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Headspace – Stride Mental Health is looking for a Mental Health Clinician

Job title: Mental Health Clinician

About the organisation

We’re leaders in mental health service delivery, specialising in working with adults and young people, and in early childhood intervention. Stride is a name that expresses our ambition – it’s a name that’s purposeful and shows awareness of the important role we play in the recovery journey. As we embark on the next stage of our journey, join us to make a difference. We’re here to Stride.

About the service

Headspace Centres act as a one-stop-shop for young people aged 12-25, who need help with mental health, physical health, alcohol and other drugs and/or work and study support.

About the opportunity

This is an exciting position for our headspace service, involving the opportunity to conduct group and individual interventions both at schools and at our Hurstville and Miranda Centres. The successful applicant will be:

  • Excited about the opportunity to champion and rollout a new program SchoolSpace in 2023
  • An experienced Mental Health Practitioner who has a passion for working with young people
  • Willingness to facilitate high standard therapeutic group interventions to young people presenting with mild to moderate mental health issues
  • Demonstrated experience in liaising and working with internal and external stakeholders
  • The role will be co-located at one or more schools during school terms, and headspace Centres Hurstville and Miranda during school holidays

On Offer

  • Part -time (0.8FTE) & Permanent
  • Based in St George/Sutherland schools and headspace Centres Hurstville and Miranda
  • Paying on HPSS Level 3 plus Super
  • Plus Salary Packaging options (up to $15,899 tax free!!)
  • Plus meals and entertainment allowance of up to $2,650!
  • Plus Leave loading at 17.5%
  • Company rewards scheme
  • Excellent training and development
  • Supportive team environment
  • Paperless practice with IT support

To be an employee of the Lead Agency, Stride, with over 100 years’ experience in the Mental Health sector
Access to Clinical Education offered within the Stride centres
Access to funded professional development opportunities


  • Current registration with AHPRA or relevant body.
  • Must have one of the following: General or Provisional AHPRA registration as a Psychologist, Mental Health Occupational Therapist, Mental Health
  • Nurse OR Social Worker with AASW registration/eligibility OR Counsellor with Level 2 PACFA or ACA registration
  • Willingness to facilitate evidence-based group programs
  • Experience developing and facilitating evidence-based group programs
  • Experience liaising and working with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to contribute to the professional development of self and others through education, professional networking and application of evidence based practice.
  • Demonstrating a great level of profession specific knowledge, expertise and skill.
  • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills
  • Full Drivers License

Stride is an inclusive workplace and we encourage applications from diverse backgrounds. This includes but is not limited to people with a lived-experience of mental health recovery, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities.

For more details please contact them:

Practice contact number: 0280483350

Practice contact email: