Position Description

Allied Health Graduate Program | Occupational Therapy
Location VIC DANDENONG, Thomas Street
Employment Duration Maximum-Term
Employment Status Full-Time
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Are you an Occupational Therapy graduate? 
Want to continue developing your career in youth mental health with ongoing professional training, while you work? If you’re looking for a rewarding graduate role, where you’ll hit the ground running and where you will use your skills from day one.  

Find your place at headspace. You will be working with passionate people – making a difference in health outcomes for young people. 

headspace Narre Warren & Dandenong have opportunities for Occupational Therapy graduates to join their exciting program which is designed to offer graduates access to a two-year comprehensive youth mental health training and development program.   

About the graduate program 
headspace is a place like no other. It’s a place where people listen and support one another, working collaboratively to help build brighter futures. If you’re looking for a graduate role where you’ll gain unique experience and where you’ll continue to develop your skills with professional training, you will have access to: 

  • Discipline specific clinical supervision to enable graduates to complete their discipline’s endorsement or mental health accreditation pathways 
  • Diversity of experience through placements  
  • 40 days of professional training in a tailored youth mental health training program 
  • Access to communities of practice led by experienced clinicians 
  • Extensive experience working within the internationally renowned headspace model for youth mental health 
  • Long term career opportunities in youth mental health  

Who we're looking for

  • Recent graduates (from the last three years) 
  • Approved tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy 
  • Passionate, energetic, and determined graduates looking to make a difference to health outcomes for young people 

As part of a clinical team, you will play a pivotal role in our headspace centre. You will contribute to developing and providing high quality, intake/assessment and ongoing psychological services to young people, and their families/carers.  

Next steps   
We want to know why you would like to come work with EACH headspace team. When you ‘Apply Now’ you will be redirected to our Career Centre, where the Position Description is available. 

If you’d like more information about the position, please contact Deirdre Brown (headspace Services Manager, Dandenong) on deirdre.brown @ each.com.au or Dean McCaughan headspace Services Manager, Narre Warren) at dean.mccaughan @ headspacenarre.com.au 

* Please note that applications will be reviewed as they are received. Interviews may take place during the advertising period - so don't miss out and apply today!*


Position Description: https://hr.each.com.au/1152.pdf

At EACH, we aim to ensure every individual is treated with dignity and respect regardless of their cultural background, ability, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, spirituality, or religion.  We welcome and strongly encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and people with lived experience to apply. View our Inclusion & Diversity Strategy for more information.

EACH is committed to creating a culturally safe environment that values and supports Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people(s); where culture and heritage is acknowledged, and respected, as being core to their existence. We recognise and respect the unique culture and contribution that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people bring to our communities.  We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People. View our Reconciliation Action Plan for more information.

Please note that all appointments are subject to one or more of the following forms of pre-employment safety screening checks including; Police Record Check, Working with Children Check, National Disability Insurance Scheme Check, Reference Checks and APHRA Registration Check.

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