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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 Memeber (SYRG), Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: Grand Pacific Health

Salary: Volunteer

Volunteer Role

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

 Who can apply?

We are looking for anyone aged between 16 and 25 who is interested in promoting youth mental health and wellbeing in the Nowra/Shoalhaven area.

 We want you to apply if:

You have had your own experiences of feeling depressed, anxious or another mental health issue.

You have a friend or family member who has/or had a mental illness or addiction.

You feel passionate about and are interested in mental health issues and young people’s health and wellbeing in our community.

You are studying or want to study within the health field at TAFE and or University

headspace Nowra is also keen to hear the voices of Indigenous young people, young people from different cultural and language backgrounds, young parents, young people from rural and remote areas, young people of diverse sexualities and genders, and young people who have been homeless.

 What is the headspace Nowra Youth Reference Group?

headspace Nowra provides young people with the opportunity to be heard and be active around youth mental health and related issues through the Youth Reference Group (YRG).

There are a number of roles you can play in the YRG, including:

· Planning and organising special events

· Helping us to make our centre responsive to young people’s needs

· Giving feedback about local youth and health services

· Fundraising for headspace Nowra

· Presentations and activities with high schools, TAFE and UOW

· Accessing training and development opportunities

· Media promotions and interviews and publicity

· Sharing your experiences and encouraging early help seeking.

 By getting involved you will:

· Have the opportunity to have your say on local services

· Develop new skills

· Meet and work with other young people who are passionate about youth mental health

· Make a difference to youth mental health in your community.

 

The Youth Reference Group meets fortnightly (during school terms) on a Wednesday afternoon  at headspace Nowra, and also provides regular feedback and input through an online forum.

If you have any other questions or wish to apply please contact Kaitlyn on 44215388 or email kmiddleotn@gph.org.au

 

 

For more information contact:

Name: Kailtyn
Phone: 4421 5388
Email: kmiddleton@gph.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.

EOI – Psychologist Tweed Heads & Lismore, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

EOI – Psychologist Tweed Heads &  Lismore

We are currently seeking passionate allied health professionals to work as part of a multidisciplinary team delivering psychological interventions to young people.

What we offer our private allied health professionals:

  • the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of young people, by offering a range of support options which are tailored to their needs.
  • comfortable rooms in a convenient location
  • on-going referrals of young people who have been assessed and are ready to receive services
  • proactive approach in monitoring appointments
  • flexibility to choose days
  • full administrative support from our Clinical Receptionists
  • regular communication with a Service Manager
  • being part of a friendly multi-disciplinary team which includes Youth Access Clinicians, GPs, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social workers and Consortium partners
  • paid attendance to multi-disciplinary meetings
  • professional development opportunities.

Social Futures is looking to contract suitably qualified Allied Health professional(s) to deliver services within headspace Tweed heads and headspace Lismore to:

  • Provide psychological interventions to clients at the Facility;
  • Provide services in a conscientious, professional, competent and expeditious manner and in accordance with all appropriate standards applicable to the industry in which Social Futures operates;
  • Practice at the Facility according to a mutually agreed roster;
  • Maintain Clinical responsibility for their actions including appropriate use of and maintenance of client records

If you would like to become part of this exceptional team please contact us using the below details:

Dominic Youe, Service Manager, headspace Tweed Heads
Ph: 07 55235500 or dyoue@headspace-tweed.org.au

Teri King, Service Manager headspace Lismore
Ph: 02 6625 0200 or tking@headspace-lismore.org.au

 

Position Description: 20170308_EOI Headspace Psychologists

EOI – Psychologist Tweed Heads &  Lismore

We are currently seeking passionate allied health professionals to work as part of a multidisciplinary team delivering psychological interventions to young people.

What we offer our private allied health professionals:

  • the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of young people, by offering a range of support options which are tailored to their needs.
  • comfortable rooms in a convenient location
  • on-going referrals of young people who have been assessed and are ready to receive services
  • proactive approach in monitoring appointments
  • flexibility to choose days
  • full administrative support from our Clinical Receptionists
  • regular communication with a Service Manager
  • being part of a friendly multi-disciplinary team which includes Youth Access Clinicians, GPs, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social workers and Consortium partners
  • paid attendance to multi-disciplinary meetings
  • professional development opportunities.

Social Futures is looking to contract suitably qualified Allied Health professional(s) to deliver services within headspace Tweed heads and headspace Lismore to:

  • Provide psychological interventions to clients at the Facility;
  • Provide services in a conscientious, professional, competent and expeditious manner and in accordance with all appropriate standards applicable to the industry in which Social Futures operates;
  • Practice at the Facility according to a mutually agreed roster;
  • Maintain Clinical responsibility for their actions including appropriate use of and maintenance of client records

If you would like to become part of this exceptional team please contact us using the below details:

Dominic Youe, Service Manager, headspace Tweed Heads
Ph: 07 55235500 or dyoue@headspace-tweed.org.au

Teri King, Service Manager headspace Lismore
Ph: 02 6625 0200 or tking@headspace-lismore.org.au

Position Description: 20170308_EOI Headspace Psychologists

For more information contact:

Name: Dominic Youe
Phone: (07) 5523 5500

Psychologist in Private Practice, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Psychologists in Private Practice

Multiple contracted positions available

Make a difference to young people, join one of Australia’s newest and most innovative Not for Profits.

headspace Liverpool is looking for youth oriented and community focussed Psychologists and Clinical Psychologists. You will work with the multidisciplinary team on site to provide early intervention and treatment for mental health and related problems in young people aged 12 -25 years and their families.

You will be making a major contribution to improving the mental health and wellbeing of young people. You will avail of extended consultation time and leveraging the other multidisciplinary expertise available on site to achieve great health outcomes for patients. 

We’re very flexible so you get the best of both worlds; you can maintain your existing private or public work and provide contracted services to us for as little as ½ day a week. You should be be eligible to provide services under the Medicare Benefits Better Outcomes for Mental Health Initiative.

What we can offer?

  • Flexible working hours;
  • Full administration support including reception, billings & appointment bookings;
  • Fully computerised software with IT support;
  • National Collaborative online learning tools (CLN) with National Clinical team support;
  • Fully managed case co-ordination along with regular multi-disciplinary case reviews;
  • As well as on-going referrals of young people who have been assessed and are ready to receive services.

What do we need from you?

  • A desire to make a difference in the lives of young people experiencing mental illness;
  • Full registration as a Psychologist or Clinical Psychologist;
  • Extensive and demonstrated experience providing clinical services  to young people aged 12 to 25 years old;
  • Eligibility to provide services under Medicare and be willing to Bulk Bill;
  • An ABN;
  • Personal Professional Indemnity Insurance;
  • Available at least 1-2 days per week.

 

Apply today by emailing Caitlin.Miles@benevolent.org.au with a brief cover letter and your cv. For enquires contact Caitlin on 02 8785 3202.

For more information contact:

Name: Caitlin Miles
Phone: (02) 8785 3200
Email: caitlin.miles@benevolent.org.au

Youth Peer Worker, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Broken Hill has an exciting opportunity for a Youth Peer Worker to help support a new dynamic team.
This position is part-time (0.6 FTE), working on a rotating roster which will include weekends, evening and night shifts.

This position is part-time (0.6 FTE), working on a rotating roster which will include weekends, evening and night shifts.

About the Opportunity

As a Youth Peer Worker, you will help orient young people to the centre and help them complete the initial assessment, as well as support young people pursuing their individual recovery goals. On a day-to-day basis, you will be required to:

  • Listen to young people and create opportunities and activities that meet their interests and goals.
  • Ensure that individual support is provided that meets young people's recovery journey goals and is strengths based and led by the person wherever possible.
  • Be ‘hands on’ and involved in direct service delivery.

Youth Peer Workers are required to use their lived experience of a mental health issue and personal recovery openly, appropriately and effectively to build professional relationships with the young people they support that also experience a mental health issue.

To be considered, you will have:

  • Entry level for graduates with a relevant degree in behavioural sciences or human services; or
  • A relevant associate diploma or certificate qualification with relevant experience; or
  • At least 1-years relevant experience in mental health attained through previous appointments
  • A current Australian drivers licence

Successful applicants will be appointed subject to a national criminal record, Australian residency and working with children checks and checks with suitable work referees. 

 

About headspace and Flourish Australia

headspace Broken Hill is an initiative funded by the Western NSW Primary Health Network, designed to increase access to and use of health and other services for young people (12 – 25 yrs) and seek help early. headspace brings together local health services under the one roof making it easier for young people and their families to find the information they need.

Flourish Australia is a mental health charity for people with lived experience, provided by people who have been there. What makes us unique? We’re like you. We get it. Half our workforce identifies as having a lived experience and we strongly value diversity and encourage applications from suitably qualified people, from Aboriginal and Torres Strait island backgrounds, people from CALD and LGBTI communities and mature age candidates.

About the Benefits

  • Tax-Free Salary Packaging (applicable to full-time and part-time employees only);
  • SCHCADS Level 3;
  • Family-friendly and flexible working conditions;
  • Generous leave provisions including paid parental leave; and
  • Career development opportunities.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click the APPLY NOW button below and complete the questions. You will then be asked to attach a copy of your resume on the following page. We encourage you to have your resume up-to-date and available before you commence the application.

For more information contact Tom Traae, Clinical and Operations Manager, E: tom.traae@flourishaustralia.org.au 

For more information contact:

Name: Tom Traae
Email: tom.traae@flourishaustralia.org.au

Apply now

Aboriginal Engagement and Youth Worker, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

 

If you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of young people, 12 – 25 years, particularly those at risk of developing mental health issues and/or substance use disorders as well as young people who have economic and social recovery needs, then we want to hear from you.  We have a rewarding professional part time role available, based at our Murray Bridge Office.

headspace Murray Bridge is seeking an Aboriginal Engagement and Youth Worker to join our team in Murray Bridge. The key purpose of this role is to support Aboriginal clients and their families, promote headspace services in the community, coordinate community awareness raising activities in the region, and seek to reduce stigma around mental health issues for young people.

We are looking for an applicant with a youth worker or relevant tertiary qualification (or working towards), and/or extensive experience in working with young Aboriginal clients and their families/communities.

Remuneration will be negotiated dependent on skills, experience and qualifications.  Our organisation offers generous salary packaging options, 5 weeks Annual Leave, TOIL and a flexible and supportive working environment.

Job description and advice on how to apply can be obtained by clicking on the recruitment information package link below.  All enquiries to suzannef@mmgpn.org.au or phone (08) 8531 2122.

Applicants are requested to send a covering letter, addressing the key selection criteria, and resume to the Clinical Lead, PO Box 558, Murray Bridge 5253 or emailed to suzannef@mmgpn.org.au by

COB Friday 16 February 2018.

recruitment information package 

                               

 

Media and Communications Manager, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

  • Work for headspace, Australia's leading youth mental health organisation
  • Lead the media and PR function delivering the national media and PR strategy
  • Advise the CEO on Executive media and communications


The Organisation

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12 - 25 year olds. headspace enables young people and their families to access support through a national network of centres, online and telephone services, and through schools. headspace also drives community awareness and education about youth mental health, early intervention and help seeking.

The Role

The Media and Communications Manager is a key leadership role responsible for leading the media and PR function and delivering a national media strategy that supports the headspace network. You will generate high level partnerships and relationships with key media outlets; manage media issues including advice to the CEO and Executive; and deliver a range of communication projects. This position also develops, mentors and manages the Media and Communications Coordinator.

Specifically you will;

  • Lead the development , implementation and evaluation of the headspace national media strategy
  • Oversee the delivery of the media and PR function; media training, media monitoring, statistics and maintaining key messages
  • Develop, mentor and manage the Media and Communications Coordinator
  • Proactively generate media partnerships and maintain strong relationships with key national media and other high level stakeholders
  • Provide strategic advice to the CEO, Executive and Board on issues management and reputation
  • Collaborate with the broader Strategic Communications and Marketing team on key initiatives and take the lead on communication and PR activities as required

 

Skills Required

This is a key leadership position requiring a person with a track record in leading a media and PR function and developing people.

You will have delivered a range of successful media, PR and communication projects and have a breadth of experience across proactive, reactive and crisis communications. You will be comfortable liaising with senior executives and Ministerial staff and will have an established network of media contacts.

You will also have highly developed writing skills including speech writing for the CEO, high level stakeholder communications, and drafting Annual Reports, etc.

This is a management role and requires an experienced people manager who can support and mentor staff.

 

Lead the development and delivery of headspace's media and PR function, please click apply to be directed to the NGO Recruitment application page. You will be required to submit your resume and covering letter in MS Word format, quoting reference #34135 or phone Emma Adams on 03 8319 4090 for further information.

For more information contact:

Name: Emma Adams
Phone: (03) 8319 4090

Apply now

Youth Advisory Committee Member , Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Volunteer

Applications are now open for volunteers wanting to join our Youth Advisory Committee! This is your opportunity to be the voice of young people in your community and shape headspace services at headspace Narre Warren. Get applying ya'll. Application forms available online or by clicking the link - https://headspace.org.au/assets/Uploads/Centres/Narre-warren/20150703-NWYAC-application-form-LBD01.pdf 

For more information contact:

Name: Justine Irons / Indie Garlick
Phone: 1800 367 968
Email: request.headspace@each.com.au

Work at headspace Woolloongabba Aftercare, Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: Work at headspace Woolloongabba Aftercare

Looking for your next great role in mental health?

Take a look at what it’s like to work at headspace Woolloongabba Aftercare.

Spoiler Alert: it’s awesome!

 

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