headspace Centre Manager - The Link Health Service Inc (Hobart)

The Link Youth Health Services Inc.

Location: Southern Tasmania       Occupation: Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Social Work       Position Type: Full Time      

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career with a nationally recognised organisation – headspace Hobart is seeking a centre manager to lead a multidisciplinary team and make a difference to young people in Southern Tasmania.

The Position

Life can be tough for young people, and they need our help now more than ever! Would you like to help?

As the headspace Hobart Centre Manager, you will work under the direction of the CEO of The Youth Health Service Inc (The Link) who is the Lead Agency for headspace Hobart.

headspace Hobart has an exciting opportunity for a Centre Manager to join the team! The position is full-time (76 hours per fortnight) working Monday to Friday. Part time applications will be considered for the right person.

The Centre Manager will be responsible for:

  • overseeing and managing the operations, and the future growth of the headspace Centre
  • delivering quality evidence-based, short and medium term, alcohol and other drugs, psychological and other appropriate health and welfare-based interventions to young people aged 12-25 years.
  • providing clinical oversight, in combination with the Clinical Leads, to multiple teams/programs delivering the organisation’s services throughout Southern Tasmania, and Tasmania where applicable

We are seeking a highly motivated and capable clinician who will facilitate excellence in integrated, holistic health care, with the goal of improving outcomes for clients of The Link, headspace and the wider community.

For more information about what it means to be a headspace Centre Manager, please review the Position Description.

The Organisation

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds. headspace can help young people with mental health, physical health (including sexual health) , alcohol and other drug services, and work and study support.

The Link is a unique not-for-profit organisation and that facilitates various youth mental health services including the headspace Hobart program, throughout Southern Tasmania. Their services are free and have been making a real difference in the lives of 12–25 year old’s in the region since 1990.

The Link provides high quality primary and clinical health services as well as information, advice and referral services. They work across the health sector in developing innovative and responsive models of service. They also assist in delivering training and support to other professionals and the wider community.

They strive to excel in the delivery of evidence-based, primary and clinical health services to young people by strengthening partnerships with government, private and community sectors and engaging service users and the community.

What's on offer?

This is a rare opportunity to improve clinical governance in one of Tasmania’s most innovative primary healthcare services and take the next step in your career.

Their positions are open to all suitably qualified applicants. We have a strong commitment to participation of people with a lived experience of mental health issues in our workforce. We value diversity and applicants from suitably qualified people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, and people from CALD and LGBTIQA+ communities.

The successful applicant will join an organisation that recognises and values its people by:

  • Tax-free salary packaging available
  • Above Award rate of pay for the appropriate person
  • Family friendly and flexible working conditions, and
  • Complete infrastructure including pool cars, mobile phone and other resources for work purposes.

Application Instructions

For more information on the position, and/or to obtain a position description email

To apply for this position, applications must address the selection criteria, be marked confidential and emailed to Miranda Ashby CEO at by Monday 20th of September 2021.

Those applicants who have been shortlisted for interview will be contacted in the week beginning 4th October 2021.

Date advertised: Wednesday 8th September 2021
Southern Tasmania

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Lifestyle in Southern Tasmania

With Hobart, Tasmania capital city located in this region, the Southern Region offers a lifestyle with world-class activities including museums, art galleries, year-round events, heritage trails and much more. You are only minutes away from Tasmania's largest airport and close to wineries, gourmet dining experiences, beautiful coastline and wilderness national parks.