Youth Engagement & Intake Officer (flying headspace) – headspace Port Augusta

headspace Port Augusta
Port Augusta, Australia
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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 – 37.5 hours per fortnight.
  • This exciting opportunity is to join our flying headspace program working within the headspace Port Augusta team.
  • The role is flying into remote communities including Marree, Oodnadatta, Yalata in close partnerships with the Royal Flying Doctor Service to conduct
           psychosocial assessments including risk assessments and formulating case plans in collaboration with the young person.
  • Developing trusting relationships with community and stakeholders in the remote communities.
  • The Youth Engagement & Intake Officer will facilitate community engagement activities and group activities to engage young people and raise mental health

About you:

  • The role is applicable to suitably experienced and qualified Psychologists, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists or Nurses.
  • Current and full registration with appropriate registration authority (AHPRA or AASW).
  • The successful candidate will be required to undertake a criminal history check (National Police Check) and hold a Department of Human Services (DHS)
           Working with Children Check and NDIS Worker Check.

What’s in it for you?

  • A flexible work environment to support work-life balance.
  • Salary Range: $74,779 - $96,075 pro-rata.
  • Generous salary packaging – up to the maximum amount of salary packaging as permitted by the government for a not-for-profit organisation.
  • 5 weeks annual leave (+17.5% loading) and paid cultural leave.

Application form and job description available HERE

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


Employment with CObH is subject to a National Police Check (NPC), DHS Working with Children Check and NDIS Worker Check.  All applicants must have current working rights in Australia and a valid driving licence.


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


headspace Port Augusta is operated by Country & Outback Health - to learn more about us, 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.