headspace
Morwell

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Please Note

Please contact centre for current operating hours

About

headspace Morwell provides health and support services for young people. We can help answer questions or concerns about your mental health, drug and alcohol issues, general health, relationships, or about your sexuality.

The services we offer to young people include general counselors, youth workers, LGBTIQ+ support, AOD workers, homelessness support, a centrelink worker, nurse and much more!

In our drop in centre you’re welcome to use our computers or WiFi and make yourself a hot drink.  If you’re ready to speak to someone, we’ll make you an intake appointment. Then we can decide together what you may need help with, and how we can help you.

We are open

Monday, Thursday and Friday 9-5pm

Tuesday/Wednesday 9-7.30pm

Please Note

Please contact centre for current operating hours

headspace Morwell is operated by Latrobe Community Health Service. 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, Gippsland (Gippsland PHN).

Services

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

Your GP can refer you to see a specialist youth psychiatrist for bulk billed assessment and management advice for mental health issues.

Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug issue. 

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

Support and assistance finding accommodation or related support services.

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. 

“As soon as I sought help, I suddenly realised that my anxiety was very treatable and that I wasn’t alone.”
- Charlie

Jobs and volunteering

Positions currently available at headspace Morwell

Salary: Volunteer

Applications are now open for volunteers 16-25 y/o wanting to join our Youth Reference Group.

This is your opportunity to be the voice of young people in your community and shape headspace services at headspace Morwell.

For more information contact:

Name: Kristi Lowrie
Phone: 5136 8300
Email: info@headspacemorwell.org.au

Salary: Salary dependent on qualifications and experience

Deadline: 2 Feb. 2021, 11:59 pm

headspace - Morwell, Permanent Part Time

  • Join a not-for-profit health care provider who is getting back to what matters
  • Engagement and support for young people
  • Salary dependent on qualifications and experience

At Latrobe Community Health Service you’ll be part of a positive and passionate workplace. We’re dedicated to providing you with career opportunities through work that is rewarding and meaningful within the community.

We are looking for a passionate Community Engagement Worker who is looking to grow and further develop their career with an organisation dedicated to giving back to the community.

As a Youth Community Engagement Worker you will work with the headspace team to create a safe and welcoming environment for young people accessing the service. You will have the opportunity to utilise your advocacy skills to ensure the views of young people and their families are embedded in the development and delivery of headspace Morwell activities.

To be successful in this role you will require the following;

  • Relevant qualifications in either Community Development, Youth Work, Social/Behavioural Science, Social Work/Social Planning or other relevant field and/or minimum Diploma level in relevant Youth qualification with demonstrated substantial and extensive experience in the youth sector.
  • Current Victorian drivers licence.
  • A Working with Children Check will be required for this role (must be obtained prior to commencement).

Please note; no applications will be accepted via direct email.

For more information about the position please contact Michelle Francis, Manager headspace Morwell and Youth Services, on (03) 5136 8300.

At Latrobe Community Health Service we want to help you get back to what matters. To see the full position description and to apply, click on the apply now button.


We are an equal opportunity employer and therefore, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment. We are partnered with Job Access and pledged to Soldier On. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and identities, LGBTIQ+ people, people with a lived experience of disability and service personnel and their families to name a few. We will make reasonable adjustments when required. We are a child safe organisation. Successful applicants will be required to obtain a satisfactory security clearance and an Employee Working with Children Check before we can make any offer of employment.

For more information contact:

Name: Michelle Francis, Manager headspace Morwell and Youth Services
Phone: (03) 5136 8300
Email: recruitment@lchs.com.au

Apply now

More information

Do you have any praise, suggestions or feedback about headspace Morwell's services or centre?

We'd love to hear your ideas.

Simply fill out the quick survey below.

It is private and confidential, but if you would like us to get back to you just leave your contact details in the first section of the survey.

Have your say about headspace Morwell.

Access our survey here

service providers can download a referral form here

please return this form by email info@headspacemorwell.org.au or fax 03 5136 8333.

For after hours services, please contact:
- eheadspace on 1800 650 890 or eheadspace.org.au (9am-1am, 7 days a week)
- The Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800 (24/7)
- Lifeline on 13 11 14 (24/7)

In case of a crisis or emergency, please contact:
- Mental Health Line on 1800 011 511 (24/7)
- Emergency on 000 (24/7)

To keep up to date with whats on at our centre, please follow us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/headspacemorwell/

 

 

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

 What is the headspace Morwell Youth Reference Group? 

A volunteer group for young people aged 12-25 who are passionate about mental health!

Check out a quick video of our Morwell YRG members here.

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

  • Leading a project in your local area
  • Website consultation and development
  • Research and evaluation of headspace Morwell services
  • Consultation around resource development such as factsheets, brochures, radio ads etc
  • Peer support and mentoring
  • Speaking to local schools and community groups

By getting involved you will:

  • Have the opportunity to have your say and direct youth mental health services in Australia
  • Develop new skills through involvement and formal training opportunities
  • Meet and work with other young people who are passionate about youth mental health
  • Make a difference to youth mental health

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 and LGBTIQ young people.

How do I get involved?

Contact Kristi Lowrie at headspace Morwell on

Phone: 5136 8300 or

email: info@headspacemorwell.org.au

Watever is a  youth led social/action group based at headspace Morwell. It consists of members from the LGBTIQ community who wish to socialize with like minded people and/or engage the community in whatever positive way they choose.

This group meets once a fortnight on Wednesday 5-7pm at Headspace Morwell.

If you are interested in joining 

contact Chantelle Chitty on

Phone: 5136 8300 or

email: info@headspacemorwell.org.au

If you would like headspace Morwell to attend your event or give a presentation contact us with proposed dates/times and any other details you have.

sessions do book out so be sure to give plenty of notice.

Send request to: 

Kristi Lowrie - Youth Community Engagement Worker -  info@headspacemorwell.org.au

Presentations are general in nature, they cover what headspace is and general information about positive mental health.