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

Darwin

Ground Level, Stage 4 CASCOM Centre, 13-17 Scaturchio Street , Casuarina, Northern Territory 0811
P: (08) 8931 5999 F: (08) 8931 5995

headspace Darwin is operated by Anglicare NT. 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, Northern Territory (Health Network NT).

headspace Darwin is a youth friendly health service in Casuarina. If you are between 12 and 25 and are having a tough time, or a friend or family member is having difficulties with something in their life, headspace Darwin can help.

If you are.....

  • Feeling down or stressed
  • Not sleeping enough OR sleeping too much
  • Being bullied
  • Feeling like you can't deal with things anymore
  • Having trouble concentrating, and have a lot on your mind
  • Using drugs and alcohol and want help to make changes in your life
  • Worried about your son/daughter/friend

We offer FREE services that can help you with your mental health and well being. We also provide assistance in accessing education, employment services and alcohol and other drug services. If you are a family member or a friend of a young person who has concerns about their wellbeing, you can also contact headspace Darwin.

If you need assistance, don't hesitate to give us a call on 1800 659 388 or (08) 8931 5999. Or email us at headspacedarwin@anglicare-nt.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. 

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 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 Darwin

Access Team Program Manager, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: headspace Darwin - Anglicare NT

Deadline: 04/08/2017 5:00pm

The Program Manager Access is responsible for coordinating all referrals received by the headspace service (Youth Early Psychosis Program and headspace Darwin Primary) and the management (operational and clinical) of the Access Team Clinicians who triage, assess and follow up referrals. To promote and maintain Clinical Governance within the service, the Program Manager Access Team will work closely with the Leadership Team, including the hYEPP Clinical Director and Operations Manager headspace Darwin.

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess an Ochre Card (Working with Children Clearance), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory manual driver’s licence.

To access the Position Description please Click Here. Please address the key selection criteria.

Applications will be assessed as received.

Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage. For more information on our Reconciliation Action Plan click here.

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

For more information contact:

Name: Jade Gooding - General Manager
Phone: (08) 8931 5999
Email: headspacedarwin@anglicare-nt.org.au

Apply now

Clinician - Continuing Care and Mobile Assessment Treatment Team, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: headspace Darwin - Anglicare NT

Deadline: 04/08/2017 5:00pm

As a Clinician in the combined Continuing Care and Mobile Assessment Treatment Team (CCT/MATT), you will be allocated clinical responsibilities as directed by the hYEPP Program Manager. This role will require you to work closely within a multidisciplinary team including psychiatrists and general practitioners (GPs) to facilitate the provision of coordinated clinical care and treatment. You will be responsible for the coordination and facilitation of comprehensive assessments, for young people who are experiencing, or at risk of, a first episode of psychosis. This includes mental health and risk assessments, case formulation, community based treatment, and crisis response consistent with the EPPIC model of care. You will also be responsible for providing continuing case management for young people inclusive of their family who are accepted into the hYEPP program. Case management will be flexible, youth and family focused, with a strong emphasis on engagement.

The Clinician – CCT/MATT will be committed to the mission and embody the values of Anglicare NT and support core business by providing service, guidance and advice within the position’s specialty area.

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess an Ochre Card (Working with Children Clearance), a Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory manual driver’s licence. You must also be willing to undergo a National Child Protection Check prior to employment with Anglicare NT.

To access the Position Description please Click Here. Please address the key selection criteria.

Applications will be assessed as received.

Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage.

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

For more information contact:

Name: Emily Brown - hYEPP Program Manager
Phone: (08) 8931 5999
Email: headspacedarwin@anglicare-nt.org.au

Apply now

Mental Health Nurse, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: headspace Darwin - Anglicare NT

Deadline: 04/08/2017 5:00pm

In the role of Mental Health Nurse (MHN) Clinician working as part of the  combined Continuing Care and Mobile Assessment and Treatment Team (CCT/MATT), you will be allocated clinical responsibilities as directed by the Program Lead hYEPP. The MHN Clinician will work closely within a multidisciplinary team including psychiatrists and general practitioners (GPs) to facilitate the provision of coordinated clinical care and treatment.

The minimum qualification required is a Bachelor Degree in Nursing or equivalent, plus an approved postgraduate qualification in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA).

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess an Ochre Card (Working with Children Clearance), a current National Criminal History Check and a current Northern Territory manual driver’s licence. You must also be willing to undergo a National Child Protection Check prior to employment with Anglicare NT.

To access the Position Description please Click Here. Please address the key selection criteria.

For further information please contact Emily Brown, Program Lead – Continuing Care and Mobile Assessment Treatment Team on 08 8931 5999.

Applications will be assessed as received.

Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage.

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

 

For more information contact:

Name: Emily Brown - hYEPP Program Manager
Phone: (08) 8931 5999
Email: headspacedarwin@anglicare-nt.org.au

Operations Manager - headspace Darwin, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: headspace Darwin - Anglicare NT

Deadline: 04/08/2017 5:00pm

Reporting to the General Manager Mental Health, the Operations Manager headspace Darwin is responsible for the development and ongoing operational management of the headspace Darwin clinical services. In partnership with the Clinical Director (Youth Early Psychosis Program), the Operations Manager will provide leadership in clinical governance, quality processes and general service systems. You will be flexible, adaptive and demonstrate innovative thinking whilst delivering innovative solutions. You will also be committed to continuous quality improvement initiatives, have outstanding time management skills and will role-model self-care principles.

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess an Ochre Card (Working with Children Clearance), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory manual driver’s licence.

To access the Position Description please Click Here. Please address the key selection criteria.

Applications will be assessed as received.

Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage. For more information on our Reconciliation Action Plan click here.

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

For more information contact:

Name: Jade Gooding - General Manager
Phone: (08) 8931 5999
Email: headspacedarwin@anglicare-nt.org.au

Apply now

More information

How to make an appointment (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Want to make an appointment? Its easy!

Want to call us yourself? Family or Friend calling for you? Agency or School referral?

No Problem!

Please call us on  08 8931 5999 or email headspacedarwin@anglicare-nt.org.au to make an appointment. 

Please be aware that this email account is only checked during business hours Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm. If you need urgent help, call the Northern Territory Crisis Assessment Team on 1800 682 288 or Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800.

Referrals should include as much information as possible and be undertaken with the consent of the young person.

Please click on the link below to download our referral form and consent form:

headspace Darwin Referral Form

headspace Darwin Consent Form

This form outlines information that the worker will talk with you about at the first appointment. Consent and Confidentiality are important issues for headspace and this will be discussed in detail with all young people who access the service.

 

Information for General Practitioners (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

General Practitioner Referral

Referrals should include as much information as possible and be undertaken with the consent of the young person.

GPs should include a mental health care plan for the young person and attach it to the GP referral form. The referral form and mental health care plan can be:

Faxed to (08) 8931 5995
Emailed to headspacedarwin@anglicare-nt.org.au
Phone referrals can also be made by calling (08) 8931 5999.

headspace Darwin Referral Form

headspace Darwin Consent Form

 

Getting to headspace (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace is located at the CASCOM complex, just off Scaturchio Street in Casuarina.

It is also conveniently situated near the Casuarina bus depot.

We are currently developing a video to make it easier to locate us!

If you're having trouble finding us, call us on (08) 8931 5999 and we'll be able to give you more directions!

 

School and Community Event Requests (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Darwin can be booked in to attend local events, schools or services.

Contact us at headspace Darwin on (08) 8931 5999 or simply complete our online booking form.

Please provide us with reasonable notice to allow for planning.

Youth Advisory Committee (youthspace) (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace is providing young people with the opportunity to be heard and be active around youth mental and physical health and alcohol and other drug issues.  There are a number of roles you can play in the headspace Darwin youthspace group, including:

  • Leading a project in your local area
  • Research and evaluation of headspace services
  • Consultation around resource development such as, factsheets, brochures etc.
  • Peer support and mentoring
  • Media Spokesperson

By getting involved, you will:

  • Have the opportunity to have your say and direct youth mental health services
  • 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 Darwin will provide some training to support you to participate in the above groups or activities.

How do I get involved?

If you're aged between 12 and 25 and you're interested in becoming involved, please contact us on (08) 8931 5999 or e-mail headspacedarwin@anglicare-nt.org.au