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Manager - headspace Early Psychosis - Launceston

  • Be part of our NEW headspace Early Psychosis service in Tasmania!
  • Full-time ongoing position based in Launceston, offering flexible work conditions
  • Attractive Salary + Super + Salary Packaging benefits of up to $18,550

About the program

EACH is thrilled to announce the launch of our headspace Early Psychosis (hEP) service in Tasmania! This groundbreaking program aims to revolutionize mental health care by providing early detection and intervention for young individuals (aged 12-25) who are at risk of, or experiencing, a first episode of psychosis.

Join us as we embark on this journey. Together we will transform the landscape of mental health care in Tasmania, ensuring that young people receive the support they need to thrive.

About the role

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Manager to oversee our headspace Early Psychosis Tasmanian Service. As the Manager – headspace Early Psychosis, you will work closely with the Clinical Director, our new headspace to be established on Hobart’s eastern shore and lead agencies of headspace Hobart and Launceston to ensure the safe and effective delivery of mental health services to young people and their families.

As part of the Senior Management team across Tasmania, we envisage this role will be primarily based in Launceston. Travel across Hobart, Burnie and Devonport may also be required.

Key responsibilities

  • Oversee hEP service delivery in the north and south of the state
  • Enhance access for young people and families through a streamlined entry process
  • Support the implementation and maintenance of the EPPIC model of care with fidelity
  • Establish effective clinical systems and processes to enhance service delivery
  • Provide day-to-day operational oversight to clinical team leaders
  • Work collaboratively with the Clinical Director hEP and headspace teams to ensure effective clinical care for clients and families

To view a copy of the full Position Description, click here.


To excel in this role, you will demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and attributes:

  • Tertiary Qualification/s in Nursing, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, or Social Work
  • AHPRA registration or eligibility for membership in your field
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in senior operational and clinical practice roles in child and youth mental health
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing multidisciplinary teams
  • Experience in coordinating programs, including administration tasks, budget management, and contract monitoring
  • Proficiency in providing operational and clinical supervision, managing performance, and fostering ongoing development
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills

What’s in it for you?

At EACH you'll be supported to be your best.

We provide:

  • Flexible work arrangements to support a positive work-life balance
  • Competitive remuneration and conditions including generous leave options
  • Not-for-Profit Salary Packaging of up to $15,900 free income tax per year
  • $2,650 additional tax-free money towards meals and entertainment
  • A variety of opportunities for career progression and professional development via formal and informal training, our leadership pipeline and discipline-specific learning
  • Support through a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program
  • 4 weeks paid annual leave, sick/carers leave, family & domestic violence leave, public holiday substitution policy, and more…

About headspace

The headspace program offers an “open door”, easily accessible, early intervention service for young people wishing to obtain support for mental health or substance use issues. The headspace Early Psychosis program is a specialist service which focuses on providing comprehensive services to support young people who are at risk of developing a psychotic illness, or those who have experienced a first episode of psychosis.

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.

Additional information

This is an exciting opportunity to join EACH through its next phase of change and growth. Upon application, please upload your resume and a brief cover letter addressing your suitability for the role.

For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Dean McCaughan, Program Stream Manager - Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing Support Services on 0403 940 134, or via email at [email protected] using the subject line: Manager - headspace Early Psychosis - Launceston enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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!

Next Steps in the Hiring Process

Thank you for your interest in joining EACH! To learn more about next steps, please check out our Hiring Process Guide.

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