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Reference Number 11997
Position Title Access and Engagement Officer
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Department Headspace Fraser Coast
Location Maryborough
Classification QSU Allied Health & Community Employees 2018 - QSU Professional Officer 2
Hours per Fortnight 45
Position Summary

Access and Engagement Officer, headspace Maryborough


Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is a large and dynamic organisation with more than 65 locations throughout South East Queensland supporting 100,000 Queenslanders every year. As a not-for-profit organisation with over 100 years’ experience in delivering aged care, disability, mental health and community services. Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see &


2 x Part time positions available (45 hours per fortnight each) for a mental health clinician in our brand new headspace satellite centre in Maryborough!

headspace Centres act as a one-stop-shop for young people who need help with mental health, physical health (including sexual health), alcohol and other drugs or work and study support. headspace provides tailored and holistic mental health support to 12 - 25 year olds. With a focus on early intervention, we work with young people to provide support at a crucial time in their lives – to help get them back on track and strengthen their ability to manage their mental health in the future.

This position is responsible for the initial Access and Engagement assessment of headspace Maryborough clients. Working within an exisiting multidisciplinary team covering headspace Hervey Bay and Maryborough, the Access and Engagement Officer will be a pivotal role within the headspace team.  This role will be responsible for conducting initial screening and determining appropriate pathways and referrals.

The role will also be responsible for the referral of young people attending the service through the Case Coordination process held with the Clinical Lead and Centre Manager and as required other Private Practitioners. Other activities may include directly arranging access; providing brief psychosocial interventions, reducing barriers to obtaining services; establishing linkages; and other activities recorded in progress notes.

Please see attached Position Description for Key Responsibilities 


Why work with Wesley Mission Queensland

Working alongside people who love what they do
Salary Packaging

Product Discounts
Travel Discounts
Access to discounted holiday units
Employee Assistance Program


Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all.  We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  We are a preferred employer for older workers.  Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to enhance remuneration.

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Contact Person Ricky Goostrey
Contact Number (07) 4303 2100
Contact Email
Closing Date 07/08/2020
Position Description
Access and Engagement Officer (Maryborough) June 2020.pdf Open
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.