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Recruitment information

We offer a wide range of career opportunities at headspace National Office and through our national network of headspace centres.

For any recruitment or placements queries at a headspace centre please contact your nearest centre. For any National Office queries please contact recruitment@headspace.org.au 

Exciting new roles!

New roles are available for the new Mental Health in Education (MHE) Service.
Please search below by state to find details particular to these roles. More roles to be released throughout November.

Positions available at headspace

Clinician (Continuing Care Team) , Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Base salary + superannuation + salary packaging benefits. Salary is competitive with NSW Health

Deadline: 30/11/2017 12:00am

About Us

The headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program (hYEPP) aims to provide early intervention services to young people with emerging serious mental illness, and their families, that are youth-friendly, accessible, consistent and seamless, and that provide ongoing care and support. 

The hYEPP service will assist young people aged 12 to 25 who are experiencing a first psychotic episode or who meet criteria that indicate they are at ultra-high risk of developing a psychotic disorder. Such assistance will be in the form of early identification and effective, evidence-based interventions delivered by primary care and specialist providers working together within a collaborative, accessible and integrated service framework.

Purpose of the position

We are seeking highly motivated and dynamic Allied Health Professionals (including Clinical or Registered Psychologists, Social Workers, or Occupational Therapists) and Nurses to be a part of the Continuing Care Team (CCT) within hYEPP, providing services to young people, their families or carers, and the wider community.

Clinician position

Clinicians in the hYEPP Continuing Care Team will be providing long-term case management and psychological intervention to young people and their families with hYEPP. The role involves intake, assessment, engagement, psycho-education, clinical intervention, attendance at psychiatric review appointments, liaison with other services and relevant individuals, with an over-arching focus on care co-ordination. Groups are also run as part of hYEPP, and there is scope to be involved in their facilitation.

Location

headspace Mount Druitt

Selection Criteria

Candidates must meet the following selection criteria. Please address each of these in written form: 

  1. Current qualifications as a Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist or Nurse and current full registration with AHPRA or eligibility for registration with AASW
  2. Current NSW drivers licence
  3. A minimum of 1 year clinical practice (excluding clinical placements) within the mental health field, with specific experience working with young people experiencing early psychosis or a first episode psychosis, and their families
  4. Experience delivering contemporary, evidence-based practices and therapeutic interventions for young people presenting with first episode psychosis and ultra-high risk clients
  5. An understanding of the stress-vulnerability model, and the recovery framework for young people
  6. Ability to effectively engage young people and their families, including the ability to be creative and flexibe
  7. Experience working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team
  8. A knowledge of relevant legislation such as the Mental Health Act and the Children (2007), Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act (1998), and other relevant legislation
  9. Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), problem solving and negotiation skills, and a demonstrated ability to consult, liaise and negotiate with team members, other professionals and external agencies
  10. The ability to use relevant information technology, electronic recording systems and data management tools

 

Interested applicants should submit their applications addressing the above criteria to headspacerecruitment@parramattamission.org.au quoting ref: hYEPP MDCCT

 

Only shortlisted applicants who address all selection criteria will be contacted for interview.

For more information contact:

Name: Parramatta Mission
Email: headspacerecruitment@parramattamission.org.au

GEELONG Mental Health Clinicians, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Private Contractor

Allied Health Professionals – Private Practitioners

(Clinical Psychologist/ Psychologist, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists)

headspace Geelong are seeking highly motivated mental health trained Allied Health Professionals to work as Private Practitioners to establish a fulfilling and rewarding practice in partnership with headspace Geelong.

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

                          

What we offer

  • Ongoing referrals (we will ensure that clients have valid mental health treatment plans in place before they see you)
  • Opportunity to work with and gain support from a multidisciplinary team with co-location with Barwon Health Jigsaw (Youth) and Eating Disorder Service teams (including psychiatrists, general practitioners, clinical psychologists, psychologists, social workers, mental health nursing, occupational therapists, sexual health services, and drug and alcohol addiction specialists).
  • Opportunity for peer support through regulated clinical review meetings
  • Administration support and consulting space (appointment confirmations and room bookings are all taken care of for you)
  • Flexibility with hours and days worked
  • Shared Care Model
  • Marketing – let us take this time consuming task out of your hands

 

Successful applicants should

  • You should be registered or be able to register as a Medicare provider
  • Be fully registered or be able to have full registration with AHPRA, or other relevant governing body.
  • Have or be willing to obtain their own ABN
  • Be willing to undertake a Working with Children Check and a Police Check.
  • Have experience working in the mental health industry working  with young people.
  • Be willing to pay a small service fee when client's attend their appointments.

 If you are ready to join a fantastic multidisciplinary team and really make a difference to the lives of Young People, please contact us now! We have increasing demand at our Corio, Geelong City and Drysdale sites.

 For further information, please contact:

Malcolm Scott

Manager, headspace Geelong

T: 03 5222 6690

E: Malcolm.Scott@BCYF.org.au

 

For more information contact:

Name: Malcolm Scott
Phone: (03) 5222 6690
Email: Malcolm.Scott@BCYF.org.au

headspace Adelaide - Allied Health Disciplines, Private Practice, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: headspace Services Limited (hSL)

Deadline: 08/12/2017 5:00pm

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Allied Health (Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Social worker)
  • Based in Adelaide CBD
  • Working as a Private Practitioner

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 Adelaide is part of headspace Services Ltd. headspace Adelaide is an early intervention program for young people aged 12 – 25 years with emerging mental health and/or substance use problems. headspace Adelaide 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 professionally accredited Allied Health 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 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 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. 

For more information about private practice at headspace, please click here.

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

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

 

A Working with Children Check is required for all headspace positions. To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate work visa. 

For more information contact:

Name: Lisa Greene, Centre Manager
Phone: 1800 063 267
Email: lgreene@headspaceadelaide.org.au

Apply now

headspace Adelaide - Private Practice - General Practitioner (GP), Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: headspace Services Limited (hSL)

Deadline: 08/12/2017 5:00pm

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Vocationally Registered General Practitioner
  • Based in Adelaide CBD
  • Working as a Private Practitioner

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 Adelaide is part of headspace Services Ltd. headspace Adelaide is an early intervention program for young people aged 12 – 25 years with emerging mental health and/or substance use problems. headspace Adelaide 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. 

For More information of Private Practice at headpace, please review this information sheet.

Application Process: Please download and complete the Eligibility Criteria Form by clicking on this link. 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

A Working with Children Check is required for all headspace positions. To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate work visa. 

For more information contact:

Phone: 1800 063 267
Email: lgreene@headspaceadelaide.org.au

Apply now

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

Salary: Funded through MBS/ATAPS

We are seeking expressions of interest from Allied Health Practitioners including clinical psychologists, general psychologists, social workers and occupational therapists who are experienced in providing high quality, evidence-based interventions to young people aged 12-25 for our headspace centres. headspace centres are a ‘one stop shop’ with an enthusiastic and dedicated team of co-located service providers, offering comprehensive support to young people in the four core areas of: primary health, mental health, drug and alcohol services, and vocational/educational services.

 Role Description:

A key component of the mental health services provided within the headspace centres, this is a contracted private practice role with flexibility of hours/days, including the potential for after-hours and weekend work. Services are delivered under the Medicare Better Outcomes for Mental Health Initiative and Access to Allied Psychological Services (subject to eligibility and availability). A range of on-site complementary services are available should you believe additional support is required for any of your clients. They will work in partnership with you to provide a comprehensive, wrap-around service for the young people you see.

 Let us support you working in private practice within a skilled multidisciplinary team with access to peer consultation, professional development, excellent practice management and comfortable premises

 Selection Criteria:

 -       Approved tertiary qualifications in psychology, social work, occupational therapy and current registration with appropriate professional body.

-        Professional indemnity insurance.

-        Eligibility to provide Medicare Benefits Schedule services.

-        Minimum of two years of experience in the assessment, diagnosis and provision of evidence-based treatments of mental health disorders and preferably youth

-        Excellent skills in engaging and working with young people, their families and significant others.

-        Ability to work independently, with strong organisational and time management skills

-        Commitment to ongoing professional development.

-        Working with children check.

-        Willingness to undergo a police records check.

For more information contact:

Name: Brendan Pawsey
Phone: (03) 8338 0919

Microsoft MDM Analyst/Developer , Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 24/11/2017 5:00pm

  •  Make a difference to young people
  • Join an innovative and well recognised national Not for Profit
  • Competitive salary, including generous salary packaging benefits

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.

An exciting new role exists for an innovative and experienced professional to lead the design, management and review of business applications and data integration systems, ensuring they remain a valuable asset to our key stakeholders. Adopting a consultative approach, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the data requirements across the organisation, and utilise a variety of tools and techniques to design and deliver solutions that ensure the data is managed and disseminated in line with privacy, security and strategic direction.

Reporting to the Application Architect and working with staff at all levels of the organisation, this role will participate in delivery of one of most significant projects for the organisation. The role will be responsible for developing and delivering a core component of the solution, based on Microsoft Master Data Service (MDS) toolset.

headspace is seeking an individual with strong experience in Microsoft toolset, along with exceptional business engagement and communication skills.  This role calls for strong analysis skills and technical competence, enabling you to identify business needs and to collect, organise, analyse and develop the application in a way that is easily understood by key stakeholders. Naturally you will display highly developed organisational and project coordination skills, along with strong interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to build relationships internal and external to the organisation.

To be successful in this role, you will possess detailed knowledge of Microsoft toolstack, in particular MDS solution and have previously worked on number of projects using the same technology to capture and manage master and reference data. Experience in Agile delivery and close working relationship with business stakeholders is essential as the role will participate in all business engagement activities and workshops and develop the application using fast, iterative delivery cycle. Familiarity with Cloud based technologies and integrating online and business intelligence platforms is advantageous. Furthermore, you will be able to adapt to quickly changing business requirements, display excellent problem solving skills, attention to detail and perform effectively under pressure.

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. The role is offered until 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, cover letter addressing the key selection criteria  and your CV.

For more information contact:

Name: David Lee
Phone: (03) 9027 0100

To be eligible for this position you must have the right to work in Australia. A Working with Children Check (or State/Territory equivalent) is required for this position.

headspace is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

Apply now

Senior Tableau Report Developer, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 29/11/2017 5:00pm

  • Make a difference to young people
  • Join an innovative and well recognised national Not for Profit
  • Competitive salary, including generous salary packaging benefits

 

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.

 

An exciting new role exists for an innovative and experienced professional to lead the design, management and review of business applications and data integration systems, ensuring they remain a valuable asset to our key stakeholders. Adopting a consultative approach, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the data requirements across the organisation, and utilise a variety of tools and techniques to design and deliver solutions that ensure the data is managed and disseminated in line with privacy, security and strategic direction.

 

Reporting to the Business Engagement and Support Lead and working with staff at all levels of the organisation, this role will participate in delivery of one of the most significant projects for the organisation. The role will be responsible for developing and delivering reports for key internal and external stakeholders.

 

headspace is seeking an individual with strong experience in Tableau toolset and Business Intelligence solutions.  This role calls for strong technical competence and analysis skills, enabling you to identify business needs and to collect, organise, analyse and develop the application in a way that is easily understood by key stakeholders, who are not technical or data savvy. Naturally you will display highly developed organisational and project coordination skills, along with strong interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to build relationships internal and external to the organisation.

 

To be successful in this role, you will possess advanced knowledge of Tableau reporting and administration and have previously worked on number of projects using the same technology to deliver high quality and automated reporting solutions. Familiarity with a number of different reporting technologies will be advantageous. Furthermore, you will be able to adapt to quickly changing business requirements, display excellent problem solving skills, manage delivery to tight timelines and perform effectively under pressure.

 

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. The 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: Sandra Mitich
Phone: (03) 9027 0100

To be eligible for this position you must have the right to work in Australia. A Working with Children Check (or State/Territory equivalent) is required for this position.

headspace is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

Apply now

Consultant – MHE (Education) NSW, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 04/12/2017 9:00am

  • Innovation in Education and Youth Mental Health
  • Competitive salary, including generous salary packaging benefits
  • Based in Sydney                                         

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.

An exciting new role exists for an innovative and experienced education qualified professional to support schools through the implementation of the Mental Health in Education (MHE) Service. headspace, as the implementation partner, will work with beyondblue to deliver an interactive framework of evidenced-based information, professional advice and support to primary and secondary schools. The Mental Health in Education (MHE) Service through continuous professional development of educators will promote optimal social and emotional health and wellness in schools.

The Consultant – MHE (Education) will demonstrate the MHE framework to prospective and participating schools to assist them to implement tailored processes and develop their staff through ongoing professional development.  You will support school communities through promoting mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention with the goal of improving outcomes for young people and their families. Drawing on your considerable knowledge and experience in stakeholder management and working with schools, you will be the key contact for schools in their assigned region in order to build and maintain strong relationships.

headspace is seeking an engaging individual with significant experience in influencing change and working in collaborative partnerships with school leadership teams and/or education authorities with an understanding of youth mental health issues including suicide postvention, suicide and the impact of trauma on school communities. This position calls for the ability to engage, liaise and interact with a broad range of stakeholders across the national health and education sectors.

This role requires overnight intra state and some interstate travel.

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 2019 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.  Please note that and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For more information contact:

Name: Ming Zhuo - HR Advisor
Phone: (03) 9027 0100

To be eligible for this position you must have the right to work in Australia. A Working with Children Check (or State/Territory equivalent) is required for this position.

headspace is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

Apply now
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