Overview

Flexibility with days and hours of work.

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 platforms for service delivery: mental health, physical health, alcohol and other drug services as well as assistance in education/vocational support.

Due to expansion of our services, headspace Western Sydney are currently seeking experienced part time General Practitioners to join our vibrant multidisciplinary youth health clinic (aged 12-25).

About the Role
We aim to provide young people with holistic primary health care and engagement with early intervention for those at risk of mental health issues. Working at headspace gives GP’s an opportunity to:
• Improve the lives of young people
• Provide a full range of health services, with an emphasis on managing mental health issues, diagnostic screening and cardio-metabolic health within primary care services and the youth early psychosis program
• Work collaboratively alongside onsite Psychiatrists, Nurses, Allied Health clinicians including Youth Access Team clinicians, Psychologists, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists
• Develop confidence and increased skills in working with young people in a community setting
• Access to onsite Private Allied Health Professionals who provide Psychological Services under Medicare
• Access to free professional development opportunities and training in youth mental health and the headspace model of care as well as learning opportunities through National e-learning
• Fully computerised facilities with full reception and administrative support

Hear from other headspace GP’s from around Australia to see what it is like to work in a headspace centre – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BDfoSFdFos

Selection Criteria
• Vocational Registration
• Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA).
• Experience in working as General Practitioner in a community setting
• Ability to actively engage and work collaboratively with young people, their families and significant others
• High level of interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)

If you are ready to join a fantastic multidisciplinary team and really make a difference to the lives of Young People, apply now!

If you require further information regarding this position or would like to apply, please contact Kellie Smith on 0409 425 661 email kellie.smith@parramattamission.org.au

RA Classification:
Major Cities (RA1)
Area of Need Position:
No