Clinical Coordinator - headspace Emerald

Job Description

Clinical Coordinator

headspace Emerald – Central QLD Highlands

$97,000.00 + Super + salary packaging options

Are you passionate about making a difference for youth aged 12 to 25 in our local community and region? Our client is currently seeking a qualified Clinical Coordinator in Emerald to lead a dedicated and experienced  clinical team providing a critical support network.  

This is a unique opportunity to help make a difference in your local community and work alongside dedicated and like-minded individuals.

About headspace Emerald:

headspace is an innovative youth service founded in 2006 providing services to over 154 communities throughout Australia. They deliver access to primary and mental health, alcohol and drug services, social welfare and vocational services for young people. The service is based on early identification and effective, evidence-based intervention delivered by primary care and specialist providers working together within an accessible and integrated service framework.

Our Organisation:

The centre is operated by Anglicare Central Queensland and is funded through the Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN.  For more than 30 years, Anglicare Central Queensland’s local team of professionals have worked with people from a variety of backgrounds and beliefs to support them in living their best life. We are dedicated to putting our participants first, enriching their lives by creating choice, opportunities, and independence. We serve communities in and around Rockhampton, Gladstone, Biloela, Moura, Blackwater, Emerald, Barcaldine, Longreach, and Winton.

About your new role:

The Coordinator will provide oversight to the coordination and delivery of clinical services, be responsible for providing clinical supervision and the development, coordination, and governance of the team's clinical practice.

In this role you will work collaboratively with all clinicians located at headspace Emerald and will report to the Manager - Children, Youth and Families. This position will also form and maintain working relationships with key agencies in the community to establish integrated care pathways for young people. To find out more about headspace visit

This is a full-time position, which will be situated in the recently established facility in Emerald.  Although travel in the region is seldomly required, a company car is provided for business use so a current driver’s license is required. Flexibility to maintain a presence during the 2 evenings per week when the centre extends its hours until 7pm is required.

 What qualifications do I need?

  • As Anglicare Central Queensland is a Child Safe Organisation, preferred applicants will be required to hold a Blue Card & Yellow card prior to commencement.
  • Approved tertiary level qualification in an allied health discipline, including social work, psychology (4+2 pathway or 5+1 pathway), mental health nursing, and/or occupational therapy.
  • Registration or membership with appropriate registration authority or professional body (APHRA or AASW).
  • Full Covid-19 vaccination.
  • An open QLD Driver’s license.

What we offer:

  • a rewarding role
  • professional development opportunities and a comprehensive onboarding & induction experience
  • attractive salary packaging
  • business use of an onsite company vehicle during work hours
  • supportive management and team
  • 3pm finish on Fridays
  • office is close to shops and services  

Thinking of moving to Emerald?

Emerald is a prosperous regional service centre and gateway to the Gemfields. Emerald is a thriving rural service centre with significant education and government services, medical facilities, a huge irrigation dam, mining and farming sector, and an airport.  Emerald boasts a balanced country lifestyle but with easy access to metropolitan Brisbane on daily 1.5-hour flights on 2 airlines with one stop to overseas destinations. Rockhampton is a 3-hour drive away.

For more information about the greater Emerald area see

Anglicare Central Queensland is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

For a confidential discussion and copy of the position description please contact Andrew Hecker, Senior Recruitment Consultant, Eden Ritchie Recruitment on 07 3230 0018 or email [link removed] 

To apply please forward your cover letter and resume demonstrating your match to the key responsibilities contained in the position description to or simply click on apply via this website.

This opportunity is available for an immediate start.