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

Castle Hill

253 Old Northern Road, Castle Hill, New South Wales 2154
P: (02) 8820 9995 F: (02) 7801 4648

headspace Castle Hill is operated by Uniting Care Mental Health. 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 Sydney (Wentwest Ltd).

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headspace is Australia's National Youth Mental Health Foundation. headspace is a national program working to reduce the impact of mental illness in young Australians 12-25 years.     

At headspace Castle Hill we provide young people with access, support and information for a broad range of concerns including Mental Health, Physical/sexual health, Drug and Alcohol, Counselling services, Employment and education and Support for families and carers.

We're here for you If you:

  • are feeling down and can't stop worrying, haven’t felt like yourself in a while
  • can't deal with school/work and find it hard to concentrate
  • want to cut down on your drinking or drug use
  • want to talk about sexuality, identity and relationships
  • have physical/sexual health issues and want to find out more.

headspace Castle Hill take feedback from young people and families seriously. If you have any concerns or complaints about your experience with our services, please speak with your clinician who can support you with putting your feedback in writing. Alternatively, please contact the services manager on 1300 737 616 or email at headspacecastlehill@ucmh.org.au…

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.

Youth Programs

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

Positions available at headspace Castle Hill

General Practioner, Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

General Practitioner

 

Flexibility with hours and days worked

Employed and MBS funded positions

(min one clinic a week)

 

Join a National Organisation, work with a great team and make a real difference!

 

headspace is Australia’s National Youth Mental Health Foundation.  Our mission is to deliver improvements in the mental health, social wellbeing and economic participation of young Australian aged 12-25 years.  To this end, headspace aims to be the focal point for youth mental health issues across the country. 

Due to expansion of our services, headspace Castle Hill are currently seeking experienced part time General Practitioners to join our vibrant multidisciplinary youth health clinic (aged 12-25).

 

About the Role

We aim to provide young people with holistic primary health care and engagement with early intervention for those at risk of mental health issues.  Our GPs work collaboratively alongside our onsite multi-disciplinary team of Youth Access Team Clinicians, Private Practitioners, Exercise Physiologist and various Consortium Partners. Watch the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BDfoSFdFos and hear from headspace GPs from around Australia to see what it's like to work in a headspace centre.

 

We offer

-        Flexibility with hours and days worked

-        Competitive remuneration with attractive salary packaging benefits

-        Fully computerised facilities with full reception and administration support

-        Regular peer support, education and professional development

 

Selection Criteria

-        Vocational Registration

-        Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA).

-        Experience in working as General Practitioner in a community setting

-        Ability to actively engage and work collaboratively with young people, their families and significant others

-        High level of interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)

 

If you are ready to join a fantastic multidisciplinary team and really make a difference to the lives of Young People, apply now!

 

Please email your resume and covering letter outlining the above criteria to kellie.smith@ucmh.org.au

 

For further information regarding this position, please contact Kellie Smith on 0409 425 661 email kellie.smith@ucmh.org.au

For more information contact:

Name: Kellie Smith
Phone: 0409 425 661
Email: kellie.smith@ucmh.org.au

More information

How to make a referral (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

If you are a service provider and you wish to refer a young person to headspace, simply download the form below and return it via email to: HeadspaceCastleHill@unitingrecovery.org.au 

Please ensure that the young person whom you refer is willing to engage with headspace and is able to attend appointments.

We recommend that you follow up the emailed referral with a phone call, just to make sure we've received it.

Our intake phone number is: 7801 4600

Castle Hill referral form

Community Development Requests (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

The Community Development Team are available to assist with a range of community activities and events.

To make a request, please complete the forms below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

Mental health event: The Community Development Team can participate in community events and engage in health and service promotion.

We can provide a pop-up stall to distribute a range of information around what mental health is, how to increase positive mental health, and how to link into our services whilst also including some engaging activities for the community. 

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

In-service tour: The Community Development Team can provide tours and visits at our local headspace centres for service providers. 

Throughout the in-service tour a member of our Community Development Team will provide you with an overview of the services, staff and resources on site at this centre, in addition to information on making appropriate referrals to headspace.

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

Student Engagement Site tour: The Community Development Team can provide tours and visits at our local headspace centres for students.

Throughout the Student Engagement Site tour a member of our Community Development Team will provide you with an overview of the services, staff and resources on site at this centre and answer any questions to support learning.

To make a request, please complete this form below and return it to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

Educational Workshops: we provide workshops for groups of young people, parents, family members, or carers of young people.

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

Service and Referral Presentations: we provide presentations for groups of staff and/or service providers who work with young people (e.g. teachers, youth workers, school counsellors etc).

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

Promotional material: The Community Development Team can post out promotional material (e.g., posters and post cards).

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

 If you are interested in a large amount of factsheets, visit:

www.headspace.org.au/is-it-just-me/find-information/downloadable-fact-sheets