headspace

Gladstone

Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:30pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 7:30pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace  Gladstone is a free and confidential service that provides support to young people 12-25 going through a tough time. 

If you want to talk or make an appointment call us on 07 4903 1921, or email  info@gladstoneheadspace.com.au  (monitored in business hours). If you're not feeling up to contacting us yourself, please ask your family, friend, teacher, doctor, or someone close to you to either make a  referral  or contact us on your behalf.  Referrals aren't required.

We are based in the arcade next to RM Williams on Goondoon Street. Just head down the arcade corridor and either up the stairs or the lift (for disability access).

View our  centre brochure

Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:30pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 7:30pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace Gladstone is operated by Roseberry Qld. All headspace services are funded by the Australian Government Department of Health. Administration of funding is carried out by the headspace centre’s local Primary Health Network, in this case, Central Queensland and Sunshine Coast (Sunshine Coast Health Network Ltd).

Services

Sexual Health Clinic

Services could include: provision of contraception and advice, testing, support, treatment and management of sexually transmissible infections(STI) HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis vaccination for Hepatitis and HPV, pregnancy testing and referral.

Doctor (GP)

GPs can help with any physical health issues as well as issues related to sexual health, drug or alcohol use, relationship problems or feeling down or upset. Your centre may have a GP on site or links to one locally. 

Work & Study Services

Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with work or study opportunities. 

Youth Programs

Centres have a range of programs and activities for young people. Just ask your centre what they have on. 

Mental Health Services

Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.

Alcohol & Drug Services

Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug issue. 

Youth Reference Group

A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.

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Positions currently available at headspace Gladstone

Care Coordinator, Full-time

Employer: Roseberry Qld

Deadline: 30/01/2019 5:00pm

  • Do you have tertiary level qualifications in health, behavioural/social sciences, community services, or a related discipline that provides a sound understanding and knowledge of assessing and working with young people at risk?
  • Are you currently studying to obtain a tertiary level qualification?

 

Roseberry Qld seeks applications from suitably qualified people for the position of Care Coordinator with headspace Gladstone for a short term contract period from 28 February 2019 to 28 February 2020. This is an exciting opportunity with a dynamic organisation to provide quality services to young people.

The purpose of the Care Coordinator position is to effectively engage, screen, assess, refer, provide brief interventions and coordinate care for young people aged 12-25 years that contact or are referred to the headspace centre.

The Care Coordinator works as part of a multidisciplinary team, including General Practitioners, Allied Health Clinicians, Community Engagement Workers, and Support staff. They will also work closely with local community and partner youth and health services to provide holistic and integrated care.

To find out more about the Position, visit www.roseberry.org.au/careers 

Please address the Selection Criteria in the Position Description, and forward with your cover letter and resume to leanne.donovan@roseberry.org.au

Closing Date: 30 January 2019

For more information contact:

Name: Leanne Donovan
Phone: (07) 4972 0047
Email: leanne.donovan@roseberry.org.au

Apply now

Allied Mental Health Private Practitioner - contracted, Part-time/Sessional

Employer: Roseberry Qld

Salary: Contract, MBS Funded

headspace Gladstone is seeking experienced Allied Mental Health Practitioners (Clinical or Registered Psychologists, Mental Health Social Workers or Occupational Therapists) to work with young people aged 12-25 and their families, to deliver focussed psychological strategies at the  headspace Gladstone Centre, funded through MBS payment.

You must be AHPRA/AASW Registered as a specialist Allied Mental Health professional, and have, or be eligible for a Mental Health provider number for Medicare Rebates. You must also have Professional indemnity insurance, an ABN and a current Working with Children Blue Card.

You must also be experienced in working a multidisciplinary team. Our office hours are Monday, Tuesdays & Friday 9am- 5pm, and 9am – 7.30pm on Wednesdays & Thursdays. There is some flexibility for different session times across the week, and we are particularly interested in Clinicians to expand our after-hours service.

In return for bulk-billing, headspace Gladstone offers administrative support including appointment bookings and reminders, comfortable youth-friendly counselling rooms, an ongoing base of referrals pf 12-25 year olds who have already completed a psychosocial assessment, and a fantastic collegiate work-environment. Care coordination, access to integrated GP and Psychiatry services and professional development opportunities are available.

 

For more information contact:

Name: David
Phone: (07) 4903 1921
Email: info@headspacegladstone.com.au

More information

Who We Are

Our Staff

headspace Gladstone is staffed by a dedicated team of health professionals who are passionate about making sure the support we provide is youth friendly. Our headspace team consists of core staff, the Youth Reference Group, consortium members, and private practitioners.  


Centre Manager (Clinical)

David


Practice Support Officer

Jaye


Administration

Taylor & Brielle 


Care Coordinators

Mick & Catherine  


Mental Health Clinicians

Nickie, Susan & Linda


Youth and Community Engagement Leaders

Rachel & Lauren


General Practitioner (GP)

Dr Dani 


 Private Practitioners

Lynette, Daniel & Sylvia


Allied Health Pracitioners

Tina (Roseberry Qld), Shannon (Roseberry Qld), Donna (Centacare), Robynne (Anglicare), Travis (Lives Lived Well), & Friederike (Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service)


 Consortium Partners

Roseberry QLD (Lead Agency), Central QLD Hospital & Health ServicesLives Lived WellCentral QLD University Toolooa SHSAnglicare CQCentacare CQ & Gladstone Rotary

Referrals & Making an Appointment

headspace Gladstone is NOT a CRISIS service

If you or your young person requires immediate support, contact:

  • 000 or visit the emergency department
  • Lifeline 13 11 14
  • Kidshelpline 1800 55 1800
  • eheadspace 1800 650 890 or eheadspace.org.au
  • Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467

How do I make an appointment?

f you are a young person aged 12-25 enquiring about headspace Gladstone services for yourself, you do not require a referral, simply give us a call on 07 4903 1921 to make an appointment, or drop in and have a chat to one of our Reception staff.

If you are a friend, family member or carer, you can phone to book an appointment on behalf of a young person but we do request that you discuss this with the young person first to make sure they are happy to come along.


Are you wanting to refer a young person?

If you are a School Guidance Officer, Teacher, Service Provider, or work in a Government Department, you can provide a written referral on behalf of a young person to attend headspace

Please click here for our referral form

If you are a GP, you do not need to fill in our referral form. We have salaried staff, as well as private practitioners offer bulk-billed appointments through a Mental Health Treatment Plan, if you can prepare a Mental Health Treatment Plan and attach a brief referral letter addressed to us, that would be most appreciated. After a young person attends we will let you know if the Mental Health Treatment Plan will be used. You can fax it to us on (07) 4803 9100.

 

While You Wait Options

If you are waiting for a call or an appointment, please check out some of the community resources below:

Websites:

eheadspace - Free, confidential, over the phone or online counselling service provided by headspace. 1800 650 890 or eheadspace.org.au

Kids Helpline - Free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5-25 years. 1800 55 1800 or kidshelpline.com.au

ReachOut - Online resources and support for young people under 25 going through a tough time. au.reachout.com

Beyond Blue - Online space for discussion and support from peers https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/online-forums

Head to Health - Wherever you are on your mental health journey, Head to Health is here to help you find the information, resources, and services that most suit your needs. headtohealth.gov.au

Bite Back - Online activities, psychoeducation and positive psychology to support young people with their mental health. biteback.org.au

The Desk - Online tools and programs to support students with their mental health. thedesk.org.au

Hello Sunday Morning - Website and app that support young people cutting back or taking a break from alcohol. hellosundaymorning.org

The BRAVE Program - Online program to support young people aged 8-17 with anxiety. brave4you.psy.uq.edu.au/

Breakup Shakeup - App that supports young people going through a relationship break up. iTunes.apple.com/au/app/breakup-shakeup/id1017200579?mt=8

Clear Your Vision - Online program to support young people to reduce their cannabis use. cannabissupport.com.au/treatment/tools-to-quit/clear-your-vision

Mood Gym - A free self help program that teaches cognitive behavioural skills to help prevent and manage symptoms related to anxiety and depression https://moodgym.com.au/

The Butterfly Foundation - Telephone and web based counselling, information and support for people experiencing eating disorders https://thebutterflyfoundation.org.au/


Apps:

BeyondNow App -  This is a safely planning app that you can work through if you're having thoughts of suicide. beyondblue.org.au/get-support/beyondnow-suicide-safety-planning

ReachOut Breathe App - An app to help reduce the physical symptoms of stress and anxiety by slowing down your heart rate with your mobile phone (iOS) or Apple Watch. https://au.reachout.com/tools-and-apps/reachout-breathe

Smiling Minds - A website and app teaching Mindfulness Meditation to young people (7-22 years), and adults https://smilingmind.com.au/

Act, Belong, Commit - An online campaign and app encouraging people to promote their own mental wellbeing by being active, connecting with others and creating purpose in their life. https://www.actbelongcommit.org.au/ 

Breakup Shakeup - A behavioural activation app that provides fun, easy activities to do to help young people (14-25 years) cope after a breakup http://www.emhprac.org.au/services/breakup-shakeup/ 

Don't have a Medicare Card?

A Medicare card lets people get a range of medical services and prescriptions at a lower cost, and free care as a public patient in a public hospital.

To access some of the services at headspace Gladstone at no cost, a Medicare card may be required.

To apply for a Medicare card, go to: https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/services/medicare/medicare-card/enrol

To find out eligibility, go to: https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/services/medicare/medicare-card/eligibility/who-can-get-it  

Did you know you can get you own Medicare card from the age of 15? For more information on this click here

 If you have any questions about this process or would like further information please contact us to discuss with one of the friendly headspace Gladstone staff.

Youth Reference Group (YRG)

What is the Youth Reference Group?

headspace Gladstone is providing young people with the opportunity to be heard and be active around youth mental health and alcohol and other drug issues.  There are a number of roles you can play in a headspace local reference group, including:

  • Leading a project in your local area
  • Peer support and mentoring
  • Media Spokesperson

By getting involved you will:

  • Have the opportunity to have your say and direct youth mental health services in Australia
  • Develop new skills
  • Meet and work with other young people who are passionate about youth mental health
  • Make a difference to youth mental health

headspace will provide some training to support you to participate in the above groups or activities

Who Can apply?

anyone aged between 12 and 25 who is involved with headspace Gladstone centre. 

We are looking for about 15 local young people to join the group.

We want you to apply if:

  • you have had your own experiences of feeling depressed, anxious or another mental health issue
  • you have a friend or family member who has/or had a mental illness or drug addiction,
  • you feel passionate about and are interested in mental health issues,
  • The group is also keen to hear the voices of Indigenous young people, young people from different cultural backgrounds, young people from rural and remote areas, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender young people and young people who have been homeless.

How do I get involved?

Complete the application form below and email it to info@headspacegladstone.com.au

or you can post it to PO Box 1439 Gladstone, QLD 4680 

or drop in to level 3/93 Goondoon Street, Gladstone.

 

For more information

Contact headspace  07 4903 1921

 

Application Pack: YRG Application Pack

 

Parking, Accessibility & Transport Options

Parking

Short term parking is available in front of NAB Bank, RM Williams and the Newsagency on Goondoon Street - we are located upstairs from the Newsagency - follow the signage down the corridor past the newsagency and up the stairs or elevator.

Other parking options are available behind our complex, entering off Central Lane - our car park is to the left of the NAB bank and council chambers - just look for the bright green parks. If parking behind the complex, just walk up the stairs and then follow the signage up the stairs or elevator to the left.

 

 

 

Transport via Bus:

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