headspace
Shepparton

129 High Street

Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

About

To find the online wait room 
please scroll down to the "more information" area
and click on "online wait room"

 

 

• In response to COVID-19, headspace Shepparton is providing service via phone and online services so we can continue to support the mental health of young people.
• This step has been taken to ensure the safety of young people, family and friends, and staff working in the center.
• We will continue to offer individual services to young people with delivery through phone and online options such as video conferencing which enables a face-to-face approach.

 

 

 


 

 

Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace Shepparton is operated by Goulburn Valley Health. 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, Murray (Murray PHN).

Services

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

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

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

Sexual health screenings on site or links to local services. 

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

“As soon as I sought help, I suddenly realised that my anxiety was very treatable and that I wasn’t alone.”
- Charlie

Jobs and volunteering

Positions currently available at headspace Shepparton

Salary: See JD

Deadline: 05/06/2020 5:00pm

 

Position Title Clinical Lead headspace
Position Description  Click here 
Employment Type Permanent Part Time, Fixed Term Part Time, Fixed Term Full Time
Directorate Clinical Operations
Location Shepparton
Award Classification Mental Health - YC46 - Snr Clin S Wkr Gr 3 Yr 1
Mental Health - YC49 - Snr Clin S Wkr Gr 3 Yr 4
Mental Health - YB24 - Snr Clin Occ Ther Yr 1
Mental Health - YB27 - Snr Clin Occ Ther Yr 4
Psychologist - PL1 - Psychologist Gr3 Yr1
Psychologist - PL4 - Psychologist Gr3 Yr4
Mental Health - NP75 - RPN Grade 4 Year 1
Mental Health - NP77 - RPN GRADE 4 YEAR 3
Hours per fortnight 80.00
Position Summary

Mental Health Clinical Lead

  • headspace Shepparton
  • Permanent postion at 48 hrs per fortnight 
  • Fixed Term position at 32 hrs per fortnight (potentional for extension)
  • Position can be combined or seperated with Full Time or Part Time hours 

An exciting new opportunity exists for an experienced and motivated mental health clinician to join headspace Shepparton as the Clinical Lead. You will be responsible for providing clinical leadership and direction to the headspace team, and work with the General Manager to ensure the delivery of highly effective and responsive headspace services to young people in the Goulburn Valley.

To be successful in the role you will need to be:

  • A qualified Psychologist, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with significant clinical experience in the provision of mental health services
  • An innovative and committed professional with demonstrated knowledge and experience in service development, quality improvement and be adept at leading a multidisciplinary team
  • A proven track record in building and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25-year olds. Our purpose is to build resilience of young people and the future potential of Australia by delivering effective youth mental health services in partnership with young people, their families and their local communities. headspace Shepparton is centrally located in the Shepparton CBD with excellent staff and client facilities. 

An comprehensive orientation and learning package is provided to all staff commencing work with the service. Ongoing profession support is provided with access to clinical supervision and professional development opportunities.

Some of the great benefits of working with us:

  • Wide range of specialties for clinical staff and career development opportunities
  • Salary Packaging
  • A collaborative and supportive team environment, while making an important contribution to the health of our community
  • Training and Professional Development opportunities
  • Paid parental leave (maternity and paternity leave)/
  • Discount gym & pool memberships

All appointments are made subject to:

  • Satisfactory police check 
  • Victorian ‘Employee’  Working with Children’s Check
  • Completion of a Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration 

GV Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged. 

Recruitment agencies
 should note that GV Health does not accept agency resumes. GV Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies. 

Selection Criteria

Essential: A commitment to Goulburn Valley Health values: compassion, respect, excellence, accountability, teamwork and ethical behaviour
Essential: A minimum of 7 years clinical experience (Social Work, Mental Health Nursing, Occupational Therapy). Psychologists must have a minimum of 5 years clinical experience. 
Essential: Experience in service development and maintaining continuous quality improvement. 
Essential: Demonstrated experience in the leadership of multidisciplinary teams, including the provision of clinical supervision and the facilitation of clinical review and performance management processes. 
Essential: Proven track record in building and maintaining effective working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
Essential: Experience in complex clinical triage, assessment and referral. 
Essential: Demonstrated experience and advanced clinical skills in managing young people at risk, including suicide and violence risks.
Essential: Demonstrated experience in a range of mental health service settings. 
Essential: Tertiary level qualifications in mental health nursing or an allied health discipline including social work, psychology (clinical, counselling), or occupational therapy.
Essential: Current full Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA) registration or membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
Essential: A satisfactory National Criminal History Record Check, Victorian 'Employee' Working with Children Check and completion of a Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration prior to commencement of employment.

 

For more information contact:

Name: Sally Belcher
Phone: 5823 8800
Email: headspace@gvhealth.org.au

Apply now

Salary: See JD

Deadline: 05/06/2020 5:00pm

We are seeking an experienced mental health clinicians and Allied Health Professionals to join the headspace team. We have multiple positions available. 

 

Position Title Mental Health Clinician - in Schools
Position Description   Click here 
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Directorate Clinical Operations
Location Shepparton
Award Classification Mental Health - NP81 - RPN GRADE 3 YEAR 1
Mental Health - NP74 - RPN GRADE 3 YEAR 4
Mental Health - YC42 - Qual Soc Wkr Gr 2 Yr 1
Mental Health - YC45 - Qual Soc Wkr Gr 2 Yr 4
Mental Health - YB20 - Occ Ther Gr 2 Yr 1
Mental Health - YB23 - Occ Ther Gr 2 Yr 4
Psychologist - PK1 - Psychologist Gr2 Yr1
Psychologist - PK4 - Psychologist Gr2 Yr4
Hours per fortnight 72.00
Position Summary

Enhanced Mental Health in Schools Clinician

  • headspace Shepparton
  • Fixed term with potential for ongoing
  • Part time, 36 hours per week

We are seeking an experienced mental health clinician to join the headspace team in our Enhancing Mental Health Support in Schools (EMHSS) program.  The EMHSS Clinician role is responsible for providing comprehensive assessment and supportive counselling to improve the mental health of students with mild to moderate mental health concerns within the school setting. The clinician will also work to support school staff to recognise and respond to students with mental health needs.

To be successful in the role you will need to:

  • Be a qualified Psychologist, Psychiatric Nurse or Social Worker, Occupational Therapist with or working toward mental health credentialing.
  • Be a committed, passionate clinician with a proven track record of being able to engage and work collaboratively with young people, their family and friends.
  • Develop excellent relationships with school staff and independently manage your caseload
Selection Criteria Essential: All Registered Nurses: Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Registered Nurse
Essential: All Occupational Therapists: Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as an Occupational Therapist and should be accredited mental health clinician or obtain accreditation within 12 months of appointment 
Essential: All Psychologists: Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Psychologist
Essential: Social Worker: Membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) and should be accredited mental health clinician or obtain accreditation within 12 months of appointment 
Essential: A minimum of 2 years clinical experience including working in mental health and experience in working with young people
Essential: Knowledge and understanding in relation to theories of young people’s development in physical, social, emotional, vocational and cognitive domains and the context and impact of emerging mental illness
Essential: Demonstrated knowledge and experience of early intervention principles, evidence based strategies and therapeutic approaches in working with young people in with mental health concerns
Essential: Well developed understanding of the comprehensive specialist mental health model of care for young people within an optimistic and recovery framework
Essential: Demonstrated ability to engage and work collaboratively with young people, their family and friends
Essential: Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate productive and collaborative relationships within a multidisciplinary professional team environment
Essential: Commitment to the GV Health Values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Ethical Behaviour
Essential: Hold a current full Victorian Drivers License
Essential: Satisfactory National History Criminal Check, Working with Children Check and completion of a Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration prior to commencement of employment

 

Position Title Enhanced Care Clinician
Position Description   Click here
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time
Directorate Clinical Operations
Location Shepparton
Award Classification Mental Health - NP81 - RPN GRADE 3 YEAR 1
Mental Health - NP74 - RPN GRADE 3 YEAR 4
Psychologist - PK2 - Psychologist Gr2 Yr2
Psychologist - PK4 - Psychologist Gr2 Yr4
Mental Health - YC42 - Qual Soc Wkr Gr 2 Yr 1
Mental Health - YC45 - Qual Soc Wkr Gr 2 Yr 4
Mental Health - YB20 - Occ Ther Gr 2 Yr 1
Mental Health - YB23 - Occ Ther Gr 2 Yr 4
Hours per fortnight 144.00
Position Summary

Enhanced Care Clinician

  • headspace Shepparton
  • Fixed term with possibility of extension 
  • Hours negotiable

We are seeking experienced Mental Health Clinicians to join the headspace team in our Enhanced Care stream.  The role is responsible for providing assessment, psychological interventions, functional recovery and family support to young people at risk of developing severe mental health conditions or with complex psychosocial presentations.

To be successful in the role you will need to:

  • Be a qualified Psychologist, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist or Psychiatric Nurse with at least 2 years clinical experience including working in mental health.
  • Be a committed, passionate clinician who enjoys working with young people and have excellent communication skills with a proven track record of being able to engage and work collaboratively with young people, their family and friends.

 

Selection Criteria Essential: Commitment to the GV Health Values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Ethical Behaviour.
Essential: A minimum of 2 years clinical experience including working in mental health and experience in working with young people. 
Essential: Knowledge and understanding in relation to theories of young people’s development in physical, social, emotional, vocational and cognitive domains and the context and impact of emerging mental illness.
Essential: Demonstrated knowledge and experience of early intervention principles, evidence based strategies and therapeutic approaches in working with young people in with complex presentations.
Essential: Well developed understanding of the comprehensive specialist mental health model of care for young people within an optimistic and recovery framework.
Essential: Demonstrated ability to engage and work collaboratively with young people, their family and friends. 
Essential: Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate productive and collaborative relationships within a multidisciplinary professional team environment.
Essential: Tertiary level qualifications in mental health nursing or an allied health discipline including social work, psychology, or occupational therapy.
Essential: Current Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA) registration or membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) 
Essential: Hold a current full Victorian Drivers License.
Essential: A satisfactory National Criminal History Record Check, Victorian 'Employee' Working with Children Check and completion of a Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration prior to the commencement of employment.

 

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About headspace

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25-year olds. Our purpose is to build resilience of young people and the future potential of Australia by delivering effective youth mental health services in partnership with young people, their families and their local communities. The headspace Shepparton centre is centrally located in the Shepparton CBD with excellent staff and client facilities. 

A comprehensive orientation and learning package is provided to all staff commencing work with the service. Ongoing profession support is provided with access to clinical supervision and professional development opportunities.

Some of the great benefits of working with us:

  • Wide range of specialties for clinical staff and career development opportunities
  • Salary Packaging
  • A collaborative and supportive team environment, while making an important contribution to the health of our community
  • Training and Professional Development opportunities
  • Paid parental leave (maternity and paternity leave)
  • Discount gym & pool memberships

All appointments are made subject to:

  • Satisfactory police check
  • Victorian ‘Employee’ Working with Children’s Check
  • Completion of a Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration 

GV Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged. 

Recruitment agencies should note that GV Health does not accept agency resumes. GV Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies

For more information contact:

Name: Sally Belcher
Phone: 5823 8800
Email: headspace@gvhealth.org.au

Apply now

More information

Welcome to the headspace Shepparton's online service.

This page is for those who have completed a referral, and arranged an appointment through headspace Shepparton for our online service.

Our online service is not for all headspace service streams and are only arranged with certain workers thus far. 

Think of this as a waiting area - get yourself a drink (if you'd like), find yourself in a private space, and settle in. There's just two steps to go.

 

1. We ask that everyone that connects with headspace complete a survey before each session.

Follow the below link to fill out your survey (if you have already done it via a text, then great!) ideally within half an hour of your appointment.

https://hapi.headspace.org.au/login/young_person 

Come back to this page once you're finished.

 

2. Next up, we're going to connect you with the headspace Shepparton's virtual waiting room.

Click on the link below, follow the prompts to enter the virtual waiting room to wait for your appointment. Remember to use the Chrome browser.

https://vcc.healthdirect.org.au/t/headspaceshepparton/join

 

Have a look at the PDF resource to find out how to connect to your video call

Click on the link below to have a look at the online video instructions. 

Click here

 

We'll be with you shortly.


Please call reception if you have any issues, 5823 8800 

 Contact us here via email Or call us on 5823 8800

If you are working with a young person you believe would benefit from headspace Shepparton support you can make a referral using our referral form which you can download it here.

Some of our referral pathways are currently closed due to high demand.

Want to learn more about what a headspace centre is like? Check out this clip from headspace National. 

If you wish to leave some feedback, compliment or complaint for staff at headspace please click on the link bellow. 


FEEDBACK FORM. 

Please note, this form goes directly back to headspace Shepparton's manager. 



Congratulations on being super interested in applying for a position on the Youth Advisory Council for 2020.  

There are 5 Positions on the YAC.

We appreciate all the young people that want to #makeadifference


Read all the info: 
Terms of Reference
Code of Conduct
Role Description
FAQ's


APPLY HERE 

You will be notified of your interview time and date after applications close. 

GoodLuck! 





 

Sometimes @ headspace Shepparton you may have to wait a little before you can talk to someone.

 REMEMBER, if you need a chat and want to talk to someone, don't hesitate to call and book a time. 

However, in the meantime- here are some super great resources to get you through...... 

Youtube: 
 Grab the POPCORN- There are some great YOUTUBE channels that can help out... 

headspace Australia
Beyond Blue Australia 
SANE


Online Tools: 
There are some online tools and apps that you can use to help out when you are going through a tough time. 

  • MoodGYM is a free site that explores issues like how emotions arise and how to manage stress and self-esteem.
  • Moodkit  features a range of mood-enhancing activities, helps to identify and change unhealthy thinking, lets you rate and chart mood across time, and helps create journal entries using templates designed to promote wellbeing.
  • Deep Sleep provides guided meditations intended to help you overcome insomnia.
  • Mindfulness Meditation  includes daily activities that can help establish and maintain regular meditation practice, and a range of guided meditations from 5 to 40 minutes.
  • Superbetter is an online game that helps you achieve health-related goals by increasing resilience.
  • iCounselor  has a range of apps that help you understand and deal with things like OCD, eating disorders, depression, anxiety and anger.

Other Stuff: 

  • eHeadspace - a confidential, free and secure space where young people 12 - 25 or their families can chat, email or speak on the phone with a qualified youth mental health professional.
  • Kids Helpline  - a 24-hour telephone and online counselling service - call them on 1800 55 1800.
  • Reach Out! - offering fact sheets on mental health and stress that provide advice for you or your friends, information about how a therapist may be able to help, and an overview of treatments available
  • Children of Parents with a Mental Illness (COPMI) - providing information for family members of parents with mental illness. 
  • Head to Health - A super great online resource for all resources for mental health. 

 

The YAC has been working on a Booklet for VCE and university students, with some super quick tricks and tips on how to be a little less stressed during exam time.....

 

To help reduce stress and ensure that you're as organised as you can be, learn more about planning and looking after yourself and about staying focused in order to be as ready for the exam as you can be.

 

Click here for the Booklet

 

If the stress is getting to you it will prevent you from studying effectively and confidently - so ask for help from headspace, a counsellor, professional, or help line.

From the Youth Advisory Council 2017
Chels
Elise
Brinny
Tash 
Nelson
Jarrod