Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 11:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace

Queanbeyan

98 Monaro Street, Queanbeyan, New South Wales 2620
P: (02) 6298 0300 F: (02) 6284 4405

headspace Queanbeyan is operated by headspace. 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, South Eastern NSW (Coordinare Ltd).

headspace Queanbeyan is a place where young people between the ages of 12-25 can come and talk to someone if they are going through a tough time.
We can help if you:

  • are feeling down, stressed or can't stop worrying
  • haven't felt like yourself for a long time
  • can't deal with school or find it difficult to concentrate
  • are feeling sick or worried about your health
  • want to cut down on your drinking or drug use
  • want to talk about sexuality, identity or relationships
  • are having difficulties with friendships
  • have sexual health issues or want to find out about contraception
  • are being bullied, hurt or harassed
  • are worried about work or study or if you're having money trouble
  • just feel like something isn't right but you're just not sure why

At headspace Queanbeyan, young people can talk to youth workers, doctors, psychologists, clinical psychologists, social workers, counsellors, drug and alcohol workers, homelessness workers and vocational workers about what's happening in their lives.

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 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 Queanbeyan

Youth Mental Health & Community Worker (Maternity Leave Replacement) , Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 01/01/2018 5:00pm

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Based in Queanbeyan
  • Maternity Leave Replacement (0.6FTE)
  • Competitive salary plus great salary packaging opportunities 

Established in 2006, headspace is a well-recognised, national not-for-profit organisation making a difference to the lives of young people aged 12-25 years. headspace enables young people and their families to access information and support through a national network of centres and services, and drives community awareness and education about youth mental health, early intervention and help seeking.

headspace Queanbeyan provides young people with access to allied health professionals and community supports to assist them in seeking the support they need to develop and maintain the skills and confidence to live healthy and happy lives. headspace Queanbeyan utilises evidence-based approaches based on a recovery philosophy to deliver early intervention services.

Adopting a client focus, this role will work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team to provide assessment, advice, practical support, advocacy, resources and follow up to young people. This role is also tasked with the planning, delivery and evaluation of community awareness, education and service promotion activities within the local community. Furthermore, you will work closely with the Youth Reference Group to ensure that the development and implementation of best-practice initiatives are based on the needs of young people in relation to mental health.  

headspace Queanbeyan is seeking an individual with the ability to effectively engage with young people experiencing mental health issues and demonstrated capacity to provide intake, assessment and referral services. Naturally, you will possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, along with a strong knowledge base of community health services and a high level of self-motivation and initiative. This role will also require flexibility to support service delivery after hours and operations at headspace Canberra, if required.

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians. Competitive remuneration is offered, dependent on skills and experience, and includes generous salary packaging opportunities. This role is offered as a maternity leave replacement position to 30 June 2018.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Process: Please follow the Apply Now link below to upload your personal details, letter of application, response to the key selection criteria  and your CV.

For more information contact:

Name: Zora Todoroska
Phone: (02) 6298 0300
Email: ztodoroska@headspacequeanbeyan.org.au

Apply now

Practice Manager , Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 01/01/2018 5:00pm

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Based in Queanbeyan
  • Full time opportunity  

Established in 2006, headspace is a well-recognised, national not-for-profit organisation making a difference to the lives of young people aged 12-25 years. headspace enables young people and their families to access information and support through a national network of centres and services, and drives community awareness and education about youth mental health, early intervention and help seeking.

headspace Queanbeyan provides a range of services to young people including primary health, mental health, substance use counselling and social recovery programs. Our multidisciplinary team comprising health professionals and administrative staff, focus on delivering early intervention services that utilise evidence-based practice with the vision of improving the quality of life of young people.

Responsible for overseeing the day-to-day functioning of headspace Queanbeyan, the Practice Manager will facilitate efficient and smooth service delivery and general operations. With a focus on client experience, this role will lead the development, implementation and refinement of systems to support service coordination and the needs of an allied health workforce. The Practice Manager reports to the Centre Manager and holds line management responsibility for the Receptionist.

To be successful in this role you will be an experienced professional with considerable knowledge of health services operations and delivery. You will need to have a collaborative work style as this role will work with all the headspace Queanbeyan centre staff, including private practioners, consortium members and other key stakeholders. The successful candidate will ensure a professional and a high level of customer service is provided across the organisation and to all external stakeholders.

headspace is seeking a person who has proven knowledge to efficiently and effectively manage the processes of a busy multidisciplinary health service coupled with a high level working knowledge of Medicare and health insurance systems and processes. Naturally, you will possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, along with a professional manner and commitment to maintain confidentiality. This role will also require flexibility to support service delivery after hours and operations at headspace Canberra, if required.

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians. Remuneration is dependent on skills and experience, and includes generous salary packaging opportunities. This role is offered until 30 June 2018 in line with our funding term. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Process: Please follow the Apply Now link below to upload your personal details, cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and your CV.

For more information contact:

Name: Zora Todoroska
Phone: (02) 6298 0300
Email: ztodoroska@headspacequeanbeyan.org.au

Apply now

Allied Health Practitioners , Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Psychologist, Occupational Therapist or Accredited Mental Health Social Worker
  • Opportunities in Canberra and Queanbeyan
  • Working as a Private Practitioner (minimum 2 days per week)

Established in 2006, headspace is making a difference to the lives of thousands of young Australians in the area of youth mental health, by:

  • Giving young Australians the opportunity to seek help early  
  • Making it easier for young people and their families to access information
  • Creating awareness and educating young people about how to get help

headspace Queanbeyan is part of headspace Services Ltd. headspace Queanbeyan is an early intervention program for young people aged 12 – 25 years with emerging mental health and/or substance use problems. headspace Queanbeyan provides young people with access to Allied Health professionals and the support they need to develop and maintain the skills and confidence they need to live healthy and happy lives.

As part of our continued growth we are seeking professionally accredited Psychologists, Accredited Mental Health Social Workers or Occupational Therapists.

headspace is seeking a person who has demonstrated clinical skills, working with young people together with experience in working with multi-disciplinary teams. You will also possess significant experience in a range of mental health service settings; including the provision of mental health services to young people aged 12-25. Naturally, you will possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, along with strong information technology and information management skills and a high level of self-motivation and initiative.

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians. As a Private Practitioner, you will essentially be running your own small business, with income from rebates from Medicare and some direct billings.

Practitioners will be engaged as independent contractors, not as employees, and will be remunerated by rebates received through the Medicare Benefits Schedule. Rebate levels will be dependent on the Practitioners professional qualifications. Therefore, to be considered for these opportunities you must be eligible for a Medicare Provider Number.

Application Process: Please follow the Apply Now link below to upload your personal details, letter of application, and your CV.

 

 

For more information contact:

Name: Zora Todoroska
Phone: (02) 6298 0300
Email: ztodoroska@headspacequeanbeyan.org.au

Apply now

Allied Health Practitioner - General Practitioner , Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Vocationally Registered General Practitioner
  • Based in Queanbeyan
  • Working as a Private Practitioner (minimum 3 hours per week)

Established in 2006, headspace is making a difference to the lives of thousands of young Australians in the area of youth mental health, by:

  • Giving young Australians the opportunity to seek help early  
  • Making it easier for young people and their families to access information
  • Creating awareness and educating young people about how to get help

headspace Queanbeyan is part of headspace Services Ltd. headspace Queanbeyan is an early intervention program for young people aged 12 – 25 years with emerging mental health and/or substance use problems. headspace Queanbeyan provides young people with access to Allied Health professionals and the support they need to develop and maintain the skills and confidence they need to live healthy and happy lives.

As part of our continued growth we are seeking a vocationally registered General Practitioner to complement the mental health platform of our model.

headspace is seeking a person who has demonstrated clinical skills, working with young people together with experience in working with multi-disciplinary teams. You will also possess considerable experience in a range of mental health service settings; including the provision of health services to young people aged 12-25. Naturally, you will possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, along with strong information technology and information management skills and a high level of self-motivation and initiative.

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you will have the opportunity to be part of an innovative initiative that is committed to improving the well-being of young Australians through the provision of high quality, integrated services, when and where they are needed. 

Practitioners will be engaged as independent contractors, not as employees, and will be remunerated by rebates received through the Medicare Benefits Schedule. Rebate levels will be dependent on the practitioner’s professional qualifications.

Application Process: Please download and complete the Eligibility Criteria Form. Please submit this form, along with your letter of application and CV using the Apply Now link below. 

Please note: shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview. 

For more information contact:

Name: Zora Todoroska
Phone: (02) 6298 0300
Email: ztodoroska@headspacequeanbeyan.org.au

Apply now

More information

How do I make a referral to headspace? (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

There are many ways to access headspace Queanbeyan yourself or support someone in doing so.

Self referral

If you want to refer yourself just phone 6298 0300.  if you need urgent help call the Crisis, Assessment and Treatment Team on 1800 629 354 or Lifeline 13 1114.

Family referral

Families, carers or friends can refer a young person to headspace Queanbeyan.  The young person needs to be aware of the referral and be willing to meet with a headspace Queanbeyan Youth Worker.  To make a referral on behalf of a young person please phone 6298 0300 and we will contact the young person to make an appointment.

Agency or school referral

Young people can be referred to headspace Queanbeyan by schools, health or community workers.  Referrals must be received in writing on the headspace Queanbeyan referral form and can be hand delivered or posted to 98 Monaro Street, Queanbeyan, New South Wales 2620, faxed to 6284 4405. Referrals should include as much information as possible and be undertaken with the consent of the young person. 

Click the links below to download the referral forms:

General Practitioner referral

General Practitioners should include a mental health care plan for the young person and attach this to the GP referral form. The referral form and mental health care plan can be hand delivered or posted to 98 Monaro Street, Queanbeyan, New South Wales 2620, faxed to 6284 4405. Referrals should include as much information as possible and be undertaken with the consent of the young person.

Feedback - compliments, complaints, suggestions (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

At headspace Queanbeyan we are constantly looking for ways in which we can improve our services. If you have you any compliments, complaints and/or suggestions about our services, then our team would like to hear from you. To access our online feedback form, please click here

Our Vision @ headspace Queanbeyan. (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Vision statement:

To empower young people to optimise their well-being and reach their potential within their communities. We will achieve this by providing a safe, accessible, and responsive service.

 

Our Values: 

  • Respect
  • Compassion
  • Commitment to social justice
  • Teamwork
  • Quality service provision