Youth Access Clinician headspace Port Augusta – Part-time

headspace Port Augusta
February 8, 2024
Port Augusta, Australia
Job Type


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 core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services.

About the role:

  • Part-time 67.5 hours per fortnight Mon-Fri
  • Build effective rapport with clients by providing a safe, inclusive and professional environment.
  • Conduct initial screening assessments, including a risk assessment and formulate a case plan in collaboration with the client.
  • Develop initiatives and strategies to assist in engaging and linking young people with supports, including group activities and facilitating groups.
  • Develop relationships with schools and community service providers and establish therapeutic group activities in schools and in the community.
  • An innovative service in headspace that aims to provide young people and families with timely services that meet their needs.


  • The role is applicable to suitably experienced and qualified Psychologists, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists or Mental Health Nurses.
  • Current and full registration with appropriate registration authority (AHPRA or AASW).
  • National Police Check and Department of Human Services Child-Related Employment Screening

What’s in it for you?

  • A supportive working environment
  • A competitive salary in recognition of your qualifications and experience – $72,000 - $92,600 pro-rata.
  • 5 weeks annual leave PLUS 17.5% leave loading.
  • Generous salary packaging options to increase your take home pay

Applications are reviewed as they come in, so do not wait, apply today!

 Application form and job description available here

For more information please contact: Abby Walker, Centre Manager on 08 8641 4300

To learn more about headspace Port Augusta and our team visit:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and communities including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all ages, genders, ethnicities, religions, cultures, sexual orientations, people with lived experience and people with disabilities.