Registered Psychologists / Accredited Mental Health Social Workers

Job No: FLO2661
Location: Parramatta

headspace works from an early intervention and prevention framework with young people and their families who have emerging mental health issues. We deliver four core services which include general health, mental health support, vocational services, and alcohol and other drug services. Our lead agency is Flourish Australia and we stand to help people with a lived experience feel supported and meet their everyday challenges. We want them to live ordinary, even extraordinary lives, and would love to meet like-minded individuals.

Due to high demand, we are looking for highly motivated registered psychologists or accredited mental health social workers for an immediate start to provide Medicare funded clinical services to young people. As a practitioner with headspace Parramatta, you will be running your own client caseload in collaboration with a well-resourced team., so tell us your preferred hours and we will fill your calendar!

  • Located in Parramatta (open Monday to Friday)
  • Opportunities for hybrid working (onsite and tele-health)
  • Flexible to fit your availability, as little as one day a week

About You

We would love to meet you if you have direct clinical experience with young people, families, cultural diversity, LGBTIQ+ communities, and eating disorders and those who would like to make a positive impact to young people.

In addition to relevant qualifications and experience, and a Medicare Provider Number we are seeking to find practitioners who are enthusiastic, cooperative team players and positive contributors to the headspace culture.


We are a bulk-billing psychology practice that provides tele-health & onsite services. As a contracted role - we offer a flat rate that is highly competitive. You will enjoy the benefits of:

  • Flexible hours and consult with  guaranteed referrals and maximum 6 young people a day.
  • Team-based approach including fully managed case-coordination by headspace clinicians.
  • Comprehensive administrative support including appointment bookings, reminders, and billing.
  • Free consulting room and fully equipped clinic.
  • Access to regular consultation and direct referrals to an experienced multi-disciplinary team including nurses, GPs, psychiatrists, dietitians, drug and alcohol specialists and family counsellors.  
  • Access to regular clinical supervision, individual and group.
  • Access to free and regular training and development.
  • Team building and social events on a regular basis (voluntary).

About the Role

As a highly valued member of the team you will be making a major contribution to improving the mental health and wellbeing of young people.

  • Commitment to achieving therapeutic goals using effective assessment, treatment planning, treatment strategies.
  • Participation in clinical decisions about treatment planning, assessment, risk management and working with other services.
  • Client related work – e.g. GP letters/Reports.
  • Participate in regular multi-disciplinary case review, supervision and peer supervision.
  • Work within a supportive team environment.
  • Liaise with external providers as needed e.g. GPs, Schools.

Your Qualifications & Experience

  • Registered Psychologist OR Clinical Psychologist with AHPRA, OR Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with AASW.
  • Eligibility to provide services under Medicare and be willing to Bulk Bill;
  • Demonstrated clinical experience with young people or within mental health in diverse settings including (e.g. bio-psychosocial assessments, risk assessments and providing focused psychological intervention).
  • Working with Children's Check and Police Check
  • Have an ABN or be able to obtain one
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencement.

Whilst headspace fully supports early career and provisional psychologists and social workers, on this instance please only apply if you are fully registered or accredited and have a Medicare provider number with direct psychological intervention experience.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please complete the questions below. You will then be asked to attach a copy of your resume and cover letter on the following page, we encourage you to have your resume up-to-date and available before you commence the application.

Our ad will be running for 30 days, and we will interview as we receive applications. Only applications from registered psychologists or accredited mental health social workers will be considered.

For more information contact Amanda Baxter, Senior Clinical Manager. E: (please do not email applications)

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