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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

Practice Manager, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Part-time (0.4 FTE) Classified HPPS Level 7

Practice Manager - headspace Broken Hill

Job No: FLO353
Location: Broken Hill, NSW

Flourish Australia is seeking a motivated and passionate Practice Manager to provide business support services to the centre and centre staff at headspace Broken Hill

The position is part-time (0.4 FTE) working Monday-Friday and is classified HPPS Level 7.

About the Opportunity 

Flourish Australia has collaborated with the other local services to form headspace in Broken Hill. headspace Broken Hill is based on a commitment by all agencies involved to work in partnership to improve outcomes for young people aged 12-25 years (and their families) affected by mental health and/or alcohol and other drug (AOD) issues. The shared principles of a person-centred, community orientated approach delivers sensitive, accessible and quality services for the target group.

In this role you will be responsible for providing a broad range of practice management and administrative support functions for the headspace Broken Hill team. 

To be considered, you will have a minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role, preferably within the community services sector. In addition, you must be proficient in Medicare billing processes.

You will be a highly organised person with strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, as well as good problem solving skills and the ability to work in challenging situations. You will also be able to demonstrate a practical and optimistic approach, the ability to work effectively within a team environment as well as independently, and have strong computer literacy skills.

Contact with young people who are often in crisis is fundamental to this role so it is essential that you have a high level of emotional intelligence and are comfortable working around children and youth. 

For more information please email E: tom.traae@flourishaustralia.org.au

About headspace

One in four young people have experienced a mental health issue in the past 12 months – a higher prevalence than all other age groups. Alarmingly, suicide is the leading cause of death of young people, accounting for one third of all deaths. headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds, along with assistance in promoting young peoples’ wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services. 

More information about headspace can be found at: www.headspace.org.au 

About headspace and Flourish Australia

Our new name reflects our fundamental and enduring commitment to people’s mental health and wellbeing, supporting them to thrive and live a contributing life.

Flourish Australia is one of the larger providers of recovery-oriented mental health services in Australia. We offer a range of services to meet the different needs of those with a lived experience of a mental health issue in the community. This ranges from places that provide individual and group support and activities, to dedicated programs for specific areas of need

headspace Broken Hill is an initiative funded by the Western NSW Primary Health Network (PHN). The headspace initiative is designed to provide early intervention services for young people (12 – 25 yrs) in the areas of health and mental health, as well as vocation/education support and alcohol and other drug interventions. 

headspace Broken Hill will provide young people with the opportunity to seek help early. headspace Broken Hill brings together local health services under the one roof making it easier for young people and their families to find the information and support they need. Please note that this position is employed by Flourish Australia who is the lead agency for headspace Broken Hill.

The service is based on a commitment by all agencies involved to work in partnership to improve outcomes for young people aged 12-25 years (and their families) affected by mental health and/or alcohol and other drug (AOD) issues. The shared principles of a person-centred, community orientated approach will deliver sensitive, accessible and quality services for the target group.

About the Benefits

  • Family-friendly and flexible working conditions;
  • Generous leave provisions including paid parental leave;
  • Career development opportunities; and
  • Comprehensive infrastructure including fleet motor vehiclesmobile phones and other resources for work purposes.

Flourish Australia positions are open to all suitably qualified applicants. We invite qualified people with lived experience of mental health issues to apply. Flourish Australia values diversity in the workforce and encourages applications from people of Indigenous and CALD backgrounds.

Successful applicants will be appointed subject to a national criminal record check, a Working with Children Check and checks with work related referees.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please follow this link https://bit.ly/2v04L5q or click the APPLY NOW button below and complete all the questions asked. You will then be required 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:

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

Apply now

Private Practitioners: Clinical Psychologists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists., Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Due to demand of our services, headspace Albury Wodonga is looking for highly motivated, youth orientated Clinical Psychologists, Psychologists, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists who are experienced in providing high quality services to young people. 
Working as a Private Practitioner at headspace provides you with an opportunity to work within a dynamic, innovative multidisciplinary environment to provide early intervention and treatment for mental health and related issues in young people aged 12-25 years of age and establish a fulfilling and rewarding practice in partnership with headspace. 
Our Private Practitioners complete work in assessment, treatment planning, psychological treatment and referral, and are highly valued members of our team.

Benefits for you:

  • Ongoing Medicare funded referrals of young people who have been assessed and are ready to receive services.
  • Full administrative support and consulting space which includes reception, billing, appointment confirmations, SMS reminders and all room bookings are taken care of for you.  Access to the electronic medical records database with comprehensive training provided.
  • Opportunity for peer support through regular care co-ordination meetings with the team.
  • Free Professional Development opportunities.

Key Requirements for the role:

  • Must be a fully registered Psychologist with AHPRA, hold Accredited Mental Health Social Worker Status with AASW or hold Better Access Endorsement with Occupational Therapy Australia.
  • Eligible to provide services under Medicare and be willing to bulk bill;
  • Have or be willing to obtain your own ABN.
  • Be willing to undertake a Working with Children Check and a separate Criminal History check.
  • Have demonstrated experience providing services to young people aged 12-25 years of age.

 

For more information contact:

Name: Karina Kerr
Phone: (02) 6055 9555
Email: karina.kerr@gatewayhealth.org.au

Child & Adolescent/General Psychiatrists , Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 31/05/2018 5:00pm

  • Join an innovative and well recognised youth mental health organisation
  • Opportunity to be part of a National Telehealth Service
  • Immediate start available
  • Sessional or flexible hours

 

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 opportunity exists for an experienced Consultant Psychiatrist to join our team in the delivery telehealth services to headspace services and other eligible services across Australia. Our National Telehealth Service facilitates MBS bulk billed psychiatry support via video conference to young people and their families located in rural and regional areas. headspace telehealth also provides psychiatric specialists for clinical supervision via telehealth to health providers working with young people in rural areas . Your involvement in this program will be supported by an administrative team.

 

As part of the growth of the National Telehealth Service, we are seeking general psychiatrists and Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists as evidenced by a RANZCP Certificate of Advanced Training, with 5+ years of consulting experience. Furthermore, you will be well-practiced in working with clients in our target age group of 12 to 25 years and working within a multidisciplinary team. Indeed, you will demonstrate expertise in psychiatric assessment and client management and will hold registration as a medical practitioner with AHPRA. Prior experience within a telehealth service is advantageous. Your interpersonal and communication skills will be highly developed, enabling you to maintain productive working relationships with a range of allied health professionals and general practitioners.

 

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians. Practitioners will be engaged as independent contractors, not as employees, and will be remunerated by rebates received through the Medicare Benefits Schedule. Therefore, to be considered for this opportunity you must be eligible for a Medicare Provider Number.

 

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 and CV.

 

Please note that applications will be reviewed as received. 

 

For more information: Please contact Rose Griffiths on (03) 9027 0100 or email telehealth@headspace.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

Senior Mental Health Clinician (eheadspace), Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 29/06/2018 5:00pm

  • Do you want to join a national leader in innovative service delivery?
  • Are you looking for a flexible and supportive work environment?
  • Are you looking for generous salary packaging and loadings for evening and weekend shifts?
  • Are you looking for a workplace with outstanding clinical supervision and professional development 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.

eheadspace is a dynamic and innovative service which provides nationwide clinical mental health support online and via telephone from multidisciplinary team of qualified mental health professionals, 7 days per week, 365 days per year.

We are seeking SW, OT, Psychologists or RPN for full time and part time opportunities.

The eheadspace Senior Clinician will provide clinical services to young people and their families, especially those of a complex nature that require a high level of clinical skill. The eheadspace Senior Clinician will provide clinical consultation and supervision to other clinicians and will work collaboratively with the Clinical Coordinator in planning shift activities and managing complex clients.

The successful applicant will have completed their tertiary qualifications in an Allied Health discipline – either Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Mental Health Nursing or Psychology (OTs, Mental Health Nurses and Psychologists need to be fully registered with AHPRA) and have a minimum of 5 years’ experience since full registration. Critical for success will be your advanced clinical skills in the assessment and treatment of mental health and related issues with young people using a range of interventions. Furthermore, you will have demonstrated experience in providing clinical supervision and consultation to clinical staff.

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians. Join an enthusiastic, energetic and supportive multidisciplinary team!

 

Remuneration is dependent on skills and experience, and includes generous salary packaging opportunities.

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

Please note: We are seeking applicants who are able to commit to a permanent roster of three or more shifts per week. Flexible availability including evenings and/or weekends is required.


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. 

 

Applications close: 29 June 2018 at 5pm

Please note that applications will be reviewed as received, therefore candidates may be considered for interview prior to this date

 

For more information: Contact Ming Zhuo on (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

Mental Health Clinician (eheadspace), Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 29/06/2018 5:00pm

  • Do you want to join a national leader in innovative service delivery?
  • Are you looking for a flexible and supportive work environment?
  • Are you looking for generous salary packaging and loadings for evening and weekend shifts?
  • Are you looking for a workplace with outstanding clinical supervision and professional development 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.

eheadspace is a dynamic and innovative service which provides nationwide clinical mental health support online and via telephone from multidisciplinary team of qualified mental health professionals, 7 days per week, 365 days per year.

 

We are seeking SW, OT, Psychologists or RPN for full time and part time opportunities.

eheadspace Clinicians provide online mental health services to young people and their families, including screening, assessment, delivery of brief psychological interventions, and information and referral to face to face services.

The successful applicant will have completed their tertiary qualifications in an Allied Health discipline – either Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Mental Health Nursing or Psychology (OTs, Mental Health Nurses and Psychologists need to be fully registered with AHPRA). Critical for success will be your demonstrated clinical skills in the assessment and treatment of mental health and related issues with young people using a range of interventions.

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians. Join an enthusiastic, energetic and supportive multidisciplinary team!

 

Remuneration is dependent on skills and experience, and includes generous salary packaging opportunities. The role is offered until 30 June 2019, in line with our funding term.

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

Please note: We are seeking applicants who are able to commit to a permanent roster of three or more shifts per week. Flexible availability including evenings and/or weekends is required.


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. 

The key selection criteria link above provides access to the position description.

 


Applications close: 29 June 2018 at 5pm

Please note that applications will be reviewed as received, therefore candidates may be considered for interview prior to this date

 

For more information: Contact Ming Zhuo on (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

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

Salary: Full-time (0.4 FTE) Classified HPPS Level 7 HPPS Level 4

Clinical Lead - headspace Broken Hill

Job No: FLO431
Location: Broken Hill, NSW

Flourish Australia is seeking a motivated and passionate Clinical Lead to oversee the day to day clinical operations at the headspace Broken Hill centre. 

The position is full-time working Monday-Friday and is classified HPPS Level 4.

About the Opportunity 

Flourish Australia has collaborated with the other local services to establish headspace in Broken Hill. headspace Broken Hill is based on a commitment by all agencies involved to work in partnership to improve outcomes for young people aged 12-25 years (and their families) affected by mental health and/or alcohol and other drug (AOD) issues.

The headspace Clinical Lead will provide clinical supervision and leadership that facilitates the ongoing development of clinical practice at headspace Broken Hill and will be responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring and review of the clinical governance framework.

The Clinical Lead will provide high level clinical consultation and advice to clinicians to build capacity and ensure the delivery of high quality youth mental health and drug and alcohol services.

Essentially the Clinical Lead will possess tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Nursing, Occupational Therapy or other allied health discipline recognised by the tertiary mental health services sector, and eligibility for membership of an appropriate professional body; and eligibility to register with Medicare Australia as an MBS Primary Care provider or an Allied Mental Health Professional provider.

For more information please email E: tom.traae@flourishaustralia.org.au

About headspace

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds, along with assistance in promoting young peoples’ wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services. 

More information about headspace can be found at: www.headspace.org.au 

About headspace and Flourish Australia

Flourish Australia is a large provider of recovery-oriented mental health services in Australia. We offer a range of services to meet the different needs of those with a lived experience of a mental health issue in the community. This ranges from places that provide individual and group support and activities, to dedicated programs for specific areas of need

headspace Broken Hill will provide young people with the opportunity to seek help early. headspace Broken Hill brings together local health services under the one roof making it easier for young people and their families to find the information and support they need. Please note that this position is employed by Flourish Australia who is the lead agency for headspace Broken Hill.

About the Benefits

  • Family-friendly and flexible working conditions;
  • Generous leave provisions including paid parental leave;
  • Tax-free salary packaging opportunities; and
  • Comprehensive infrastructure including fleet motor vehiclesmobile phones and other resources for work purposes.

Flourish Australia positions are open to all suitably qualified applicants. We invite qualified people with lived experience of mental health issues to apply. Flourish Australia values diversity in the workforce and encourages applications from people of Indigenous and CALD backgrounds.

Successful applicants will be appointed subject to a national criminal record check, a Working with Children Check and checks with work related referees.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click apply now below. You will then be required to attach a copy of your resume, we encourage you to have your resume up-to-date and available before you commence the application.

For more information contact:

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

Apply now

Consortium Chairperson – headspace Albury Wodonga, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Voluntary Position

 Position Description

Position Title

Consortium Chairperson– headspace Albury Wodonga

Volunteer Role

Liaises with

 

headspace AW Consortium members

headspace AW Centre Manager

Gateway Health staff

Local Albury Wodonga community

Media (occasionally, as mutually agreed)

headspace Albury Wodonga staff

 

Vision & Values

Through our innovative consortium young people in our community aged between 12 and 25 will have improved access to an integrated, high quality and responsive healthcare service system that provides appropriate care and support. 

Purpose of role

To work in partnership with the Lead Agency, Gateway Health, to provide strategic expertise to enable headspace Albury Wodonga to deliver a high quality responsive service based on local priorities.  The consortium partners aim to maximise opportunities and expertise to collaborate with each other, government and the community to develop and deliver an integrated and sustainable youth health service for the Albury Wodonga community. The Consortium Chair will provide independent leadership to the Consortium and provide the link between the consortium and a range of community groups and networks.

Reporting Requirements

 

The Consortium Chairperson will be provided with support and direction by the headspace Centre Manager and/or Gateway Health Program Manager (lead agency).

 

Code of Conduct

Employees and/or Volunteers are expected to, at all times:

  • Maintain a high professional standard and work with integrity
  • Develop a collaborative working relationship
  • Communicate with respect and tolerance
  • Maintain a client focus
  • Adopt a Continuous Quality Improvement approach

Position Context

headspace has offered an integrated service for young people aged 12-25 in the Albury Wodonga region since January 2015. It provides information, advice and support on mental health and wellbeing, general health, alcohol and other drugs, education, employment and other services. The Chairperson of the headspace Albury Wodonga Consortium provides a leadership role to the Consortium, and is an independent representative of the local community. They have a passion and understanding of the needs of young people and want to strive to improve health outcomes for the regions young people.

 

As well as the independent Chair the Consortium is comprised of representatives from; Gateway Health (lead agency); Albury Wodonga Health; Personnel Group; Sureway Employment and Training; Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service; Mind Australia; North East Child Adolescent Mental Health Service; YES Youth and Family Services  and Junction Support Services. 

 

The consortium is considered a strategic partnership that identifies strategic priorities about the quality, safety and sustainability of the service model, and responds through shared action.

 

Organisation Context

Gateway Health is the Lead Agency for headspace Albury Wodonga, and the service operates from Gateway premises in High Street Wodonga. Gateway Health is a not-for-profit Company limited by guarantee and a registered Community Health Service under the Health Services Act 1988 (Vic).

The Board of Governance provides strategic planning for Gateway Health. The Board consists of 9 elected members.  The Board has delegated the operational management of the Agency to the Chief Executive Officer.

 

 

 

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Identify opportunities to establish links with the business community who have an interest in youth health issues
  • Lead the consortium on working within their Terms of Reference and Strategic Plan
  • Ensure meetings focus on the strategic and advisory role as defined
  • Ensure the Consortium’s purpose and themes are being followed
  • Ensure that the partners operate in an ethically, environmentally and socially responsible fashion
  • Support headspace Albury Wodonga Centre Manager with advice and support
  • In partnership with lead agency instigate annual review of Consortium Performance
  • Liaise with and represent headspace Albury Wodonga to the community within the region
  • Ensure Consortium workload is appropriately shared between all partners

 

Selection Criteria and other requirements

  • Passion, energy, community-minded and relevant experience to make a difference to health outcomes for young people
  • Experience and skills in leadership roles, either paid or voluntary
  • Skills and experience in meeting procedure and chairing roles, including a collaborative style for decision making
  • Broad interest in the health and wellbeing of your local community
  • Access and/or knowledge of a range of existing networks in the local community
  • Ability to bring an independent community voice and effectively represent the local community
  • Willingness to learn new knowledge and pass this knowledge onto others
  • Ability to commit the necessary time to the role, including occasional travel (at no cost)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Media liaison experience desirable
  • All applicants undergo an interview for this volunteer role

Time Commitment and Conditions

  • Orientation: 3 hrs (Gateway Health Wodonga)
  • Attend monthly Consortium meetings (10 meetings per year, 2 hrs)
  • Occasional planning days, media commitments, other meetings (as negotiated)
  • Occasional state-wide or national meetings of independent Consortium Chairs – Melbourne (as negotiated)
  • Fixed term - 2 years
  • Current Police Check, Victorian Working with Children Check and NSW Working with Children Check (at no cost)
  • Based at Wodonga however some outreach required including after hours

 

 

 

I __________________________________ (full name) hereby understand the requirements of the position and will fulfil the obligations required of the tasks, responsibilities and needs of the organisation.

 

 

 

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Employee Signature                                                                               Date

 

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Manager Signature                                                                                 Date

 

For more information contact:

Name: Karina Kerr
Phone: (02) 6055 9548
Email: karina.kerr@gatewayhealth.org.au

Psychologists 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 Campbelltown is looking for youth oriented and community focused 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 have access to extended consultation time and the multidisciplinary expertise available on site to achieve great health outcomes for clients. 

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 1 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;
  • 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 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;
  • 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 Aysun Goktepe, Clinical Services Manager, on aysun.goktepe@onedoor.org.au with a brief cover letter and your CV. 

Please see here for a copy of the position description.

For more information contact:

Name: headspace Campbelltown
Phone: (02) 4627 9089
Email: headspace.campbelltown@onedoor.org.au

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