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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

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

Employer: Work at headspace Nundah Aftercare

At headspace Nundah Aftercare we provide you with the flexibility, support and education to ensure your mental health career is something amazing.

Come and join the team that truly makes a difference - check out our video below.

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

Employer: headspace Darwin - Anglicare NT

Deadline: 02/03/2018 5:00pm

Anglicare NT is recruiting for an Allied Health Professional/Nurse to join our Continuing Care Team (CCT) who will work closely within a multidisciplinary team including psychiatrists and general practitioners (GPs) to facilitate the provision of coordinated clinical care and treatment. You will be responsible for providing continuing case management for young people inclusive of their family who are accepted into our headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program (hYEPP). Case management will be flexible, youth and family focused, with a strong emphasis on engagement. You will ensure the core components of the EPPIC Integrity Framework model are delivered, including; collaborative case formulation and treatment planning, psycho-education, coordination of external services, facilitation of linkages with relevant functional recovery programs and the delivery of evidence-based psychological interventions.

As a Clinician in the CCT program, you will be allocated clinical responsibilities as directed by the hYEPP Program Manager and you will be committed to the mission and embody the values of Anglicare NT and support core business by providing service, guidance and advice within the position’s specialty area.

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess an Ochre Card (Working with Children Clearance), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory manual driver’s licence. 

To view the full position description, click here and as part of the recruitment process you will be required to address the key selection criteria as outlined in the questions on the online application.

Applications will be assessed upon receipt.

Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage. For more information on our Reconciliation Action Plan click here.

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. 

 

For more information contact:

Name: Emily Brown - hYEPP Manager
Phone: (08) 8931 5999
Email: headspacedarwin@anglicare-nt.org.au

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

headspace Campbelltown 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 Campbelltown 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 Campbelltown 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: Charishma Kaliyanda, Community Engagement Officer
Phone: (02) 4627 9089
Email: headspace.campbelltown@onedoor.org.au 

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

Salary: $79,299 - $88,343 (per 1 FTE)

Deadline: 02/03/2018 12:00am

The Murray Mallee General Practice Network is welcoming applications from passionate professionals, with demonstrated clinical skills to fill the following position within our mental health team based in Murray Bridge and providing services throughout the Murray Mallee region. MMGPN offers generous salary packaging, 5 weeks Annual Leave, Supported Professional Development and a flexible and supportive working environment.

The position will work across a number of commonwealth and state government funded programs. To be considered for this role you must be either a qualified Psychologist with AHPRA registration; an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker; or an Occupational Therapist or Registered Nurse with specific specialisation in mental health. Continuing employment is subject to performance and ongoing funding.
The MMGPN mental health programs provide clinical services to some of the most vulnerable people in our communities. Experience working in the following areas will be highly regarded - mental health preventative services, suicide prevention, services for Aboriginal people, perinatal services, child mental health services, chronic and complex conditions, women suffering trauma from domestic violence; and rural and remote communities. Experience working with children will be highly regarded.
In accordance with the South Australian Children's Protection Act 1993, the successful applicant will be required to attain the following screenings and checks prior to employment: a National Police Certificate and a Child & Vulnerable People Related DCSI screening
You can find out more at www.mmgpn.org.au (About Us). Further information can be obtained by contacting Ms Lisa Courtney on 8531 1303. Send your application addressing the position specifications, including a current resume, to the Chief Executive Officer, Murray Mallee General Practice Network, PO Box 292, Murray Bridge 5253 or emailed to finance@mmgpn.org.au by 5pm Friday 2nd March, 2018.

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Vocation and Education Officer, hYEPP, Adelaide, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: headspace Services Limited (hSL)

Deadline: 02/03/2018 5:00pm

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Competitive salary and generous salary packaging opportunities
  • Make a difference to the lives of young people

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 headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program (hYEPP) ensures the provision of early intervention, responsive, and recovery focused care for young people aged 12 – 25 years who are at risk of or experiencing a first episode of psychosis as based on the EPPIC model of care. A key component of the EPPIC model is the Functional Recovery Program.

The overall aim of the Functional Recovery Program is to reduce impact of psychosis on the developmental trajectory of the young person via social, educational and vocational support.

The Vocation and Education Officer forms part of the Functional Recovery Program Team and provides vocational and educational services to young people who are referred for employment and education placement and support as part of their care at headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program (hYEPP).

The Vocation and Education Officer works in conjunction with other staff to support young people to gain employment or to enrol or continue further education. Additionally, they will liaise with local employers, training agencies, education providers and health professionals to ensure ease of access and smooth transition across a range of employment and educational opportunities.

headspace is seeking an individual with an intrinsic determination to advocate, guide and support young people in their pursuit of valued work and study opportunities. You will be a highly motivated and determined vocational/employment services worker who has experience working with young people with complex needs. You will be skilled in providing work and study assistance including; career guidance, vocational assistance, recruitment and employment services.

To be successful in this position, you will have a working knowledge of common mental health issues experienced by young people and exposure to the employment services environment including Centrelink, DES and Job active providers. A Qualification in a related discipline is also preferred.

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.

 

Click here to view the Position Description

 

Application Process: Please click on the Smartsheet link to upload your personal details, letter of application, response to the key selection criteria and your CV.

Note - To be considered for this position you must respond to the Selection Criteria listed in Section 8 of the Position Description.

For more information contact:

Name: Pru De Garis, Functional Recovery Team Leader
Phone: 1800 063 267

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.

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Family Peer Support Worker, hYEPP, Adelaide, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: headspace Services Limited (hSL)

Deadline: 02/03/2018 5:00pm

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Competitive salary and generous salary packaging opportunities
  • Make a difference to the lives of young people

 

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 headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program (hYEPP) ensures the provision of early intervention, responsive, and recovery focused care for young people aged 12 – 25 years who are at risk of or experiencing a first episode of psychosis as based on the EPPIC model of care. A key component of the EPPIC model is the Functional Recovery Program.

 

headspace is seeking an individual that has "Lived Experience" as a family member/significant other of a person with a first episode of psychosis. You will demonstrate a desire and commitment to provide emotional support to family members and the ability to communicate an attitude of hope and optimism about the potential for recovery.

 

The Family Peer Support Worker is a member of the Functional Recovery Program Team and assists to minimise the impact of a first episode of psychosis on family/significant others and to support the engagement of these families/significant others to enhance the process of recovery for young people experiencing a first episode of psychosis. This support is offered to families and significant others either face to face or over the telephone.

 

As a Family Peer Support worker you will function autonomously, as well as work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.  Additionally, you will assist in the development of services for families which are consistent with best practice standards and evidence-based care. The Family Peer Support Worker is not a clinical position, but will receive training and ongoing supervision from senior clinicians within the hYEPP service.

 

Ideally you will also have a broad working knowledge of the mental health system supported by well-developed interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) and the capacity to develop effective working relationships, collaborations and partnerships with a range of services.

 

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 as a part time, 0.8 FTE (4 days per week) position until 30 June 2019 in line with our funding term.

Please refer to Position Description for more information.

 

Application Process: Please click on the Smartsheet link to upload your personal details, letter of application, response to the key selection criteria and your resume..

Note - To be considered for this position you must respond to the Selection Criteria listed in Section 8 of the Position Description.

 

 

For more information contact:

Name: Pru De Garis, Functional Recovery Team Leader
Phone: 1800 063 267

Apply now

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

Join our Youth Reference Group!

  • Are you aged between 15 and 25 years of age?
  • Do you live in Perth's North-Eastern suburbs?
  • Do you have something to say about health, mental health or drug and alcohol issues?

We are committed to providing the right kind of help for local young people, therefore, we need to hear the views and opinions of young people. There are a number of roles you can play in our Youth Reference Group, including:

  • Promoting headspace in your local area
  • Input to the Website and Facebook page
  • Representing headspace Midland at local events
  • Designing new resources for young people
  • Providing feedback about how we can improve the help we offer to young people
  • Talking to the media about mental health and headspace

By getting involved you will:

  • Have the opportunity to have your say and direct youth mental health services
  • Develop new skills
  • Meet and work with other passionate young people
  • Make a difference to youth mental health

headspace Midland will provide training to support you in these activities.

How do I get involved?

Fill in the Expression of Interest form here. Once we receive your form we'll arrange a time to talk with you about what the YRG involves and your particular interest areas.

If you would like more information please call the Centre on (08) 9274 8860 and speak with our Community Engagement Officer.

Parent/Carer Volunteer Consultant, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: United Synergies

Salary: Volunteer

Deadline: 01/02/2020 12:00am

headspace Maroochydore provides early intervention mental health support to young people aged 12-25. headspace Maroochydore acknowledges the important role family, carers and friends have in providing supports to young people going through a tough time, and in helping them access the supports they need. We want to ensure that our centre continues to create a welcoming and engaging environment for parents, carers and friends, and that they are included in service development and improvements that takes into account the experience of family and friends.

The role of Parent Carer Consultant is a volunteer position that offers a unique opportunity to participate in guiding and shaping headspace Maroochydore’s engagement, involvement and experience of parents and carers of young people who seek and receive early intervention mental health support from the centre. This would take the form of engaging in meetings such as headspace Maroochyodre monthly consortium meetings, supporting focus groups or surveys or other engagement activities and events, participating and providing ideas in any co-design opportunities. We are seeking a 6 to 12 month commitment to this position. 

 For more information about this role please contact headspace Maroochydore

 

 Selection Criteria:

  • Hold a current ‘C’ class drivers licence (or have transportation to the centre/meetings required)
  • Hold, or be eligible to apply for, a Blue Card issued by the Public Safety Business Agency.
  • Hold, or be eligible to apply for an Application for Suitability Check by the Queensland Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services.
  • Ideally, the candidate would have some lived experience of being a parent carer to a young person where there are concerns about their mental health and wellbeing.
  • Some experience in the community services, health promotion or youth work fields may be looked upon favourably but is not a key requirement.

 Responsibilities:

  • Provide a ‘voice’ to parents/carers of young people accessing headspace early intervention mental health service.
  • Work collaboratively with headspace centre to input into service delivery ideas, improvements, and assist with strategies for building parent carer engagement.
  • Provide advice and guidance regarding issues faced by parents and carers who have concerns about the mental health and wellbeing of a young person.
  • To be available to sit on and participate in monthly consortium meetings (10am Thursday) for headspace Maroochydore. This is a meeting involving key strategic partners and services that support the functions of the headspace centre.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, working collaboratively with others, and ability to express views in a professional manner.
  • The successful candidate would have personal qualities of a positive, vibrant and pro-active nature with a passion for the health and well-being of young people.

How to Apply:

Please contact headspace Maroochydore to express your interest for this unique opportunity. Before you apply for this position, please read the information above carefully to assess your eligibility and suitability for the position.  You may be required to answer a few questions that relate to the selection criteria and to send through your current resume with referees.

For more information contact:

Name: Karen Glover
Phone: (07) 5409 4900
Email: hsmreception@unitedsynergies.com.au

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