUp for Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander staff
  • Exclusive personal Fleet pricing discounts with Kia Motors
  • Employee discounts at 350+ popular retailers (Woolworths, Expedia, Myer, Kmart etc)

Appointments will be subject to Australian residency/visa, satisfactory National Criminal Record checks, the Working With Children Check and suitable work referees. All successful applicants will be asked to provide evidence of compliance with COVID-19 vaccination Public Health Orders (where applicable).

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please complete the questions below. You will then be asked to attach a copy of your resume on the following page, we encourage you to have your resume up-to-date and available before you commence the application.

Interviews will be held on a rolling basis, apply today!

For more information contact:

Phone: (02) 9393 9699

Apply now