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headspace – Allied Health Practitioner/s – Private Practice

Organisation : headSpace

Location : Melbourne (Dandenong)

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Profession : Community Services, Healthcare & Medical, Social & Support Work

Sector : Health – General, Mental Health, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 24 Oct, 2021

About the role

Our headspace team is seeking experienced Allied Health Practitioners to join our multi-disciplinary team, to deliver focused psychological strategies under the Better Access to Mental Health Care program to young people aged 12-25.

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation, acting as a one-stop shop for young people seeking help with mental health, drug and alcohol, primary health and work/study issues.

We’re very flexible to ensure 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 one day each week or 8 hours across the week. This provides a great opportunity for you to expand your scope and provide additional support to the community during these difficult times.

What you’ll be doing

You will be providing high standard, person-centred counselling and focused psychological strategies to youth with mental health issues. Work with the Clinical Lead and multidisciplinary team members as needed to coordinate care. As a contractor, you will have an ongoing referral base of young people who have been assessed and a re ready to access services. In addition, you will be supported with;

  • Full administrative support (including reception, billings, appointment bookings and reminder service)
  • Fully web-based medical record software with IT support
  • Co-located General Practitioners and Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol support
  • Free professional development activities
  • Flexible work days and hours (min 8 hours per week), and WFH arrangements


Who we’re looking for

We hope to hear from fully registered General Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, accredited Mental Health Social Workers, Mental Health Occupational Therapists and other Allied Health Practitioners with experience working with young people with different mental health problems. You must be eligible to be billed through the Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS – Better Access to Mental Health Care). You will hold your own Professional Indemnity insurance and ABN.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : headSpace

headsSpace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation, acting as a one-stop shop for young people seeking help with mental health, drug and alcohol, primary health, and work/study issues.

How to apply

Hit ''APPLY NOW'' and submit your application to be considered for this role.

For further information please contact:

Laura Boscaglia, headspace Clinical Lead on 0400541994.


Please quote in application: headspace – Allied Health Practitioner/s – Private Practice via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Community_Services, #Healthcare_and_Medical, #Social_and_Support_Work
Sector: #Health_–_General, #Mental_Health, #Youth_and_Young_People

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