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Join Our Team

We invite you to be part of an organisation in which over 70% of staff have voted a ‘TRULY GREAT PLACE TO WORK’ by Best Practice Australia.

Come and work with us

At Sonder, we strive to help people in our community live better lives by providing high quality care, health and support services.

We are looking for people who align with Sonder’s vision and mission, are enthusiastic and work well in teams.

If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply. We offer salary packaging opportunities and an innovative and supportive work environment.

Please send a resume and cover letter outlining your skills, addressing the key selection criteria.

employment@sonder.net.au

(08) 8209 0700

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Positions Vacant

AOD Peer Support Worker

Multiple roles are available. Service hub locations include Nuriootpa, Victor Harbor with outreach to Gawler and Kangaroo Island.

Sonder is beginning to deliver mental health & AOD services throughout the Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network.

We are looking for an AOD Peer Support Worker to join our our multidisciplinary Mental Health & Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) team!

Working in a primary care setting, the AOD Peer Support Worker will draw on their lived experience to engage with individuals and their families/carers across the program’s full spectrum of care.

You will be responsible for:

  • Engaging with clients and their families/carers/supports with the aim to support client engagement, retention, motivation and stability before, during and after a treatment.
  • Supporting comprehensive care for clients alongside the AOD service team through peer-based supports.

The successful incumbent will have:

  • Experienced AOD substance dependence and be able to demonstrate successful management and maintenance over an extensive period of time.
  • Certificate IV or higher in Alcohol and Other Drugs (or equivalent).
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of peer support for people who have AOD dependence.
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of psychosocial supports and non-crisis interventions to AOD clients and families/friends.

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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AOD Clinician

Multiple roles are available. Service hub locations include Nuriootpa, Victor Harbor with outreach to Gawler and Kangaroo Island.

Sonder is beginning to deliver mental health & AOD services throughout the Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network!

We are looking for AOD Clinicians to work as part of our multidisciplinary Mental Health & Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) team.

In this role, you will deliver evidence-based interventions to assist with the management of co-occurring, or comorbid, AOD and mental health conditions.

The goal of management is to allow AOD treatment to continue without mental health symptoms disrupting the treatment process, and to retain clients in treatment who might otherwise discontinue treatment. Treatment will aim to reduce AOD related harms and co-occurring mental health symptoms by conducting assessments and providing a range of brief interventions, psychological interventions and care coordination to assist individuals to change behaviour patterns and increase capacity to effectively manage problems they are experiencing and promote recovery.

We require applicants to have attained:

  • Certificate IV or higher in Alcohol and Other Drugs (or equivalent)

And/or

  • Allied Health Qualification ie Social Work, Psychology or Occupational Therapy, or relevant undergraduate tertiary qualification.

Delivery of focused psychological therapies and experience in the AOD sector is a must.

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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Mental Health Clinician

Position to be based at Sonder Marion.

Sonder is beginning to deliver the emerge service at our new Marion site!

We are looking for a Mental Health Clinician to facilitate coordinated care and treatment for young people experiencing complex mental health disorders.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with all in the clinical team, providing assessment, care planning and coordination, clinical therapy, referral and advice and consultation services to young people, their families and carers.

The successful applicant will hold an approved tertiary qualification in an allied health discipline, including social work, psychology, clinical psychology, mental health nursing, and occupational therapy. Required to be accredited with appropriate professional body.

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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Consultant Psychiatrist

Position to be based at Sonder Marion.

Sonder is beginning to deliver the emerge service at our new Marion site!

We are looking for a Consultant Psychiatrist to provide clinical expertise and guidance to staff, ensuring the service provides appropriate and flexible intake, early intervention and recovery-focused treatment for young people aged 16 – 25 years with severe mental illness and complex support needs.

The Consultant Psychiatrist will be responsible for maintaining the clinical governance, policies, procedures and practices of the service, and ensuring these are in line with best practice clinical care and service delivery standards.

This role will support the emerge service by providing clinical supervision for emerge clinical staff; clinical review of clients; and psychiatrist consultations for young people requiring diagnostic assessment, clinical treatment strategies for ongoing management and review of treatment plans and/or medication reviews.

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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Mental Health Clinician – Specialising in Complex Care

Position to be based at our headspace Adelaide centre.

Join our dynamic and enthusiastic team at headspace Adelaide!

In this role, you will work together with other team members to support a multidisciplinary approach to mental health care.

The incumbent is primarily responsible for providing care to young people (aged 16-25) living in the central region, presenting with complex care needs.

Using a care coordination framework, this position will support young people through linkages with other appropriate services, psychological therapeutic intervention and group programs.

The successful applicant will hold an approved tertiary qualification in an allied health discipline, including social work, psychology, clinical psychology, mental health nursing, and occupational therapy. Required to be accredited with appropriate professional body.

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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Community Engagement Officer

Position to be based at our headspace Marion centre.

Join our dynamic team at headspace Marion!

As the Community Engagement Officer, you will provide education, service information and present on relevant mental health topics to relevant community organisations, including schools and other groups.

The Community Engagement Officer will also have responsibility for volunteer groups and committees including the headspace Marion Youth Reference Group and Family and Friends Reference Group.

Relevant tertiary qualifications in either Youth Work, Community Development, Social Planning, Social/Behavioural Science, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Health Sciences (Health Promotion) or other relevant field. Or demonstrated substantial and extensive experience in the youth sector in a must.

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack.

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Aboriginal Project Officer

Position available to work across Sonder Edinburgh North, Sonder Port Adelaide and Sonder Marion.

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic new team member to join our PACE program!

The PACE program is a group-based physical activity program that aims to promote social inclusion through physical activity and exercise.

The project officer will support the coordination of the program through operational, administrative and marketing responsibilities.

The PACE Project Officer will work closely with other PACE team members to facilitate engagement, participation and program co-design with the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

Certificate level qualification in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care, and/or relevant training and experience in health/community services fields is required.

For more information about role requirements, download the Recruitment Pack

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Board Director

Due to a very strong presence in the Mental Health service delivery space, Sonder is seeking to appoint a new Board Director with a strong leadership role in the planning and delivery of mental health services. The appointed Director will be expected to play a key roles in oversighting Sonder’s Clinical and Practice Governance Framework.

Of relevance to this particular position please note:

  • At Sonder we recognise the importance of a Board that is gender diverse
  • We recognise the importance of building strong linkages with local communities. Sonder’s expansion across the Adelaide entire metro and parts of Country SA creates new opportunities for board representation from these areas.
  • Professionals who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander are encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants must have no actual or potential conflicts of interest or other affiliations that would make their appointment inappropriate or hinder their effective contribution to the Board.
  • Sonder is seeking a person who not only identifies with the Sonder Values and Purpose but someone with a strong background and expertise in the design and delivery of mental health services. About 70% of our service mix relates to provision of mental health services and the appointed Board Director will lead the governance oversight of Sonder’s Clinical Governance Framework and Sonder’s Risk Clinical Management processes.

For more information about role requirements, download the Recruitment Pack

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Senior Peer Worker

Base can be negotiated with successful applicant.

The Senior Peer Worker will be a valued member of the Psychosocial Recovery team and will provide support for Peer Workers across the Youth Services Portfolio.

To be successful, you will be an experienced and innovative professional with considerable knowledge, training and experience in Peer Support service delivery, and early intervention in particular.

You will also establish and maintain working relationships with key agencies in the community to establish and improve integrated care pathways for young people who are experiencing mental health and/or psychosocial difficulties.

For more information about role requirements, download the Recruitment Pack

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Mental Health Clinician

Looking to relocate to South Australia? 

Sonder is looking for interstate candidates to come and work across our dynamic mental health portfolio as mental health clinicians. Sonder will pay up to $5k in relocation costs for successful candidates.

Join our multidisciplinary mental health team and deliver focused psychological interventions for individuals with mental health disorders in a primary care setting.

Knowledge of appropriate psychological therapies is essential.

Current and full registration with the appropriate registration authority (AASW or AHPRA) or willingness to obtain registration is a must. Professionals holding accreditation with other professional bodies may be eligible following approval.

For more information about role requirements, download the Recruitment Pack

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Psychology or Allied Health Mental Health Practitioners

Multiple positions available, to be located at our new social enterprise inside Klemzig Village Medical Centre.

Sonder’s latest social enterprise, launching early 2021, will deliver both mental health and allied health services through Better Access and NDIS.

The new service offers people the choice to support a socially-minded brand. In helping themselves, they are helping others as funds generated from the new service will support Sonder to operationalise its values through Sonder funded programs, projects and roles.

We are seeking Psychologists or Occupational Therapists and Accredited Mental Health Social Workers who are registered with APHRA.

Individuals should have a demonstrated ability to provide a range of psychological assessment and/or intervention services to children and/or adults. Previous experience in working in a mental health setting and/or with people with disability is required. Prior experience working within a fee for service environment is an advantage.

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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Mental Health Clinician

Multiple positions available to work across sites in northern and western Adelaide

Our Shared Care with GPs service provides support on the path of recovery by delivering evidenced-based clinical therapy as well as working collaboratively with consumers and their GP’s to monitor health needs. Learn more about Sonder’s Shared Care with GPs program here.

This exciting program offers recovery-focused clinicians the opportunity to foster personal recovery through a focus on strengths, values and goal striving; creating increased hopefulness, empowerment, quality of life and wellbeing.

Sonder is able to offer a tailored appointment schedule of 4 sessions a day, offering the time and space to engage both clients and their support networks.

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 or complex mental health disorder.

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 more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack.

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Allied Health Private Practitioner

Multiple positions available at our headspace Marion Centre.

What we offer:

  • 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; and more!

We are seeking individuals who have strong clinical skills and experience working with young people.

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. Applicants must be eligible to provide Better Access funded services under Medicare.

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

  • Psycho-education (including motivational interviewing);
  • Cognitive-behavioural therapy;
  • Relaxation strategies;
  • Skills training; and
  • Interpersonal therapy (especially for depression).

For more information about the benefits of this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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Allied Health Private Practitioner

Multiple positions available at Sonder Edinburgh North and Sonder Nurioopta

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:

  • Psycho-education (including motivational interviewing)
  • Cognitive-behavioural therapy
  • Relaxation strategies
  • Skills 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 individuals. 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.

Applicants must be eligible to provide Better Access funded services under Medicare. The purpose of the Better Access initiative is to improve treatment and management of mental illness within the community. The Better Access initiative is increasing community access to mental health professionals and team-based mental health care, with general practitioners encouraged to work more closely and collaboratively with psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and occupational therapists.

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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Allied Health Private Practitioner

Multiple positions available at our headspace Edinburgh North Centre

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:

  • Psycho-education (including motivational interviewing)
  • Cognitive-behavioural therapy
  • Relaxation strategies
  • Skills 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.

Applicants must be eligible to provide Better Access funded services under Medicare. The purpose of the Better Access initiative is to improve treatment and management of mental illness within the community. The Better Access initiative is increasing community access to mental health professionals and team-based mental health care, with general practitioners encouraged to work more closely and collaboratively with psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and occupational therapists.

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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Allied Health Private Practitioner

Multiple positions available at our headspace Onkaparinga Centre

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:

  • Psycho-education (including motivational interviewing)
  • Cognitive-behavioural therapy
  • Relaxation strategies
  • Skills 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.

Applicants must be eligible to provide Better Access funded services under Medicare. The purpose of the Better Access initiative is to improve treatment and management of mental illness within the community. The Better Access initiative is increasing community access to mental health professionals and team-based mental health care, with general practitioners encouraged to work more closely and collaboratively with psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and occupational therapists.

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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