Hours

  • Monday: 10:00am - 6:30pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 6:30pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace

Redcliffe

Units 5-7, 457 Oxley Avenue, Redcliffe, Queensland 4020
P: (07) 3897 1897 F: (07) 3897 1800

headspace Redcliffe is operated by Open Minds 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, Brisbane North (Partners 4 Health Ltd).

headspace Redcliffe provides support services to young people aged 12-25 years who are going through a tough time.

If you need someone to talk to about issues that are concerning you… headspace Redcliffe can help. The best part is our service is free, confidential and youth friendly, and no referral is required.

headspace Redcliffe is open Monday and Thursday 10:00am to 6:30pm and Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm (excluding public holidays) so if you want to talk or make an appointment give us a call on 07 3897 1897.

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.

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 Redcliffe

Allied Health Sub-Contractors, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: Open Minds Australia

Deadline: 05/01/2018 12:00am

Allied Health Sub-contractors – headspace Redcliffe and headspace Taringa

  • Join an innovative and well recognised not-for-profit organisation
  • Clinical & General Psychologists, Mental Health Social Workers, Mental Health Occupational Therapists
  • Based in Redcliffe and Taringa
  • Working as a Private Practitioner (minimum 2 days per week)

Established in 2006, headspace is making a difference to the lives of thousands of young Australians in the area of youth mental health, by:

  • Giving young Australians the opportunity to seek help early
  • Making it easier for young people and their families to access information
    • Creating awareness and educating young people about how to get help

headspace Redcliffe and Taringa are part of Open Minds Australia. headspace Redcliffe and Taringa are an early intervention program for young people aged 12-25 years with emerging mental health and/or substance use problems, providing young people with access to Allied Health professionals and the support they need to develop and maintain the skills and confidence they need to live healthy and happy lives.

As part of our continued growth we are seeking professionally accredited allied health workers to complement the mental health platform of our model.

You will be a passionate and experienced individual with demonstrated clinical skills working with young people, together with experience in working with multi-disciplinary teams. You will possess considerable experience in a range of mental health service settings including the provision of mental health services to young people aged 12-25. Naturally, you will possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, and a high level of self-motivation and initiative.

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you will have the opportunity to be part of an innovative initiative that is committed to improving the wellbeing of young Australians through the provision of high quality, integrated services, when and where they are needed.

You will be engaged as an independent contractor and will be remunerated by rebates received through the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS).

Multiple opportunities are available. To be considered please provide a maximum 2-page covering letter outlining your experience in relation to the key criteria identified in the Position Description, along with an up to date resume.

To obtain a copy of the Position Description, or to enquire further about this exciting opportunity please contact Bernadette Powell, Practice Administrator, on 07 3897 1897 or email headspace.Redcliffe@openminds.org.au

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have, or be eligible for, an appropriate work visa; a Working with Children Check (or equivalent); and full registration with AHPRA or AASW.

For more information contact:

Name: Bernadette Powell
Phone: (07) 3897 1897
Email: headspace.Redcliffe@openminds.org.au

General Practitioners, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Employer: Open Minds Australia

Deadline: 05/01/2018 12:00am

General Practitioners (headspace Redcliffe & Taringa)

Open Minds Pty Ltd

 

Brisbane

 

Open Minds is seeking youth focused General Practitioners, with an interest in youth mental health, to join headspace services at two established centres in Redcliffe, QLD and Taringa, QLD.

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • 70%-80% of Billings, negotiable
  • Must have unrestricted registration

 

About headspace

 

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 years olds. The service is designed to make it as easy as possible for a young person and their family to get the held they need for problems affecting their wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support, and alcohol and other drug services. Open Minds in the lead agency for headspace Redcliffe and Taringa.

 

About the Opportunity

 

Open Minds is currently recruiting for fully registered and unrestricted General Practitioners for our headspace centres located in Redcliffe and Taringa. You will have access to flexible working arrangements and be fully supported by a team consisting of Clinical Lead, Practice Administrator, Intake Team, and Admin and Reception staff.

 

The headspace service model attempts to overcome many of the barriers to care experienced by youth aged 12-25 years and was designed to complement existing primary care and specialist services. The principle aim of headspace is to establish a highly accessible multidisciplinary model of care to target the core needs of young people surrounding Redcliffe and Taringa.

 

headspace Redcliffe and Taringa aim to build greater awareness of youth mental health and create youth and family friendly service environments that encourage young people with mental health concerns to seek appropriate help and to do so early. Accordingly, headspace Redcliffe and Taringa strive to ensure early detection and early intervention in emerging mental illness and substance disorders, and provide an integrated response to both clinical and non-clinical supports to young people aged 12-25.

 

Job Benefits:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Full administrative support
  • Established and growing database
  • Remuneration of 70%-80% billings - negotiable

 

Requirements:

  • Must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident with a minimum of two (2) years work experience in Australia
  • Must hold relevant qualifications and have full Unrestricted AHPRA registration
  • Must be eligible for a Medicare Provider Number and be able to work unsupervised

 

For further information about this position, or to request a copy of the Position Description, please contact Bernadette Powell, Practice Administrator, on 07 3897 1897 or by emailing Bernadette.Powell@openminds.org.au.

 

For more information contact:

Name: Bernadette Powell
Phone: (07) 3897 1897
Email: headspace.Redcliffe@openminds.org.au

More information

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

If you are a young person aged 12-25 enquiring about headspace Redcliffe services for yourself, you do not require a formal referral, simply give us a call on 07 3897 1897 to make an appointment or drop in and have a chat to one of our Reception staff. We are located at Units 5-7, 457 Oxley Avenue, Redcliffe (behind Sizzler and across the car park from Dominos Pizza).

If you are a friend, family member or carer, you can phone to book an appointment on behalf of a young person but we do request that you discuss this with the young person first to make sure they are happy to come along.

 

GP, School and Service Provider Referrals

If you are a Doctor, School Guidance Officer, Teacher, Service Provider, or work in a Government Department, you can provide a written referral on behalf of a young person to attend headspace Redcliffe.

A copy of our referral form can be found by clicking the following links - PDF version for printing, or WORD version to fill out electronically. Once completed, please forward your referral, along with any accompanying documentation, to headspace Redcliffe via Email, Fax or Post as per the details on the form.

Information session and event booking requests (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Redcliffe have a dedicated Community Development team that offer a range of different services that include Presentations to large groups, Workshops designed for Young People or the General Community or Service Providers and much more.

School assembly requests, please read below information.

For other requests below you can find our request forms. Please ensure you read through all the information correctly. Once completed please email your request to headspace.Redcliffe@openminds.org.au .

Workshops or Presentations Form - Form-Workshop-or-Presentation-headspace-Redcliffe4.pdf

In service visit to headspace Redcliffe - Form-In-service-Visit-headspace-Redcliffe2.pdf

Mental Health Event - Form-Mental-Health-Event-headspace-Redcliffe2.pdf

Promotional Material request - Form-Promotional-Material-headspace-Redcliffe2.pdf

School assembly presentations

headspace Redcliffe is pleased to announce the launch of our new school awareness initiative which will see our centre delivering free ‘youth mental health literacy’ assembly presentations (5-10 minutes) to local schools throughout 2017.
The ‘youth mental health literacy’ presentation aims to achieve the following outcomes for students:
- Increase mental health literacy
- De-stigmatise mental health issues
- Create awareness of headspace support services
- Promote positive help seeking behaviours
To secure a booking for your school please contact our Admin team today to secure your booking. Please ensure you provide a contact name, number and email address for our Community Development team to get back in contact with you to finalise the details around your booking prior to the presentation.
headspace Redcliffe contact details:
- Phone: (07) 3897 1897
- Fax: (07) 3897 1800
- Email: headspace.Redcliffe@openminds.org.au

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

headspace Redcliffe staff are dedicated professionals who support young people in a friendly, confidential and non-judgemental environment.

Staff:

  • Jamie, Regional Manager Allied Health 
  • Bernadette, Practice Administrator
  • Meg, Clinical Lead (On leave until June 2018)
  • Matt, Acting Clinical Lead
  • Jo, Intake & Assessment Worker
  • Bec, Intake & Assessment Worker (Part-time)
  • Dannielle, Community Development Officer
  • Kerry, Admin Officer (Part-time)
  • Nikki, Receptionist (Part-time)
  • Carla, Receptionist (Part-time)

Clinical Contractors:

  • Amanda, MH Accredited Social Worker and Art Therapist
  • Kim, General Psychologist
  • Ashley, MH Accredited Social Worker
  • Bimpe, MH Accredited Social Worker

In-kind Service Provision:

  • Noffs QLD
  • QLD Health (Groups)
  • Centrelink
  • Worklinks
  • Open Minds Employment
  • Anglicare (Groups)
  • Aftercare (PiR and PHaMs)
  • Family Drug Support (Groups)
  • Redcliffe Area Youth Space and Relationships Australia (Groups)

 

Fee-for-service (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace aims to provide easy access to services for young people at little or no cost and in most cases your headspace visit will be provided free of charge, however there are some circumstances that may result in services needing to be paid for. Where fees apply, you will be advised in advance.

Allied Health Services (Clinical/General Psychologist, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist)

If you have a valid Australian Medicare Card and a current Mental Health Care Plan, up to 10 sessions in a calendar year with your allied health worker will be bulk-billed through Medicare.

If you are not eligible for an Australian Medicare Card, or do not wish to obtain a Mental Health Care Plan, or if you have used all of your 10 sessions for the year under your Mental Health Care Plan you will be charged to see the allied health worker as follows:

 

Clinical Psychologist

General Psychologist

Social Worker

Occupational Therapist

STANDARD

$125.00

$85.00

$75.00

$75.00

SHORT

$85.00

$61.00

$53.00

$53.00

GROUP

$32.00

$22.00

$19.00

$19.00

- Payment for fee-for-service appointments can be made via EFTPOS (preferred) or CASH (please note that we do not keep large quantities of cash on-site and exact money is preferred).

- Fees are aligned to the Medicare Benefits Schedule and are subject to change if the Medicare rate increases.

Don't have a Medicare Card? (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

To access some of the services at headspace Redcliffe at no cost a Medicare card may be required. To apply for a Medicare card, go to: bit.ly/medicarecard

Do know your Medicare details? You can call Medicare on 13 20 11 or speak to your headspace worker or one of our reception staff who can help you.

Did you know you can get you own Medicare card from the age of 15? For more information on this click here

Parking, Accessibility and Transport Options (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Parking

  • Park is available in front of headspace Redcliffe. This is accessed off Portwood Street. 

Accessibility

  • Accessibility parking is available in the Centre’s car park (with access off Portwood Street), and an accessibility ramp is provided to the Centre’s main entry.

Public Transport

Public transport is available via numerous train and bus services.

  • The Kippa Ring Railway station is approximately a 40 minute walk from the Centre’s main entry, however buses are available. For directions click here
  • The nearest bus stop is located on Anzac Avenue, just a few minutes walk from the Centre.

For the most up to date train and bus routes and schedules, please visit the Translink Journey Planner

 

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Student Placement Information (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Placement Information

headspace Redcliffe offers a limited number of student placements each year, the demand for these is always high.  To assist students to decide whether headspace Redcliffe may be an appropriate and suitable placement option, we have created the following information.  

WHAT TYPE OF ACTIVITIES DO STUDENTS GET TO PARTICIPATE IN WHILST ON PLACEMENT?

Whilst on placement at headspace Redcliffe, students work closely with members of the Intake & Assessment Team. This Team is made up of mental health professionals with a range of different tertiary qualifications including Psychology and Social Work.

The type of activities students typically have the opportunity to participate in whilst on placement at headspace Redcliffe includes:

  • conducting comprehensive psychosocial assessment;
  • participating in Clinical Review meetings;
  • making referrals to external and internal service providers;
  • providing case coordination;
  • leading or co-facilitating therapeutic groups;
  • providing brief intervention counselling sessions; and
  • participating in community awareness activities (e.g. providing presentations at schools to students, teachers and parents or hosting a stall at a community based event).

Whilst on placement at headspace Redcliffe there may also be an opportunity to observe or co-facilitate a counselling session with one of the Centre’s qualified Allied Health Counsellors. This however is at the discretion of the client and Allied Health Counsellor.

WHAT TYPE OF STUDENTS CAN COMPLETE A PLACEMENT AT HEADSPACE REDCLIFFE?

The type of students headspace Redcliffe can offer placements to each year depends on the professional background of the Centre’s Intake & Assessment Team and their schedules.

Due to the headspace model of service provision, student placements are not offered to:

  • High school students;
  • Students completing their first placement (e.g. 3rd year Bachelor of Social Work students or 1st year Masters of Social Work (qualifying) students);
  • Bachelor of Counselling students;
  • Bachelor of Human Services students; or
  • Bachelor of Nursing students.

Note - Sometimes there are placement opportunities available for TAFE students however these placements are completed with our Community Development Officer and not with the Intake & Assessment Team.  The type of activities TAFE students typically have the opportunity to participate in whilst on placement at headspace Redcliffe varies according to the student’s placement requirements and the Community Development Officer’s priorities at the time.

WHO PROVIDES ON-SITE SUPERVISION?

Students receive on-site supervision from a member of the Intake & Assessment Team or the Centre’s Clinical Lead. Depending on the type of qualification students are completing students may also be required to access supervision from an external supervisor.

HOW DO I MAKE A REQUEST FOR A PLACEMENT AT THE CENTRE?

The most appropriate way to request a placement at headspace Redcliffe is through your education provider’s Field Education Unit, Placement Coordinator or equivalent.

headspace Redcliffe does not accept placement requests from individual  students.

 

The availability of student placements will be advertised on the headspace Redcliffe website and social media channels:  

 

www.headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/redcliffe/ 

www.facebook.com/headspaceRedcliffe

 www.instagram.com/headspace.redcliffe/

For information about headspace: visit www.headspace.org.au/