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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

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

Deadline: 27/11/2017 5:00pm

  • SW, OT & Psychology or RPN
  • $77-87K plus generous salary packaging benefits
  • Make a difference to 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.

eheadspace is a dynamic and innovative service which provides nationwide clinical mental health support online and via telephone from qualified mental health professionals. eheadspace provides services to young people 7 days per week, 365 days per year between the hours of 9.00am and 1.00am.

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. 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: Friday 10 November at 5pm. Please note that applications will be reviewed as received. 

For more information contact:

Name: Gretel O’Loughlin – Clinical Services Manager
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.

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

Deadline: 27/11/2017 5:00pm

  • SW, OT & Psychology or RPN
  • $56-76K plus generous salary packaging benefits
  • Make a difference to 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.

eheadspace is a dynamic and innovative service which provides nationwide clinical mental health support online and via telephone from qualified mental health professionals. eheadspace provides services to young people 7 days per week, 365 days per year between the hours of 9.00am and 1.00am.

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. 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, cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and your CV.

The key selection criteria links below provide access to the position descriptions.


Applications close: Friday 10 November at 5pm. Please note that applications will be reviewed as received. 

For more information contact:

Name: Gretel O’Loughlin – Clinical Services Manager
Phone: (03) 9027 0100

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

Salary: Vounteer

Deadline: 30/11/2017 12:00am

Are YOU passionate about youth mental health? Do YOU want YOUR voice heard? headspace Craigieburn wants YOU to join our youth advisory group where YOU will have input into our service, programs & more. 

headspace Craigieburn is providing anyone aged 16-25 with the opportunity to be heard and to take action to improve the health and well-being of young people.

There are a number of roles you can play as a member of the headspace Craigieburn youth advisory group (YAG).

By getting involved you will:

  • Meet a range of new people & have fun in a team environment
  • Have an opportunity to provide feedback on how to improve youth mental health services
  • Have an input into headspace Craigieburn's programs & processes
  • Act as a media spokesperson or a spokesperson in schools
  • Be involved with event planning, helping with stalls and other community engagement activities
  • Act a peer mentor for young people
  • Work alongside other community agencies
  • Be consulted on a range of topics including resource development, centre design, website content and more
  • Participate in training and develop workforce related skills
  • Make a difference to headspace Craigieburn and your community
  • headspace will provide training to support you in taking on this opportunity

If you want to get involved or find out more simply check out the position description or call 03 8338 0919 and ask to speak to the Community Awareness Officer.

How do I become involved?

Currently taking new applications. Feel free to contact the Community Awareness Officer if you would like more information. 

You are welcome to complete THIS ONLINE APPLICATION FORM if you would like to be contacted about joining the group in the future.

For more information contact:

Name: Michelle Glowacki
Phone: (03) 8338 0919
Email: michelle.glowacki@orygen.org.au

Expressions of Interest being accepted for Clinical Pscyhologists , Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

 

Expressions of Interest

Psychology private practice opportunities with headspace Camperdown

 headspace Camperdown is seeking expressions of interest from clinical psychologists/psychologists who are experienced and interested in providing high quality psychological services to young people aged 12-25. headspace psychologists provide services under an early intervention/ prevention framework for young people with emerging or recent onset mental disorders.

 headspace Camperdown is a comprehensive youth health service that provides physical and mental health support, information and services to young people aged 12-25 and their families in a youth friendly environment, and is led by the Brain and Mind Centre (BMC). All services are free or low cost to the young person.

Clinical

The team at headspace includes Clinical Psychologists, Psychologists, General Practitioners, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Mental Health Nurses, Researchers and Administration staff.

 

Working as a psychologist at headspace is both rewarding and challenging. Successful applicant(s) will be charged a modest room rental fee and in return will be provided with ongoing referrals, extensive clinical and administrative support, and co-location with other health professionals in a youth-friendly environment.

 

Interested applicants must possess:

  • Full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia,
  • Eligibility to provide psychological services under Medicare,
  • an ABN and personal professional indemnity insurance
  • A postgraduate degree in clinical psychology (or near completion)/ or be a registered Psychologist with extensive experience providing therapy to young people
  • Commitment to delivering psychological services as an integrated part of a multidisciplinary team

 

This position is classified as child–related employment and will require a criminal record check, Working With Children Employment Screening Check and knowledge of the child protection reporting requirements of health professionals.


What is the application process?

Applications should be addressed to Rod Gilroy via email at rod.gilroy@sydney.edu.au and include the following information:

  • Your contact details, including mobile phone
  • A brief cover letter and CV, outlining any experience working with young people and their families, and your eligibility to provide psychological services under Medicare
  • Names and contact details of two referees
  • A list of the preferred days and sessions (AM/PM) you would like to work at headspace

For more information contact:

Email: rod.gilroy@sydney.edu.au

Expressions of Interest being accepted-General Practitioners, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Camperdown is seeking expressions of interest from G.P's who are experienced and interested in providing high quality services to young people aged 12-25. headspace G.P's provide services under an early intervention/ prevention framework for young people with emerging or recent onset mental disorders.

 

headspace Camperdown is a comprehensive youth health service that provides physical and mental health support, information and services to young people aged 12-25 and their families in a youth friendly environment, and is led by the Brain and Mind Centre (BMC). All services are free or low cost to the young person.

Clinical

The team at headspace includes Clinical Psychologists, Psychologists, General Practitioners, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Mental Health Nurses, Researchers and Administration staff.

 

Working as a G.P at headspace is both rewarding and challenging. Successful applicant(s) will be charged a modest room rental fee and in return will be provided with ongoing referrals, extensive clinical and administrative support, and co-location with other health professionals in a youth-friendly environment.

 

Interested applicants must possess:

  • Full registration 
  • Eligibility to provide services under Medicare,
  • an ABN and personal professional indemnity insurance
  • Relevant Degree
  • Commitment to delivering G.P services as an integrated part of a multidisciplinary team

 

This position is classified as child–related employment and will require a criminal record check, Working With Children Employment Screening Check and knowledge of the child protection reporting requirements of health professionals.


What is the application process?

Applications should be addressed to our Practice manager Eva Castaldi and include the following information:

  • Your contact details, including mobile phone
  • A brief cover letter and CV, outlining any experience working with young people and their families, and your eligibility to provide services under Medicare
  • Names and contact details of two referees
  • A list of the preferred days and sessions (AM/PM) you would like to work at headspace

Shortlisted EOI's will be contacted by the Practice Manager

For more information contact:

Email: eva.castaldi@sydney.edu.au

Expressions of interest being invited from Psychiatrists, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Camperdown is seeking expressions of interest from Psychiatrists who are experienced and interested in providing high quality services to young people aged 12-25. headspace psychiatrists provide services under an early intervention/ prevention framework for young people with emerging or recent onset mental disorders.

 

headspace Camperdown is a comprehensive youth health service that provides physical and mental health support, information and services to young people aged 12-25 and their families in a youth friendly environment, and is led by the Brain and Mind Centre (BMC). All services are free or low cost to the young person.

Clinical

The team at headspace includes Clinical Psychologists, Psychologists, General Practitioners, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Mental Health Nurses, Researchers and Administration staff.

 

Working as a psychologist at headspace is both rewarding and challenging. Successful applicant(s) will be charged a modest room rental fee and in return will be provided with ongoing referrals, extensive clinical and administrative support, and co-location with other health professionals in a youth-friendly environment.

 

Interested applicants must possess:

  • Appropriate qualifications and Full registration
  • Eligibility to provide Psychiatry consultations under Medicare,
  • an ABN and personal professional indemnity insurance
  • Commitment to delivering services as an integrated part of a multidisciplinary team

 

This position is classified as child–related employment and will require a criminal record check, Working With Children Employment Screening Check and knowledge of the child protection reporting requirements of health professionals.


What is the application process?

Applications should be addressed to our Practice Manager Eva Castaldi via email to eva.castaldi@sydney.edu.au and include the following information:

  • Your contact details, including mobile phone
  • A brief cover letter and CV, outlining any experience working with young people and their families, and your eligibility to provide services under Medicare
  • Names and contact details of two referees
  • A list of the preferred days and sessions (AM/PM) you would like to work at headspace

Shortlisted EOI's will be contacted by the Practice Manager

For more information contact:

Email: eva.castaldi@sydney.edu.au

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

Unfortunately headspace Camperdown is currently not able to offer volunteer opportunities within the clinic.

Although, if you are a Young person aged between 16-25 years old and are passionate about mental health we encourage you to email us and enquire about our 2018 Youth Advisory Group . This group meets once a month to discuss how to promote headspace and mental health awareness to our local community. It's a great way to connect with others and share your ideas.

 

headspace Glenroy seeks Allied Health Professionals, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Funded through MBS/ATAPS

Allied Health Practitioners (contractors)

We are seeking expressions of interest from Allied Health Practitioners including clinical psychologists, general psychologists, social workers and occupational therapists who are experienced in providing high quality, evidence-based interventions to young people aged 12-25 for our headspace centres. headspace centres are a ‘one stop shop’ with an enthusiastic and dedicated team of co-located service providers, offering comprehensive support to young people in the four core areas of: primary health, mental health, drug and alcohol services, and vocational/educational services.

 

Jenn and Barnaby

Jenn and Barnaby are two of our outstanding private providers

 

Role Description:

A key component of the mental health services provided within the headspace centres, this is a contracted private practice role with flexibility of hours/days, including the potential for after-hours and weekend work. Services are delivered under the Medicare Better Outcomes for Mental Health Initiative and Access to Allied Psychological Services (subject to eligibility and availability). A range of on-site complementary services are available should you believe additional support is required for any of your clients. They will work in partnership with you to provide a comprehensive, wrap-around service for the young people you see.

 

Let us support you working in private practice within a skilled multidisciplinary team with access to peer consultation, professional development, excellent practice management and comfortable premises

 

Selection Criteria:

 

-        Approved tertiary qualifications in psychology, social work, occupational therapy and current registration with appropriate professional body.

-        Professional indemnity insurance.

-        Eligibility to provide Medicare Benefits Schedule services.

-        Minimum of two years of experience in the assessment, diagnosis and provision of evidence-based treatments of mental health disorders and preferably youth

-        Excellent skills in engaging and working with young people, their families and significant others.

-        Ability to work independently, with strong organisational and time management skills

-        Commitment to ongoing professional development.

-        Working with children check.

-        Willingness to undergo a police records check.

For more information contact:

Name: Alison McRoberts
Phone: (03) 9304 1011
Email: alison.mcroberts@orygen.org.au

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