Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace

Broken Hill

231 Blende Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales 2880
P: (02) 9393 9699 F: (08) 8088 4947

headspace Broken Hill is operated by Flourish Australia. All headspace centres are funded by the Australian Government Department of Health. Administration of funding is carried out by the headspace centre’s local Primary Health Network, in this case, Western NSW PHN.

headspace Broken Hill is a free and confidential service where young people between the ages of 12 and 25 can access friendly youth mental health professionals. headspace Broken Hill offers a range of services for young people who are experiencing a tough time or are worried about their mental health.

We provide access to services such as counselling, employment and training, further educational support, alcohol and drug support, and general health.

If you want to talk or make an appointment, call us on 02 9393 9699, or email us at headspace.brokenhill@flourishaustralia.org.au . If you’re not feeling up to contacting us yourself, feel free to ask your family, friend, teacher, doctor or someone close to you to make a referral or contact us on your behalf.

Services available

Mental Health Services

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Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.

Doctor (GP)

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GPs can help with any physical health issues as well as issues related to sexual health, drug or alcohol use, relationship problems or feeling down or upset. Your centre may have a GP on site or links to one locally. 

Sexual Health Services

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Sexual health screenings on site or links to local services. 

Alcohol & Drug Services

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Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug issue. 

Work & Study Services

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Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with work or study opportunities. 

Youth Reference Group

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A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.

Positions available at headspace Broken Hill

Practice Manager, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Salary: Part-time (0.4 FTE) Classified HPPS Level 7

Practice Manager - headspace

Job No: FLO353
Location: Broken Hill, NSW

Flourish Australia is seeking a motivated and passionate Practice Manager to provide business support services to the centre and centre staff at headspace Broken Hill

The position is part-time (0.4 FTE) working Monday-Friday and is classified HPPS Level 7.

About the Opportunity 

Flourish Australia has collaborated with the other local services to form headspace in Broken Hill. headspace Broken Hill is based on a commitment by all agencies involved to work in partnership to improve outcomes for young people aged 12-25 years (and their families) affected by mental health and/or alcohol and other drug (AOD) issues. The shared principles of a person-centred, community orientated approach delivers sensitive, accessible and quality services for the target group.

In this role you will be responsible for providing a broad range of practice management and administrative support functions for the headspace Broken Hill team. 

To be considered, you will have a minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role, preferably within the community services sector. In addition, you must be proficient in Medicare billing processes.

You will be a highly organised person with strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, as well as good problem solving skills and the ability to work in challenging situations. You will also be able to demonstrate a practical and optimistic approach, the ability to work effectively within a team environment as well as independently, and have strong computer literacy skills.

Contact with young people who are often in crisis is fundamental to this role so it is essential that you have a high level of emotional intelligence and are comfortable working around children and youth. 

For more information please email E: tom.traae@flourishaustralia.org.au

About headspace

One in four young people have experienced a mental health issue in the past 12 months – a higher prevalence than all other age groups. Alarmingly, suicide is the leading cause of death of young people, accounting for one third of all deaths. headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds, along with assistance in promoting young peoples’ wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services. 

More information about headspace can be found at: www.headspace.org.au 

About headspace and Flourish Australia

Our new name reflects our fundamental and enduring commitment to people’s mental health and wellbeing, supporting them to thrive and live a contributing life.

Flourish Australia is one of the larger providers of recovery-oriented mental health services in Australia. We offer a range of services to meet the different needs of those with a lived experience of a mental health issue in the community. This ranges from places that provide individual and group support and activities, to dedicated programs for specific areas of need

headspace Broken Hill is an initiative funded by the Western NSW Primary Health Network (PHN). The headspace initiative is designed to provide early intervention services for young people (12 – 25 yrs) in the areas of health and mental health, as well as vocation/education support and alcohol and other drug interventions. 

headspace Broken Hill will provide young people with the opportunity to seek help early. headspace Broken Hill brings together local health services under the one roof making it easier for young people and their families to find the information and support they need. Please note that this position is employed by Flourish Australia who is the lead agency for headspace Broken Hill.

The service is based on a commitment by all agencies involved to work in partnership to improve outcomes for young people aged 12-25 years (and their families) affected by mental health and/or alcohol and other drug (AOD) issues. The shared principles of a person-centred, community orientated approach will deliver sensitive, accessible and quality services for the target group.

About the Benefits

  • Family-friendly and flexible working conditions;
  • Generous leave provisions including paid parental leave;
  • Career development opportunities; and
  • Comprehensive infrastructure including fleet motor vehiclesmobile phones and other resources for work purposes.

Flourish Australia positions are open to all suitably qualified applicants. We invite qualified people with lived experience of mental health issues to apply. Flourish Australia values diversity in the workforce and encourages applications from people of Indigenous and CALD backgrounds.

Successful applicants will be appointed subject to a national criminal record check, a Working with Children Check and checks with work related referees.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please follow this link https://bit.ly/2v04L5q or click the APPLY NOW button below and complete all the questions asked. You will then be required to attach a copy of your resume on the following page, we encourage you to have your resume up-to-date and available before you commence the application.

For more information contact:

Name: Tom Traee
Email: tom.traae@flourishaustralia.org.au

Apply now

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

Salary: Voluntary Position

headspace Broken Hill will be recruiting new members for our Youth Reference Group (YRG).

Are you aged 16-24 and looking to be the youth voice for headspace Broken Hill?

We are looking for young people who want to:

  • Make meaningful decisions that have real impact
  • Connect with other people passionate about youth mental health
  • Have your voice heard on community services in the area
  • Organise and be part of local youth events

You will gain experience and new skills with support, training and reference opportunities.

If you are interested we'd love to meet with you!

Please fill in the EOI form here.

Contact person: Tahlia Kerin 02 9393 9699 or tahlia.kerin@flourishaustralia.org.au

For more information contact:

Name: Tahlia Kerin
Phone: (02) 9393 9699
Email: headspace.brokenhill@flourishaustralia.org.au

More information

Referral forms (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

If you are a young person aged 12-25 and you are enquiring about headspace Broken Hill services for yourself you do not require a formal referral. Simply phone, email or show up in person to arrange an appointment with one of our staff.

Our contact details are:

Phone: 02 9393 9699

Fax: 08 8088 4947

Email: headspace.brokenhill@flourishaustralia.org.au

Address: 231 Blende Street, Broken Hill 2880

Referrals can be made by calling us on 02 9393 9669 from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday, or by completing the referral form. Referral forms can be faxed to us on 08 8088 4947 or emailed at headspace.brokenhill@flourishaustralia.org.au. We also accept referrals from doctors/GPs via a Mental Health Care Plan (MHCP), which can also be either emailed or faxed to us using the above details.

Service & Community Development Request Form (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Broken Hill provides youth mental health services to schools and the community in the Broken Hill and Far West Region. 
The services provided have a health promotion and education focus. We deliver these services to promote positive mental health and wellbeing. 

Please note that these services do not have a medical or therapeutic focus.

Please complete the following form and return this too headspace.brokenhill@flourishaustralia.org.au, attention Service & Community Development Officer.

For further information feel free to contact the headspace Broken Hill team on:
Phone: 02 9393 9699
Fax: 08 8088 4947
Email: headspace.brokenhill@flourishaustralia.org.au
Address: 231 Blende Street, Broken Hill 2880