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Youth Mental Health Clinician - Private Practice
Port-Adelaide (Expressions of Interest)

If you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of young people then we want to hear from you. Start your private practice with us!


If you are a Registered or Clinical Psychologist, Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, or Better Access to Mental Health (BAMH) Endorsed Occupational Therapist with a Medicare provider number, then consider joining us at headspace Port Adelaide!


As a Youth Mental Health Clinician – Private Practice, you will provide focused psychological strategies to young people aged 12-25 years old with mild to moderate mental health concerns, under Medicare’s Better Access initiative.


Private practitioners will be provided with the following:

  • Ongoing Medicare referrals from both our own co-located General Practitioners and our partner General Practices in the community  
  • Use of a youth-friendly waiting room and consultation room
  • Reception and administration support
  • Infrastructure such as wireless Internet, telephone, and photocopier/fax
  • Collegial support from a vibrant multidisciplinary team
  • Opportunities to participate in professional development activities
  • Flexibility in negotiating number of sessions per day and working hours

In return, private practitioners will be required to:

  • Independently process Medicare bulk-billing
  • Keep 100% of your Medicare earnings 
  • Provide bulk-billed services to referred young people (without upfront or co-payment)
  • Maintain electronic client records and data collection in-line with Medicare Australia and organizational guidelines
  • Obtain their own ABN and personal professional indemnity insurance
  • Undergo a DHS Working with Children Check

How to Register Interest

Applications should be addressed to Effie Georgiadis and include a cover letter and CV (as one document) as well information about your availability/preferred days. To access the position description or to submit your applications please click Apply now! 


For further information, contact headspace Port Adelaide Manager Effie Georgiadis, Manager, on 08 8215 6304.

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