The headspace website will be unavailable between 1am and 9am AEDT Saturday 1st April due to system maintenance. If you are in need of assistance during this time, please call 000 if it is an emergency, Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Kids Helpline on 1800 55 18 00. We apologise for the inconvenience.
headspace Palmerston provides ‘no wrong door’ advice and support for young people aged 12 to 25 in the Palmerston and rural area. By registering for support, you will receive contact to discuss your options whether that be at headspace Palmerston or within our community.
Our centre can support with:
- mental health (which includes social and emotional wellbeing and peer support)
- work and study
- alcohol and other drugs
- physical health
- sexual health
We are a free, confidential and inclusive service which does not discriminate regardless of race, cultural background, religion, sexual orientation, gender, or abilities.
If you would like to make a referral, you can do so by downloading our referral form here.
- Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Wednesday: 10:30am - 7:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
headspace Palmerston is operated by Anglicare NT. All headspace services are funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care. Administration of funding is carried out by the headspace centre’s local Primary Health Network, in this case, PHN Northern Territory.
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.
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.
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 any alcohol or other drug concern.
Jobs and volunteering
Positions currently available at headspace Palmerston
Deadline: 31 Mar 2023, 5:00 pm
You will support young people with complex needs and provide therapeutic interventions and care coordination whilst offering clinical support and advice to the Enhanced Care team. The Enhanced Care program assists young people aged 12 to 25 years experiencing complex mental health issues.
Reporting to the Team Leader Enhanced Care, this role will include the provision of assessment, care planning, referrals, consultation and therapeutic input.
The Senior Clinician Enhanced Care will work closely with General Practitioners, clinical staff and allied health contracted staff across the headspace Darwin/Palmerston clinical teams as well as service providers to coordinate care, identify and address the barriers and challenges to accessing appropriate service pathways and effective treatment. You will uphold the values of Anglicare NT and provide quality services within the scope of the position and associated delegations.
To be successful in this role:
- The minimum qualification required is an approved tertiary qualification and 3 years' experience in a health-related discipline and registration with the relevant regulatory body such as APHRA or membership of and adherence to professional standards, such as the AASW for Social Workers.
- Extensive experience in the planning and provision of mental health care, including completion of mental health assessments, crisis intervention, case formulation, psychoeducation and short-term treatment interventions to young people experiencing mental health and/or substance use, and/or other social difficulties using current evidence-based approaches in an early intervention framework.
- Extensive service system knowledge: relevant legislation, government policy and strategic directions in relation to mental health and alcohol and other substances particularly as it relates to young people.
You will uphold the values of Anglicare NT and provide quality services within the scope of the position and associated delegations.
Applications will be assessed on receipt.
Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess a Working with Children (Ochre Card), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory manual driver’s licence.
As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to address the key selection criteria on the online application on the Anglicare NT website.
Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage.
Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.
COVID-19 Vaccination Status
Receiving and maintaining vaccines can reduce health risks and is one control mechanism to maintain the health and wellbeing of all employees, contractors, volunteers, visitors and the people we work with. In line with Anglicare NT’s commitment to a full life and social justice for all, it is mandatory for all Anglicare NT employees (paid and volunteer) to ensure specific vaccine schedules are current and maintained. In relation to COVID-19, this includes a primary course (dose one and two) and booster dose within one month of becoming eligible for booster dose (subject to medical exceptions).
For more information contact:
Name: Julia Wormer
Phone: (08) 8931 5900