Please Note

headspace Dandenong will be closed on Fri 23rd June 2017

For help when we are closed:
- Lifeline 13 11 14
- Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800
- Psychiatric Triage Service 1300 369 012

headspace

Dandenong

211 Thomas Street, Dandenong, Victoria 3175
P: 1800 367 968 F: (03) 9793 4992

headspace Dandenong is operated by EACH. 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, South Eastern Melbourne (South East Melbourne PHN).

IMPORTANT CENTRE ANNOUNCEMENTS SECTION!   

  • headspace Dandenong will be  closed ALL DAY on FRI 23rd June
  • headspace Dandenong is open EVERY 2ND SAT (Call our 1800 for more info) 

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CLINICAL SERVICE 

  • FREE services:   Counselling   II   GP   II   Consultant Psychiatrist   II   Alcohol & other Drug Support 
  • Appointments:   Call 1800 367 968 or walk in to our centre
  • Request a call back:  CLICK HERE   II  Provide service feedback:  CLICK HERE

ADDITiONAL SUPPORT  

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 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 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 Dandenong

Volunteer & Placement Opportunities, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Volunteer

For more information on current and upcoming volunteer and placement opportunities with us at headspace Dandenong please send your enquiry to volunteer.headspace@each.com.au

For more information contact:

Name: Lawerance Belshaw
Phone: (03) 8738 9880
Email: volunteer.headspace@each.com.au

VR GPs required , Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: TB discussed with prospective applicants

headspace Youth Health Clinic

Dandenong and Narre Warren Victoria

VR GPs required for full or part-time hours

  • Seeking GPs with a passion for youth health to join our friendly, supportive and caring team
  • No after hours or weekends
  • Flexible hours and days
  • Bulk billing, fully computerised, excellent support and admin staff
  • FT RN support, Consulting Psychiatrist, Psychologists and other allied health providers on site

For more information contact the Clinic on 1800 367 968 or send your CV and cover letter to anne.clancy@each.com.au

For more information contact:

Name: Anne Clancy
Phone: 1800 367 968
Email: anne.clancy@each.com.au

Youth Advisory Committee Member, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Volunteer

Applications are now open for volunteers wanting to join our Youth Advisory Committee!
 
 This is your opportunity to be the voice of young people in your community and shape headspace services at headspace Dandenong. Get applying ya'll. Application forms available online or by clicking the link -
https://headspace.org.au/assets/Uploads/Centres/Dandenong/Dandenong-YAC-Application-form3.pdf 

For more information contact:

Name: Luke McConnell
Phone: 1800 367 968
Email: request.headspace@each.com.au

Apply now

***Multiple Clinical Roles***, Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: TBC

Deadline: 29/07/2017 12:00am

Multiple headspace Clinical roles now being recruited to: 

 

1. Psychological Interventions Clinician (multiple roles) 

2. Koo Wee Rup Secondary College Mental Health Clinician 

3. Lyndale Secondary College Psychologist 

4. headspace Mental Health Clinician 

5. Psychological interventions Clinician (senior role) 

6. headspace School Psychologist (part time role) 

For more information contact:

Name: As per job description
Phone: 1800 367 968
Email: nicholas.teo@headspacedandenong.com.au

More information

headspace Dandenong Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Are you aged between 16 and 25 and live, work or study in the Dandenong region? Do you have something to say about youth mental health?

What is the headspace Youth Advisory Committee?

headspace is providing young people with the opportunity to be heard and be active around youth mental health in their community.  There are a number of roles you can play in headspace Dandenong’s YAC, including:

  • Leading a project in your local area
  • Website consultation and development
  • Research and evaluation of headspace services
  • Consultation around resource development such as, factsheets, brochures, marketing etc
  • Increase community awareness
  • Workshop development and delivery

By getting involved you will:

  • Have the opportunity to have your say and direct youth mental health services in Dandenong and beyond
  • Develop new skills
  • Meet and work with other young people who are passionate about youth mental health
  • Make a difference to youth mental health

headspace provides on-going training and mentoring to support YAC members in their role

Who can apply?

We are looking for anyone aged between 16 and 25 who is interested in youth mental health. We want you to apply if:

you have had your own experiences of feeling depressed, anxious or another mental health issue

you have a friend or family member who has/or had a mental health issue

you feel passionate about and are interested in mental health issues

The group is also keen to hear the voices of Indigenous young people, young people from different cultural backgrounds, young people from rural and remote areas, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender young people and young people who have been homeless

How do I get involved?

To apply please read and complete these forms:

YAC Role Description

YAC Application Forms

Donations & Fundraising (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Are you considering running a fundraising event for headspace Dandenong?

Donation to headspace Dandenong can be made via our GoFundraise account

Or if your school, club or workplace are interested in running a fundraising event for headspace Dandenong then we would like to hear from you.

Donations and fundraised money help support local health promotion and community awareness initiatives which:

  • Encourage early help seeking
  • Improving the mental health literacy
  • Raise awareness about local headspace services
  • Involve local youth in awareness raising projects

For more information and fundraising support please contact us via email: Request.Headspace@each.com.au or check out our GoFundraise page