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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 

Positions available at headspace

Youth Reference Group Member, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Volunteer

Applications are now open for volunteers 16-25 y/o wanting to join our Youth Reference Group.

This is your opportunity to be the voice of young people in your community and shape headspace services at headspace Morwell.

For more information contact:

Name: Tim McClimont
Phone: 5136 8300
Email: info@headspacemorwell.org.au

Freeza committee member, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Volunteer

Freeza is an arts and culture events management team.

Applications are now open for volunteers 14-25 y/o, wanting to join Freeza in 2018.

For more information contact:

Name: Tim McClimont
Phone: 5136 8300
Email: info@headspacemorwell.org.au

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

headspace Elsternwick is seeking enthusiastic and passionate General Practitioners who enjoy working with young people in a well being setting.

We are seeking a GP to work at least a session a week at headspace Elsternwick providing physical health, sexual health and mental health support to young people aged 12-25.

headspace Elsternwick offers a large multi-disciplinary private practitioner workforce and access to psychiatric registrars and psychiatrists.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please call Kirsten Cleland - Manager on 9076 7500

For more information contact:

Name: Kirsten Cleland
Phone: (03) 9076 7500
Email: k.cleland@alfred.org.au

Dietitian, Youth Mental Health Service, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: Parramatta Mission

Title

Dietitian, Youth Mental Health Service

Program

headspace Parramatta

Location

Ground Floor, 2 Wentworth St, Parramatta NSW 2150

Position

Dietitian

Role Type

Part-time 0.3FTE Position. Days and hours negotiable.

Current contracts end date is 30 June 2018. Contract will be reviewed for continuation in line with funding availability until June 2019.

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About the Role

HEADSPACE PARRAMATTA is a youth friendly mental health service supporting young people and families in the Western Sydney region.

headspace is Australia's National Youth Mental Health Foundation. headspace aims to reduce the burden of disease in young people aged 12-25 years caused by mental health and related substance use disorders through early identification and effective, evidence-based intervention. Services are delivered by primary care and specialist providers working together within a unified, accessible and integrated service framework.  headspace provides young people with support and information for a broad range of concerns, including Mental health, Physical/sexual health, Alcohol and Other drugs, educational and vocational assistance and Support for families and carers.

headspace Parramatta delivers the Primary Care program which offers an “open door”, easily accessible, early intervention service for young people wishing to obtain support for mental health or substance use issues. The headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program (hYEPP) is a specialist service which focuses on providing comprehensive services to support young people who are at risk of developing a psychotic illness, or those who have experienced a first episode of psychosis.

 

headspace Parramatta is currently seeking a highly motivated and dynamic Dietitian to be a part of the team.  This role requires someone who is passionate about Youth Mental Health, and has a flair for engaging with Young People and their families.

This role is innovative in addressing the physical health component of headspace’s four core areas of service, and exists to work in collaboration with Allied Health Professional staff in the provision of quality interventions and assessments to young people attending the headspace site.

 

The position will also involve some short-term intervention for headspace clients as clinically indicated in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team.

 

This role also involves promotion, providing education, and in-service training about the functions of a dietitian to young people, families and friends, and other clinical staff.

The successful applicant will become an integral part of our team, working alongside a team of highly skilled administrative staff, clinicians, senior clinicians and medical staff to provide comprehensive, specialist and early intervention mental health services to young people aged 12-25 years.

 

Selection Criteria

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

  1. Tertiary qualifications in a Dietetics Association of Australia accredited course, and eligible to be an Accredited Practising Dietitian in Australia.
  2. Demonstrates understanding and knowledge of the role of Dietitians in the context of youth mental health, and the relationship between mental illness and poor physical health.
  3. Demonstrated ability to engage with young people and their families and friends, and sensitivity to the mental and physical health (including nutritional) needs of young people (12-25 years) and their families.
  4. Demonstrated proficiency in assessment and treatment of young people’s physical health and nutritional status.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work independently and within a multidisciplinary team utilising excellent interpersonal and communication (telephone, verbal, and written) skills
  6. Demonstrated computer literacy and ability to efficiently document and utilise electronic medical records systems
  1. Willingness to and experience in the development of evidence based  diet and/or healthy lifestyle group programs and individual interventions
  2. Willingness to provide training to other staff and clinicians on discipline specific evidence based interventions
  3. Experience in assessing and managing risk of suicide and/or harm to self or others

 

Enquiries To

Kelly Lee: headspacerecruitment@parramattamission.org.au

Applications To

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

Additional Information

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

For more information contact:

Name: Kelly Lee
Email: headspacerecruitment@parramattamission.org.au

Youth Reference Group (volunteer), Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: Grand Pacific Health

Salary: Volunteer

Deadline: 25/02/2018 12:00am

Are you aged between 16 and 25 and live in the Wollongong area?
Do you have something to say about youth mental health and wellbeing?

The Youth Reference Group (YRG) guides what we do here at headspace Wollongong, making sure we're on the right track to provide a service that is relevant to young people in the Illawarra.

Our YRG is made up of enthusiastic young people aged 16-25 years who share their opinions and have their say on what we do and how we do it.

The role of the YRG is varied and includes a range of duties, from participating in regular meetings and online communications, to helping to plan youth events, representing headspace Wollongong at community events and raising awareness of mental health and wellbeing in our community. Find out more by checking out our info sheet before applying.

Applications close Sunday 25 February 2018.

For more information contact:

Name: Clementina Velasco, Senior Community Engagement Officer
Phone: (02) 4220 7660
Email: cvelasco@gph.org.au

Apply now

Mobile Assessment and Treatment Team (MATT) Senior Clinicians, Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: headspace Services Limited (hSL)

Deadline: 02/03/2018 5:00pm

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 provides a range of services to young people including primary health, mental health, substance use counselling and social recovery programs. Inclusive in this is the headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program (hYEPP) which supports young people deemed to be at high risk of or experiencing a first episode of psychosis.  The service is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of health professionals and focuses on the provision of early intervention services, utilising evidence-based practice with the vision of improving the quality of life of young people.

Our Mobile Assessment & Treatment Team (MATT) clinicians offer a comprehensive assessment and intensive, extended hours, home treatment service to young people presenting with or at ultra-high risk of a first episode of psychosis who are new to the service or who are already engaged with the service and require intensive support in the community.  As a MATT Senior Clinician, you will be responsible for providing services within the hYEPP including:

  • Intake and triage
  • Mental health assessments
  • Comprehensive risk assessments
  • Case formulation
  • Crisis intervention
  • Provision of home based community treatment

headspace is seeking Senior Clinicians who possess demonstrated experience or knowledge of the issues for young people who present with first episode and/or ultra-high risk of psychosis coupled with clinical experience of the assessment and effective management of young people experiencing an acute psychosis.

Senior Clinicians require extensive clinical experience particularly in the area of acute inpatient and community based care. Senior Clinicians work alongside Clinicians and expected to work at a senior level.

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 until 30 June 2019 in line with our funding term.

A requirement of the position is to be available to work an Extended Hours, 7 day roster. Full time and Part Time Positions available. 


Application Process: Please review the relevant Position Description below, taking note of the key selection criteria.  Once you have reviewed the Position Description, click on the "Apply Now" button to answer some application questions and to upload your resume, cover letter and your response to the key selection criteria.

Senior Clinician

For more information contact:

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

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 (Clinical) NSW, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

  • 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 energetic, clinically qualified mental health professional to support schools through the implementation of the Mental Health in Education (MHE) Program. 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 MHE Program through continuous professional development of educators will promote optimal social and emotional health and wellness in schools.

The Consultant – MHE (Clinical) will provide a clinical response, tailored to the individual needs of school communities to prepare for, respond to and recover from suicide. Reporting to the State/Territory Schools Manager, you will ensure that schools receive timely and clinically sound support and remain updated on new resources and material available in the integrated program. You will support school communities to promote mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention with the goal of improving outcomes for young people and their families.

To be successful in this role, you will have completed your tertiary qualifications in an approved allied health discipline and be eligible for membership with the appropriate professional body. This role calls for a responsive individual who is experienced in the provision of youth mental health care, including risk assessment, and delivering clinical or advisory services to schools. Your highly developed communication skills will allow you to effectively deliver education and training packages and you will demonstrate the ability to engage, liaise and interact with a broad range of stakeholders across the national health and education sectors. Your empathetic style will enable you to effectively engage with families and other networks in the care of young people. This role primarily supports teachers, leaders and schools rather than providing direct clinical services to young people.

This role requires intra state and possibly 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 only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Applications close: Please note that applications will be reviewed as received. 

 

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

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

  • 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 energetic, clinically qualified mental health professional to support schools through the implementation of the Mental Health in Education (MHE) Program. Working consultatively, you will provide clinical oversight, governance and leadership to the delivery of services. 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 MHE Program through continuous professional development of educators will promote optimal social and emotional health and wellness in schools.

The Senior Consultant – MHE (Clinical) will provide a clinical response, tailored to the individual needs of school communities to prepare for, respond to and recover from suicide. Reporting to the State/Territory Schools Manager, you will ensure that schools receive timely and clinically sound support and remain updated on new resources and material available in the integrated program. Drawing on your clinical expertise, you will be a point of consultation for schools and colleagues, and will take an active role in the development and implementation of state-based strategies and projects. Through a relationships-based approach, you will be responsible for strengthening partnerships with prospective and participating schools, along with fostering a collaborative and respectful team culture.

To be successful in this role, you will have completed your tertiary qualifications in an approved allied health discipline and be eligible for membership with the appropriate professional body. This role calls for a responsive individual who is experienced in the provision of youth mental health care, including risk assessment, and delivering clinical or advisory services to schools. Your highly developed communication skills will allow you to effectively deliver education and training packages and you will demonstrate the ability to engage, liaise and interact with a broad range of stakeholders across the national health and education sectors. Your empathetic style will enable you to effectively engage with families and other networks in the care of young people. This role primarily supports teachers, leaders and schools rather than providing direct clinical services to young people.

This role requires intra state and possibly 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 only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Applications close: Please note that applications will be reviewed as received. 

 

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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