Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace

Liverpool

Street Level 1, 50 Macquarie Street North, Liverpool, New South Wales 2170
P: (02) 8785 3200 F: (02) 8568 7932

headspace Liverpool is operated by The Benevolent Society. 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, South Western Sydney (South Western Sydney PHN).

headspace Liverpool provides mild to moderate mental health services to young people aged 12-25.

If you are a young person looking for health advice, support and/or information, headspace Liverpool can help you with:

  • Mental health, Sexual health, physical health
  • Alcohol and other drug services
  • Bullying and relationships
  • Education, employment and training services
  • School and work hassles

We now also provide the following specialist services: -

  • Our GP, Dr Gerard Cudmore is available on Tuesday's from 10am - 5pm and Wednesday's 2pm - 5pm. The service is bulk billed. Please bring your Medicare card to the appointment.
  • Camilla Baker Vocation, education and housing worker every Friday, that can assist with resume writing, interview skills, Centrelink, Housing, Course enrolment.
  • Drug and Alcohol specific counselling
  • Four onsite psychologists.

If you would like to make a referral contact us on 8785 3200.

To find out more about our service, check out our centre video .

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 Liverpool

Psychologist in Private Practice, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Psychologists in Private Practice

Multiple contracted positions available

Make a difference to young people, join one of Australia’s newest and most innovative Not for Profits.

headspace Liverpool is looking for youth oriented and community focussed Psychologists and Clinical Psychologists. You will work with the multidisciplinary team on site to provide early intervention and treatment for mental health and related problems in young people aged 12 -25 years and their families.

You will be making a major contribution to improving the mental health and wellbeing of young people. You will avail of extended consultation time and leveraging the other multidisciplinary expertise available on site to achieve great health outcomes for patients. 

We’re very flexible so you get the best of both worlds; you can maintain your existing private or public work and provide contracted services to us for as little as ½ day a week. You should be be eligible to provide services under the Medicare Benefits Better Outcomes for Mental Health Initiative.

What we can offer?

  • Flexible working hours;
  • Full administration support including reception, billings & appointment bookings;
  • Fully computerised software with IT support;
  • National Collaborative online learning tools (CLN) with National Clinical team support;
  • Fully managed case co-ordination along with regular multi-disciplinary case reviews;
  • As well as on-going referrals of young people who have been assessed and are ready to receive services.

What do we need from you?

  • A desire to make a difference in the lives of young people experiencing mental illness;
  • Full registration as a Psychologist or Clinical Psychologist;
  • Extensive and demonstrated experience providing clinical services  to young people aged 12 to 25 years old;
  • Eligibility to provide services under Medicare and be willing to Bulk Bill;
  • An ABN;
  • Personal Professional Indemnity Insurance;
  • Available at least 1-2 days per week.

 

Apply today by emailing Caitlin.Miles@benevolent.org.au with a brief cover letter and your cv. For enquires contact Caitlin on 02 8785 3202.

For more information contact:

Name: Caitlin Miles
Phone: (02) 8785 3200
Email: caitlin.miles@benevolent.org.au

More information

Our team (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Liverpool has a range of youth friendly staff, happy to help.  Our team includes...

Martin - Clinical Services Manager

Vikki - Clinical Lead

Caitlin M - Practice and Community Development Coordinator

Lena - Administration and reception

Hafid - Youth Access Practitioner

Claire - Youth Access Practitioner

Natasha - Youth Access Practitioner

Sarah - Youth Access Practitioner

 

Our private practitioners include...

Amanda - Mental Health Nurse

Caitlin B - Registered Psychologist

Zak - Registered Psychologist

Tegan - Registered Psychologist

Rosie - Registered Psychologist

Alena - Registered Psychologist

Edel - Registered Psychologist

Gerard - General Practitioner

We also have workers from FYRST Drug and Alcohol counseling, solicitors from Marrickville Legal Centre and a Vocation and Education worker on various days throughout the week

 

 

How to obtain your own Medicare card (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

All of headspace Liverpool services are free - but for some services you need a Medicare card.

If you do not have a Medicare card you can apply on the Human Services page - https://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/medicare/medicare-card

If you are ineligible to apply for a Medicare Card give us a call and we will direct you to alternative appropriate services for you

Payment and Fees (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

All services at headspace Liverpool are free of charge.

Our Centre has a number of health providers who work under the Medicare system which means that to see our GP and Pyschologists we need your Medicare card.

All visits to the GP are bulk billed and up 10 sessions per calendar year with a Psychologist can also be bulk billed under Medicare.

How to find us (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Liverpool is located on Level 1, 50 Macquarie Street North, Liverpool, NSW, 2170. We are just a short walk or bus ride away from Liverpool station and Warwick Farm station.

Parking at headspace Liverpool can be tricky. There is some street parking available, metered parking directly across the road at the memorial park or we are a 300m walk from Liverpool Westfield where parking is free for the first 3 hours.

We share our building with a number of different organizations so it might help to look out for signs for Red Cross, Kirana and NAB. Once you reach our address, head up the stairs and turn left where you will then be greeted by our friendly receptionist.

Join headspace Liverpool Youth Reference Group (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

How you can join the headspace Liverpool Youth Reference Group.

  • Are you between the ages of 16  to  25?
  • Do you live in the Liverpool and Fairfield Local Government Area?
  • Are you passionate about mental health, physical health, drug and alcohol and education/ employment issues?

 Well the headspace Liverpool Youth Reference Group might be for you!

 What is the headspace Liverpool Youth Reference Group?

headspace Liverpool Youth Reference Group is the link between the service and the community. It is a volunteer based team working on promoting youth mental health through community events such as: -

  • Information stalls
  • Workshops at schools and community centers
  • Parent/ Teacher Question and Answer sessions
  • Interactive activities

As a member of the headspace Liverpool Youth Reference Group you will

  • Collaborate with other young people to plan, run and evaluate events and activities for young people in the Liverpool and Fairfield area.
  • Work on specific projects within our local community.
  • Provide feedback and advice about our service and how we can improve our service.
  • Help to promote headspace Liverpool and important youth issues in the local area.

 By getting involved you will have the opportunity to;

  • Have your say on important issues and influence how headspace Liverpool works
  • Learn new skills, experience new things and build self confidence
  • Meet and work with other young people who are passionate about youth mental health
  • Receive training on headspace Liverpool and its structure.

 Who can join?

The headspace Liverpool Youth Reference Group is open to anyone aged 16 – 25 who is passionate about mental health issues. You may have had your own experience, seen a friend or family member struggle, or simply be passionate about making a difference for young people in your community.

Contact

headspace Liverpool on (02) 8785 3200 for more information or email headspace.liverpool@benevolent.org.au

Please complete the application form

 

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

If you are a health professional, parent/guardian or a young person who would like to make a self referral to headspace Liverpool please give us a call on (02) 8785 3200 and ask to speak with one of our friendly intake officers.

This information will assist us in getting each young person the help they need.

You can also download our referral form below, we request that any referral forms that are sent through are followed up with a  phone call.

Referral-Form.docx


In case of a crisis or emergency, please contact:
- Mental Health Line on 1800 011 511
- Emergency on 000

 

School and Community Presentations or Workshops (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

At headspace Liverpool we can provide a range of different presentations and or workshops to school students, teachers, parents, carers, local community groups and organisations.

headspace Liverpool would like to ensure, that as a service we are meeting the needs of schools in the area as well as promoting a whole school approach to mental health. We can deliver one off presentations or four-six week programs. If you would like a four - six week program, we encourage a meeting to discuss the needs of the school and or local community.

Our workshops are of a general nature and have a health promotion and education focus. We deliver these workshops to promote positive mental health and well being and encourage young people to do the same. If you would like information on a specific medical or therapeutic focus please inform us on the form.

Some of the topics headspace Liverpool can deliver workshops on include: -

  • Mental health
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Healthy relationships
  • Bullying and social media.

If you would like us to present a topic at your school, community group or organisation, please download and complete this School and Communities presentation form and email it back to our community development worker Caitlin Miles or phone on (02) 8785 3200.

 

 

 

 

 

 

headspace Liverpool Specialist Services (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Liverpool provides a range of specialist services, these services include:-

  • General Practitioners who are available Tuesday, Wednesday afternoon and Thursday. The service is bulk billed. Please bring your Medicare card to the appointment.
  • Vocation, education and housing worker every second Friday, that can assist with resume writing, interview skills, Centrelink, housing, and course enrolment.
  • Free legal advice from Marrickville Legal Centre, available every second Monday
  • Drug and Alcohol specific counselling
  • Psychologists.

To access these service please speak with your Youth Access Practitioner who will arrange these appointments for you.

To contact us, please phone (02) 8785 3200.