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  • 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 Burnie offers free support for young people aged 12 to 25, their families and friends. 

The centre has wheelchair access via elevator and all services at headspace are bulk-billed (free) for Australian citizens or permanent residents through Medicare (click here for further information), and to anyone else through arrangement with our Lead Agent, Cornerstone Youth Services. 

To refer to headspace Burnie, drop in, give us a call or complete our online self-referral form using the button below. See the "how do I access support at headspace Devonport" tab section at the end of this page for more information and access to the professional referral form.

Online Referral Form


  • 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 Burnie is operated by Cornerstone Youth Services. All headspace services are funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care. Administration of funding is carried out by the headspace centre’s local Primary Health Network, in this case, Primary Health Network Tasmania.


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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.

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

If you live near our headspace centre in a rural area but cannot travel in to see us, you can see our mental health workers online.

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

“As soon as I sought help, I suddenly realised that my anxiety was very treatable and that I wasn’t alone.”
- Charlie

Jobs and volunteering

Positions currently available at headspace Burnie

The Clinical Lead is a key leadership position within the headspace Centre and provides oversight to the coordination and delivery of clinical services within a multidisciplinary team.  The Clinical Lead is primarily responsible for providing clinical leadership and direction to the Centre team, ensuring that day-to-day clinical work is carried out to effectively meet the needs of young people aged12-25. 

The Clinical Lead will work collaboratively with all clinicians located at the headspace Devonport Centre and Burnie Satellite. This position will also form and maintain working relationships with key agencies in the community to establish integrated care pathways for young people. 


Responsibilities may include (but not limited to):

  • Maintain a clinical caseload delivering evidenced-based care and working closely with young people and their family and friends to ensure they are active participants in that care; 
  • Monitor and lead the ongoing delivery and improvement of a high standard of evidence-based care, including clinical services across the mental health spectrum and compliance with professional and healthcare standards;
  • Develop, review and implement clinical documents and processes and participate in quality assurance activities in alignment with the headspace Model Integrity Framework;
  • Contribute to the vision, strategic planning, and relevant policy development for the headspace Centres and actively participate as a member of the leadership team;
  • Ensure the collection of all relevant data and documentation for compliance and in order to measure deliverables and continuously improve and evaluate the delivery of services at the headspace centres;
  • Provide orientation, clinical support, supervision, direction and peer support to staff (and tertiary students where applicable) and foster a positive leadership/mentoring culture;
  • Liaise and work closely with Consortium members and external providers, to ensure the effective functioning of the headspace centres; and
  • Promote youth participation and participation of family and friends across all aspects of the service and organisation.


About you

A flexible and agile leader, with a vision for improving youth mental health outcomes in the North West of Tasmania. You will have a collaborative leadership style with the capacity to motivate and guide a multi-disciplinary team.  You will have considerable knowledge and experience in mental health service delivery, including experience in youth mental health.  You will be invested in creating a resilient community and open to opportunities with young people, their family, friends, and the wider community.  You will thrive in building strong stakeholder relationships that bring positive outcomes for delivering a service for headspace and have a willingness to develop a headspace vision for a Clinical Team. www.headspace.org.au/careers/the-headspace-way/


Essential Qualifications and Experience

  • Tertiary level qualifications in an allied health discipline including social work, psychology (either clinical, mental health nursing or occupational therapy. 
  • Current full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA) (with mental health endorsement) or current full membership/eligibility for membership (with mental health endorsement) with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
  • Demonstrated experience and advanced level clinical skills in a range of mental health service settings, including youth mental health
  • Experience in complex clinical triage (including identification and management of immediate clinical and/or safety concerns), assessment and referral. 
  • Experience in service development and maintaining continuous quality improvement. 
  • Demonstrated experience in the leadership of multidisciplinary teams, including the provision of clinical supervision and the facilitation of clinical review and performance management processes. 
  • Proven track record in building and maintaining effective working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, including the ability to prioritise and manage multiple and competing work tasks and deliver to agreed deadlines.
  • Highly developed digital literacy, verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a diverse range of people including young people and their family and friends.


The Lead Agency 
Cornerstone Youth Services Inc. (CSYS) is the lead agency for headspace Devonport, Burnie and Launceston.  CSYS have been providing services to young people aged from 12-25 in the community for over ten years.  Website: www.cornerstoneyouthservices.com.au/


Benefits of working with us

  • A community facing role with the opportunity to work across two headspace Centres (Devonport and Burnie)
  • Full salary packaging for vehicles, mortgage or rent
  • Remuneration as per the Health Professionals and Support Services Award
  • Your own professional development and external supervision budget
  • 1 day leave for your birthday 
  • 3 days leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Working with a friendly, supportive and engaging team
  • Option of monthly RDO for fulltime employees


For a confidential discussion regarding this position please contact headspace Centre Manager Katie Lack, headspace Centre Manager on 0491 200 980.  A Position Description can be obtained by phoning or emailing klack@csys.com.au.


For the full position advertisement on Seek, click the Apply Now button below.


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More information

Everyone is welcome at headspace Burnie

Our general mental health service offers short-terms services for young people experiencing mild to moderate difficulties.

All services at headspace are bulk-billed (free) for Australian citizens or permanent residents through Medicare (click here for further information), and to anyone else through arrangement with our Lead Agent, Cornerstone Youth Services. Our headspace website also has additional information here.

How to refer 

Self Referral Form - for yourself or family members.

Professional Referral Form - for schools, GP's and other services.

Once the form has been completed it can be emailed to headspaceburnie@csys.com.au or mailed to headspace Burnie, PO Box 565, Burnie Tasmania 7320. 

Once the form has been received we will phone you within 2 working days.

The person calling you will be a mental health professional from our access and team and will discuss what's happening for you at the moment. If headspace seems like the right service for you we'll arrange a time to meet you in person at the satellite. This is a chance to ask more questions and for you to gain further understanding about the services we provide. You're welcome to bring in a support person - family, friend - anyone you'd like to have with you. 

Online referrals can also be made via the Cornerstone Youth Services website, just click the following link.


Understanding your rights to healthcare

The Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights (the Charter) explains what you
or someone you care for can expect when receiving health care. These rights apply to everyone receiving health care in Australia, and in all places.

This includes public and private hospitals, day procedure facilities (such as day
hospitals), general practices, community health centres, dental clinics, as well
as specialist and allied health provider (e.g. physiotherapist, psychologist) clinics.

To learn about rights to your healthcare, click on this link.

headspace Burnie is located next to Red Herring. Access our main entrance is from the back of the building (Hungry Jacks car park side) where there is paid parking available. The BFT gym in below the building, with the door adjacent to the headspace entrance. Wheelchair access is available via the lift at the bottom of the stairs.


For more information on parking fees and locations please visit Burnie Parking Information.

Bus timetables can be downloaded from Burnie Bus Timetable and Information


The centre has wheelchair access via elevator as pictured below.

Lift from ground floor


Lift from inside headspace building

For further information on headspace and frequently asked questions regarding the service please download the Information Pack for Young People

For further information on headspace and frequently asked questions regarding the service please download the Information Pack for Family and Friends

For Mental Health Week 2022, the north west youth reference group created a booklet to provide young people a friendly guide to ways to connect with services, activities, community groups & entertainment in the north west to show low cost ways to improve mental well-being and to promote a sense of awareness, belonging and connection to land and community.

Physical booklets are limited however, you can access the online, up-to-date version here.

In a nutshell: the Youth Reference Group (YRG) is a group of young people (aged 15-25) who meet monthly to discuss headspace in their local area, review the service and run activities to promote the service and provide education on early intervention for health and wellbeing. 

If you would like to know more please contact Bec - Community Awareness Officer - at the Burnie office on 6408 0251, email at rwells@csys.com.au or download the application form and drop it into our office.

Youth Reference Group Application Form

headspace work and study - your pathway to education and employment

What is work and study? 

  • The "Individual Placement and Support' Program funded by the Department of Social Services
  • We work with you one on one to assist you to achieve you career foals
  • Work and study is voluntary, free and YOU choose the goals and pathway to your career

Am I eligible? 

  • Are you looking for work or thinking about study
  • Are you a headspace client aged 12-25

What can work and study do for me? 

  • Provide specialist career advice
  • Help you find a job that suits your goals and interests
  • Develop your resume and cover letter
  • Help you find a course to star your career
  • Prepare you for interviews and talking with employers
  • Say in touch after you have started work or a course (you decide when you want to exit

If you would like more information about work and study, then talk to headspace Burnie today.