Why work at headspace?

At headspace, our goal is to achieve the best possible mental health outcomes for young people and their families.

To do this, we need people who’ll help us do things ‘the headspace way’, living our values of Inclusion, Collaboration, Agility and Excellence. 

In return, we offer an environment that fosters personal and career development, diversity and wellbeing. Employment at headspace means working in a purposeful, agile and world-leading organisation all in the name of a common mission – raising the profile of youth mental health and providing vital support to those who need it.

Working with headspace

We proudly lead the way in providing support and resources aimed at stigma reduction and improved understanding of mental health.

To do this, we rely on people like you – skilled and passionate individuals who want to help improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people aged 12-25 years.

Who we’re looking for 

We offer positions at our National Office in the Melbourne CBD, our State / Territory offices and throughout our wide network of headspace centres nationally. headspace is often on the look-out for both clinical and non-clinical roles, including allied health professionals, medical practitioners, teachers and support staff.

No matter the role, we look for people who’ll help us deliver our services ‘the headspace way’. For us, this means you’ll bring a particular set of qualities with you, including:

  • An open attitude to diversity – headspace is open to different points of view.

  • Agility in your working practices – We pride ourselves on our ability to adapt in fast-paced environments. We’re constantly improving and trying new things.

  • A commitment to excellence – We’ve secured our reputation as a leader in the sector through our dedication to research, evidence-based practice and youth participation.

What we offer

At headspace, we pride ourselves on being an employee-driven organisation, and when our people speak, we listen.

We proudly offer a workplace where our people are able to bring their whole selves to work. We also offer:

  • Generous salary packaging – up to the maximum amount ofsalary packaging as permitted by the government for a charity organisation

  • A flexible work environment – including flexible hours, part-time / casual opportunities, shift work and other options to support work-life balance

  • Professional development opportunities – including leadership programs, regular line management support, one-on-one and group clinical supervision and tailored skills development

  • Outstanding CBD location – for National Office staff,with excellent on-site facilities

  • A focus on wellbeing – headspace Social and Wellbeing Committee, Employee Assistance Program, other initiatives to support a holistic approach to wellbeing

  • A commitment to diversity – we welcome all people, irrespective of ethnicity, lifestyle choice, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity. Designed in collaboration with our employees, the headspace Reconciliation Action Plan formalises our commitment to reconciliation and to strengthening the social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people and communities.

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