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headspace Swan Hill is a confidential and free service where young people between the ages of 12 and 25 can access a range of youth oriented health services and support. If you are have general health needs, or are having a particularly hard time at the moment, then headspace Swan Hill offers a place for you to get support. headspace Swan Hill is a disability friendly building. Public transport options within Swan Hill make the centre easily accessible... the local bus stops just around the corner on High St.
We provide a safe place for young people to access services such as General Practitioner, education and employment, mental health, and alcohol and other drugs support. We are also a great source of information and knowledge about issues that affect young people aged 12-25.
To make an appointment at headspace Swan Hill please give us a call during opening hours. If you're not feeling up to contacting us yourself, feel free to ask your family, friend, teacher, doctor or someone close to you to make the call with you.
- Monday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
- Tuesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
- Wednesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
- Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
- Friday: 2:00pm - 6:00pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
headspace Swan Hill is operated by Swan Hill District 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).
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.
Sexual Health Services
Sexual health screenings on site or links to local services.
Work & Study Services
Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with work or study opportunities.
Centres have a range of programs and activities for young people. Just ask your centre what they have on.
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.
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.
Jobs and volunteering
Positions currently available at headspace Swan Hill
Mental Health Clinician/Counsellor, Full-time
Salary: $69,773 - $78,795 per annum (dependent on appropriate Enterprise Bargaining Agreement)
Deadline: 23/12/2018 11:59pm
The primary role of the Mental Health Clinician/Counsellor is to work within a multidisciplinary team providing early intervention mental health support to young people aged 12-25 years.
This position will deliver evidence-based short-term psychological interventions to young people with mild to moderate mental health issues. These services will be guided by the clinical staging model for early intervention youth mental health services. This will include conducting assessments and developing care plans in conjunction with the young person and identified family, friends and professionals. The role will also include care coordination support to young people, facilitation of groups, and community engagement work.
The Mental Health Clinician/Counsellor will collaborate with other staff and agencies to ensure a holistic approach to the young person’s care.
This is a Full Time fixed-term position until 30 June 2020.
To access and download the Position Description, Key Selection Criteria and Application Form click on the Apply Now button below. For further information on how to apply go to www.shdh.org.au/employment/how-to-apply for more info.
Any enquiries? Contact Ian Johansen, headspace Swan Hill Manager on the number below.
For more information contact:
Name: Ian Johansen
Phone: (03) 4010 7100
Make a referral
1. Complete a referral
* Online [link below]
Self Referral Use this if you are a young person, a friend or family member
Professional Referral Use this if you are working with a young person - teacher, support worker, GP, etc
* In person [11 Pritchard St, SWAN HILL]
* Print & mail [PO Box 483, Swan Hill 3585]
* Print & fax [03 4026 7800]
* Include as much info as you can & use the young person's details
* If you need an interpreter, contact Doctors Priority Line on 1300 131 450 [24 hrs, 7 days]
2. We will contact you
Please be patient this may take a few days. If you feel its more urgent - call or drop in
3. The assessment
Meet an intake worker for an hour, they will give you info, ask you lots of questions and answer any you might have
4. Next step
Let's work out the best way to support you. If you don't understand something or have questions just ask or call us on 03 4010 7100
Clients of our practice have the right to access their personal health information under the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000.
To check out headspace Swan Hill's confidentiality info click here
For almost all services at headspace Swan Hill, you do not need a medicare card.
If you need to see our GP, you will need to have access to medicare. Please note: even if you don't have access to a medicare card, please contact us and we will assist where possible.
Many young people are listed on a parent's medicare card, and we can look up your medicare number without needing the physical card.
For young people aged 15 and above, you can apply for your own medicare card if you want to.
Fill out the medicare application form and return this form with ID (such as your birth certificate or student ID) to the medicare service centre.
Our local medicare service centre is in the same building as Centrelink at 221 Beveridge St, Swan Hill VIC 3585.
Check out inside our new building...
Education Session Request
If you want headspace Swan Hill's support for an event or education session, click on this link and complete the form.
All requests will be considered however our capacity is dependent on the availability of our qualified staff.
A minimum of 4 weeks' notice prior to an event would be appreciated.
Education sessions headspace Swan Hill can help you with;
- Introduction to headspace
- Tips for a healthy headspace
- Grief and Loss
- Dealing with stress
- VCE/ HSC Tips
- Understanding Suicide and Self Harm (aimed at Professionals)