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.

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Mental Health Clinical Intern

As part of our commitment to Workforce Development we have 2 full time positions available for Mental Health Clinical interns.  This positions are a fantastic opportunity for new graduates to secure 2 year post graduate experience in the provision of clinical therapy.

Sonder will provide a structured career pathway with built-in support, supervision and continuing professional development.  We will provide mentoring, debriefing, clinical and professional supervision along with the supported and supervised introduction to clinical therapy with both individual and group clients, where possible.

At the end of your 2 year internship you will be competent in the delivery of mental health clinical interventions.

Applicants must have successfully completed a minimum of a Bachelor degree level qualification in psychology, occupational therapy, social work or mental health nursing and be fully registered members of a professional body (AASW  or AHPRA). Please note that the internship does not fulfil the criteria for the 4+2 pathway for registration as a psychologist.

For further information, download the Recruitment Information Package

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Mental Health Program Manager

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader to coordinate and support our Western Wellbeing Program and Walk-In Afterhours Mental Health Program ensure exceptional service delivery across both programs.

The role of the Mental Health Program Manager / Clinical Lead is to provide program management, operational in-put and leadership for the above mentioned Mental Health initiatives within Sonder. The role will work within a Clinical Leadership Group  whom drive the integration of Sonder’s suite of MH services and other initiatives that are responsive to local needs, overseeing all aspects of service delivery including program design, resource allocation, clinical and risk oversight and stakeholder engagement.

You will demonstrate passion for effecting change within the community and strive for achievement in an outcome driven environment and be able to demonstrate the ability to motivate others around you. To succeed in this role, you will have the proven ability to lead a team of Clinical staff.

You will possess demonstrated clinical experience in assessment and the provision of focused psychological strategies and demonstrate competency in addiction issues across the age and diagnostic spectrum.

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

For further information, download the Recruitment Information Package

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Mental Health Clinician – Multiple Positions

We are seeking motivated and passionate allied mental health professionals with clinical therapy expertise to work across our Gawler Barossa Region Mental Health Service areas.  

You will have a minimum of 2 years clinical experience in assessment and the provision of focused psychological strategies as well as a minimum 2 years relevant professional development and or supervision.

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

We welcome applicants who are seeking flexible working arrangements.

For further information, download the Recruitment Information Package

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headspace 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:
    1. ‚ÄčBehavioural interventions
    2. Behaviour modification
    3. Exposure techniques
    4. Activity scheduliling
    5. Cognitive interventions
    6. Cognitive therapy
  3. Relaxation strategies
    1. Progressive muscle relaxation
    2. Controlled breathing
  4. Skills training
    1. Problem solving skills and training
    2. Anger management
    3. Social skills training
    4. Communication training
    5. Stress management
    6. Parent management training
  5. 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.

For further information, download the Recruitment Information Package

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Mental Health Clinician – Multiple Positions

We are seeking motivated and passionate allied mental health professionals with clinical therapy expertise to work across our Gawler Barossa Region Mental Health Service areas.  

You will have a minimum of 2 years clinical experience in assessment and the provision of focused psychological strategies as well as a minimum 2 years relevant professional development and or supervision.

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

We welcome applicants who are seeking flexible working arrangements.

For further information, download the Recruitment Information Package