Hours

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

headspace

Broken Hill

231 Blende Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales 2880
P: (02) 9393 9699 F: (08) 8088 4947

headspace Broken Hill is operated by Flourish Australia. 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, Western NSW PHN.

headspace  Broken Hill offers young people 12-25 a welcoming environment where they can access free and confidential mental health support, health advice and general information. We are a team of friendly workers who specialise in youth wellbeing.  

Our services include: 

  • General health services  
  • Counselling Services 
  • Alcohol and Other Drug Services 
  • Mental Health Support 
  • Vocational, Education & Training Support. 

headspace  Broken Hill services are available at no cost for Australian citizens or permanent residents through  Medicare  . If you are not eligible for Medicare give us a call to find alternatives to accessing services. headspace  Broken Hill accepts referrals from multiple sources, ensuring young people (12-25) their families and friends can directly access headspace services, without needing a formal referral from other service providers. Give us a call on 02 9393 9699, an email at headspace.brokenhill@flourishaustralia.org.au or visit us at 231 Blende Street to make an appointment. 

We believe there is  No Wrong Door ,   and dedicate ourselves to ensuring all young people who contact or present at a headspace center are screened and either assigned for intake,…

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.

Doctor (GP)

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GPs can help with any physical health issues as well as issues related to sexual health, drug or alcohol use, relationship problems or feeling down or upset. Your centre may have a GP on site or links to one locally. 

Sexual Health Services

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Sexual health screenings on site or links to local services. 

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 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 Broken Hill

Practice Manager, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Part-time (0.4 FTE) Classified HPPS Level 7

Practice Manager - headspace Broken Hill

Job No: FLO353
Location: Broken Hill, NSW

Flourish Australia is seeking a motivated and passionate Practice Manager to provide business support services to the centre and centre staff at headspace Broken Hill

The position is part-time (0.4 FTE) working Monday-Friday and is classified HPPS Level 7.

About the Opportunity 

Flourish Australia has collaborated with the other local services to form headspace in Broken Hill. headspace Broken Hill is based on a commitment by all agencies involved to work in partnership to improve outcomes for young people aged 12-25 years (and their families) affected by mental health and/or alcohol and other drug (AOD) issues. The shared principles of a person-centred, community orientated approach delivers sensitive, accessible and quality services for the target group.

In this role you will be responsible for providing a broad range of practice management and administrative support functions for the headspace Broken Hill team. 

To be considered, you will have a minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role, preferably within the community services sector. In addition, you must be proficient in Medicare billing processes.

You will be a highly organised person with strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, as well as good problem solving skills and the ability to work in challenging situations. You will also be able to demonstrate a practical and optimistic approach, the ability to work effectively within a team environment as well as independently, and have strong computer literacy skills.

Contact with young people who are often in crisis is fundamental to this role so it is essential that you have a high level of emotional intelligence and are comfortable working around children and youth. 

For more information please email E: tom.traae@flourishaustralia.org.au

About headspace

One in four young people have experienced a mental health issue in the past 12 months – a higher prevalence than all other age groups. Alarmingly, suicide is the leading cause of death of young people, accounting for one third of all deaths. headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds, 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: www.headspace.org.au 

About headspace and Flourish Australia

Our new name reflects our fundamental and enduring commitment to people’s mental health and wellbeing, supporting them to thrive and live a contributing life.

Flourish Australia is one of the larger providers of 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 in the community. This ranges from places that provide individual and group support and activities, to dedicated programs for specific areas of need

headspace Broken Hill is an initiative funded by the Western NSW Primary Health Network (PHN). The headspace initiative is designed to provide early intervention services for young people (12 – 25 yrs) in the areas of health and mental health, as well as vocation/education support and alcohol and other drug interventions. 

headspace Broken Hill will provide young people with the opportunity to seek help early. headspace Broken Hill brings together local health services under the one roof making it easier for young people and their families to find the information and support they need. Please note that this position is employed by Flourish Australia who is the lead agency for headspace Broken Hill.

The service is based on a commitment by all agencies involved to work in partnership to improve outcomes for young people aged 12-25 years (and their families) affected by mental health and/or alcohol and other drug (AOD) issues. The shared principles of a person-centred, community orientated approach will deliver sensitive, accessible and quality services for the target group.

About the Benefits

  • Family-friendly and flexible working conditions;
  • Generous leave provisions including paid parental leave;
  • Career development opportunities; and
  • Comprehensive infrastructure including fleet motor vehiclesmobile phones and other resources for work purposes.

Flourish Australia positions are open to all suitably qualified applicants. We invite qualified people with lived experience of mental health issues to apply. Flourish Australia values diversity in the workforce and encourages applications from people of Indigenous and CALD backgrounds.

Successful applicants will be appointed subject to a national criminal record check, a Working with Children Check and checks with work related referees.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please follow this link https://bit.ly/2v04L5q or click the APPLY NOW button below and complete all the questions asked. You will then be required 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.

For more information contact:

Name: Tom Traee
Email: tom.traae@flourishaustralia.org.au

Apply now

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

Salary: Full-time (0.4 FTE) Classified HPPS Level 7 HPPS Level 4

Clinical Lead - headspace Broken Hill

Job No: FLO431
Location: Broken Hill, NSW

Flourish Australia is seeking a motivated and passionate Clinical Lead to oversee the day to day clinical operations at the headspace Broken Hill centre. 

The position is full-time working Monday-Friday and is classified HPPS Level 4.

About the Opportunity 

Flourish Australia has collaborated with the other local services to establish headspace in Broken Hill. headspace Broken Hill is based on a commitment by all agencies involved to work in partnership to improve outcomes for young people aged 12-25 years (and their families) affected by mental health and/or alcohol and other drug (AOD) issues.

The headspace Clinical Lead will provide clinical supervision and leadership that facilitates the ongoing development of clinical practice at headspace Broken Hill and will be responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring and review of the clinical governance framework.

The Clinical Lead will provide high level clinical consultation and advice to clinicians to build capacity and ensure the delivery of high quality youth mental health and drug and alcohol services.

Essentially the Clinical Lead will possess tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Nursing, Occupational Therapy or other allied health discipline recognised by the tertiary mental health services sector, 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.

For more information please email E: tom.traae@flourishaustralia.org.au

About headspace

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds, 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: www.headspace.org.au 

About headspace and Flourish Australia

Flourish Australia is a large provider of 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 in the community. This ranges from places that provide individual and group support and activities, to dedicated programs for specific areas of need

headspace Broken Hill will provide young people with the opportunity to seek help early. headspace Broken Hill brings together local health services under the one roof making it easier for young people and their families to find the information and support they need. Please note that this position is employed by Flourish Australia who is the lead agency for headspace Broken Hill.

About the Benefits

  • Family-friendly and flexible working conditions;
  • Generous leave provisions including paid parental leave;
  • Tax-free salary packaging opportunities; and
  • Comprehensive infrastructure including fleet motor vehiclesmobile phones and other resources for work purposes.

Flourish Australia positions are open to all suitably qualified applicants. We invite qualified people with lived experience of mental health issues to apply. Flourish Australia values diversity in the workforce and encourages applications from people of Indigenous and CALD backgrounds.

Successful applicants will be appointed subject to a national criminal record check, a Working with Children Check and checks with work related referees.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click apply now below. You will then be required to attach a copy of your resume, we encourage you to have your resume up-to-date and available before you commence the application.

For more information contact:

Name: Tom Traee
Email: tom.traae@flourishaustralia.org.au

Apply now

Youth Reference Group Members, Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Voluntary Position

Youth Reference Group - headspace Broken Hill

headspace Broken Hill will be recruiting new members for our Youth Reference Group (YRG).

Are you aged 16-24 and looking to be the youth voice for headspace Broken Hill?

We are looking for young people who want to:

  • Make meaningful decisions that have real impact
  • Connect with other people passionate about youth mental health
  • Have your voice heard on community services in the area
  • Organise and be part of local youth events

You will gain experience and new skills with support, training and reference opportunities.

If you are interested we'd love to meet with you!

Please fill in the EOI form here.

Contact person: Tahlia Kerin 02 9393 9699 or tahlia.kerin@flourishaustralia.org.au

For more information contact:

Name: Tahlia Kerin
Phone: (02) 9393 9699
Email: headspace.brokenhill@flourishaustralia.org.au

More information

Referral forms (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

If you are a young person aged 12-25 and you are enquiring about headspace Broken Hill services for yourself you do not require a formal referral. Simply phone, email or show up in person to arrange an appointment with one of our staff.

Our contact details are:

Phone: 02 9393 9699

Fax: 08 8088 4947

Email: headspace.brokenhill@flourishaustralia.org.au

Address: 231 Blende Street, Broken Hill 2880

Referrals can be made by calling us on 02 9393 9669 from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday, or by completing the referral form. Referral forms can be faxed to us on 08 8088 4947 or emailed at headspace.brokenhill@flourishaustralia.org.au. We also accept referrals from doctors/GPs via a Mental Health Care Plan (MHCP), which can also be either emailed or faxed to us using the above details.

Service & Community Development Request Form (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Broken Hill provides youth mental health services to schools and the community in the Broken Hill and Far West Region. 
The services provided have a health promotion and education focus. We deliver these services to promote positive mental health and wellbeing. 

Please note that these services do not have a medical or therapeutic focus.

Please complete the following form and return this too headspace.brokenhill@flourishaustralia.org.au, attention Service & Community Development Officer.

For further information feel free to contact the headspace Broken Hill team on:
Phone: 02 9393 9699
Fax: 08 8088 4947
Email: headspace.brokenhill@flourishaustralia.org.au
Address: 231 Blende Street, Broken Hill 2880