Join our headspace Port Adelaide Team!

In 2018 we are super excited to be able to offer some new roles.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth & Community Engagement Project Officer-

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth & Community Engagement Project, which will take place between January and December 2018, aims to build the capacity of the headspace centre to respond to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people with a social and emotional wellbeing concern, and their families. This project focuses on engaging with the newly-released National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ Mental Health and Social and Emotional Wellbeing 2017-2023 in order to develop a comprehensive and culturally appropriate stepped care model for young Aboriginal people in Adelaide's west that addresses their mental health concerns. This will be achieved through workforce development; building a strong evidence base; building effective partnerships with Aboriginal services; health promotion strategies; supporting access to traditional and contemporary healing practices; and ensuring access to culturally and clinically sound mental health interventions.


Youth & Family Support Worker - 

The Youth and Family Support Worker works with young people aged 12-25 years old with mental health concerns and their family and friends, to meet their health, wellbeing, social, developmental, and protection needs. This involves assessing client needs; facilitating case management; and supporting self-management. The Youth and Family Support Worker provides basic counselling, referral, advocacy and education/health promotion services to young people and their families and friends, in individual and group settings.


Youth Mental Health Worker -

The Youth Mental Health Worker works as a part of a multidisciplinary team, using their professional knowledge, skill, expertise to achieve positive outcomes for young people aged 12-25 with mental health concerns. The Youth Mental Health Worker provides recovery-focused psychological interventions in individual and group settings, including psycho-social assessment, mental health counselling, family work, liaison and consultancy.


For further information or questions relating to these positions please contact Stacey Roy, Manager headspace Port Adelaide on (08) 8215 6340.