Careers

We invite you to be part of an organisation in which 89% of staff have voted a ‘TRULY GREAT PLACE TO WORK’ by Best Practice Australia.

Sonder supports primary health by providing support to General Practice and allied health professionals and has a long reputable history of improving health outcomes across both metropolitan Adelaide and the Gawler-Barossa region. Our aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of the northern community by coordinating and integrating health and community services and by working in partnership to identify local needs and create strategies in response.

Applicants are requested to send a covering letter (specifying clearly which role you are applying for) addressing the key selection criteria. Applications are made via our careers portal on our website.

All enquiries to employment@sonder.net.au or phone (08) 8209 0700

To view and apply available for roles, please visit our Careers Portal.

 

 

emerge Mental Health Clinician (Psychologist, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist or Mental Health Nurse) South

Position based at headspace Onkaparinga

Part-time to fulltime.

The emerge Mental Health Clinician will work as part of the 'emerge' service. The emerge service facilitates excellence in mental health service delivery to achieve improved outcomes for young people aged 16-25. The unit is responsible for the provision of Mental Health Clinical Care, Care Coordination, Peer Support and Functional Recovery to young people who have, or are at risk of having, severe mental illness and with complex support needs.

In this role you will Engage and support young people aged 16-25 with complex needs (including borderline personality disorder, complex trauma, eating disorders, severe anxiety, severe depression and psychosis); provide comprehensive psychosocial assessments; deliver structured individual and group psychological therapies; respond assertively to support those at increased risk of self-harm and suicide; and ensure young people are provided with coordinated care with access to appropriate service pathways.

Psychologists and Social Workers with clinical mental health experience are encouraged to apply.

Current and full registration with the appropriate registration authority (AASW or AHPRA) or willingness to obtain registration is a must.

For further information, download the Recruitment Information Package

 

 

emerge Functional Recovery Worker 

Position based at headspace Onkaparinga

Part-time.

The Functional Recovery Worker will work as part of the 'emerge' service. The emerge service facilitates excellence in mental health service delivery to achieve improved outcomes for young people aged 16-25. The unit shall be responsible for the provision of Mental Health Clinical Care, Care Coordination, Peer Support and Functional Recovery to young people who have, or are at risk of having, severe mental illness and with complex support needs.

In this role you will promote functional recovery for consumers of the emerge service, reduce impact of mental illness on the developmental trajectory of the young person (social, educational, vocational) and support their skill development across life domains.

The Functional Recovery Worker will also be responsible for engaging with young people and their families/carers/supports, providing functional recovery support for complex and ‘higher risk’ young people, delivering functional and psychosocial recovery based interventions, including group interventions, with young people and/or their families/carers/supports, and will support comprehensive care for young people with complex needs alongside other emerge staff and co-located services.

For further information, download the Recruitment Information Package

 

 

Sonder Allied Health Private Practitioners

Multiple positions available

Positions available at our Sonder Edinburgh North office and within our Gawler Barossa Region, based at Sonder Nuriootpa office

As part of our continued growth in services we are seeking to sub-contract private Allied Health Practitioners to complement the mental health platform of our model. We are seeking individuals who have strong clinical skills, and experience in working with young people and in working with multi-disciplinary teams.

Individuals should have a demonstrated ability to provide focused psychological services and evidence-based assessment and intervention including:

1. Psycho-education (including motivational interviewing)

2. Cognitive-behavioural therapy including:

  • Behavioural interventions
  • Behaviour modification
  • Exposure techniques
  • Activity scheduliling
  • Cognitive interventions
  • Cognitive therapy

3. Relaxation strategies

  • Progressive muscle relaxation
  • Controlled breathing

4. Skills training

  • Problem solving skills and training
  • Anger management
  • Social skills training
  • Communication training
  • Stress management
  • Parent management training
  • Interpersonal therapy (especially for depression)

You will also possess experience in a range of mental health service settings; including the provision of mental health services to young people aged 12-25. Naturally, you will possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, along with strong information technology and information management skills and a high level of self-motivation and initiative.

Registered Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, and Social workers are encouraged to apply.

  • No cost for room use and administrative support (in exchange for bulk billing all clients seen);
  • Flexible working hours;
  • Guaranteed client case load;
  • Opportunity to work with and gain support from a multidisciplinary team (including Psychiatrists, General Practitioners, Psychologists, Social Workers, Peer Workers;
  • Ongoing Medicare funded referrals of individuals who have been assessed and are ready to receive services;
  • Free administrative support and consulting space which includes reception,appointment confirmations, SMS reminders and all room bookings are taken care of for you.
  • Access to the electronic medical records database with comprehensive training provided;
  • Opportunity for peer support through regular meetings with the team; and
  • Free Professional Development Opportunities.

For further information, download the Recruitment Information Package

 

 

headspace Edinburgh North Allied Health Private Practitioners

Multiple positions available

As part of our continued growth in services we are seeking professionally accredited Allied Health Practitioners to complement the mental health platform of our model. We are seeking individuals who have strong clinical skills, and experience in working with young people and in working with multi-disciplinary teams.

Individuals should have a demonstrated ability to provide focused psychological services and evidence-based assessment and intervention including:

1. Psycho-education (including motivational interviewing)

2. Cognitive-behavioural therapy including:

  • Behavioural interventions
  • Behaviour modification
  • Exposure techniques
  • Activity scheduliling
  • Cognitive interventions
  • Cognitive therapy

3. Relaxation strategies

  • Progressive muscle relaxation
  • Controlled breathing

4. Skills training

  • Problem solving skills and training
  • Anger management
  • Social skills training
  • Communication training
  • Stress management
  • Parent management training
  • Interpersonal therapy (especially for depression)

You will also possess experience in a range of mental health service settings; including the provision of mental health services to young people aged 12-25. Naturally, you will possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, along with strong information technology and information management skills and a high level of self-motivation and initiative.

Registered Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, and Social workers are encouraged to apply.

  • No cost for room use and administrative support (in exchange for bulk billing all clients seen);
  • Flexible working hours;
  • Guaranteed client case load;
  • Opportunity to work with and gain support from a multidisciplinary team (including Psychiatrists, General Practitioners, Psychologists, Social Workers, Peer Workers;
  • Ongoing Medicare funded referrals of young people who have been assessed and are ready to receive services;
  • Free administrative support and consulting space which includes reception,appointment confirmations, SMS reminders and all room bookings are taken care of for you.
  • Access to the electronic medical records database with comprehensive training provided;
  • Opportunity for peer support through regular meetings with the team; and
  • Free Professional Development Opportunities.

For further information, download the Recruitment Information Package

 

 

headspace Onkaparinga – Allied Health Private Practitioners

Multiple positions available

As part of our continued growth in services we are seeking professionally accredited Allied Health Practitioners to complement the mental health platform of our model. We are seeking individuals who have strong clinical skills, and experience in working with young people and in working with multi-disciplinary teams.

Individuals should have a demonstrated ability to provide focused psychological services and evidence-based assessment and intervention including:

1. Psycho-education (including motivational interviewing)

2. Cognitive-behavioural therapy including:

  • Behavioural interventions
  • Behaviour modification
  • Exposure techniques
  • Activity scheduliling
  • Cognitive interventions
  • Cognitive therapy

3. Relaxation strategies

  • Progressive muscle relaxation
  • Controlled breathing

4. Skills training

  • Problem solving skills and training
  • Anger management
  • Social skills training
  • Communication training
  • Stress management
  • Parent management training
  • Interpersonal therapy (especially for depression)

You will also possess experience in a range of mental health service settings; including the provision of mental health services to young people aged 12-25. Naturally, you will possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, along with strong information technology and information management skills and a high level of self-motivation and initiative.

Registered Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, and Social workers are encouraged to apply.

  • No cost for room use and administrative support (in exchange for bulk billing all clients seen);
  • Flexible working hours;
  • Guaranteed client case load;
  • Opportunity to work with and gain support from a multidisciplinary team (including Psychiatrists, General Practitioners, Psychologists, Social Workers, Peer Workers;
  • Ongoing Medicare funded referrals of young people who have been assessed and are ready to receive services;
  • Free administrative support and consulting space which includes reception,appointment confirmations, SMS reminders and all room bookings are taken care of for you.
  • Access to the electronic medical records database with comprehensive training provided;
  • Opportunity for peer support through regular meetings with the team; and
  • Free Professional Development Opportunities.

For further information, download the Recruitment Information Package