headspace
Berri

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Hours

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

About

While things are moving with COVID-19, we want you to know that we are still here to support your mental health. We offer in-person, online and phone services. Please scroll down to our news section for a service update.

headspace Berri provides free mental health services, alcohol & drug counselling, vocational support and some physical & sexual health services for young people 12-25 years old in the Riverland region of South Australia. 

If you are a young person, parent, GP, teacher or anyone helping a young person  Click here to download the referral form. 

Disability access to our Centre is relatively easy. If you need help to and from your vehicle - please call us.  

Hours

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

headspace Berri is operated by FocusOne 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, Country SA PHN.

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 any alcohol or other drug issue. 

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

Sexual health screenings on site or links to local services. 

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. 

“As soon as I sought help, I suddenly realised that my anxiety was very treatable and that I wasn’t alone.”
- Charlie

Jobs and volunteering

Positions currently available at headspace Berri

Salary: $61084– $78539 (pro rata +Super +Leave Loading +Salary Packaging)

Deadline: 07/08/2020 5:30pm

headspace Clinician

Up to 1 FTE
Indicative total remuneration $61084– $78539 (pro rata +Super +Leave Loading +Salary Packaging)

Located in Berri


Are you motivated to contribute to the mental health and well-being of young people in the Riverland?

We are seeking a headspace Clinician who will demonstrate clinical skills, working with young people together with experience in working with multi-disciplinary teams. You will also possess significant experience in a range of mental health service settings; including the provision of mental health services to young people aged 12-25. Naturally, you will possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, along with strong information technology and information management skills and a high level of self-motivation and initiative.

The successful applicants will be remunerated in accordance with FocusOne Health’s EBA dependent on skills, experience and qualifications. We offer flexible terms and conditions and attractive salary packaging arrangements.

Applicants are required to address the Selection Criteria of the Job Description.

Please click here to download the Job Advert.

Please click here to download the Job Description.


Your application, including a current resume and selection criteria, are to be emailed to info@focusonehealth.com.au by 5pm, Friday 7th August 2020.

For more information contact:

Name: Gemma Nickolai
Phone: (08) 8582 4422
Email: headspace@focusonehealth.com.au

Salary: Indicative total remuneration $63099– $67562 (pro rata +Super +Leave Loading +Salary Packaging)

Deadline: 17/08/2020 5:00pm

Located in Berri.

Are you motivated to contribute to the mental health and well-being of young people in the Riverland?


headspace Berri is seeking a Community Awareness Officer who will be responsible for planning and delivering community events and education sessions and implementing marketing and communications strategies with a view to increasing mental health awareness and reducing stigma in our community. You will also lead the way in retaining headspace Berri’s youth-focus by facilitating our Youth Reference Group and delivering groups for young people and their carers.

Applicants are required to address the Selection Criteria of the Job Description.

To view Job advertisement, please click here.

To view Job description, please click here.


For further information call the headspace Berri Centre Manager (08) 8582 4422
Your application, including a current resume and selection criteria, are to be emailed to headspace@focusonehealth.com.au by 5pm, Monday 17th August 2020.

For more information contact:

Name: Gemma Nickolai
Phone: (08) 8582 4422
Email: headspace@focusonehealth.com.au

More information

Meet the team behind headspace Berri.

 

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Centre Manager – Gemma

 

 

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Clinical Lead – Robyn

 

 

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Clinical Counsellor – Keisha

 

 

Susan Wanghu

Program Officer – Susan

 

 

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headspace Clinician, Youth Access Worker – Kristy 

 

 

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headspace Clinician, Youth Access Worker – Megan 

 

 

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headspace Youth Complex Care Coordinator – Kodi

 

 

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headspace Clinical Counsellor – Emma

 

 

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headspace Clinical Psychologist – Kate

 

 

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Clinical Counsellor – Amy

 

 

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Community Engagement Officer – Eboni

 

headspace hERO Group (YRG)

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headspace Berri's hERO group is a positive and diverse group of young people aged between 16 and 25 that help shape our services in the Riverland. Being part of the headspace Berri hERO Group involves fortnightly catch ups, sharing opinions, helping coordinate and run events and providing advice to staff of headspace Berri to help maintain the centres youth focus. As a hERO Group Member you will receive free work experience in youth health and receive training in many areas including mental health, event management, public speaking, social media and more!

If you are a young person and want to have your say, please look out for our hERO members at events within the community. If you would like to join our 2021 hERO group, please contact headspace to talk further. 

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headspace Berri provides free  confidential, and youth-friendly services for young people aged 12-25 years. headspace Berri provides a range of specialised services to young people and their families who may be experiencing challenges with their mental health, physical health, alcohol and other drugs, or work & study.

You can access or refer to headspace Berri by phone, dropping in, or via an emailed or faxed referral form.

 

Mental Health Treatment Plans:

This is a care plan written together with your Doctor during an appointment at your medical clinic. Your Doctor then sends this plan to us. We accept these treatment plans and we ALWAYS encourage you to get checked out with a Doctor if you are experiencing physical or mental health symptoms. BUT these treatment plans are not required in the first instance to access headspace Berri. Often we help young people to access a low-cost Doctor if you don't have one, and we will help you apply for a Medicare Card, if you don't have one. 

Please note that if you access your Doctor for a Mental Health Treatment Plan, you should check with your clinic about costs/fees you will incur. You'll also need a Medicare Card.

You can find more details about referrals below in the 'more information section'.

To chat further about services we refer to that incur fees, please call us on (08) 8582 4422.

We appreciate your active involvement in finding a solution to suit your needs.

You can access or refer to headspace Berri by phone, dropping in, or via an emailed or faxed referral form. We also accept mental Health Treatment Plan referrals from your Doctor.

Please click here to access our referral form.

We can provide a variety of education sessions to community groups and schools. For further information or to enquire about headspace Berri visiting your school, please give us a call on 8582 4422 or email headspace@focusonehealth.com.au.

We understand that students are keen to know more about headspace Berri, the services we offer and the knowledge base of our staff. Written responses and or answers to assignments will not be provided but if you are interested in interviewing one of our team members, we host two research mentoring nights throughout the school year, usually term 1 and term 3. Please stay tuned for dates in 2020. Students are invited to contact our office on 8582 4422 as places are very limited and book out quickly.

Important notes to students:

  • Written responses and or answers to assignments will not be provided
  • Interviews are open to all Riverland Secondary, Tafe and University students.
  • Pending your interview questions and topics, from time-to-time we may recommend one of our organisation or consortium partners for you to interview in place of headspace Berri
  • Interview questions must be related to areas of service provided by headspace
  • Due to time and resource constraints, we cannot respond to all interview requests