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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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