headspace

Berri

Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace Berri provides free to low cost health services for young people 12-25 years old in the Riverland region of South Australia. 

With dedicated youth friendly staff, headspace Berri can support your general health, mental health, drug and alcohol issues, and employment and education support.

Please click here to download our referral form. 

Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace Berri is operated by FocusOne Health. All headspace services 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, Country SA PHN.

Services

Mental Health Services

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

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

Youth Reference Group

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

Sexual Health Services

Sexual health screenings on site or links to local services. 

Work & Study Services

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

Youth Programs

Centres have a range of programs and activities for young people. Just ask your centre what they have on. 

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- Charlie

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Positions currently available at headspace Berri

Centre Manager - headspace Berri , Part-time/Sessional & Full-time

Salary: $91,000 - $97,000 pro rata plus salary packaging + super

Deadline: 15/11/2019 5:00pm

headspace Berri Manager up to 0.8FTE

FocusOne Health is seeking a dynamic, innovative and enthusiastic Manager for the headspace Berri service.  headspace Berri is an established centre with exciting opportunities for growth, as the primary health care landscape continues to evolve in response to sector reform.  

The headspace Berri Manager is responsible for planning and managing the ongoing development, implementation and evaluation of the headspace Berri program involving the integrated delivery of primary mental health services to young people in the Riverland.  The headspace Berri Manager leads and provides expert direction to the headspace Berri team and service, negotiating with and working collaboratively with health and community service providers to meet the health needs of young people in the Riverland. 

The successful applicant will be remunerated in accordance with FocusOne Health’s EBA dependent on their skills, experience and qualifications.  FocusOne Health offer flexible terms and conditions and attractive salary packaging arrangements.

In accordance with the South Australian Children’s Protection Act 1993, the successful applicant will be required to attain the following screenings and checks prior to employment: a National Police Certificate and a Working With Children Check.

Applicants are required to address the Selection Criteria of the Job Description. Further information can be obtained by contacting Kerril Vowles, Director of Services, on (08) 8582 4422.

Your application, including a current resume, should be emailed to kvowles@focusonehealth.com.au  by 5pm Monday the 18th November 2019 .

For more information contact:

Name: Kerril Vowles
Phone: (08) 8582 4422
Email: kvowles@focusonehealth.com.au

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Meet our Team

Meet the team behind headspace Berri.

 

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Centre Manager – Prue

 

Robyn

Clinical Lead – Robyn

 

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Clinical Counsellor – Keisha (On Leave)

 

Susan Wanghu

Program Officer – Susan

 

Amanda

Program Officer – Amanda

 

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headspace Clinician, Alcohol and Other Drugs Worker – Kristy 

 

Wes

headspace Program Officer, Alcohol and Other Drugs Worker – Wes

 

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 headspace Youth Access Worker – Ed

 

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headspace Youth Complex Care Coordinator – Kodi

 

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headspace Clinical Counsellor – Emma

 

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headspace Clinical Psychologist – Kate

 

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Clinical Counsellor – Amy (on leave)

 

Karlie Small

Community Engagement Officer – Karlie

 

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Clinical Counsellor – Henry

 

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Clinical Counsellor – Barb

 

 

headspace Programs

2019 Group Programs

headspace Berri run a variety of group programs throughout the year. Please find below our current programs on offer.

Any questions or to find out the next course dates please contact our office on 8582 4422.

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Learn practical first aid skills to support an adolescent with a mental health problem.

Dates: 23/7/19, 30/7/19, 6/8/19, 13/8/19

Time: 4pm - 7pm

Cost: FREE

Venue: headspace Berri - 3 Riverview Drive, Berri 

Facilitator: Wes Lock

Want to join our (hERO) Youth Reference Group?

headspace hERO Group (YRG)

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headspace Berri's hERO group is a positive and diverse group of young people aged between 16 and 25 that help shape our services in the Riverland. Being part of the headspace Berri hERO Group involves fortnightly catch ups, sharing opinions, helping coordinate and run events and providing advice to staff of headspace Berri to help maintain the centres youth focus. As a hERO Group Member you will receive free work experience in youth health and receive training in many areas including mental health, event management, public speaking, social media and more!

If you are a young person and want to have your say, please look out for our hERO members at events within the community. If you would like to join our 2020 hERO group, please contact headspace to talk further. 

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So Is There Any Cost?

headspace Berri provides free (dependant on circumstances) or low cost, confidential, and youth-friendly services for young people aged 12-25 years. headspace Berri provides a range of specialised services to young people and their families who may be experiencing challenges with their mental health, physical health, alcohol and other drugs, or work & study.

You can access or refer to headspace Berri by phone, dropping in, or via an emailed or faxed referral form. We also accept Mental Health Treatment Plan referrals from your Doctor. You can find more details about referrals below in the 'more information section'.

To discuss if there is any potential cost please call centre on (08) 8582 4422.

Alternatively, if you have any financial issues which you are concerned about - you can discuss this with on of our friendly staff.

We appreciate your active involvement in finding a solution to suit your needs.

How To Make An Appointment

You can access or refer to headspace Berri by phone, dropping in, or via an emailed or faxed referral form. We also accept mental Health Treatment Plan referrals from your Doctor.

Please click here to access our referral form.

Community Engagement and Education

We can provide a variety of education sessions to community groups and schools. For further information or to enquire about headspace Berri visiting your school, please give us a call on 8582 4422 or email headspace@focusonehealth.com.au.

Student Assignment / Research Requests

We understand that students are keen to know more about headspace Berri, the services we offer and the knowledge base of our staff. Written responses and or answers to assignments will not be provided but If you are interested in interviewing one of our team members for information about headspace to be included in your assignment or specific research topics, please send your assignment cover sheet and interview questions to be reviewed to headspace@focusonehealth.com.au.

Important notes to students:

  • Written responses and or answers to assignments will not be provided
  • 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 (minimum of 4) to process your request
  • All interviews must be done face-to-face and will include a behind the scenes centre tour of our headspace centre
  • Pending your interview questions and topics, from time-to-time we may recommend one of our organisation or consortium partners for you to interview in place of headspace Berri
  • Interview questions must be related to areas of service provided by headspace
  • 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

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24.09.2019 - headspace Day - 9th October, 2019