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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

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

Deadline: 28/08/2018 5:00pm

  • Join an innovative and well recognised national Not for Profit
  • Competitive salary, including generous salary packaging benefits
  • Full Time (1.0 FTE) Opportunity

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 mental health professional to provide support in the review, design, development and implementation of clinical resources for use across the headspace National network. Highly proficient in mental health issues faced by young people, the Clinical Advisor will be pivotal in the design and development of new clinical resources designed for use by young people, and by the broader headspace network to support the quality of their work.

With a focus on continuous improvement, you will work to ensure that all headspace services are evidence-based, underpinned by robust quality and safety principles, with the ultimate goal of improving outcomes for young people and their families. The Clinical Advisor will provide a clinical lens to the development and refinement of headspace clinical programs, including actively contributing to strategic communications, national strategies, national policies and clinical resources. 

To be successful in this role, you will hold a tertiary qualification in a relevant allied health discipline with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the application of clinical practice, specifically in early intervention for young people experiencing mental ill health and their families. You will have demonstrated skills in assessment, case formulation and interventions. Naturally, you will display highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, along with the ability to maintain productive working relationships with a range of stakeholders including key government, non-government and community partners.

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 as a full time (1.0 FTE) position until 30 June 2019, in line with our funding terms.

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: Nick Duigan
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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HR Business Partner - Workforce Change, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

  • Make a difference to young people
  • Join an innovative and well recognised national not for profit
  • Full time opportunity, based 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.

eheadspace, the Youth Online and Telephone Counselling Project, provides confidential and free online and telephone support to young people experiencing mental health issues, as well as their family and friends. Support is available via email, synchronous web chat, telephone and SMS.

headspace recently secured approval to undertake the eheadspace Enhancements Project which aims to enhance the technology, digital support options and workforce model for eheadspace. An exciting opportunity exists for a HR Business Partner to join headspace in a project role, to lead the expansion and continuous improvement of the eheadspace workforce model to meet the demands of the enhanced eheadspace service delivery model.

Reporting to the HR Manager and working collaboratively with the Service Model Development Consultant, as well as in consultation with the eheadspace senior management team, the HR Business Partner will lead the change agenda through the review and analysis of the current eheadspace workforce, to develop and implement workforce solutions to strengthen eheadspace service delivery and the experience of young people, family and friends.

headspace is seeking a senior HR professional with significant workforce development or change management experience, in large and complex organisational environments, preferably in a clinical services setting. To be successful in the role, you will have sound business acumen and strong analytical skills, with proven ability in workforce modelling and planning, job design and the effective development of workforce strategies, policies and procedures. Naturally, your personal style will enable you to develop effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, using your strong communication skills to negotiate and influence change through a collaborative and consultative approach. This project role is being offered until 30 June 2019 in line with our funding term.

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young people. Remuneration is dependent on skills and experience, and includes generous salary packaging opportunities.

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.

 Applications will be considered as they are received, therefore interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

 

For more information contact:

Name: Elaine Fitzgerald
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

Consultant - Education NT (headspace in Schools) August 2018, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 27/08/2018 9:00am

  • Innovation in Education and Youth Mental Health
  • Relocate to NT Opportunity!!
  • Competitive salary, plus NT location allowance & salary packaging benefits
  • Based in Darwin – generous RELOCATION ALLOWANCE available                                        

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.

As this role is based in Darwin, an NT location allowance is also payable in addition to salary, and a generous relocation allowance will also be payable should the right candidate relocate to NT for this role.  

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. 

*** Applications will be considered as they are received, therefore interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.***

For more information contact:

Name: Michele Oliphant
Phone: 0447 926 799

Apply now

Consultant - Clinical NT (headspace in Schools) August 2018, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

  • Innovation in Education and Youth Mental Health
  • Relocate to NT Opportunity!!
  • Competitive salary, plus NT location allowance & salary packaging benefits
  • Based in Darwin – generous RELOCATION ALLOWANCE available

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 energetic, clinically qualified mental health 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 Clinical Consultant will provide a clinical response, tailored to the individual needs of school communities to prepare for, respond to and recover from suicide. Reporting to the Territory Manager, you will ensure that schools receive timely and clinically sound support and remain updated on new resources and material available in the integrated program. You will support school communities to promote mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention with the goal of improving outcomes for young people and their families.

 

To be successful in this role, you will have completed your tertiary qualifications in an approved allied health discipline and be eligible for membership with the appropriate professional body. This role calls for a responsive individual who is experienced in the provision of youth mental health care, including risk assessment, and delivering clinical or advisory services to schools. Your highly developed communication skills will allow you to effectively deliver education and training packages and you will demonstrate the ability to engage, liaise and interact with a broad range of stakeholders across the national health and education sectors. Your empathetic style will enable you to effectively engage with families and other networks in the care of young people. This role primarily supports teachers, leaders and schools rather than providing direct clinical services to young people.

 

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. As this role is based in Darwin, an NT location allowance is also payable in addition to salary, and a generous relocation allowance will also be payable should the right candidate relocate to NT for this role.  

 

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. 

 

Applications close: Monday 27 August 2018 at 9am.

 

*** Applications will be considered as they are received, therefore interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.***

For more information contact:

Name: Michele Oliphant
Phone: 0447 926 799

Apply now

Senior Consultant - Clinical NT (headspace in Schools) August 2018, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: headspace Darwin - Anglicare NT

Deadline: 27/08/2018 9:00am

  • Innovation in Education and Youth Mental Health
  • Relocate to NT Opportunity!!
  • Competitive salary, plus NT location allowance & salary packaging benefits
  • Based in Darwin – generous RELOCATION ALLOWANCE available

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 energetic, clinically qualified mental health professional to support schools through the implementation of the National Education Initiative (NEI) Program. Working consultatively, you will provide clinical oversight, governance and leadership to the delivery of services. 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 Senior Consultant – Clinical will provide a clinical response, tailored to the individual needs of school communities to prepare for, respond to and recover from suicide. Reporting to the State/Territory Schools Manager, you will ensure that schools receive timely and clinically sound support and remain updated on new resources and material available in the integrated program. Drawing on your clinical expertise, you will be a point of consultation for schools and colleagues, and will take an active role in the development and implementation of state-based strategies and projects. Through a relationships-based approach, you will be responsible for strengthening partnerships with prospective and participating schools, along with fostering a collaborative and respectful team culture.

 

To be successful in this role, you will have completed your tertiary qualifications in an approved allied health discipline and be eligible for membership with the appropriate professional body. This role calls for a responsive individual who is experienced in the provision of youth mental health care, including risk assessment, and delivering clinical or advisory services to schools. Your highly developed communication skills will allow you to effectively deliver education and training packages and you will demonstrate the ability to engage, liaise and interact with a broad range of stakeholders across the national health and education sectors. Your empathetic style will enable you to effectively engage with families and other networks in the care of young people. This role primarily supports teachers, leaders and schools rather than providing direct clinical services to young people.

 

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. As this role is based in Darwin, an NT location allowance is also payable in addition to salary, and a generous relocation allowance will also be payable should the right candidate relocate to NT for this role.  

 

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. 

 

Applications close: Monday 27 August 2018 at 9am.

 

*** Applications will be considered as they are received, therefore interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.***

 

For more information contact:

Name: Michele Oliphant
Phone: 0447 926 799

Apply now

Primary Youth Mental Health Clinican, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: headspace Darwin - Anglicare NT

Deadline: 07/09/2018 5:00pm

As a Youth Mental Health Clinician you will be responsible for providing early intervention clinical assessments and therapeutic interventions for young people with mild to moderate mental health issues and their families accessing headspace Darwin. The position is located in the headspace Darwin Primary Team and will work with the headspace team to deliver youth friendly, family inclusive, culturally appropriate services to young people aged 12-25. The role will provide professional and effective therapeutic interventions and support services to young people and their families according to best practice standards. The position will provide clear referral pathways for young people to access internal and external services and maintain current data standards and clinical records in a timely and professional manner. The Youth Mental Health Clinician will support the work of other teams as necessary and deliver community awareness, information sessions and group work as required when it relates to youth mental health issues. The Youth Mental Health Clinician will participate in clinical supervision and consultation and will work well in a multidisciplinary team. 

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 access the Position Description please Click Here. As part of the recruitment process you will be required to complete the  key selection criteria on the online applications.

For further information please contact Rebecca Creek, Operations Manager, headspace on 08 8931 5999.

Applications will be assessed as received.

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: Rebecca Creek - Operations Manager
Phone: (08) 8931 5999
Email: headspacedarwin@anglicare-nt.org.au

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Education Consultant- NSW, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 28/08/2018 5:00pm

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

An exciting role exists for an energetic, qualified mental health professional to support schools through the implementation of the National Education Initiative (NEI) Program. headspace, as the implementation partner, will work with beyondblue to deliver an interactive framework of evidence-based information, professional advice and support to primary and secondary schools. Through continuous professional development of educators, the NEI program will promote wellbeing in schools, by utilising the KidsMatter and MindMatters programs, as well as suicide postvention planning and support.

The Education Consultant will provide ongoing support to school communities across mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention with the goal of improving outcomes for young people and their families. Drawing on your considerable experience across educational settings, the Education Consultant will work directly with school leaders and well being staff to build and maintain strong collaborative relationships across educational and health sectors.

This is a multidimensional role requiring the successful applicant to display initiative and sound collaborative working skills. They will be required to engage, liaise and build relationships with stakeholders across all levels of education and support services and work within a close knit multidisciplinary team. Experience in influencing change, brokering partnerships and working closely with school leadership teams will be integral to success in this role. The Education Consultant will have an understanding of youth mental health issues including suicide postvention, suicide and the impact of trauma on school communities.

This role requires overnight intra state and some 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. headspace is committed to providing ongoing professional development. 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: Karen Fletcher- National Advisor- Clinical, School Support
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

Vocational Specialist, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: Youth Focus

Deadline: 03/09/2018 9:00am

Vocational Specialist

  • Full-time role
  • Fixed-term 'til 30 June 2019 (with the possibility to extend dependent on funding)

headspace is Australia's National Youth Mental Health Foundation. The headspace vision is to improve young people's mental, social and emotional wellbeing through the provision of high quality, integrated services when and where they are needed.  

headspace Albany is currently seeking a full-time Vocational Specialist to join their dynamic and highly successful team.

The vocational specialist role will involve:

  • Provision of Individual Placement and Support (IPS) vocational services to young people with mental health issues as an integrated part of the centre's service provision
  • Carrying a caseload of clients, ensuring the provision of client-centred, needs-based support, which allows individuals to either remain in or gain access to, employment or education.
  • Working closely within a multidisciplinary team, work to provide career development advice and assistance alongside clinical and non-vocational assistance.

Successful candidates will possess:

  • Diploma or degree level qualifications in a relevant field.
  • A passion for working with young people.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the rationale and evidence for the IPS model.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to operate effectively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • A broad understanding of the challenges and experiences of young people in Australia, including specific community factors.
  • Competence regarding information technology, software packages and willingness to be trained and implement the headspace data collection tool.
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, government policies and strategic directions in relation to mental health and vocational services, particularly as they relate to young people.

What we offer:

  • An opportunity to be part of an innovative, diversified and growing organisation.
  • Competitive salary with ongoing industry benchmarking and access to salary packaging.
  • Well-appointed, youth-friendly, office environment.
  • Comprehensive training, induction and support within the role as well as ongoing quality supervision and professional development opportunities.
  • Above award annual leave, long service leave and superannuation entitlements, which increase in line with tenure.
  • Vibrant staff engagement, talent management and recognition program with generous staff prizes.

For a complete list of the selection criteria to be addressed as part of applications for this role, please email humanresources@youthfocus.com.au.

Applications close 9:00 AM Monday 03 September 2019

Please note:

  • Appointment to the role is subject to the successful candidate providing a clear National Police Check certificate and Working with Children Check card.
  • Due to the high volume of applications received for our advertised positions, only those applicants who are short-listed will be contacted. To those applicants, not shortlisted, we extend our appreciation for considering Youth Focus as a potential employer.

Please call the headspace Albany Manager, Andrew on 0447 911 686 for more information or a confidential discussion regarding this role.

For more information contact:

Name: Andrew Wenzel
Phone: 0447 911 686
Email: humanresources@youthfocus.com.au

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