headspace

Woolloongabba

Hours

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

Our friendly staff at headspace  Woolloongabba can assist young people aged 12 to 25 years with mental health, general health, drug, alcohol, education and employment issues. Counselling and GP services are bulk-billed with a current Medicare card and valid Mental Health Treatment Plan.

Our staff include Clinical Psychologists, Psychologists, Mental Health Social Workers, Mental Health Occupational Therapist and two part-time GPs. We also have a wide range of in-kind support available, check out our tabs below for more information.

While we do accept walk-in appointments we prefer if young people and referrers please call our reception staff on (07) 3249 2222 to book an initial appointment.

headspace Woolloongabba provides wheel chair access throughout the centre including the toilets.

headspace Woolloongabba is accessible by public transport with the Buranda Train Station only a short walk away. Please check out the Translink website to plan your journey to our centre - https://translink.com.au/ .

Hours

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

headspace Woolloongabba is operated by Aftercare. All headspace centres 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, Brisbane South (Brisbane South PHN).

Services

Dietitian

Nutrition screening, dietary assessment and education about food and lifestyle, also support around healthy eating strategies.

Doctor (GP)

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.

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. 

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Positions currently available at headspace Woolloongabba

Work at headspace Woolloongabba Aftercare, Part-time/Sessional & Full-time

Employer: Work at headspace Woolloongabba Aftercare

 Mental Health Clinician – Psychologist / Occupational Therapist / Social Worker

Time for a change? Passionate about working with young people?

Interested in:

  • Improving the lives of young people as part of an interesting and innovative team
  • Working in a supportive and inclusive environment with a positive team culture
  • Further developing your therapeutic skills in working with young people
  • Flexibility – 1-5 days work per week is available

If it’s yes to the above, then this role is for you...

 

About the role...

headspace Nundah is seeking Private Practitioners, to join our multidisciplinary team supporting people aged 12-25 years with mental ill-health. As a Private Practitioner your income will be derived directly from Medicare Billings so you will need to be eligible to provide services under the Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS - Better Access).

 

All you need is:

  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Be eligible to obtain a Medicare Provider Number
  • Hold one of the following qualifications: Clinical Psychologist, General Psychologist, Mental health Accredited Social Worker or Mental Health Occupational Therapists.  
  • Possess experience providing therapeutic interventions to young people aged between 12-25 years, experience working in private practice is highly desirable
  • A passion to make a difference in the lives of young people!

 

What we can offer you:

As a team member within headspace Nundah you will have access to:

  • A welcoming youth friendly consult room
  • A caseload of 12-25 year olds who have already completed a psychosocial assessment
  • Excellent clinical support from the intake team and Clinical Team Leader
  • Excellent Administrative support – our admin team book all your appointments, and complete all scheduling and billing
  • Access to Clinical Education offered within the headspace Aftercare centres
  • Access to funded professional development opportunities
  • A positive and supportive team environment

 

Apply now

To apply please email a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability to headspace.woolloongabba@aftercare.com.au or contact us if you would like any further information on 3249 2222.

 

 

More information

How to Make an Appointment

We understand that asking for help when you're not feeling yourself can sometimes be difficult or uncomfortable. Because of this, we have made our referral process as easy as possible.

If you are 12-25

  • You can refer yourself
  • You can have a family member or friend refer you (with your consent)
  • Your GP can refer you
  • Your school, TAFE, University or other service providers can refer you or assist you in making an appointment

If you are under 16 years of age, we encourage you to bring along a parent, care giver or support person for your first appointment.

To make an appointment

You can call us on (07) 3249 2222
You can email us at headspace.woolloongabba@aftercare.com.au
You can drop in and see us at 182 Logan Rd, Woolloongabba QLD 4102.

Please be aware that our email account is only checked during business hours. If you require urgent or out of business hours help please call KidsHelpLine 1800 55 1800, Lifeline 13 11 14 or visit eheadspace.com.au

Privacy

At headspace Woolloongabba we take your privacy very seriously and anything shared with us is confidential. We keep all your information on a secure database which is only available to headspace Woolloongabba staff. The law stops us from sharing your information outside these people unless we have your permission. Sometimes you do not want us to share your information and we respect that, however there may be times when we need to talk to someone without your permission, such as;  if you or someone else is at significant risk of harm or if the law requires us to do so.

Cost

Services are free, with 10 appointments bulk billed per year covered by Medicare when you have a Mental Health Treatment Plan. 

You don’t need to have a Mental Health Treatment Plan before contacting headspace and coming in for your first appointment.  This can be arranged for you with one of our GP’s or your own, after you attend.

Bulk Billing is where headspace, instead of charging you, can bill Medicare (or the Australian government) for the health services that you receive.  

Referral Form

For Service Providers (Including GP's and Government Departments)

If you are a service provider, GP or Government Department, please complete the referral form below and return to headspace Woolloongabba by email, fax or post. If the young person has a Mental Health Care Plan in place please provide a copy of this with the referral form.

We do require all GP's and external referrers to fill in our referral form to make sure that the young person you are referring is suitable for service at headspace Woolloongabba.

Please note we are an early intervention service; our Clinical Team Leader will assess all incoming referrals and we will contact you shortly after to let you know whether the young person has been accepted into service.

Our fax number is (07) 3038 3090
Our email is headspace.woolloongabba@aftercare.com.au
Our postal address is PO Box 6042, Woolloongabba QLD 4102

No Medicare Card?

To access headspace Woolloongabba's services for free all you need to have is a valid Medicare card.

If you don't have a Medicare card but think you might be eligible, you can apply on the Human Services page - https://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/medicare/medicare-card.

If you are ineligible to apply for a Medicare card, give us a call and we will direct you to alternative appropriate services for you, such as our fee-for-service options which range in price. 

While you wait options

Some young people have found these various apps, online programs and organisations helpful while they are waiting to see a clinician at headspace Woolloongabba:

eheadspace - Free, confidential, over the phone or online counselling service provided by headspace. 1800 650 890 or eheadspace.org.au

Kids Helpline - Free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5-25 years. 1800 55 1800 or kidshelpline.com.au

ReachOut - Online resources and support for young people under 25 going through a tough time. au.reachout.com

Head to Health - Wherever you are on your mental health journey, Head to Health is here to help you find the information, resources, and services that most suit your needs. headtohealth.gov.au

Bite Back - Online activities, psychoeducation and positive psychology to support young people with their mental health. biteback.org.au

BeyondNow App -  This is a safely planning app that you can work through if you're having thoughts of suicide. beyondblue.org.au/get-support/beyondnow-suicide-safety-planning

The Desk - Online tools and programs to support students with their mental health. thedesk.org.au

Hello Sunday Morning - Website and app that support young people cutting back or taking a break from alcohol. hellosundaymorning.org

The Brave Program - Online program to support young people aged 8-17 with anxiety. brave4you.psy.uq.edu.au/

Breakup Shakeup - App that supports young people going through a relationship break up. iTunes.apple.com/au/app/breakup-shakeup/id1017200579?mt=8

Clear Your Vision - Online program to support young people to reduce their cannabis use. cannabissupport.com.au/treatment/tools-to-quit/clear-your-vision

 

Our Staff

headspace Woolloongabba staff are dedicated health professionals who are passionate about working with young people and supporting you in a safe, friendly, confidential and non-judgemental environment. 

Management Team:

Regional Services Manager - Nicci

Clinical Services Manager - Vanessa

Operations Manager - Ash

Practice Manager - Angela

 

Clinical Team:

Clinical Team Leader - Lynda

Senior Intake Officer - Natalie

Intake and Assessment Officer - Erin

Intake and Assessment Officer - Courtnay

 

Community Team:

Community Engagement Coordinator - Johanna

 

Admin Team:

Senior Medical Receptionist - Rebecca

Medical Receptionist - Leata

Medical Receptionist - Dewi

 

Private Practitioners:

GP - Dr Joss

GP - Dr Erin

Clinical Psychologist: Ashleigh

Social Worker - Michelle

Clinical Psychologist - Hayley

Clinical Psychologist - Emma H.

Clinical Psychologist - Leah

Occupational Therapist - Annie

Occupational Therapist - Corey

Psychologist - Emma T.

Psychologist - Lisa

Dietitian - Copeland

 

Vocational Services available:

Employment Plus

Clarence St (formerly ADAWS)

Centrelink

 

Lead Agency:

Aftercare

 

Youth Reference Group

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The Youth Reference Group is made up of a diverse group of young volunteers aged 16-25 years, who help support and guide the centre on key components of youth mental heath service delivery and community awareness initiatives both within the centre and the broader community.

The role of the YRG is varied and members are offered a range of opportunities to contribute to our centre and their community including; reviewing decisions regarding the day to day running of the centre, helping plan youth events and representing headspace Woolloongabba at events or in the media.

If you would like to join our headspace Woolloongabba Youth Reference Group then please complete the Youth Reference Group application and forward it to headspace.woolloongabba@aftercare.com.au.

Events & Community Engagement

Events:

Any upcoming events will be advertised online on our Facebook and Instagram, and our website will be updated here with a timetable regularly.

All activities are free unless otherwise noted and will be run by our friendly team.

Term 4 of True Colours is currently running. Please keep your eyes peeled on our website, Facebook and Instagram for further details. The True Colours program is and LGBTIQ+ support group run in conjunction with our friends at PCYC.

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Community Engagement:

if you would like resources to distribute to young people aged 12-25 please email headspace.woolloongabba@aftercare.com.au.

For all enquiries regarding presentations and community engagement activities please contact headspace.woolloongabba@aftercare.com.au - attention Johanna - Community Engagement Coordinator. Please be advised that 2-3 weeks notice for presentations and events is appreciated. 

Student Placements & Volunteering

Interested in knowing more about placements or volunteering? You can find out more here or you could email us at studentplacement@aftercare.com.au or if you are aged over 25 year - volunteering@aftercare.com.au.

Transport & Parking

headspace Woolloongabba is located in the Gabba Traffic Area. A two hour parking limit applies to all on-street parking spaces within The Gabba Traffic Area between 7am-7pm, Monday to Friday, unless signed otherwise. A 15 minute parking limit also applies to all on-street parking spaces between 7am-10pm on days when events are held at the Gabba. Check out - https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/gabba-gabba-traffic-area - for more info.

headspace Woolloongabba is accessible by public transport with the Buranda Train Station and bus stops only a short walk away. Please check out the Translink website to plan your journey to our centre - https://translink.com.au/.