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

Mount Druitt

Shop 12, Daniel Thomas Plaza, 6-10 Mount Street, Mount Druitt, New South Wales 2770
P: (02) 8887 5600 F: (02) 8887 5610

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headspace is Australia's National Youth Mental Health Foundation. headspace is a national program working to reduce the impact of mental illness and drug and alcohol use of young Australians aged 12 – 25 years.

We have two service streams: a primary care service for young people with mild to moderate concerns, and a specialised service for early psychosis. When a young person comes through to headspace , we will assess their needs and tailor their care and link with them with the appropriate clinician accordingly.

headspace Mount Druitt provides young people with access, support and information for a broad range of concerns, including Mental health, Physical/sexual health, Drug and alcohol, Counselling services, Employment and education and Support for families and carers.

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 Mount Druitt

Allied Health Professionals – Private Practitioners - (Clinical Psychologist/ Psychologist, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists), Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Private Practitioners

(Clinical Psychologist/ Psychologist, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists)

Who we are

headspace is Australia’s National Youth Mental Health Foundation.  Our mission is to deliver improvements in the mental health, social well being and economic participation of young Australian aged 12-25 years.  To this end, headspace aims to be the focal point for youth mental health issues across the country. 

Who we are looking for

headspace Mt Druitt are seeking highly motivated Psychologists, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists to work in partnership with headspace Mt Druitt as Private Practitioners to establish a fulfilling and rewarding practice providing wrap around services to vulnerable young people living in the Mt Druitt area.

Our Private Practitioners complete work in assessment, treatment planning, psychological treatment and referral, and are highly valued members of our team. 

What we offer

  • Ongoing Medicare funded referrals
  • Opportunity to work with and gain support from a multidisciplinary team (including onsite General Practitioner, Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Exercise Physiologist and our consortium partners (including AOD services and Vocational services)
  • Regular peer supervision within the Private Practitioner team and onsite peer support through regulated clinical review meetings
  • Free Professional Development opportunities
  • Full administrative support and consulting space which includes ensuring that your clients have valid MHTP’s before attendance, providing appointment confirmation calls, SMS reminders and all room bookings are taken care of for you
  • Flexibility with hours and days worked and an opportunity to work after-hours is available
  • Free onsite parking

Successful applicants should

  • Must be registered or be able to register as a Medicare provider
  • Must have full registration or be eligible to apply for full registration with AHPRA, or other relevant governing body.
  • Have or be willing to obtain their own ABN
  • Be willing to undertake a Working with Children Check and a Criminal History check.
  • Have experience working in the mental health industry, ideally with young people.
  • Be willing to undertake room rental and administration support costs as part of the contractual agreement.

If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been waiting for, please apply now.

Interested applicants should submit their applications addressing the above criteria to kellie.smith@ucmh.org.au. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For further information, please contact:

Kellie Smith - Practice Manager

T: 02 4720 8800  M: 0409 425 661  E: kellie.smith@ucmh.org.au  

For more information contact:

Name: Kellie Smith
Phone: 0409 425 661
Email: kellie.smith@ucmh.org.au

More information

How to make a referral (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

If you are a service provider and you wish to refer a young person to headspace, simply download the form below and return it via email to: headspacemtdruitt@ucmh.org.au.

Please ensure that the young person whom you refer is willing to engage with headspace and is able to attend appointments.

We recommend that you follow up the emailed referral with a phone call, just to make sure we've received it.

Our intake phone number is: 8887 5600.

Mount Druitt referral form

Community Development Request (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

The Community Development Team are available to assist with a range of community activities and events.

To make a request, please complete the forms below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

Mental health event: The Community Development Team can participate in community events and engage in health and service promotion.

We can provide a pop-up stall to distribute a range of information around what mental health is, how to increase positive mental health, and how to link into our services whilst also including someengaging activities for the community. 

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

In-service tour: The Community Development Team can provide tours and visits at our local headspace centres for service providers. 

Throughout the in-service tour a member of our Community Development Team will provide you with an overview of the services, staff and resources on site at this centre, in addition to information on making appropriate referrals to headspace.

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

Educational Workshops: we provide workshops for groups of young people, parents, family members, or carers of young people.

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

Service and Referral Presentations: we provide presentations for groups of staff and/or service providers who work with young people (e.g. teachers, youth workers, school counsellors etc).

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

Promotional material: The Community Development Team can post out promotional material (e.g., posters and post cards).

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

 If you are interested in a large amount of factsheets, visit:

www.headspace.org.au/is-it-just-me/find-information/downloadable-fact-sheets