headspace
Indooroopilly

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Hours

  • Monday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:30am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:30am - 6:00pm
  • Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

About

headspace Indooroopilly provides FREE or low cost counselling and support services to young people aged 12-25 who are going through a tough time.

Our vision is to improve young people's mental, social, and emotional wellbeing through the provision of high quality, integrated service when and where they are needed.

Please check out the rest of our website to find out more about our centre. 

You can also view our centre brochure here.

Hours

  • Monday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:30am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:30am - 6:00pm
  • Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace Indooroopilly is operated by Open Minds Australia. All headspace services 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, North Brisbane PHN.

Services

Nutrition screening, dietary assessment and education about food and lifestyle, also support around healthy eating strategies.

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.

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

Get tips on how to prepare your resume and present for interviews. Find out about local employment opportunities (full time, part-time, or casual).

Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.

Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with work or study opportunities. 

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

“Once I walk through the doors, I feel like headspace genuinely care about me getting better and I am reminded that people are there for me and want to help.”
- Taylor

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Jobs and volunteering

Positions currently available at headspace Indooroopilly

Salary: Fee for Service

GENERAL INFORMATION

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to young people aged 12 to 25.The service is designed to make it as easy as possible for a young person and their family to get the help they need for problems affecting their wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services. For more information about headspace you can watch headspace Year in Review 2014 - 15

headspace Indooroopilly was established through a Consortium partnership of local organisations, led by Open Minds Australia (openminds.org.au) , and offers a multi-disciplinary model comprising a team of co-located services providing support to young people. Due to increasing demand and a commitment that  headspace Indooroopilly remains accessible to support young people seeking help; we are seeking to expand our allied mental health team with additional private practitioners who are interested in working for headspace and with young people.

Working at headspace Indooroopilly offers allied mental health practitioners the opportunity to be part of an innovative service that is committed to improving the wellbeing of young people through the provision of high quality, integrated services when and where they are needed. For further information on headspace Indooroopilly please visit headspace.org.au/indooroopilly.

ALLIED HEALTH TEAM

headspace Indooroopilly is seeking sub-contracted private allied health practitioners, such as experienced clinical psychologists, general psychologists, mental health social workers and occupational therapists to compliment the mental health platform of our service model. Practitioners interested in providing contracted services can negotiate flexible arrangements so as to maintain existing private or public work. Interested practitioners must be eligible to provide services under the Medicare Benefits Scheme: Better Outcomes for Mental Health Initiative.

As headspace Indooroopilly is striving to increase accessibility to services for young people, appointments are provided at no cost to the young person. This means that as a private practitioner, you would agree to bulk bill young people for sessions with a minimum of 70% of the Medicare fee being paid to you.

The headspace Indooroopilly intake team will undertake a comprehensive psycho-social assessment of all young people prior to referral to private practitioners. A range of on-site complementary services are available should additional supports be required. The headspace team will work in partnership with private practitioners to provide a comprehensive, wrap-around service for young people.

BENEFITS TO YOU

 

  • Reception and administrative support provides assistance with electronic billing, SMS appointment reminders and appointment booking.
  • Support from the centres Clinical Lead and Intake Team.
  • The option to attend Clinical Review meetings and peer supervision.
  • Access to online professional development via headspace.
  • Working in a vibrant centre with other staff who love working with young people.
  • Young person friendly consulting rooms, activity space, and a private work space with telephone and computer equipment.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your resume and a maximum two page cover letter outlining the selection criteria outlined in the following position description click here

For more information contact:

Name: Jamie Thompson, Sam Kilby or Rhiannon Dow
Phone: (07) 3157 1555
Email: headspace.indooroopilly@openminds.org.au

More information

 

staff:

Jamie - Regional Manager, Allied Health 

Nick - Operations Manager

Sam - Clinical Services Manager

Cerese - Practice Manager 

Rhiannon - Clinical Lead

Brendon - Clinical Psychologist

Emma M - Mental Health Clinician (Enhanced headspace Services)

Emily - Youth & Family Support Co-ordinator (Enhanced headspace Services)

Allegra - Provisional Psychologist

Leah - Dietitian

Jess - Senior Intake & Assessment Officer

Allie - Intake & Assessment Officer 

Emma S - Intake & Assessment Officer  

Evelyn - Intake & Assessment Officer

Georgia - Community Development Officer

Clare - Administration Officer

Tori - Medical Receptionist

Madi - Medical Receptionist

in-kind staff:

Annabella - VocEd, LEAD (Monday)

Tracey-Ann - VocEd, Matchworks (Fridays fortnightly)

Geoff - AOD, Clarence Street (Thursday)

students:

Aidan - Provisional Psychologist

Henry - Provisional Psychologist

Christos - Provisional Psychologist 

 

If you or someone who you know would like to book an appointment with us just call  (07) 3157 1555 and speak to one of our friendly staff who can assist you with your enquiry. Low on credit? No worries - Just let one of our staff know when you call and we can will happily you back. 

headspace Indooroopilly offers a number of FREE bulk-billed services to young people through the Medicare system when you acquire a Mental Health treatment Plan from the GP.

Parking

  • Undercover parking is available under headspace Indooroopilly. This is accessed off Station Road. 
  • Two hour street parking is available in the streets surrounding headspace Indooroopilly. 

 

Accessibility

  • Accessibility parking is available in the centre’s underground car park (with access off Station Road)
  • The lift is accessible from the car park, we are located on Level 1

 

Public Transport
Public transport is available via numerous train and bus services.

  • The Indooroopilly train station is a 5 minute walk from the centre’s main entry. For directions click here
  • The Indooroopilly bus exchange is a 6 minute walk from our main entry. For directions click here

For the most up to date train and bus routes and schedules, please visit the Translink Journey Planner

To access some of the services at headspace Indooroopilly at no cost a Medicare card may be required. To apply for a Medicare card, go to: bit.ly/medicarecard

Do know your Medicare details? You can call Medicare on 13 20 11 or speak to your headspace worker or one of our reception staff who can help you.

Did you know you can get you own Medicare card from the age of 15? For more information on this click here

 

headspace Indooroopilly aims to provide easy access to services for young people at little or no cost and in most cases your headspace visit will be provided free of charge, however there are some circumstances that may result in services needing to be paid for. Where fees apply, you will be advised in advance. If you have concerns about your ability to pay a fee please discuss this with our administration staff or your Intake and Assessment Officer. 

Allied Health Services (Clinical/General Psychologist, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist)

If you have a valid Australian Medicare Card and a current Mental Health Care Plan, up to 10 sessions in a calendar year with your allied health worker will be bulk-billed through Medicare.

If you are not eligible for an Australian Medicare Card, or do not wish to obtain a Mental Health Care Plan, or if you have used all of your 10 sessions for the year under your Mental Health Care Plan you will be charged to see the allied health worker as follows:

Clinical Psychologist: $131.65

General Psychologist: $89.65

Mental Health Accredited Social Worker: $79.05

- Payment for fee-for-service appointments can be made via EFTPOS (preferred) or CASH (please note that we do not keep large quantities of cash on-site and exact money is preferred).

- Fees are aligned to the Medicare Benefits Schedule and are subject to change if the Medicare rate increases.

To make a referral simply complete our referral form.

The Family and Friends Reference Group is made up of a diverse group of people of varying ages, genders, cultural backgrounds and family types and covers the headspace Redcliffe, Strathpine & Indooroopilly centres.

The members of the Reference Group consult with their local headspace centre on a variety of topics and issues, and are involved in a number of local projects.

Requirements

A Family and Friends Advisor should:

- Have the time to volunteer as a family and friends advisor
- Have the desire to help headspace in their work improving young peoples’ well-being
- Have a good understanding of how-to self-care when faced with stressful experiences
- Demonstrate professional behavioural and a respectful attitude
- Have or are willing to complete a National Criminal History Record Check and a working with Children’s Check
- Abide by headspace Health Policies on privacy and confidentiality
- Have an interest in and commitment to the health and wellbeing of young people.
Please complete an expression of interest to participate on the Family and Friends Reference Group by completing the application form here.

Are you aged between 16-24?

headspace is providing young people with the opportunity to be heard and be active around youth mental health, alcohol, and other drug issues.

By getting involved and volunteering with the headspace Indooroopilly Youth Reference Group (YRG) you will:

- Have the opportunity to have your say and direct youth mental health services in your local area
- Develop new skills
- Meet and work with other young people who are passionate about youth mental health

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, those who identify as LGBTQIA+, and young people who have experience with homelessness.

To apply simply complete our Youth Reference Group application form online. 

 

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