headspace Liverpool provides mild to moderate mental health services to young people aged 12-25.
We Can assist with:
- Mental health, Sexual health, physical health
- Alcohol and other drug services
- Bullying and relationships
- Education, employment and training services
- School and work hassles
- Nutrition and diet
- Legal services
If you would like to make a referral contact us on 8785 3200 and ask to speak with our intake worker or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: We are currently offering Telehealth services to support our community through COVID-19.
To find out more about our service, check out our centre video.
- Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
headspace Liverpool is operated by The Benevolent Society. 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 Western Sydney (South Western Sydney PHN).
Nutrition screening, dietary assessment and education about food and lifestyle, also support around healthy eating strategies.
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.
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.
Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.
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.
Jobs and volunteering
Positions currently available at headspace Liverpool
Your new role:
As a Youth Access Practitioner at Headspace Liverpool, you’ll create a safe and welcoming environment for young people. You will provide assessment, counselling, therapeutic group work and referral services. As part of our multidisciplinary team, you will work collaboratively to ensure client treatment and care plans are effective and appropriate.
Terms: Max Term Full Time 11 month Contract based in Liverpool, NSW.
- We set you up for success with a buddy, structured orientation & mobile tools
- Recognition program.
- Salary Packaging options variable.
- Novated leases.
What you need to succeed?
- Tertiary qualifications in psychology, social work, counselling, nursing or related fields.
- Solid understanding of Youth Mental Health issues such as Anxiety and Depression, Substance Abuse, Early Psychosis, Self harm and Family Based Interventions
- Experience conducting assessments and providing psychological interventions, counselling or group work and engaging with families and friends
- Great people skills and the capacity to engaged with people from all walks of life
- A natural team player with the ability to balance competing priorities and work independently
Interested? Apply online today!
Please address the above selection criteria in your application.
For more information contact:
Name: Claire Affleck-Warn
Phone: 0435 541 238
Ready to make your mark in improving the mental health and wellbeing of young people.
At Headspace, we have a incredible group of professionals that provide early intervention and treatment for mental health and related issues in young people aged 12 -25 years and their families. Enjoy a committed team approach and leveraging other multidisciplinary expertise available on site to achieve great health outcomes for clients.
About your new role
Working from a person centred lens that values youth participation, you will use a variety of interventions that are suited to the needs of the individual. You will also support families by providing psychoeducation and involving them in the care of their young person wherever appropriate.
Why work with The Benevolent Society?
We support people to live their best life. That includes you, our employee. A best life is a deeply personal. It can change as life changes. Here are a couple of things you might be interested in:
- Onboarding plan tailored to your experience
- Purchased leave and access to long service leave after 5 years
- Celebrate successes, big and small, with monthly and yearly recognition awards
- Opportunities to engage in professional development
- We have a robust clinical practice model which includes individual and group supervision
What you need to be successful
- Current AHPRA registration
- Demonstrate experience providing clinical services to young people (12- 25 years) and their families utilising evidence based practice
Don’t take our word for it hear from some of team:
Headspace Liverpool provides an opportunity for a dedicated and skilled Psychologist to be on the fast-track to expand their clinical skills. The learning opportunities are invaluable and unique to this service location. Psychologists provide counselling support with clinical autonomy and are well supported by an efficient Administrative team.
(Clinical Psychologist, part of the team for 2 years)
Be the change. Are you ready to build your best life? Apply below today!
For more information contact:
Name: Vikki Radford
Phone: 0418 581 577
headspace Liverpool has a range of youth friendly staff, happy to help. Our team includes;
Vikki - Clinical Services Manager
Claire - Clinical Lead
Lena - Practice Coordinator
Nada- Administration and reception
Natasha - Youth Access Practitioner
Efrosini - Youth Access Practitioner
Laura - Youth Access Practitioner
Daria - Youth Access Practitioner
Mira - Youth Access Practitioner
Arina - Youth Access Practitioner
Rachel - Intake Worker
Rachel - Community Development Officer
Our private practitioners include;
Amanda - Credential Mental Health Nurse
Dr Anna Bartlett - GP
Zak - Registered Psychologist
Gordon - Registered Psychologist
Tegan - Registered Psychologist
Sarah - Clinical Psychologist
Tinashe - Registered Psychologist
Ella - Registered Psychologist
Katherine - Dietitian
Maria - Registered Psychologist
We also have workers from FYRST Drug and Alcohol counselling, solicitors from Marrickville Legal Centre, Education Support through headspace National and support workers from organisations such as One Door, Youth Off The Streets and CanTeen.
All of headspace Liverpool services are free - but for some services you need a Medicare card.
If you do not have a Medicare card 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
All services at headspace Liverpool are free of charge.
Our Centre has a number of health providers who work under the Medicare system which means that to see our GP and Pyschologists we need your Medicare card.
All visits to the GP are bulk billed and up 10 sessions per calendar year with a Psychologist can also be bulk billed under Medicare.
headspace Liverpool is located on Level 1, 50 Macquarie Street North, Liverpool, NSW, 2170. We are just a short walk or bus ride away from Liverpool station and Warwick Farm station.
Parking at headspace Liverpool can be tricky. There is some street parking available, metered parking directly across the road at the memorial park or we are a 300m walk from Liverpool Westfield where parking is free for the first 3 hours.
We share our building with a number of different organizations so it might help to look out for signs for Red Cross, Kirana and NAB. Once you reach our address, head up the stairs and turn left where you will then be greeted by our friendly receptionist.
We'd love to hear your feedback about headspace Liverpool. Please click on the link below to complete our brief survey - all responses will be anonymous
How you can join the headspace Liverpool Youth Reference Group.
- Are you between the ages of 16 to 25?
- Do you live in the Liverpool and Fairfield Local Government Area?
- Are you passionate about youth mental health, physical health, drug and alcohol and education/ employment issues?
Well the headspace Liverpool Youth Reference Group might be for you!
What is the headspace Liverpool Youth Reference Group?
headspace Liverpool Youth Reference Group is the link between the service and the community. It is a volunteer based team working on promoting youth mental health through community events such as: -
- Information stalls
- Workshops at schools and community centers
- Parent/ Teacher Question and Answer sessions
- Interactive activities
As a member of the headspace Liverpool Youth Reference Group you will
- Collaborate with other young people to plan, run and evaluate events and activities for young people in the Liverpool and Fairfield area.
- Work on specific projects within our local community.
- Provide feedback and advice about our service and how we can improve our service.
- Help to promote headspace Liverpool and important youth issues in the local area.
By getting involved you will have the opportunity to;
- Have your say on important issues and influence how headspace Liverpool works
- Learn new skills, experience new things and build self confidence
- Meet and work with other young people who are passionate about youth mental health
- Receive training on headspace Liverpool and its structure.
Who can join?
The headspace Liverpool Youth Reference Group is open to anyone aged 16 – 25 who is passionate about mental health issues. You may have had your own experience, seen a friend or family member struggle, or simply be passionate about making a difference for young people in your community.
headspace Liverpool on (02) 8785 3200 for more information or email email@example.com
Please complete the application form
headspace Liverpool is now running a series of groups, all groups can be accessed via our referral pathways.
Master Wellness Classes
Skill It Up – Emotion Regulation and Distress Tolerance Group
RAGE – anger management group
For more information on the groups and how to make an appointment to headspace Liverpool please contact us on (02) 8785 3200
If you are a health professional, parent/guardian or a young person who would like to make a self referral to headspace Liverpool please give us a call on (02) 8785 3200 and ask to speak with one of our friendly intake officers.
This information will assist us in getting each young person the help they need.
In case of a crisis or emergency, please contact:
- Mental Health Line on 1800 011 511
- Emergency on 000
At headspace Liverpool we can provide a range of different presentations and or workshops to school students, teachers, parents, carers, local community groups and organisations.
headspace Liverpool would like to ensure, that as a service we are meeting the needs of schools in the area as well as promoting a whole school approach to mental health. We can deliver one off general presentations or small group workshops.
Our workshops are of a general nature and have a health promotion and education focus. We deliver these workshops to promote positive mental health and well being and encourage young people to do the same. If you would like information on a specific medical or therapeutic focus please inform us on the form.
Some of the topics headspace Liverpool can deliver workshops on include: -
- Mental health
- Stress and anxiety
- Healthy relationships
- Bullying and social media.
- Tips for a healthy headspace
If you would like us to present a topic at your school, community group or organisation, please note that we require a minimum of four weeks notice for any request and we would appreciate a few options for dates and times.
headspace Liverpool provides a range of specialist services, these services include:-
- General Practitioners who are available Tuesday, Wednesday afternoon and Thursday. The service is bulk billed. Please bring your Medicare card to the appointment.
- Accredited mental health nurse, who are available on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
- Free legal advice from Marrickville Legal Centre, available every second Monday
- Drug and Alcohol specific counselling through the program headfyrst.
- Specific support for young people with cancer and family members with cancer through Canteen.
To access these service please speak with your Youth Access Practitioner who will arrange these appointments for you.
To contact us, please phone (02) 8785 3200.