headspace Victor Harbor is linked to headspace Murray Bridge which is a service tailored for the local community.
At headspace Victor Harbor we provide a youth-friendly, community-based, cost free health service for young people 12-25 years and their families. We offer a range of support services including counselling sessions with highly skilled workers along with a range of fun programs for young people.
You can make an appointment by calling our office . You can also be referred by a GP, family member, friend, school or another service provider.
- Monday: 9:00pm - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Friday: Closed
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
headspace Victor Harbor is operated by Murray Mallee GP Network. 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, Country SA PHN.
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 work or study opportunities.
Centres have a range of programs and activities for young people. Just ask your centre what they have on.
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.
Jobs and volunteering
Positions currently available at headspace Victor Harbor
Salary: Private Allied Health Practitioner eligible for MBS registration
Come and work with us!
If you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of young people, then we want to hear from you.
We are looking for Private Allied Health Practitioners – Psychologists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapist, to work from our Victor Harbor office.
If you are a Private Allied Health Practitioner eligible for MBS registration, interested in seeking one to three-day clinic and have experience working with young people, then we want to hear from you!
We provide reception services, receive the referrals from local General Practitioners, make all the client bookings and offer use of our counselling rooms. You will work in a team environment with other experienced Mental Health professionals. Practitioners are welcome to attend our in-house professional development sessions and peer supervision opportunities.
For further information contact Suzanne Fuzzard, Centre Manager – headspace Murray Bridge – 08 8531 2122 – email firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information contact:
Name: Suzanne Fuzzard
Phone: (08) 8531 2122
Salary: Dependant on Skills and Qualifications
Deadline: 17/07/2020 5:00pm
Allied Health Practitioner (HPSO1)/Mental Health Clinician (HPSO2)
Dependant on skill and qualifications
Fixed term until 30 June 2021 with the likelihood of extension
We are looking for an Allied Health Practitioner – Psychologists, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist or Mental Health Nurse to work from our headspace Murray Bridge office.
If you are Allied Health qualified and have mental health experience and preferably Mental Health Accreditation or eligible for this (minimum 2 years mental health experience post- graduation), we are keen to hear from you for this 4 day a week role.
Practitioners will work both at our site and in schools within our region. The role will have you work with young people and their families to provide mental health support and therapeutic interventions, as well as case co-ordination.
What’s in it for you?
- A supportive work environment
- 5 weeks Annual Leave
- Generous salary packaging options to increase your take home pay
We offer excellent employment opportunities and supportive working environments including:
- Great work culture
- Strong commitment to professional development
- Excellent salary packaging
- Flexible working arrangements
- An Employee Assistance Program
For further information, a detailed Recruitment Pack and advice on how to apply can be obtained by contacting Suzanne Fuzzard, Centre Manager – headspace Murray Bridge, 08 8531 2122, email email@example.com
Applicants are requested to send a covering letter and resume to the Centre Manager, headspace Murray Bridge, PO Box 558, Murray Bridge 5253 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by COB Friday 17th July 2020
Please be aware that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and communities including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all ages, genders, ethnicities, religions, cultures, sexual orientations, people with lived experience and people with disabilities.
For more information contact:
Name: Suzanne Fuzzard
Phone: (08) 8531 2122
To be able to access some of headspace Murray Bridge's services, you need access to a Medicare card. It can be your own Medicare card or you can use your family's Medicare card if your name is listed on it.
When you turn 15 years of age, you can apply for your own Medicare card. To do this you have to do some paper work and have some identification. You need to complete a "Medicare copy or transfer" application form and submit it at your local Medicare service centre. You’ll need to provide identification, such as a student card or birth certificate, as well as details about the card you are transferring from.
If you need more information or need help with accessing a Medicare card, have a look at the human services website about becoming independent: https://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/subjects/young-people-becoming-independent
We support clients’ rights!
headspace Victor Harbor supports your right to:
- Refuse treatment or service
- Agree to or refuse the presence of trainee practitioners or students
- Choose to have another person present at your appointment
- Request a transfer to another headspace clinician
- Make complaints and have them investigated
- Have continued access to the services after making a complaint
Our promise to you...
We ensure that:
You are fully informed about your health and health care options to help you make informed choices.
Your confidentiality and privacy are maintained.
You are given information about circumstances in which we are legally required to report; such as to protect the health and safety of a young person at risk, or if personal information is subpoenaed by court.
Your prior approval would be obtained to:
- Provide a written report to another professional agency, eg a GP or lawyer; or
- Discuss the material with another person, eg a parent or employer; or
- If disclosure is otherwise required or authorized by law.
Victor Medical Centre: (08) 8551 3200
Norfolk House Medical Centre: (08) 8552 3900
Victor Harbour Hospital: (08) 8552 0500
CAMHS: (08) 8552 9874
Community Health Service: (08) 8552 0600
Rural & Remote Emergency Mental Health (24 hours): 13 14 65
Lifeline: 13 11 14
Crisis Care: 13 16 11
Kids Helpline: 1800 551 800
Beyondblue: 1300 22 4636
Personal & Family Support Line (24 hours): 1800 619 532
Men’s Line Australia (24 hours, 7 days): 1800 789 978
Rural Women’s Counselling: 1800 182 098
SANE Helpline: 1800 187 263
Relationships Australia: 1300 264 277
Shine SA: 1300 794 584
Are you a young person aged between 12 and 25?
- Call us on (08) 8391 0123, Monday to Thursday during business hours; OR
- Pop into the office, Monday to Thursday during business hours to enquire about booking an appointment
Young people can refer themselves, or family members, friends, schools, GP's and other organisations can refer with the young persons consent.
Are you an organisation/school support staff/GP referring a young person for support?
- Call us on (08) 8391 0123, Monday to Thursday during business hours to discuss the referral; OR
- Fill out the attached Referral Form and email it to email@example.com; OR
- Fax the completed Referral Form to (08) 8391 0208
Are you a GP referring a young person for counselling with a Mental Health Treatment Plan?
- Complete your clinics Referral and Mental Health Treatment Plan template
- Ensure it includes the young person's Medicare Information including expiry date
- Fax the completed Referral and Mental Health Treatment Plan to (08) 8531 2426