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

Castle Hill

253 Old Northern Road, Castle Hill, New South Wales 2154
P: (02) 8820 9995 F: (02) 7801 4648

headspace Castle Hill is operated by Uniting Care Mental Health. 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 Sydney (Wentwest Ltd).

Donate or fundraise for headspace Castle Hill

headspace is Australia's National Youth Mental Health Foundation. headspace is a national program working to reduce the impact of mental illness in young Australians 12-25 years.     

At headspace Castle Hill we provide young people with access, support and information for a broad range of concerns including Mental Health, Physical/sexual health, Drug and Alcohol, Counselling services, Employment and education and Support for families and carers.

We're here for you If you:

  • are feeling down and can't stop worrying, haven’t felt like yourself in a while
  • can't deal with school/work and find it hard to concentrate
  • want to cut down on your drinking or drug use
  • want to talk about sexuality, identity and relationships
  • have physical/sexual health issues and want to find out more.

headspace Castle Hill take feedback from young people and families seriously. If you have any concerns or complaints about your experience with our services, please speak with your clinician who can support you with putting your feedback in writing. Alternatively, please contact the services manager on 1300 737 616 or email at headspacecastlehill@ucmh.org.au…

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.

Youth Programs

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Centres have a range of programs and activities for young people. Just ask your centre what they have on. 

Positions available at headspace Castle Hill

General Practioner, Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 01/01/2019 12:00am

 

 

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General Practitioner

Flexibility with hours and days worked

 (min one clinic a week)

 

Join a National Organisation, work with a great team and make a real difference!

 

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 platforms for service delivery: mental health, physical health, alcohol and other drug services as well as assistance in education/vocational support.

 

Due to expansion of our services, headspace Western Sydney are currently seeking experienced part time General Practitioners to join our vibrant multidisciplinary youth health clinic (aged 12-25).

 

About the Role

We aim to provide young people with holistic primary health care and engagement with early intervention for those at risk of mental health issues.  Our GPs work collaboratively alongside onsite Psychiatrists, Allied Health clinicians including Youth Access Team clinicians, Psychologists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapist and an Exercise Physiologist, with an emphasis on diagnostic screening and cardio-metabolic health within primary care services and the Youth Early Psychosis Program. Watch the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BDfoSFdFos and hear from other headspace GPs from around Australia to see what it's like to work in a centre.

 

We offer

-        Flexibility with hours and days worked

-        Fully computerised facilities with full reception and administration support

-        Regular peer support, education and professional development

 

Selection Criteria

-        Vocational Registration

-        Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA).

-        Experience in working as General Practitioner in a community setting

-        Ability to actively engage and work collaboratively with young people, their families and significant others

-        High level of interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)

 

If you are ready to join a fantastic multidisciplinary team and really make a difference to the lives of Young People, apply now!

 

If you require further information regarding this position or would like to apply, please contact Kellie Smith on 0409 425 661 email kellie.smith@unitingrecovery.org.au

For more information contact:

Name: Kellie Smith
Phone: 0409 425 661
Email: kellie.smith@unitingrecovery.org.au

Private Practitioners - Allied Health Professionals (Clinical Psychologist/ Psychologist, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists), Part-time/Sessional & Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 01/01/2019 12:00am

 

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Allied Health Professionals – Private Practitioners

(Clinical Psychologist/ Psychologist, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists)

 

Who we are

headspace is Australia’s National Youth Mental Health Foundation.  Our mission is to deliver improvements in the mental health, social well being and economic participation of young Australian aged 12-25 years.  To this end, headspace aims to be the focal point for youth mental health issues across the country. 

 

Who we are looking for

headspace Castle Hill are seeking highly motivated Allied Health Professionals to work as Private Practitioners to establish a fulfilling and rewarding practice in partnership with headspace Castle Hill.

 

Our Private Practitioners complete work in assessment, treatment planning, psychological treatment and referral, and are highly valued members of our team.

                                   

What we offer

  • Ongoing Medicare funded referrals (we will ensure that clients have valid MHCP’s in place before they see you)
  • Opportunity to work with and gain support from a multidisciplinary team (including psychiatrists, general practitioners, clinical psychologists, psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists, sexual health services, an exercise physiologist and a drug and alcohol addiction specialist.
  • Opportunity for peer support through regulated clinical review meetings
  • Administration support and consulting space (appointment confirmations and room bookings are all taken care of for you)
  • Flexibility with hours and days worked – opportunity to work after-hours available
  • Shared Care Model
  • Marketing – let us take this time consuming task out of your hands

 

Successful applicants should

  • Must be registered or be able to register as a Medicare provider
  • Be fully registered or be able to have full registration with AHPRA, or other relevant governing body.
  • Have or be willing to obtain their own ABN
  • Be willing to undertake a Working with Children Check and a Criminal History check.
  • Have experience working in the mental health industry, ideally with young people.
  • Be willing to undertake room rental and administration support costs as part of their contractual agreement.

 

If you are ready to join a fantastic multidisciplinary team and really make a difference to the lives of Young People, apply now!

 

Interested applicants should submit their applications addressing the above criteria to kellie.smith@unitingrecovery.org.au. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

For further information, please contact:

Kellie Smith

Practice Manager

T: 02 4720 8800  M: 0409 425 661  E: kellie.smith@unitingrecovery.org.au            

For more information contact:

Name: Kellie Smith
Phone: 0409 425 661
Email: kellie.smith@unitingrecovery.org.au

Youth and Family Participation Coordinator, Full-time (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Deadline: 12/09/2017 5:00pm

Youth and Family Participation Coordinator 

Parramatta Mission is seeking a Youth and Family Participation Coordinator to join the existing headspace Community Development team. This position will be based across headspace Parramatta, Mount Druitt, Penrith and Castle Hill, and involves travel across Western Sydney

About Us

headspace is Australia's National Youth Mental Health Foundation. headspace aims to be the focal point for youth mental health issues across the country.  headspace Parramatta, Mount Druitt, Penrith and Castle Hill bring together an integrated and collaborative team of co-located and affiliated services, working as a coordinated network under the same lead agency, Parramatta Mission.  We aim to provide a one stop shop approach of services to young people aged between 12-25 years who are at risk of mental health and substance use issues across Western Sydney.

About The Role

This position is instrumental in developing, implementing and evaluating youth, and family and friend participation across the headspace Primary Care and Youth Early Psychosis platforms within headspace Parramatta, Mount Druitt, Penrith and Castle Hill. This role will coordinate YAC and FAFC meetings, integration, training, sub committees, activities and projects to build the capacity of headspace, Uniting Recovery to integrate youth and family/friends participation throughout the organisation and utilise it meaningfully and support youth and family/friends participation models in contribution to the headspace model and organisational processes.

Furthermore, this position will contribute to the development and implementation of an annual strategy to ensure meaningful and broadly inclusive youth participation and family and friends participation. The YFPC will support 40 Youth Advisory Committee members and 15 Family and Friends Advisory Committee member to the facilitation of activities and projects centred around community awareness and engagement, pathway and access development, quality improvement, and media and communications strategy.

Selection Criteria:

  • Demonstrated management or volunteer management experience
  • A tertiary qualification in health promotion, social work, psychology, community development or related equivalent
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal
  • Ability to develop, document, monitor and report on community awareness strategies and plans
  • Sound knowledge of the mental health and community sector
  • Sound knowledge of mental health promotion and messaging
  • Experience in facilitating Community Development initiatives and projects
  • Demonstrated ability to consult with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to relate to young people
  • Ability to produce newsletters and health promotion resources
  • Current driver's license
  • Computer literacy in Windows Office programs
  • Ability to travel across headspace centres
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

To be eligible to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa. Successful appointment to this position is subject to a satisfactory National Criminal History check and the candidate's provision of a valid Working With Children Check.

Parramatta Mission welcomes applications from people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background and people with a lived experience of mental illness.

To apply for this position please forward your resume and a cover letter addressing the above criteria to carla.browne@unitingrecovery.org.au by 5pm 12th September 2017. 

Only applicants who address and meet the selection criteria will be contacted for interview.

For more information contact:

Name: Carla Browne
Email: carla.browne@unitingrecovery.org.au

More information

How to make a referral (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

If you are a service provider and you wish to refer a young person to headspace, simply download the form below and return it via email to: HeadspaceCastleHill@unitingrecovery.org.au 

Please ensure that the young person whom you refer is willing to engage with headspace and is able to attend appointments.

We recommend that you follow up the emailed referral with a phone call, just to make sure we've received it.

Our intake phone number is: 7801 4600

Castle Hill referral form

Community Development Requests (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

The Community Development Team are available to assist with a range of community activities and events.

To make a request, please complete the forms below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

Mental health event: The Community Development Team can participate in community events and engage in health and service promotion.

We can provide a pop-up stall to distribute a range of information around what mental health is, how to increase positive mental health, and how to link into our services whilst also including some engaging activities for the community. 

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

In-service tour: The Community Development Team can provide tours and visits at our local headspace centres for service providers. 

Throughout the in-service tour a member of our Community Development Team will provide you with an overview of the services, staff and resources on site at this centre, in addition to information on making appropriate referrals to headspace.

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

Student Engagement Site tour: The Community Development Team can provide tours and visits at our local headspace centres for students.

Throughout the Student Engagement Site tour a member of our Community Development Team will provide you with an overview of the services, staff and resources on site at this centre and answer any questions to support learning.

To make a request, please complete this form below and return it to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

Educational Workshops: we provide workshops for groups of young people, parents, family members, or carers of young people.

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

Service and Referral Presentations: we provide presentations for groups of staff and/or service providers who work with young people (e.g. teachers, youth workers, school counsellors etc).

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

Promotional material: The Community Development Team can post out promotional material (e.g., posters and post cards).

To make a request, please complete this form below and return to headspacecdt@ucmh.org.au

 If you are interested in a large amount of factsheets, visit:

www.headspace.org.au/is-it-just-me/find-information/downloadable-fact-sheets