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

Parramatta

2 Wentworth Street, (Enter via Parkes Street), Parramatta, New South Wales 2150
P: 1300 737 616 F: (02) 8624 1388

headspace Parramatta is operated by Uniting Care Mental Health. All headspace centres 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, Western Sydney (Wentwest Ltd).

Overview

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 Parramatta 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. 

headspace Parramatta take feedback from young people and families seriously. If you have any concerns or complaints about your experience with our services, please speak with your clinician who can support you with putting your feedback in writing. Alternatively, please contact the services manager on 1300 737 616 or email at headspaceparramatta@ucmh.org.au.

  Open 9am-5pm Monday- Friday. After hours appointments on Thursday and Saturday are available by appointment only.

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 Parramatta

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

Employer: Uniting Recovery

Deadline: 01/01/2020 12:00am

 

headspace 

Private Practitioners – After Hours Opportunity

(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 Parramatta are seeking highly motivated, youth oriented, community focused Private Practitioners to work within a multidisciplinary team onsite to provide early intervention and treatment for mental health and related issues in young people in an after-hours clinic and establish a fulfilling and rewarding practice in partnership with headspace Parramatta.

 

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

 

What we offer

  • After-hours clinic to provide a much needed support to young people after school/work/study
  • Opportunity to work with and gain support from a multidisciplinary team (including Psychiatrists, General Practitioners, Clinical Psychologists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Sexual Health Services, an Exercise Physiologist and a Drug and Alcohol Addiction Specialist.
  • Ongoing Medicare funded referrals who have been assessed and are ready to receive services;
  • Full administrative support and consulting space which includes reception, billing, appointment confirmations, SMS reminders and all room bookings are taken care of for you.  Access to the electronic medical records database with comprehensive training provided;
  • Opportunity for peer support through care regular co-ordination;
  • Free Professional Development Opportunities.

 

Successful applicants should

  • Must be a fully registered Psychologist with AHPRA, hold Accredited Mental Health Social Worker Status with AASW or hold Better Access Endorsement with Occupational Therapy Australia;
  • Eligible to provide services under Medicare and be willing to bulk bill;
  • Have or be willing to obtain your own ABN
  • Be willing to undertake a Working with Children Check and a separate Criminal History check.
  • Have demonstrated experience providing services to young people aged 12-25 years of age;
  • Be willing to undertake administrative support costs which include room rental as part of the contractual agreement.

 

 

If you are ready to join a fantastic multidisciplinary team and really make a difference to the lives of Young People, apply now!

 

Interested applicants should submit their applications addressing the above criteria to kellie.smith@unitingrecovery.org.au. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please contact Kellie Smith, Practice Manager on 0409 425 661 for more information.

For more information contact:

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

General Practitioner, Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: Uniting Recovery

Deadline: 01/01/2019 12:00am

 

 

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General Practitioner

Flexibility with hours and days worked

 (min one clinic a week)

 

Join a National Organisation, work with a great team and make a real difference!

 

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds, along with assistance in promoting young peoples’ wellbeing.  This covers four platforms for service delivery: mental health, physical health, alcohol and other drug services as well as assistance in education/vocational support.

 

Due to expansion of our services, headspace Western Sydney are currently seeking experienced part time General Practitioners to join our vibrant multidisciplinary youth health clinic (aged 12-25).

 

About the Role

We aim to provide young people with holistic primary health care and engagement with early intervention for those at risk of mental health issues.  Our GPs work collaboratively alongside onsite Psychiatrists, Allied Health clinicians including Youth Access Team clinicians, Psychologists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapist and an Exercise Physiologist, with an emphasis on diagnostic screening and cardio-metabolic health within primary care services and the Youth Early Psychosis Program. Watch the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BDfoSFdFos and hear from other headspace GPs from around Australia to see what it's like to work in a centre.

 

We offer

-        Flexibility with hours and days worked

-        Fully computerised facilities with full reception and administration support

-        Regular peer support, education and professional development

 

Selection Criteria

-        Vocational Registration

-        Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA).

-        Experience in working as General Practitioner in a community setting

-        Ability to actively engage and work collaboratively with young people, their families and significant others

-        High level of interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)

 

If you are ready to join a fantastic multidisciplinary team and really make a difference to the lives of Young People, apply now!

 

If you require further information regarding this position or would like to apply, please contact Kellie Smith on 0409 425 661 email kellie.smith@unitingrecovery.org.au

For more information contact:

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

More information

Fundraise for headspace Parramatta (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Thank you for considering raising funds for headspace Parramatta. We greatly appreciate all support from both individuals and organisations. Your support means that we can continue our work of providing mental health and wellbeing support, information and services to young people and their families across Greater Western Sydney. headspace's centres have a wide range of youth friendly health professionals who can help young people ages 12 to 25 with: 

  • Mental health and counselling
  • General health
  • Alcohol and other drug services
  • Education, employment and other services

 This document and the enclosed Terms and Conditions are designed to govern and support your fundraising event. Please ensure that you read them carefully and accept the Terms and Conditions at the time of submitting your Application to us at headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au 

headspace must approve your proposed fundraising event. Once your event has been approved by headspace, you may conduct a fundraising event on headspace's behalf.

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: headspaceparramatta@unitingrecovery.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: 1300 737 616.

Parramatta referral form

 

Community Development Requests (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

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

Student Engagements: The Community Development Team can provide tours and visits at our local headspace centres for interested students. 

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. 

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