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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

Geelong GP Contractor/s, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: MBS

headspace Geelong are currently looking to recruit a number of GP's to provide sessions from the headspace Geelong sites across Corio, Geelong and Drysdale and under the Doctors in Secondary Schools Program.

Our headspace Geelong service offers free youth health services for young people aged 12-25 years. The centre employs a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, nurses, social workers, counsellors, youth workers, GP's and other staff to support the health and well-being of young people with a focus on mental health.

Working as a member of the headspace Geelong team offers GPs the opportunity to provide bulk-billed services to young people as part of a collaborative and holistic model of care, in an environment that encourages the development of ongoing and therapeutic relationships with clients and multidisciplinary case consultation. Gp’s retain 100% of their bulk billings with a modest service administration fee of 10%.

Barwon Child Youth and Family (BCYF) is the lead agency for the headspace Geelong service. As a member of the broader BCYF team you will receive the support available as part of a large not for profit family and community services organisation that provides a diverse range of services across the Geelong Region.

Job Description: A copy of the job description can be found here  

If you are a GP interested in joining a multidisciplinary and supportive team with an interest in youth mental health and working with young people 12-25 along with their families and friends please contact Max Broadley, Executive Director Client Services at BCYF at Max.Broadley@bcyf.org.au or the headspace Geelong Manager Malcolm Scott.

 

For further information please contact:

 

Name: Malcolm Scott

Phone: (03) 5222 6690

Email: Malcolm.Scott@bcyf.org.au  

For more information contact:

Name: Malcolm Scott
Phone: (03) 5222 6690
Email: Malcolm.Scott@bcyf.org.au

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

Employer: headspace Osborne Park

Are you passionate about helping young people and making a difference in your local community?

Are you aged between 16 and 25 years old?

Join our Youth Reference Group!

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What is the headspace Osborne Park Youth Reference Group?

The headspace Osborne Park Youth Reference Group (YRG) is made up of 10-15 young people aged 16-25 years who are passionate about youth mental health, and who meet monthly to provide input into how the centre can better support young people in the community. The YRG hopes to:

  • Provide you with the opportunity to have input into the strategic direction of headspace Osborne Park services, and mental health services nationally
  • Allow a way for the voice of young people to be heard and acted upon
  • Provide opportunities for your skill development and foster leadership, media, communication and advocacy skills
  • Support you to lead projects locally; and
  • Allow young people to direct youth mental health policy development

We believe that youth participation is the key to delivering the best services for young people. Young people involved with the headspace Osborne Park YRG will have the opportunity to be involved in a number of ways, including (but not limited to):

  • Have your say and direct youth mental health services in your community
  • Working with other young people who are passionate about improving the lives of young Australians
  • Have the opportunity to attend conferences and training to support your role as a Youth Reference Group member
  • Have the opportunity to choose your level of involvement (e.g. attend monthly meetings, interact over Facebook and/or attend community events
  • Meeting with prominent leaders and advocates for youth mental health
  • Receive training in mental health, alcohol and other drugs, and media, as well as any other trainings related to your specific area of interest
  • Develop a range of skills including working in groups and representing the needs of your peers
  • Provide input on centre design and accessibility for young people and their families
  • Plan and attend local events to promote headspace Osborne Park services
  • Provide input into the development of our website and social media
  • Provide input into the development of resources for young people, including factsheets, brochures and other promotional materials
  • Have the opportunity to be involved in research and the evaluation of headspace Osborne Park services and programs

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I'm keen! How do I get involved?

If you are interested in learning more about headspace Osborne Park's YRG or Online YRG, please contact our Community Engagement Officer on (08) 9208 9555 or email info@headspaceospk.com.au

Otherwise, please fill in an expression of interest form and either email it to info@headspaceospk.com.au or drop it to us at 145 Main Street Osborne Park.

For more information contact:

Phone: (08) 9208 9555
Email: info@headspaceospk.com.au

National Education Initiative State Manager - NSW, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 28/05/2018 9:00am

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

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 role exists for an innovative and experienced professional to lead delivery, performance and development of the National Education Initiative (NEI) 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 NEI Program through continuous professional development of educators will promote optimal social and emotional health and wellness in schools. The State Manager will also 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 NEI 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 NEI program.

This role calls for a responsive and highly motivated individual who is able to demonstrate ability to manage teams strategically in order to 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 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. 

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

headspace Allied Health Providers Wanted , Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Medicare Benefits Scheme

 Psychologists II Mental health Occupational therapists II Mental health Social Workers

headspace Narre Warren are currently looking for qualified allied health providers registered with Medicare, to work with young people aged 12 to 25 from our Narre Warren and Dandenong Centre. You will receive referrals from either our GP or external GP’s and see clients through the Medicare Benefits Scheme. There will be a small charge for providing administration, use of all facilities and billing of Medicare for you.

Benefits of working for headspace Narre Warren and headspace Dandenong:

  •  Flexible work days and hours scheduled around your commitments (minimum of 4 hours per/week commitment);
  •  Administrative support, including billing and appointment bookings;
  •  Work alongside a friendly and experienced multi-disciplinary team;
  •  Receive support from senior clinicians; and
  •  Work in a new and modern facility;

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity please contact Kunal adlakha using the above contact information. 

headspace Narre Warren and Dandenong opening hours:

Mon                             9:30am – 4:30pm

Tue to Fri                     10:00am – 6:00pm

Sat                              9:00am – 2:30pm

For more information contact:

Name: Kunal Adlakha
Email: kunal.adlakha@each.com.au

headspace Allied Health Providers Wanted , Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Medicare Benefits Scheme

headspace Narre Warren are currently looking for qualified allied health providers registered with Medicare, to work with young people aged 12 to 25 from our Narre Warren and Dandenong Centre. You will receive referrals from either our GP or external GP’s and see clients through the Medicare Benefits Scheme. There will be a small charge for providing administration, use of all facilities and billing of Medicare for you.

Benefits of working for headspace Narre Warren and headspace Dandenong:

  • Flexible work days and hours scheduled around your commitments (minimum of 4 hours per/week commitment);
  • Administrative support, including billing and appointment bookings;
  • Work alongside a friendly and experienced multi-disciplinary team;
  • Receive support from senior clinicians; and
  • Work in a new and modern facility;

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity please contact Kunal adlakha using the above contact information. 

headspace Narre Warren and Dandenong opening hours:

Mon                             9:30am – 4:30pm

Tue to Fri                     10:00am – 6:00pm

Sat                              9:00am – 2:30pm

For more information contact:

Name: Kunal Adlakha
Email: kunal.adlakha@each.com.au

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

Employer: headspace Services Limited (hSL)

Deadline: 15/06/2018 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 loadings for evening 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.

headspace Adelaide delivers the headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program (hYEPP) which supports young people deemed to be at high risk of or experiencing a first episode of psychosis.  The service is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of health professionals and focuses on the provision of early intervention services, utilising evidence-based practice with the vision of improving the quality of life of young people.

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

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

A number of casual positions are available at the clinician and senior clinician level. There will be a requirement to support service delivery after hours. 

headspace is seeking clinicians who possess demonstrated experience or knowledge of the issues for young people who present with first episode and/or ultra-high risk of psychosis coupled with clinical experience of the assessment and effective management of young people experiencing an acute psychosis. Clinicians in more senior roles will be expected to work at an advanced level and have extensive leadership and clinical experience particularly in the area of acute inpatient and community based care of people struggling with psychosis.

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. Positions are 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 click on the Apply Now link to upload your personal details, letter of application, response to the key selection criteria and your CV. Please refer to the MATT Clinician and MATT Senior Clinician position descriptions to guide your application.

Applications will be reviewed as received. 

For more information contact:

Name: Lynda May
Phone: 1800 063 267
Email: lmay@headspaceadelaide.org.au

To be eligible for this position you must have the right to work in Australia. A Working with Children Check (or State/Territory equivalent) is required for this position.

headspace is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

Apply now

Consultant – Education NT (headspace in Schools), Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 30/05/2018 5:00pm

  • Innovation in Education and Youth Mental Health
  • Competitive salary, including generous salary packaging benefits
  • Based in Darwin

                                             

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 role exists for an innovative and experienced education qualified professional to support schools through the implementation of the National Education Initiative (NEI) Service. 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 National Education Initiative (NEI) Service through continuous professional development of educators will promote optimal social and emotional health and wellness in schools.

 

The Consultant – Education will demonstrate the NEI framework to prospective and participating schools to assist them to implement tailored processes and develop their staff through ongoing professional development.  You will support school communities through promoting mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention with the goal of improving outcomes for young people and their families. Drawing on your considerable knowledge and experience in stakeholder management and working with schools, you will be the key contact for schools in their assigned region in order to build and maintain strong relationships.

 

headspace is seeking an engaging individual with significant experience in influencing change and working in collaborative partnerships with school leadership teams and/or education authorities with an understanding of youth mental health issues including suicide postvention, suicide and the impact of trauma on school communities. This position calls for the ability to engage, liaise and interact with a broad range of stakeholders across the national health and education sectors.

 

This role requires intra state and 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. 

For more information contact:

Name: Michele Oliphant
Phone: 0447 926 799

To be eligible for this position you must have the right to work in Australia. A Working with Children Check (or State/Territory equivalent) is required for this position.

headspace is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

Apply now
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