headspace
Nundah

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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

About

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 Stride. 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

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

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

Sexual health screenings on site or links to local services. 

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. 

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

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. 

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.

“It's wonderful here, thank you for everything.”
- Anonymous

Jobs and volunteering

Positions currently available at headspace Nundah

Employer: Work at headspace Nundah

Mental Health Clinician – Psychologist / Occupational Therapist / Social Worker

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

Are you 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!

 

We are seeking passionate and experienced Accredited Mental Health Social Workers, Clinical and General Psychologists, and Occupational Therapists to join our multidisciplinary team supporting young people living 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). 

Role overview:

  • Providing high standard assessments, psychological, counselling and therapeutic interventions with 12-25 year olds
  • Ability to service between 5-10 clients per day
  • Opportunity to run group programs
  • Liaising and working with internal and external stakeholders
  • Mental Health Care Plan Reviews (5th session) of clients provided to referring GP
  • Be a part of the innovative headspace model

 

About the Benefits!

  • Flexible work days between 2 - 4 days weekly, scheduled around your commitments
  • Administrative support, including billing and appointment bookings
  • Working with, and having the support of a friendly multi-disciplinary team
  • Daily case review
  • Paperless practice with IT support
  • Ongoing referral base
  • Lead Agency, Stride, with over 100 years' experience in the Mental Health sector

  

Apply now

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

 

Employer: Work at headspace Nundah

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 our headspace by Stride 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 our Clinical Manager
  • 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

We’re here to Stride. It’s an exciting time to be part of Stride. You may have noticed we’ve recently changed our name from Aftercare to Stride. We began simply to help people find a place to live and work, now we’re leaders in early childhood intervention and working to expand our youth and adult specialist services. That’s meant our brand has evolved too. Stride reflects our focus on the prevention and treatment of mental health conditions – building on the work we do with families and communities to roll out more evidence-based services.

Stride is one of the largest provider's of headspace services in Australia, operating 6 centres across Queensland and New South Wales. 

 

Apply now

To apply, email headspace.Nundah@stride.com.au outlining your suitability for the available role and attach a copy of your CV. If you would like more information about the role, please get in touch with us on (07) 3370 3900 or at headspace.Nundah@stride.com.au

 

More information

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@stride.com.au
You can drop in and see us at 1264 Sandgate Road, 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.  

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

If you are a service provider, school, 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 to make sure that the young people you are referring is suitable for service at headspace Nundah. Where possible, we ask that you have the young person you are referring sign the referral form, click here for our guides on how to do this electronically.

Please note we are an early intervention service; our staff 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) 3532 5138
Our email is headspace.Nundah@stride.com.au
Our postal address is PO Box 263, Nundah QLD 4012

To access headspace Nundah's services for free all you need to have is a valid Medicare card. Click here to learn more about what a Medicare is and how it can help you to have one.

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. 

Our group programs are currently on pause as we do our part to help stop the spread of COVID-19. We will updated our website and social media regularly with more information. In the meantime, please check out the groups we would typically hold throughout the year below.

 

Diverse City

Diverse City is a 6 session program designed by young people who identify as LGBTIQA+ to support other young people. Each session is held fortnightly, and will cover different topics such as:

 

  • The LGBTIQA+ Community
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Mental Health
  • Alcohol and Other Drugs

 

If you want to get involved with this group, please get in contact with the centre on (07) 3370 3900 or headspace.Nundah@stride.com.au

 

socialspace

socialspace is an open and free group for meeting new people and making friends! Come along and join in on a relaxed environment, full of great people with music, board games, food, movies and much more!

This group is for young people 16-25 years old and is held fortnightly on a Thursday from 5pm - 6:30pm. The first group for 2020 will be on Thursday, 16th of January. There's no need to call us before you come, just show up and hang out!

 

herspace

herspace is a group for young women, aged 12-25, to come down to our centre and hang out with like-minded people, talk about what's going on and have some fun at the same time!

The group is on the first Tuesday of each month, starting on the 4th of February from 3:30pm - 4:30pm. There's no need to call us before you come, just show up and hang out!

 

eatspace Kitchen

eatspace Ktichen is a monthly program designed to make friends, learn kitchen tricks, celebrate culture and eat delicious food! Create and eat recipes such as rice paper rolls, tacos and healthy burgers!

This groups is held on the last Wednesday of the month from 5pm - 6:30pm, starting on the 26th of February. There's no need to call us before you come, just show up and help us create some amazing dishes!

 

skillspace

skillspace is a new program teaching a variety of life skills in a fun and interactive environment. Think cooking on a budget, moving out of home, tackling bills stress free and navigating life post-school like a boss!

This group will be held monthly, with the first session on Wednesday, 12th of February from 5pm - 6:30pm. There's no need to call us before you come, just come down to learn all about adulting!

 

Monthly BBQ

On the last Friday of each month, we hold a free BBQ at Boyd Park for anyone and everyone to come down and reflect on the previous month! The next BBQ is on the 31st of January at 12pm at Boyd Park (11 Boyd Road, Nundah).

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.

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-judgmental environment. 

Management Team:

Regional Manager - Ash

Clinical Services Manager - Vanessa

Operations Manager - Johanna

 

Clinical Team:

Clinical Manager - Amelia

Senior Intake Clinician (Tuesday, Thursday & Friday) - Eleanor

Senior Intake Clinician (Monday & Wednesday) - Helen

Intake Clinician - Emily

Intake Clinician - Simone

Intake Clinician - Matthew

Social Inclusion Coordinator - Fiona

Uplift Clinician - Carla

 

Community Team:

Community Engagement Coordinator - Kris

 

Admin Team:

Senior Medical Receptionist (Tuesday to Friday) - Sally

Medical Receptionist - Caitlin

Medical Receptionist (Monday, Wednesday & Thursday) - Amy

 

Private Practitioners/Clinical Support:

GP - Dr David

Psychologist - Sam

Psychologist - Sabrina

Psychologist - Kate

Clinical Psychologist - Carolyn

Clinical Psychologist - Elise

Dietitian - Copeland

 

Other services provided by:

Noffs (Alcohol and Other Drug Worker) - Michael

MIFQ New Access Coach - Chris

Help Enterprises (Vocational Worker) - Morgan

 

Lead Agency:

Stride

 

 

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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 health 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, you can apply here, or complete the Youth Reference Group application and forward it to headspace.Nundah@stride.com.au.

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@stride.com.au.

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

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We are so grateful to be supported by such an amazing community.

Fundraisers and donations assist us to raise awareness and educate the community on mental health and wellbeing. They also help us to improve our centre helping to make sure young people have a positive experience when they visit us.

 

Fundraising

If you would like to organise a fundraiser for headspace Nundah, please get in touch with our Community Engagement Coordinator at headspace.Nundah@stride.com.au or on (07) 3370 3900.

 

Donations

If you would like to make a donation to headspace Nundah, please get in touch with our centre on (07) 3370 3900 or send an email to headspace.Nundah@stride.com.au.

All donations over $2 are tax deductible. Please let us know if you require a receipt for your donation.

Interested in knowing more about placements? You can find out more here or you could email us at studentplacement@stride.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@stride.com.au. Otherwise, you can contact volunteering@stride.com.au to learn about volunteering opportunities with Stride.