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Clinical Manager | headspace Woolloongabba

  • LocationWoolloongabba, QLD 4102
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:a month ago
  • Management
  • Leadership
  • Job no: AXDEH

About us:

We are 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 our next stage, 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 who need help with mental health, physical health, alcohol and other drugs and/or work and study support.


On Offer:

  • Based in Woolloongabba
  • Full-time (may consider 9 day fortnight) & Fixed-term (parental leave cover until July 2022)
  • Excellent base salary plus Super
  • Salary packaging options (up to $15,899 tax free!)
  • Meals and entertainment allowance of up to $2,650!
  • Leave loading at 17.5%
  • Stride Rewards – access to discounts from 100s of retailers (fashion, food and fitness)
  • Reflective practice supervision
  • Supportive team environment


Role overview:

The role of Clinical Manager has responsibility for the provision of clinical leadership and management to the site based team members (excluding Community Engagement). The focus of this role is on the day to day delivery of excellence in quality care provision, ensuring all clinical governance and compliance targets are implemented and met, as well as supporting innovation and quality improvement to ensure evidence-based outcomes for young people accessing the service. Some of the key responsibilities are to:-

  • Facilitate and monitor the integration and coordination of care of headspace clients.
  • Coordinate and oversee sessional workers to establish multi-disciplinary team processes, and the integration of service delivery.
  • Lead the headspace Intake and Case Review process.
  • Lead, participate in and contribute to team meetings, training and planning activities, service evaluation and quality assurance activities including data collection.
  • Communicate, build and maintain collaborative working relationships with program partners and all relevant stakeholders



  • Full AHPRA registration as a Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist, Mental Health Occupational Therapist OR Mental Health Nurse, OR AASW Accredited Mental Health Social Worker (will also consider candidates seeking to work towards mental health accreditation with 5 years mental health experience)
  • Ideally a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the management of a multi-disciplinary service delivery team
  • Demonstrated ability to lead the coordination of care for young people with complex needs including consultation and engagement with a wide range of professionals
  • Knowledge & understanding of the theory underpinning evidence-based interventions & clinical practice as well as demonstrated excellence in the practical application of such, in the areas of youth mental health and alcohol and drug use. 
  • Highly developed communication (including written) and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to engage with young people, advocate on their behalf and establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, clients, families & friends and stakeholders.
  • Experience in the use of electronic client/customer management systems, ability to use a desktop computer, and experience with Microsoft Office applications
  • Must hold/be willing to apply for a Blue Card
  • Must hold/be willing to apply for NDIS worker screening clearance
  • All successful applicants will be asked to provide evidence of compliance with COVID-19 vaccination Public Health Orders


Stride is an inclusive workplace and we encourage applications from diverse backgrounds in order to enhance the depth of cultural diversity and insight within our workforce.

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.


Apply Now!

To apply complete the online application form, attach a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the available role.

Closing date for applications: Applications will be viewed and actioned upon receipt, with a final closing date of 17 September 2021.

For any queries please email

  • Published on 19 Aug 2021, 4:46 AM