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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

Mental Health Clinician

Multiple roles are available across the Gawler Barossa sites. Service hub locations include Nuriootpa and Gawler as well co-locations at local residential aged care facilities.

We are seeking passionate and enthusiastic accredited mental health clinicians to join our dynamic, multi-disciplinary and growing mental health team!

You will play a crucial role in the delivery of focused psychological therapies to children, adolescents, adults, women in the perinatal period, and older persons whom reside in a residential aged care facility.

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 this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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Continuing Care Team (CCT) Clinician

Position available to be based at our headspace Adelaide centre.

The CCT Clinicians are part of the Continuing Care Team within the headspace Adelaide Early Psychosis Program. The Continuing Care Team provide a service specialising in the
delivery of mental health care to young people aged 12 – 25 years, who are at risk of or are experiencing a first episode of psychosis.

The CCT clinician is responsible for the delivery of intensive, long term case management (2 years plus) and psychological interventions to young people referred to the service and working collaboratively with the Mobile Assessment and Treatment Team (MATT) and Functional Recovery Team (FRT) Teams.

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.

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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Accreditation and Compliance Officer

Position available to be based at Sonder Edinburgh North.

This is an exciting opportunity for a diligent individual to join our team in the position of Accreditation & Compliance Officer!

This role will allow you the opportunity to join a group of likeminded professionals, dedicated to improving quality of life for our clients by ensuring quality standards and safeguards are effectively implemented.

Additionally, you will facilitate Sonder’s accreditation processes, providing an excellent service to stakeholders, contributing to a culture of continuous improvement in activities and ensuring that Sonder delivers on its responsibilities under the National Law and ultimately exceed its accreditation obligations.

To be successful in this role you will have a passion for working within the non-for-profit primary health care sector as well as demonstrated experience in facilitation of quality accreditation processes.

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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Toward Home Aboriginal Care Coordinator

Position available to be based within Sonder and/or Alliance Partnership sites located across the southern and CBD regions.

We are seeking passionate and enthusiastic professionals to work collaboratively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander individuals experiencing homelessness, linking them with appropriate ongoing health services and managing crisis’ when occurring.

You will be engaged in working with individuals to maintain motivation and engagement to support ongoing access to services.

To be successful in this role, you will have a proven track record in engaging with homelessness community groups and individuals, ideally amongst a multidisciplinary team, and within a healthcare setting.

This position will work closely with the Toward Home Wardli-ana service.

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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Toward Home Aboriginal Peer Outreach Worker

Position available to be based within Sonder and/or Alliance Partnership sites located across the southern and CBD regions.

The Aboriginal Peer Outreach Worker will work as part of the Toward Home Service and will utilise personal experience of homelessness challenges and recovery to engage with people experiencing homelessness. You will draw from a strengths-based recovery-orientated service of care and act as a role model for Aboriginal people experiencing homelessness, some with contributing health factors. Flexible working arrangements will be required!

The overall aims of the Toward Home Aboriginal Peer Outreach Worker role is to:

  • Provide and hold hope, inspiration and empowerment for recovery;
  • Destigmatise mental health challenges;
  • Create a mutual and reciprocal relationship with people experiencing homelessness; and
  • Support Aboriginal people experiencing homelessness to access the services they require.

Ideally the successful applicant will have a certificate IV in Community Services and/or 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 rather than already achieved.

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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Clinic Nurse

Position available to be based at our headspace Adelaide centre.

We are seeking a Clinic Nurse to work within our headspace Adelaide Early Psychosis Program.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the development and implementation of the Early Psychosis Clinic, and to ensure best practice guidelines are adhered to in accordance with national standards and the EPPIC model.

You will help the Early Psychosis team to become familiar with clinic procedures, ensuring consistency in how the clinic is utilised by the wider Early Psychosis team.

In addition, you will coordinate and deliver clinic duties to young people registered with the Early Psychosis service, assisting young people to receive timely physical health assessments, metabolic screening and monitor the provision of medication, including clozapine and depot administration.

You will support pathology collections, including requests and follow up on behalf of the medical team, have responsibility for general monitoring, maintenance and stock management within the clinic rooms, working closely with clinical leads, GP’s and Psychiatrists.

In this role, you will also support quality improvement initiatives and the development of procedures and work instructions relevant to the coordination of clinical functions.

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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715 General Practice Support Team Leader

Position available to be based at Sonder Port Adelaide.

We are seeking a Team Leader to join our 715 General Practice Support team!

The Team Leader will be responsible for providing leadership and support to staff within the team, developing and maintaining strong communication and referral pathways between internal and external stakeholders, and assisting with promoting the program, developing networks to build community and stakeholder engagement.

In this role, you will work collaboratively with patients, general practitioners and practice staff to increase the uptake of MBS item 715 by providing cultural and clinical support, and mentoring to partner mainstream GP practices.

Current and full registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) is a must.

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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headspace Team Leader

Position available to be based at our headspace Edinburgh North centre.

We are seeking a headspace Team Leader to join our Youth Services Portfolio based at headspace Edinburgh North.

The Team Leader plays a crucial role in the oversight of the headspace Edinburgh North program. The headspace and emerge programs are made up of multidisciplinary team members delivering focused psychological interventions, care coordination, functional recovery and peer support for youth aged 16-25 with (or at risk of) mild to severe and complex mental health disorders.

Key attributes for this role include:

  • An approved tertiary qualification in an allied health discipline, including social work, psychology, mental health nursing or occupational therapy.
  • Psychologists, Occupational Therapists and Mental Health Nurses must be registered with AHPRA; Occupational Therapist must have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience working in mental health. Social workers must have Accredited Mental Health Social Work Status with AASW or be eligible to obtain this upon commencement. Mental Health Nurses must be accredited with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses.
  • Substantial experience (5 years) proven clinical practice expertise in mental health treatment and care, preferably providing therapeutic treatment and/or case management and support to people with complex mental health issues.
  • Demonstrated skills in staff supervision and proven ability to contribute to clinical leadership in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Specific experience planning, coordinating and delivery of programs, including group interventions within a mental health setting.
  • Specific training and have appropriate knowledge and experience related to the area of youth mental health.

For more information about this role, download the Recruitment Pack

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headspace Employment Specialist

Position available to be based at our headspace Edinburgh North centre.

We are seeking passionate and enthusiastic professionals to join our dynamic, multidisciplinary and growing team to play a crucial role in the delivery of employment services.

The Employment Specialist will implement the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) program at headspace Edinburgh North. As an Employment Specialist working in the IPS program your overall function is to assist young people (up to 25 years old) who volunteer for the program to find and retain competitive employment.

You will possess demonstrated skills and understanding in engagement, care-coordination or significant expertise in employment services, vocational rehabilitation and career development. You will have knowledge of the employment services sector and extensive knowledge of social impacts on young people and unemployment.

For more information about this role, 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 headspace Marion

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 headspace Edinburgh North

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 headspace Onkaparinga

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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