headspace
Queanbeyan

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Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 11:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

About

headspace Queanbeyan is a free or low cost, confidential service where 12 to 25 years old can access mental health professionals. We offer a range of supports for young people worried about drug and alcohol use, mental, physical or sexual wellbeing.

To make an appointment call (02) 5131 1500 or email hs.queanbeyan@marathonhealth.com.au 

Please note, headspace Queanbeyan is open Monday 9am to 7pm with 5-7pm being groups only. Other opening times as per the Hours list.

For immediate concerns, phone Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800, Lifeline 13 11 14, NSW Mental Health Line 1800 011 511, eheadspace.org.au for a web chat or dial 1800 650 890 to speak to someone over the phone. 

 

Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 11:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace Queanbeyan is operated by Marathon 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, South Eastern NSW (Coordinare Ltd).

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 work or study opportunities. 

Centres have a range of programs and activities for young people. Just ask your centre what they have on. 

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

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

“I feel like I actually matter when I'm here. It's such a special place where I get to be 110% myself”

News

Jobs and volunteering

Positions currently available at headspace Queanbeyan

Now, more than ever, young people in country communities need our support. With youth mental health reform at the forefront of current policy, this is an exciting time to shape the future of our youth mental health services. 

Working closely with our headspace Practice Lead, you’ll provide clinical leadership and guidance to the clinical teams across our headspace centres in Lithgow, Bathurst, Cowra, Orange, Queanbeyan and Dubbo. You will ensure the clinical team are providing high quality services to young people in line with headspace contract deliverables, while contributing to the development, review and delivery of services. Occasional travel between centres will be required as part of this role.

The successful applicant will be someone who meets the following criteria:

  • Approved tertiary qualification in an allied health discipline including social work or psychology.
  • Full registration with AHPRA or eligibility for full membership with AASW.
  • Advanced level of clinical skills and demonstrated experience in a range of mental health service settings (minimum 5 years of experience).
  • Experience in complex clinical triage, assessment and allocation of referrals.
  • Experience in service development and maintaining continuous quality improvement.
  • Proven ability in the leadership of multidisciplinary teams, including the provision of clinical supervision and the facilitation of clinical review and performance management processes.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills; and an excellent track record in building and maintaining effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders.
  • Ability to work in a highly productive environment with time pressures whilst managing multiple tasks.
  • Advanced computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, electronic recording systems and data management tools.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a productive team member.
  • Valid Australian Driver’s Licence and a willingness to travel between our headspace Centres as required.

Full responsibilities of this role may be viewed on the Position Description found at marathonhealth.com.au/job-opportunities

Please note that Marathon Health requires all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, along with Working with Children and National Police Check clearances.

orking for Marathon Health will give you purpose and meaning as you’ll have opportunities to be heard and make a genuine difference within our organisation. 

We are a feel-good workplace that emphasises staff health and wellbeing as part of our progressive and inclusive workplace culture.

You’ll be provided support to excel in your role. Develop your skillset by accessing an annual professional development allowance of up to $1,500, paid study leave, and access to hundreds of free online courses.

We also offer generous leave entitlements and flexible working arrangements as well as the ability to increase your take-home pay by salary packaging up to $15,900 annually.

  • To apply, please send us a copy of your current Resume/CV, and a Cover Letter outlining your suitability for the role to hr@marathonhealth.com.au.
  • We wish to fill this role quickly with the right person, meaning that we will review applications as we receive them. If this opportunity appeals to you, please apply by submitting your application as soon as possible.

If you wish to know more about this role, please contact Mark Mallia on 0409 274 103, or email Mark.Mallia@marathonhealth.com.au

Marathon Health is a leading not-for-profit, registered charity organisation based in country Australia with the core purpose of identifying, delivering and sustaining improved healthcare services to people within these communities. 

For more information on who we are, visit marathonhealth.com.au, or follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

 

For more information contact:

Name: Mark Mallia
Phone: 0409 274 103
Email: Mark.Mallia@marathonhealth.com.au

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More information

If you ever feel that you:

• are feeling down, stressed or can't stop worrying

• haven't felt like yourself for a long time

• can't deal with school or finding it difficult to concentrate

• are feeling sick or worried about your health

• want to cut down on your drinking or drug use

• want to talk about sexuality, identity or relationships

• are having difficulties with friendships

• have sexual health issues or want to find out about contraception

• are being bullied, hurt or harassed

• are worried about work or study or if you're having money trouble

headspace Queanbeyan is a place you can go to talk to someone about any of these issues.

headspace Queanbeayn is making a difference where it is needed most - our young people.

Our Centre provides early intervention services to young people 12 to 25 years. Our range of services includes mental, physical and sexual health, drug and alcohol information and support as well as vocational and educational assistance along with care coordination by our youth access team.  It is a place where a range of services can be provided to young people in one youth friendly location.  Our service is free and we ensure that we respect your confidentiality and privacy. We welcome all young people no matter your social background, gender, sexuality or cultural background. Please bring in your Medicare Card with you if you have one. 

There are many ways to access headspace Queanbeyan yourself or support someone in doing so.

 

Self-Referral or Family and Friend Referrals

 

If you are a young person aged 12-25 and you are enquiring about headspace Queanbeyan services for yourself you do not require a formal referral. Simply phone or email to arrange an appointment with one of our staff.

 

Family and Friends of a young person wanting to make a referral on behalf on the young person can also just call or email us.  Please ask the young person for their consent first.

 

Please leave a detailed message with your name, phone number and reason for calling and we will call you back.

 

Service Provider including GP’s and School Counsellor Referrals

If you are a GP, Service Provider, School Counsellor or Welfare staff, you can provide a written referral on behalf of a young person. 

 

General Referral Form PDF Version 

 

Once competed, please forward your referral, with any accompanying documentation, to headspace Queanbeyan via Healthlink ID: hsqbeyan, Secure Email (SOPHOS) or Post as per the PO BOX.

 

General Practitioners can choose to download the referral above, or use their usual referral/letter or MHTP and forward by Email.

 

Our contact details are:

Phone: 02 5131 1500 

Email: hs.Queanbeyan@marathonhealth.com.au

 

Like us on:

Facebook   www.facebook.com/headspacequeanbeyan

Instagram @headspaceQueanbeyan

 

If you need immediate help call the MSW Mental Health on 1800 629 354 or Lifeline 13 1114.  In an emergency please call 000 or attend your nearest emergency department.

 

We are open:

Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday: 11:00am - 7:00pm

Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

 

Please note that all appointments are provide over the phone or online via video during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Meet our team

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Vision statement:

To empower young people to optimise their well-being and reach their potential within their communities. We will achieve this by providing a safe, accessible, and responsive service.

 

Our Values: 

  • Respect
  • Compassion
  • Commitment to social justice
  • Teamwork
  • Quality service provision

 

What is the headspace Queanbeyan Youth Reference Group (YRG)?

The Youth Reference Group exists to ensure young people’s voices and opinions remain front and center in everything we do at headspace Queanbeyan.

YRG provides young people with the opportunity to be heard and be active around youth mental health and alcohol / drug issues.  There are a number of roles you can play in a headspace local reference group, including:

  • Leading a project in your local area
  • Evaluation of headspace services
  • Consultation around programs and resource development such as, factsheets, brochures, ads etc
  • Assisting headspace with the delivery of some groups & programs
  • Being a Media Spokesperson
  • Social media consultation and development

 By getting involved you will:

  • Have the opportunity to have your say in the direction of youth mental health services in Australia
  • Develop new skills
  • Meet and work with other young people who are passionate about youth mental health
  • Make a difference to youth mental health

 headspace will provide training to support you

 How do I get involved?

 Complete the application form on survey monkey 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8YZXWFJ

 If you have and questions call Nat on 5131 1500 or email nat.oliver@marathonhealth.com.au

*The application form can be completed verbally with Nat if you prefer

 Monthly meetings are held on Thursday evenings 5.30-7pm at headspace [you can also dial in online]



Our YRG In Action at Queanbeyan Youth Week Festival
For more images of our YRG out an about, go to the "news" section of this web page or check out headspace Queanbeyan on Instagram and Facebook

The YRG in action3 

 

Consortium Partners

Many organisations have come together to help make headspace Queanbeyan a reality. Our consortium partners are:

 

  • Barnardos Australia
  • Grand Pacific Health
  • Max Employment
  • Flourish Australia
  • Southern Youth and Family Service
  • Southern NSW Local Health District

At headspace Queanbeyan we are constantly looking for ways in which we can improve our services. If you have you any compliments, complaints and/or suggestions about our services, then our team would like to hear from you. To provide feedback please follow the Link .