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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

State/Territory Schools Manager - QLD, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 04/12/2017 9:00am

  • Make a difference to young people
  • Innovation in Education and Youth Mental Health
  • Competitive salary, including generous salary packaging benefit
  • Based in Brisbane

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 delivery, performance and development of the Mental Health in Education (MHE) Service at the State/Territory level. 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 State/Territory Schools Manager will provide leadership, support and management of postvention services to school communities to prepare for, respond to and recover from suicide. Reporting to the National Schools Operations Manager, you will work closely with the MHE leadership team to drive optimal service delivery and to ensure that schools receive timely and clinically sound support and assistance. Drawing on your significant experience managing and delivering services to support young people through health and/or education, you will be responsible for strengthening partnerships and the development of services including contributing solution focused advice on uptake of new schools and progression of existing schools within the MHE program.

This role calls for a responsive and highly motivated individual who is able to demonstrate ability to manage teams strategically in order to execute achieve key performance indicators and contract deliverables within timelines. To be successful, you will possess exceptional leadership, project management and program management skills. Your personal style and highly developed interpersonal skills will enable you to build strong relationships with stakeholders internal and external to the organisation.

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.

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

State/Territory Schools Manager - WA, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 04/12/2017 9:00am

  • Make a difference to young people
  • Innovation in Education and Youth Mental Health
  • Competitive salary, including generous salary packaging benefits
  • Based in Perth

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 delivery, performance and development of the Mental Health in Education (MHE) Service at the State/Territory level. 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 State/Territory Schools Manager will provide leadership, support and management of postvention services to school communities to prepare for, respond to and recover from suicide. Reporting to the National Schools Operations Manager, you will work closely with the MHE leadership team to drive optimal service delivery and to ensure that schools receive timely and clinically sound support and assistance. Drawing on your significant experience managing and delivering services to support young people through health and/or education, you will be responsible for strengthening partnerships and the development of services including contributing solution focused advice on uptake of new schools and progression of existing schools within the MHE program.

This role calls for a responsive and highly motivated individual who is able to demonstrate ability to manage teams strategically in order to execute achieve key performance indicators and contract deliverables within timelines. To be successful, you will possess exceptional leadership, project management and program management skills. Your personal style and highly developed interpersonal skills will enable you to build strong relationships with stakeholders internal and external to the organisation.

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.

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

Career Advisor - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 01/12/2017 5:00pm

  • headspace Digital Work and Study Service
  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Part Time Opportunity (0.6 FTE)
  • Located in Melbourne

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.

The Digital Work and Study Service is an international first. It is a 2 year program that aims to test the effectiveness of the digital on-line delivery of an integrated Work and Study service with clinical support. The service is voluntary and will deliver intensive vocational assistance to young people based on the Individual Placement and Support international model.  The service targets 15-24 year olds that are either from a regional area, early school leavers and/or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

This is a career opportunity not to be missed for an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander professional that wants to test their skills in an environment that promotes a positive, personalised and strengths based approach to career development, job seeking and educational attainment. You will work directly with young people leveraging technologies that include web chat, web conferencing, phone, email and live video support. You will also be working with Educational Institutions, Employment Agencies and Employer Networks to assist young people with identifying opportunities and engaging in work and study. Referrals to the service will generate from the eheadspace clinical program and headspace Centres in regional areas and other community and government agencies outside headspace services.  

This role will work in a team of 6 which includes a dedicated clinician who works closely with the Digital Work and Study Specialist (Career Advisor) to provide integrated clinical care for those young people experiencing mental health issues.  The Digital Work and Study Specialist will deliver vocational interventions aimed at minimising the impact of mental health issues on the normal developmental trajectory, building resilience and enabling recovery.

If you possess experience providing Career Support or Work and Study Support to young people, have a comprehensive understanding of employment policy, coupled with an ability to actively engage with young people with complex needs, then this is an opportunity you won’t want to miss. Naturally, you will demonstrate exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, along with a proven ability to develop solutions to complex problems and sustain collaborative partnerships with a range of stakeholders within the employment and education service system.

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 at 0.6 FTE until 30 June 2018 in line with our funding term.

headspace considers that being Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under s28 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic).

Application Process: Please follow the Apply Now link below to upload your personal details, cover letter and response to the key selection criteria and your CV.  

For more information contact:

Name: Carolyn Watts – Manager of Vocational Programs
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

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

Deadline: 07/12/2017 5:00pm

 

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Vocationally Registered General Practitioner
  • Based at brand new Onkaparinga site with beach side location and purpose built GP facilities
  • 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 Onkaparinga is part of headspace Services Ltd. headspace Onkaparinga is an early intervention program for young people aged 12 – 25 years with emerging mental health and/or substance use problems. headspace Onkaparinga 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. You will be able to access multi-disciplinary support and supervision, and professional development opportunities.

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, please click here.

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:

Name: Kristy Koehne, Centre Manager
Phone: (08) 8384 9284
Email: kkoehne@headspaceonkaparinga.org.au

Apply now

Onkaparinga Allied Health Private Practitioner, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 07/12/2017 5:00pm

 

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Allied Health (Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Social worker, Mental Health Nurse)
  • Based in Onkaparinga, New Facility, Beach side location
  • 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 Onkaparinga is part of headspace Services Ltd. headspace Onkaparinga is an early intervention program for young people aged 12 – 25 years with emerging mental health and/or substance use problems. headspace Onkaparinga 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: 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: Kristy Koehne, Centre Manager
Phone: 088384928
Email: kkoehne@headspaceonkaparinga.org.au

Apply now

Career Advisor, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 08/12/2017 9:00am

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national Not for Profit
  • Make a difference to young people
  • Full time opportunity based in Melbourne CBD 

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.

The Digital Work and Study Service is an international first. It is a 2 year program that aims to test the effectiveness of the digital on-line delivery of an integrated Work and Study service with clinical support. The service is voluntary and will deliver intensive vocational assistance to young people based on the Individual Placement and Support international model.  The service targets 15-24 year olds that are either from a regional area, early school leavers and/or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

The headspace Digital Work and Study service will be available after hours and on weekends therefore applicants must have a willingness to contribute to shift times.

This is a career opportunity not to be missed for professionals that want to test their skills in an environment that promotes a positive, personalised and strengths based approach to career development, job seeking and educational attainment. Digital Work and Study Specialists (Career Advisors) work directly with young people leveraging technologies that include web chat, web conferencing, phone, email and live video support. Digital Work and Study Specialists will work with Educational Institutions, Employment Agencies and Employer Networks to assist young people with identifying opportunities and engaging in work and study. Referrals to the service will generate from the eheadspace clinical program and headspace Centres in regional areas and other community and government agencies outside headspace services.  

This role will work in a team of 6 which includes a dedicated clinician who works closely with the Digital Work and Study Specialist to provide integrated clinical care for those young people experiencing mental health issues.  The Digital Work and Study Specialist will deliver vocational interventions aimed at minimising the impact of mental health issues on the normal developmental trajectory, building resilience and enabling recovery.

If you possess experience providing Work, Study and Career Support to young people, have a comprehensive understanding of employment policy, coupled with an ability to actively engage with young people with complex needs, then this is an opportunity you won't want to miss. Naturally, you will demonstrate exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, along with a proven ability to develop solutions to complex problems and sustain collaborative partnerships with a range of stakeholders within the employment and education service system.

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 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, response to the key selection criteria and your CV.

For more information contact:

Name: Carolyn Watts - Manager of Vocational Programs
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

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

Salary: none

headspace Cairns believes in providing young people with the opportunity to be heard, and actively involved in addressing the issues that are important to them.

As a member of the headspace Cairns Youth Reference Group (YRG)  you can do just this, by;

 

  • Working with at risk youth in the community
  • Planning and organising events
  • Developing and facilitating programs
  • Community Engagement
  • Youth & Community Development
  • Health Promotion

 

By getting involved you will get the opportunity to

 

  • Receive training about headspace and Mental Health & wellbeing.
  • Have your say on important issues and influence how headspace Cairns operates.
  • Meet and work with other young people who are passionate about youth and our community.
  • Learn and develop leadership and organizational skills.

 

 

For more information contact:

Name: Mike Greasley, Centre Coordinator
Phone: (07) 4041 3780
Email: info@headspacecairns.org.au

Apply now

Volunteer & Placement Opportunities, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Volunteer

For more information on current and upcoming volunteer and placement opportunities with us at headspace Dandenong please send your enquiry to volunteer.headspace@each.com.au

For more information contact:

Name: Lawerance Belshaw
Phone: (03) 8738 9880
Email: volunteer.headspace@each.com.au

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