headspace Canberra or Queanbeyan Allied Health Private Practitioner

headspace Canberra or Queanbeyan Allied Health Private Practitioner


  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Type of Practitioner (e.g. psychologist, occupational therapist, social worker)
  • Based in Canberra and/or Queanbeyan
  • Working as a Private Practitioner


Established in 2006, headspace is making a difference to the lives of thousands of young Australians in the area of youth mental health, by:

  •  Giving young Australians the opportunity to seek help early  
  •  Making it easier for young people and their families to access information
  • Creating awareness and educating young people about how to get help

headspace Canberra and Queanbeyan are part of Marathon Health. headspace Canberra and Queanbeyan are an early intervention program for young people aged 12 – 25 years with emerging mental health and/or substance use problems. headspace Canberra and Queanbeyan provide young people with access to Allied Health professionals and the support they need to develop and maintain the skills and confidence they need to live healthy and happy lives.

As part of our continued growth we are seeking professionally accredited Mental Health Practitioners to complement the mental health platform of our model.

headspace is seeking people who have demonstrated clinical skills, working with young people together with experience in working with multi-disciplinary teams. You will also possess considerable experience in a range of mental health service settings; including the provision of mental health services to young people aged 12-25. Naturally, you will possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, along with strong information technology and information management skills and a high level of self-motivation and initiative.

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you will have the opportunity to be part of an innovative initiative that is committed to improving the wellbeing of young Australians through the provision of high quality, integrated services, when and where they are needed. 

Practitioners will be engaged as independent contractors, not as employees, and will be remunerated by rebates received through the Medicare Benefits Schedule. Rebate levels will be dependent on the practitioner’s professional qualifications. 


Application Process: Please email your letter of application and CV to info@headspacequeanbeyan.org.au titled “Private Practitioner EOI Nov 2018”.

Please note: shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview.

Applications close: 9am, 12th November 2018

A Working with Children Check (or Working with Vulnerable People Check) is required for all headspace positions. To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate work visa. 


For further information: Please contact Zora Todoroska (Centre Manager Canberra and Queanbeyan) or Tim McLauchlan (Clinical Team Leader Canberra) on 6201 5343 or at TMclauchlan@headspacecanberra.org.au or Vera Lloyd (Clinical Team Leader Queanbeyan) on 6298 0300 or vlloyd@headspacequeanbeyan.org.au