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.

 


Mental Health Clinician – Shared Care program

Positions available at northern and western Adelaide 

Part-time to Fulltime.

We are seeking motivated and passionate staff with clinical expertise for multiple roles across Northern and Western metropolitan Adelaide.

The Mental health Shared Care Service sits at the more acute end of the model within the severe mental illness spectrum. The program provides evidenced based clinical therapy to people diagnosed with complex mental health. It facilitates effective clinical cohesion within a continuum of mental health care services and plays an integral role in helping those engage in care pathways and networks with all relevant providers within the region.

We are looking for accredited mental health professionals with knowledge, skills and specialist experience in delivering evidenced based, focused psychological intervention to people diagnosed with a Tier 3 low prevalent, chronic, complex mental health disorder. Mental health Clinicians within Sonder’s shared care program will work with a case load, delivering up to 4 consults per day.

We also want to encourage private clinicians to apply and enjoy a blended salaried and private role. You will enjoy the best of both worlds!

For further information, download the Recruitment Information Package

 


Community Engagement Officer

Position available at headspace Onkaparinga, Christies Beach

Part-time – up to 60 hours.

The Community Engagement Officer will work as part of a multidisciplinary mental health team to plan, organise and implement centre engagement activities for headspace Onkaparinga and Emerge Teams.

The Community Engagement Officer will support the services offered at heaspace Onkaparinga through community engagement and participation activities and develop resources that support the enhancement of mental health literacy and reduce stigma related to mental illness in the wider community.

A key component of the role is to assist the centre with the management of partnerships and service linkages to provide appropriate clinical pathways to ensure there is early intervention, responsive and recovery-focused care for young people aged 12 – 25 years. This includes management and support of headspace Onkaparinga’s Consortium and Project Partners.

For further information, download the Recruitment Information Package

 


Community Engagement (Centre Participation)

Position available at headspace Adelaide, Wakefield St, Adelaide

Part-time – 5 days per Fortnight.

The Community Engagement Officer (Centre Participation) will work as part of a multidisciplinary mental health team to plan, organise and implement centre engagement activities for headspace Adelaide. The Community Engagement Officer (Centre Participation) will support the centre through community engagement and participation activities and develop resources that supports enhancement of mental health literacy and reduces stigma related to mental illness in the wider community.

The role will also require the provision of education and service information, having responsibility for volunteer groups and committees and facilitating engagement groups.

For further information, download the Recruitment Information Package

 


Functional Recovery Clinician

Position available at headspace Adelaide, Wakefield St, Adelaide

As part of the Early Psychosis multi-disciplinary team, you will report to the Functional Recovery Team Leader and assist with the scoping and development of psychosocial group programs for young people at risk of or having
experienced a first episode psychosis within the Functional Recovery Program.

The Functional Recovery Clinician will support young people to access a range of groups and additional resources that will restore their developmental trajectory using evidence-based interventions. The role will require working collaboratively with the young person, their family/loved ones and the key workers to tailor a psychosocial support package specific to their needs.

This role will require the provision of discipline specific assessment to further support care planning and assessment for the wider Early Psychosis service.

For further information, download the Recruitment Information Package

 


Functional Recovery Clinician – Day Coordinator

Position available at headspace Adelaide, Wakefield St, Adelaide

As part of the Early Psychosis multi-disciplinary team, the Functional Recovery Clinician – Day Coordinator reports to the Functional Recovery Team (FRT) Team Leader and assists with the scoping and development of psychosocial group programs for young people at risk of or having experienced a first episode psychosis within the Functional Recovery Program.

This role includes, but not limited to, oversight and support of youth peer workers, and coordination of daily groups and psychosocial activities.

This role will also require supporting the FRT Team Leader to manage the daily operations of the Functional Recovery Program, as well as managing a caseload and monitoring the mental health and wellbeing of those engaged with the groups and other activities specific to Functional Recovery.

For further information, download the Recruitment Information Package

 


Support Services Officer

Position available at headspace Adelaide, Wakefield St, Adelaide

Support Services Officers are critical to our service delivery and this position will be responsible for providing high quality day-to-day administrative services to support the effective functioning of headspace Adelaide.

Reporting to the Support Services Team Leader, you will be responsible for providing professional and high quality customer service and operational support, ensuring all incoming enquiries are attended to promptly, processing high demands of referrals, and providing information to young people, their families and other key community members.

To be successful in this role, you will have a proven track record in undertaking a range of operational and administrative duties within a large organisation, and ideally amongst a multidisciplinary team and in a healthcare setting. You will be courteous and professional in your approach when interacting with a wide and diverse consumer group, and possess a solid understanding of the considerations required when working within the health sector.

For further information, download the Recruitment Information Package


 

Community Engagement Officer (Stakeholder Management)

Position available at headspace Adelaide, Wakefield St, Adelaide

The Community Engagement Officer (Stakeholder Management) will work as part of a multidisciplinary mental health team to plan, organise and implement stakeholder management activities for headspace Adelaide.

The Community Engagement Officer (Stakeholder Management) will act a conduit for information sharing and awareness raising around early detection for youth at risk of early psychosis in the wider community. In addition, they will provide information about early detection for the Ultra High Risk cohort to support early intervention with key stakeholders who may be working with young people at risk of psychosis.

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