Position Title: Headspace Clinical Liaison and Coordinator


Location: Roma, Western Qld 4490 (Australia)


Remuneration: Remuneration up to $128,057 p.a. Full Time


South West Hospital and Health Service has an exciting opportunity for Clinical Nurse to join our team in Roma, Western Qld. This role works alongside headspace to develop and establish care pathways that create timely access to multidisciplinary youth mental health treatment and care for adolescents and young people aged 12-25 years when needed and remain consistent with the headspace model and a ‘no wrong door’ policy.

Join us in building better health in the bush!

Your opportunity

The Headspace Clinical Liaison and Coordinator, Roma, is new role offering you the opportunity to become an integral member of the Community Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs team (MHAOD). MHAOD provides a specialised and comprehensive, recovery-orientated mental health, alcohol and other drugs service that aims to improve the mental health and wellbeing of people experiencing severe and complex mental health problems requiring psychiatric treatment. Based in south west Queensland, you will be practicing in a rural/remote setting and helping to close the gap in health outcomes for First Nations peoples

The very nature of what we do and who we are is the real opportunity. Providing health care in the bush is full of challenges, however, it remains the most rewarding of human experiences.

Roma is the largest town in the Maranoa Region servicing a catchment population of almost 14,000 and offers an array of city-like conveniences with friendly country hospitality. Roma’s newly built hospital hosts an extensive list of services with state-of-the-art facilities. A great place for families in a region traditionally rich with oil and gas and farming industries, Roma boasts an abundance of sports, recreation and schooling options. With annual events such as Easter in the Country and the Roma Races, Roma is fast becoming renowned for its enthusiasm in bringing world class Festivals and Events to the local area, showcasing their community spirit; the same community feel that makes Roma a career move you will wish you had made earlier.

What we can do for you

Ultimately, we provide you a platform to leapfrog your career with more opportunities to experience a wider scope of practice with less competition due to location and population.

Nowhere else will you experience the vast diversity of career advancement other than in rural and remote Queensland.

  • Work in an agile environment delivering better health care to our youth and young people!
  • The opportunity to change people’s lives and really make a difference!
  • Flexible working arrangements may be considered by negotiation with suitable applicant!

This role may be eligible for the Queensland Health Attraction Incentive. See link – Queensland Health Workforce Attraction Scheme

Be a part of something bigger

South West Hospital and Health Service are part of Queensland Health and partner with many influential and leading organisations to boost partnerships and deliver world-class health care and services. We service an area of more than 310,000 square kilometres, are bordered by three states and cover 21% of Queensland. We provide services to a population of 26,000 via 26 healthcare facilities, consisting of Hospitals, Multipurpose Health Services, Community Clinics, Aged Care Facilities and General Practice Services.



Enquiries:  Sonia Doolan – 0429 984 390

Job Ad Reference: SW506445


Application Details: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-SW506445


Closing Date: 3rd September 2023