headspace

Nundah

Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

Our friendly staff at headspace Nundah can assist young people aged 12 to 25 with mental health, general health, drug, alcohol, work and study issues. Some services are bulk-billed with a Medicare card and valid Mental Health Treatment Plan.

We have a wide range of support available including Psychologists and Social Workers. Check out our tabs below for more information.

While we accept walk-in appointments, we prefer young people call us to book an initial appointment.

We provide wheel chair access throughout the centre including the toilets.

We are accessible by public transport with a bus stop outside the centre, and the park 'n' ride a short walk away. Please check the Translink website to plan your journey.

Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace Nundah is operated by Aftercare. 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, Brisbane North (Brisbane North Primary Health Network).

Services

Dietitian

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

Mental Health Services

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

Youth Reference Group

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

Work and Study Support

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

Alcohol & Drug Services

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

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- Charlie

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Positions currently available at headspace Nundah

headspace Nundah - Mental Health Clinician, Part-time/Sessional & Full-time

Employer: Work at headspace Nundah Aftercare

Mental Health Clinician – Psychologist / Occupational Therapist / Social Worker

Time for a change? Passionate about working with young people?

Interested in:

  • Improving the lives of young people as part of an interesting and innovative team
  • Working in a supportive and inclusive environment with a positive team culture
  • Further developing your therapeutic skills in working with young people
  • Flexibility – 1-5 days work per week is available

 

If it's yes to the above, and if you want to be part of a fantastic culture creating change in young people's lives then this role is for you!

 

About the role

headspace Nundah is seeking Private Practitioners, to join our multidisciplinary team supporting people aged 12-25 years with mental ill-health.

As a Private Practitioner your income will be derived directly from Medicare Billings so you will need to be eligible to provide services under the Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS - Better Access).

All you need is:

  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Be eligible to obtain a Medicare Provider Number
  • Hold one of the following qualifications: Clinical Psychologist, General Psychologist, Mental health Accredited Social Worker or Mental Health Occupational Therapists.  
  • Possess experience providing therapeutic interventions to young people aged between 12-25 years, experience working in private practice is highly desirable
  • A passion to make a difference in the lives of young people!

 

What we can offer you

As a team member within headspace Nundah you will have access to:

  • A welcoming youth friendly consult room
  • A caseload of 12-25 year olds who have already completed a psychosocial assessment
  • Excellent clinical support from the intake team and Clinical Team Leader
  • Excellent Administrative support – our admin team book all your appointments, and complete all scheduling and billing
  • Access to Clinical Education offered within the headspace Aftercare centres
  • Access to funded professional development opportunities
  • A positive and supportive team environment

 

Apply now

To apply please email a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability to headspace.Nundah@aftercare.com.au or contact us if you would like any further information on 3370 3900.

General Practitioner for headspace Nundah, Part-time/Sessional

Employer: Work at headspace Nundah Aftercare

Are you interested in:

  • Improving lives of young people as part of an interesting and innovative team
  • Providing full range of health services, including physical and mental health assessments
  • Being a part of a supportive, multidisciplinary team
  • Developing increased skills in working with young people

 

If it's yes to the above, and if you want to be part of a fantastic culture creating change in young people's lives then this role is for you!

About the role

headspace Nundah is seeking General Practitioners, to join our multidisciplinary team supporting people 12-25 years of age living with mental ill-health.
As a General Practitioner your income will be derived directly from Medicare Billings so you will need to be eligible to provide services under the Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS - Better Access).

 As part of Aftercare's headspace team you will:

  • Provide high standard GP assessments of persons experiencing physical and mental health issues.
  • Liaise and work with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Create Mental Health Care Plans for internal referrals, Psychiatrist and Allied Health Services.
  • Provide high quality, primary health care services to those accessing headspace Nundah.
  • Respond to medical/health concerns presented by patients including history taking, diagnosis, investigation, treatment and referral as appropriate.
  • Encourage and support young people to engage with sexual health and drug and alcohol services as well as preventative health care.
  • Have access to Clinical Supervision from the Clinical Team Leader
  • Be well supported by our administration team

The Right Fit

The successful candidate will have:

  • Current registration with AHPRA, and Medicare Australia.
  • Liaising and working with internal and external stakeholders
  • Level 1 in Mental Health Skills Training

About Us

Founded in 1907, Aftercare is the longest serving national mental health charity. We provide wide range of services supporting people's journeys to social and emotional wellbeing.

Aftercare is a values-driven organisation. Our people are passionate about their work. Our culture is professional, fun, friendly, rewarding and collaborative. We have over 500 staff in 40 locations across Queensland, NSW and Victoria.

Apply now

To apply email headspace.Nundah@aftercare.com.au outlining your suitability for the available role and attach a copy of your CV. Contact Keri Walsh on 0432 707 238 if you would like to discuss the role further.

 

More information

How to Make an Appointment

We understand that asking for help when you're not feeling yourself can sometimes be difficult or uncomfortable. Because of this, we have made our referral process as easy as possible.

If you are 12-25

  • You can refer yourself
  • You can have a family member or friend refer you (with your consent)
  • Your GP can refer you
  • Your school, TAFE, University or other service providers can refer you or assist you in making an appointment

If you are under 16 years of age, we encourage you to bring along a parent, care giver or support person for your first appointment.

To make an appointment

You can call us on (07) 3370 3900
You can email us at headspace.Nundah@aftercare.com.au
You can drop in and see us at 1264 Sandgate Rd, Nundah QLD 4012. 

While we do accept walk-in appointments we prefer young people and referrers call our reception staff on (07) 3370 3900 to book an initial appointment.

Please be aware that our phone and email accounts are only checked during our opening hours. If you require immediate support, please contact:

  • eheadspace on 1800 650 890 or click here
  • Kids Helpline on 18100 551 800
  • Lifeline on 13 11 14
  • Emergency Services on 000

 

Privacy

At headspace Nundah we take your privacy very seriously and anything shared with us is confidential. We keep all your information on a secure database which is only available to headspace Nundah staff. The law stops us from sharing your information outside these people unless we have your permission. Sometimes you do not want us to share your information and we respect that, however there may be times when we need to talk to someone without your permission, such as;  if you or someone else is at significant risk of harm or if the law requires us to do so.

Cost

Services are free, with 10 appointments bulk billed per year covered by Medicare when you have a Mental Health Treatment Plan. 

You don’t need to have a Mental Health Treatment Plan before contacting headspace and coming in for your first appointment.  This can be arranged for you with one of our GP’s or your own, after you attend.

Bulk Billing is where headspace, instead of charging you, can bill Medicare (or the Australian government) for the health services that you receive.  

Referral Forms

For Service Providers (Including GP's and Government Departments)

If you are a service provider, GP or Government Department, please complete the referral form below and return to headspace Nundah by email, fax or post. If the young person has a Mental Health Treatment Plan in place please provide a copy of this with the referral form.

We do require all GP's and external referrers to fill in our referral form (PDF Version) to make sure that the young people you are referring is suitable for service at headspace Nundah.

Please note we are an early intervention service; our Clinical Team Leader will assess all incoming referrals and we will contact you shortly after to let you know whether the young person has been accepted into service.

Our fax number is (07) 3370 3999
Our email is headspace.Nundah@aftercare.com.au
Our postal address is PO Box 263, Nundah QLD 4012

No Medicare Card?

To access headspace Nundah's services for free all you need to have is a valid Medicare card.

If you don't have a Medicare card but think you might be eligible, you can apply through the Department of Human Services here.

If you are ineligible to apply for a Medicare card, give us a call and we will direct you to alternative appropriate services for you, such as our fee-for-service options which range in price. 

Parking, Transport and Accessibility

Parking

There is limited street parking available directly outside our centre. There is also street parking available throughout the area, though please pay attention as some of these spots are time-limited. The map below provides a rough guide for where to park.

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Please do not park in the Nundah Village Family Practice or the Woolworths car park.

If you have any questions about parking, please call us on (07) 3370 3900. You can also ask reception about where you parked when you arrive for your appointment.

Transport

headspace Nundah is accessible via public transport

  • Our centre is located 400m from Nundah Train Station
  • There is a bus stop less than 50m from our front door (Sandgate Road at Nundah, Stop 2)

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

Accessibility

headspace Nundah has one disability parking spot available directly outside the centre. The centre has two entrances, the side entrance has a ramp for accessibility.

Our Staff

headspace Nundah staff are dedicated health professionals who are passionate about working with young people and supporting you in a safe, friendly, confidential and non-judgemental environment. 

Management Team:

Regional Manager - Ash

Clinical Services Manager - Vanessa

Operations Manager - Johanna

 

Clinical Team:

Clinical Team Leader - Jessica

Intake Clinician - Emily

Intake Clinician - Matt

 

Community Team 

Community Engagement Coordinator - Kris

 

Admin Team

Senior Medical Receptionist (Tuesday to Friday) - Sally

Medical Receptionist - Jamie

Medical Receptionist (Monday, Wednesday & Thursday) - Amy

 

Private Practitioners/Clinical Support:

Psychologist - Sam

Psychologist - Kurt

Psychologist - Carla

Psychologist - Rachel

Psychologist - Sabrina

Psychologist - Kate

Clinical Psychologist - Carolyn

Clinical Psychologist - Elise

Dietitian - Copeland

 

Other services provided by:

Noffs (Alcohol and Other Drug Social Worker) - John

MIFQ New Access Coach - Tabitha

Help Enterprises (Vocational Worker) - Marc

 

Lead Agency:

Aftercare

 

 

Youth Reference Group

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The Youth Reference Group is made up of a diverse group of young volunteers aged 16-25 years, who help support and guide the centre on key components of youth mental heath service delivery and community awareness initiatives both within the Centre and the broader community.

The role of the YRG is varied and members are offered a range of opportunities to contribute to our centre and their community including; reviewing decisions regarding the day to day running of the centre, helping plan youth events and representing headspace Nundah at events or in the media.

If you would like to join our headspace Nundah Youth Reference Group then please complete the Youth Reference Group application and forward it to headspace.nundah@aftercare.com.au.

Events & Community Engagement

Events

Any upcoming events will be advertised online on our Facebook and Instagram, and our website will be updated here with a timetable.

All activities are free unless otherwise noted and will be run by our friendly team.

 

Community Engagement

If you would like resources to distribute to young people aged 12-25 please email headspace.Nundah@aftercare.com.au.

For all enquiries regarding presentations and community engagement activities please contact headspace.Nundah@aftercare.com.au and attention Kris, our Community Engagement Coordinator. Please be advised that 2-3 weeks notice for presentations and events is appreciated.

Student Placements & Volunteering

Interested in knowing more about placements? You can find out more here or you could email us at studentplacement@aftercare.com.au. 

If you are over 25 years old and you are a friend or family member of a young person who was supported by headspace Nundah, please contact us on headspace.Nundah@aftercare.com.au. Otherwise, you can contact volunteering@aftercare.com.au to learn about volunteering opportunities with Aftercare.