Vacancy Details

Vacancy Info:

Attention Line
EOI for Allied Health Practitioners at headspace Grafton
Vacancy Type
Position Title
Allied Health Practitioner
Hours Per Week
Eligible 3GA placement?
Eligible OMPS placement?
Position From
29 Oct 2020
Ad Expiry Date
29 Jan 2021
Date Posted
28 Aug 2020
Date Updated
29 Oct 2020


Position Description

GenHealth, lead agency of the headspace Grafton service, is seeking expressions of interest from Allied Health Practitioners (Clinical or Registered Psychologists, Mental Health Social Workers or Occupational Therapists) to provide contracted services within the headspace Grafton model of care.  We are seeking clinicians who are experienced in providing high quality, evidence-based interventions to young people aged 12-25 for our headspace service, funded through MBS and/or Healthy North Coast funding streams.

Practitioners working at headspace Grafton will operate under the headspace model based around early intervention and service delivery to young people with, or at risk of, mild to moderate mental ill health.

You will be required to:

Provide comprehensive assessment of Young People that access the service (in addition to assessments conducted through standard Intake and Assessment procedures);

  • Collaboratively develop, organize and undertake psycho-therapeutic interventions (individual and group) in accordance with evidence-based practice;

  •  Manage a caseload of Young People for whom you provide services (assessments, interventions and monitoring); and
  • Use processes and data systems as required by headspace which allow for reporting to headspace national and Healthy North Coast.

 To apply:

 Interested practitioners should submit their EOI by emailing a current CV and cover letter addressing how you meet all the above criteria to

 Closing Date for EOIs: 5.00pm Friday 27 November 2020

 For further information, please contact: Jason Grimes

Centre Manager, headspace Grafton I  Phone: 02 6642 1520  I  Email:





Essentials Description

You must hold approved tertiary qualifications (as required for the service you will be providing) in either psychology, social work, or occupational therapy .  You must also be registered with an appropriate professional body.  You will have:

  •  Professional indemnity insurance;
  • Have or be eligible for a provider number for Medicare rebates;

  • Have or be willing to obtain an ABN;

  • Experience in the assessment, diagnosis and provision of evidence-based treatments of mental health disorders;

  • Excellent skills in engaging and working with young people, their families and significant others;

  • Ability to work independently, with strong organisational and time management skills;

  • Knowledge of professional codes of conduct, ethics and values and to be aware of legislation which are relevant to young people and service delivery;

  • Experience working with a multidisciplinary team;

  • A current NSW Working with Children Check (or equivalent); and

  • Have a passion for making a difference in the lives of young people.


Description of Facilities

headspace centres, like headspace Grafton, are complex services hubs with enthusiastic and dedicated multi-discipline teams of co-located service providers, offering comprehensive support to young people in the four streams of: physical health, mental health, drug and alcohol services, and vocational/educational services.


Description of Benefits

 We can offer you?

 The opportunity to collaborate with our multi-disciplinary team comprising of our headspace access team, psychiatrists, dietitian and allied health professionals for comprehensive wrap-around clinical care, peer support and seamless referral pathways.

  • In return for bulk-billing, you will receive administrative support including appointment bookings and reminders, comfortable youth-friendly consultation rooms, an ongoing base of referrals, and a fantastic collegiate work-environment.

  • Support for participation in multi-discipline practice, peer/professional clinical supervision with other health practitioners and professional development.


Contact Details:

Practice Name
Contact Name
Belinda Jones
Contact Email
Main Phone
Secondary Phone


59 Duke Street
Grafton, NSW, 2460