Youth Engagement & Intake Officer headspace Port Augusta (Flying headspace) – Full-time

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:

  • We offer this exciting opportunity to join our team at headspace Port Augusta, working in remote communities including Marree, Oodnadatta, Yalata in close partnerships with the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
  • The Youth Engagement & Intake Officer will respond in a timely and effective manner to requests for headspace Port Augusta services by conducting psychosocial assessments including risk assessments and formulating case plans in collaboration with the young person.
  • The Youth Engagement & Intake Officer will provide advocacy, care coordination and link young people with vocational / educational and social supports.
  • The Youth Engagement & Intake Officer will facilitate community engagement activities and group activities to engage young people and raise mental heath literacy.


  • 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)
  • 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
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • 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.