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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

Youth Services Psychologist Registrar Program

Positions available to be located at our headspace Edinburgh North, Adelaide, Marion & Onkaparinga Centres.

We are seeking passionate individuals to join our Youth Services Psychologist Registrar Program!

You will work across the Sonder youth services portfolio providing clinical psychological assessment and intervention services to young people aged 12-25.

During this program, you will have the opportunity to further develop your existing clinical skills and capacity in working with an evidence-based model that provides individual and group therapy for young people living with a diagnosed mental illness, whilst also having the opportunity to work closely with the other mental health teams within Sonder.

Across the 2 year period program candidates will successfully complete psychological practice (3,000 hours), supervision with a board-approved supervisor (80 hours) and continuing professional development (CPD) (80 hours).

Please note that this program is only for those psychologists who have completed a Master of Psychology (Clinical) post graduate degree in the previous 2 year period and are now requiring 2 years post graduate supervision and experience to achieve relevant clinical endorsement as a psychologist.

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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Mental Health Clinician

Position available at Sonder Edinburgh North

We are seeking a passionate individual to join our Family Wellbeing team at Sonder.

Sonder’s Family Wellbeing service provides therapy to children aged 5-12. Knowledge of appropriate psychological therapies is essential.

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing focused psychological interventions
  • Planning and implementing assessment and treatment services
  • Group program development and implementation where appropriate

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

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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Family Peer Support Worker

Position available at our headspace Adelaide Centre

We are seeking a passionate individual to join the friendly team at headspace Adelaide!

You will will utilise your personal experience of being a family member/carer of an individual experiencing a mental illness to engage with the clients of the service. The Peer Support Worker will draw from a strengths-based recovery orientated service of care and act as a role model towards recovery for people experiencing mental illness.

The successful applicant will draw on the core values of peer work, including person-centred; mutuality and reciprocity; dignity of care versus dignity of risk; and trust and connection.

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing and holding hope, inspiration and empowerment for recovery
  • De-stigmatise mental health concerns
  • Provide opportunities for young people and staff to benefit from collective wisdom

Ideally the successful applicant will have a certificate IV in Mental Health/Peer Work or equivalent, however Sonder are committed to supporting individuals reach qualifications
required for this role and can discuss the incumbent working towards the certificate.

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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Youth Peer Support Worker

Position available at our headspace Adelaide Centre

We are seeking a passionate individual to join the friendly team at headspace Adelaide!

You will utilise your personal experience of mental ill-health and recovery to engage with young people accessing the service. The Youth Peer Support Worker will draw from a strengths-based recovery orientated service of care and act as a role model towards recovery for people experiencing mental illness.

The successful applicant will draw on the core values of peer work, including person-centred; mutuality and reciprocity; dignity of care versus dignity of risk; and trust and connection.

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing and holding hope, inspiration and empowerment for recovery
  • De-stigmatise mental health concerns
  • Provide opportunities for young people and staff to benefit from collective wisdom

Ideally the successful applicant will have a certificate IV in Mental Health/Peer Work or equivalent, however Sonder are committed to supporting individuals reach qualifications
required for this role and can discuss the incumbent working towards the certificate.

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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Senior Mental Health Clinician

Position available at Sonder Edinburgh North

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced clinician to take on a leadership role within a diverse and dynamic organisation.

You will support program oversight and leadership, educate & motivate staff, as well as deliver high-quality interventions to individuals with mental health disorders.

This role is particularly exciting, creating a clear development pathway to take on a key clinical or program management role within Sonder with direct guidance and support from a highly functioning Clinical Leadership Group.

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

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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Mental Health Clinician

Position available at Sonder Nuriootpa

We are seeking a passionate individual to join our mental health team at Sonder.

You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to deliver focused psychological interventions for individuals with mental health disorders in a primary care setting.

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing focused psychological interventions to clients across a range of teams (adult, adolescents, women in the perinatal period, older persons etc.);
  • Planning and implementing assessment and treatment services;
  • Group program development and implementation; and
  • Liaison and consultation with other employees.

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

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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Continuing Care Team (CCT) Clinician

Position available at our headspace Adelaide Centre

We are seeking a passionate individual to join our Continuing Care Team (CCT) within the headspace Adelaide Early Psychosis program.

You will be responsible for delivering intensive, long term case management (2 years plus) and psychological interventions to young people referred to the service.

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. Eligibility for membership of an appropriate professional body. Social workers are required to be eligible for full membership with AASW. Psychologists, mental health nurses, and occupational therapists are required to have full registration with AHPRA.

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Aboriginal Program Facilitator

Position available at Sonder Port Adelaide

We are seeking a passionate individual to join Sonder’s Physical Activity and Community Engagement (PACE) program.

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

You will be responsible for planning and delivering safe, effective and enjoyable physical activity sessions to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Northern, Western and Southern regions of Metropolitan Adelaide, with consideration of participants’ diverse health and fitness needs.

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

Tertiary qualifications related to health and movement (e.g. Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Physiotherapy, Health Sciences), and/or Certificate level qualification in Fitness and/or substantial proven experience in this area is required.

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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 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

Apply for this role


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

Apply for this role

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