Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace

Adelaide

173 Wakefield Street, Adelaide, South Australia 5000
P: 1800 063 267 F: 1800 632 193

headspace Adelaide is operated by headspace. All headspace centres are funded by the Australian Government Department of Health. Administration of funding is carried out by the headspace centre’s local Primary Health Network, in this case, Adelaide (Adelaide PHN).

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headspace Adelaide is a free and confidential service where young people between the ages of 12 and 25 can access qualified youth mental health professionals. headspace Adelaide offers a range of supports for young people who are experiencing a tough time or are worried about their mental health.

Referrals can be made by calling us on 1800 063 267 from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday, or by completing the referral form . Referral forms can be faxed to us on 1800 632 193. We also accept referrals from doctors/GPs via a Mental Health Treatment Pan (MHTP), which can also be faxed to us via the above number.

The  'more information'  section has details on our   youth participation, volunteering opportunities, community engagement, school assignment requests, resource request and feedback forms.

Services available

Mental Health Services

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Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.

Alcohol & Drug Services

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Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug issue. 

Work & Study Services

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Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with work or study opportunities. 

Youth Early Psychosis Program

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A headspace early intervention program to improve the lives of young people, and their families, who are affected by psychosis.

Youth Reference Group

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A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.

Positions available at headspace Adelaide

Clinical Lead - headspace Adelaide, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: headspace Services Limited (hSL)

Deadline: 31/08/2017 5:00pm

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Based in Adelaide CBD
  • Attractive salary and generous salary packaging opportunities

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.

headspace Adelaide provides a range of services to young people including primary health, mental health, substance use counselling and social recovery programs. The service is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of health professionals and administrative staff and focuses on the provision of early intervention services, utilising evidence-based practice with the vision of improving the quality of life of young people.

The Clinical Lead role is a key leadership position within our headspace Adelaide Centre team. In this role, you will be primarily responsible for providing clinical leadership and direction to the Centre team, ensuring that day-to-day operations are carried out in accordance with practice standards and effectively meet the needs of young people. You will ensure that clinical staff are provided with appropriate supervision and you will engage actively in clinical reviews, along with maintaining a discrete caseload. Reporting to the Centre Manager, this position will be contributing to the development of innovative clinical services and promoting the delivery of clinical effective, youth friendly and individually focussed therapeutic interventions for young people.

headspace is seeking a person who has demonstrated experience in the development and leadership of multi-disciplinary teams, including the provision of clinical supervision, case load review and the effective facilitation of clinical reviews coupled with experience in complex clinical triage, assessment, allocation of referrals and service demand initiatives. You will also possess significant experience in a range of mental health service settings, including the provision of mental health services to young people aged 12-25. Naturally, you will possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, along with strong 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. Competitive remuneration is offered, 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.

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.

For more information contact:

Name: Lisa Greene
Phone: 1800 063 267
Email: lgreene@headspaceadelaide.org.au

Apply now

More information

How to refer to headspace Adelaide (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

If you are a young person:

You can book an access appointment by calling us on 1800 063 267 from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can ask someone else to call headspace Adelaide on your behalf.

You can also visit your doctor and ask them about a referral to headspace Adelaide.

If you know a young person who needs support:

Anyone (including family, friends, doctors, school workers and community organisations) can make a referral on behalf of a young person that they are concerned about. Referrals can be made by phoning headspace Adelaide directly by speaking to one of our access workers to arrange an access appointment for a young person, or a community referral form can be faxed through to us on 1800 632 193.

Doctors/GPs can refer directly by providing headspace Adelaide with a Mental Health Treatment Plan (MHTP), this can be faxed to us on 1800 632 193.

It is important to note that attendance at headspace Adelaide is on a voluntary basis, we encourage you to speak with the young person prior to making a referral on their behalf.

If you would like to refer to hYEPP (headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program)?

Referrals can be made by anyone including young people, families, friends, community services and doctors.

To make a referral please contact headspace Adelaide on 1800 063 267 to talk to a hYEPP team member or complete a community referral form and fax to 1800 632 193

For more information about hYEPP, please head to the hYEPP section on the headspace Adelaide webiste (located under 'more information')

headspace Adelaide Online Feedback Form (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

At headspace Adelaide we are constantly looking for ways in which we can improve our services. If you have you any compliments, complaints and/or suggestions about our services, then our team would like to hear from you. To access our online feedback form, please click here

 

Entertainment Book - headspace Adelaide (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Adelaide is excited to be fundraising through Entertainment Book for the first time this yearThere are stacks of different offers, providing you with some awesome discounts – trust us, you won’t know where to begin. Discover thousands of valuable up to 50% off and 2-for-1 offers for many of Adelaide's best restaurants, cafés, arts, attractions, hotels, travel, shopping and much more!

20% of every book sold via this link, will be donated directly to headspace Adelaide - so the best part is that this is your chance to make a difference to our centre and to young people going through a tough time.

Book Membership: $70 (plus postage) or you can collect directly from the centre - This comes with the Gold Card and vouchers.

Digital Membership: $70 - This puts the value of the Entertainment Book into your iPhone or Android smartphone.

The headspace Adelaide Team thanks you in advance!

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Youth Participation and Volunteering (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Adelaide is committed to youth participation. There are various ways in which young people can get involved in headspace Adelaide:

headspace Adelaide Youth Reference Group (hAYRG) 

hAYRG is a diverse team of young people aged between 16 and 25 years old, that attend and coordinate events in addition to providing consultation and guidance to the staff of headspace Adelaide in order to maintain the centre's youth focus.

Currently there are no vacancies for the TAYhYA, however if you are interested in future recruitment, please express your interest via info@headspaceadelaide.org.au and we will keep you posted.

Talkin’ About Your headspace Youth Ambassadors (TAYhYA) 

TAYhYA works in partnership with headspace Noarlunga and includes members aged between 18 and 25 years old, who are enrolled at university or involved with sports clubs.  Their role is to present at schools, sports clubs and other community members about headspace and introduce mental health concepts.

ARE YOU OUR NEXT YOUTH AMBASSADOR?

See yourself as an energetic public speaker?

Like the idea of presenting interactive workshops on mental health, stress and bullying at schools and sports clubs with a group of like-minded volunteers?

Want to be that person that inspires someone the seek the support they need or helps others to do so?

Are you a university student or sports club member, aged between 18 and 25?

If you ticked these boxes, then the Talkin' About Your headspace Youth Ambassador program is the one for you!

We have opened up opportunities to join either the Adelaide or Noarlunga teams, so if you are keen for more information and want to apply, please visit https://headspaceadelaide.typeform.com/to/f7QM1A

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED: MONDAY JULY 17, 9AM

The aims of both of our volunteer groups are to:

  • Reduce the stigma surrounding mental health
  • Encourage early help seeking
  • Improve mental health literacy
  • Improve the knowledge of where to access youth specific information and resources of services headspace offer to young people, family and friends, carers, professionals and academics working in the youth and health sector
  • Promote early recognition of mental health issues among teachers, family and friends and support staff
  • Create partnerships with local organisations and members of the community
  • Create conversation locally
  • Strengthen the headspace brand

Forums and Focus Groups for Young People

Our volunteers are recruited for their passion about mental health and issues facing young people. If you are holding a forum or focus group and would like headspace Adelaide’s volunteers to participate and provide their views, please complete this form.

Community Engagement, Workshop and Resource Requests (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Adelaide actively participates in the community to promote positive mental health.

If you would like us to come along to your event, workshop or donate headspace resources to your organisation, please complete this form. Please allow for a minimum of two weeks to process your request.

Our Youth Reference Group reviews all incoming community engagement and resource requests.

Mental Health Workshops

headspace Adelaide in partnership with headspace Noarlunga offers workshops to schools, sports clubs and community organisations through our Talkin' About Your headspace Youth Ambassadors (TAYhYA) volunteer program.

Our Youth Ambassadors are a diverse team of young people who are enrolled at university and/or participate in a sports club. Their primary role is to present workshops about headspace and other mental health topics.

Our workshops utilise the latest interactive audience clicker system, information slides, videos and group activities.

Please note that the program is currently at capacity until July 2017 for workshops the Adelaide region. However, Schools/Sports Clubs/Community Groups in the southern region still can request workshops via headspace Noarlunga by completing this request form. Please allow for a minimum of two weeks to process your request.

Sports clubs that are interested in a workshop can express interest by email to volunteers@headspaceadelaide.org.au 

Partnerships, Donations and Fundraising (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Adelaide is always looking to partner with community and corporate organisations, headspace Adelaide accepts support on both a large and small scale. There are a number of ways that an organisation can support the work of headspace Adelaide:

  • Make a donation to support the work of headspace Adelaide
  • Hold a fundraising event
  • Get involved in an ongoing partnership
  • Support headspace Adelaide in-kind
  • Sponsor a headspace Adelaide event
  • Start a workplace giving scheme to support the work of headspace Adelaide

To discuss any of the above options, please call headspace Adelaide on 1800 063 267 or email us on info@headspaceadelaide.org.au

Student Assignment Requests (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

We understand that students are keen to know more about headspace Adelaide and the services we offer. If you are interested in interviewing one of our team members for information about headspace to be included in your assignment, please send your assignment cover sheet and interview questions to be reviewed to info@headspaceadelaide.org.au

Important notes to students:

  • Interviews are open to all Secondary, Tafe and University students
  • We cannot participate in last minute requests, so please ensure you allow a few weeks to process your request
  • All interviews must be done face-to-face and will include a behind the scenes centre tour
  • Pending your interview questions and topics, from time-to-time we may recommend one of our organisation partners for you to interview in place of headspace Adelaide
  • Interview questions must be based only on headspace services
  • In high demand periods we may organise once off group interviews instead of one-on-one interviews with one of our team members
  • Due to time and resource constraints, we cannot respond to all interview requests