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GIDGET FOUNDATION AUSTRALIA is a not for profit organisation that provides programs nationally to support the emotional wellbeing of expectant and new parents.

Gidget was the nickname of a vibrant young mother who tragically took her own life while suffering postnatal depression. She hid her suffering from even her loving family and friends. Together, they created Gidget Foundation Australia determined that what happened to Gidget would not happen to others.

Gidget Foundation Australia evokes Gidget’s warmth and lively spirit. Established in 2001, the Foundation has grown significantly and is now supported by passionate individuals, community leaders and health professionals.

Nearly 1 in 5 mothers and 1 in 10 fathers will experience perinatal depression and anxiety that is often hidden and not fully understood. it impacts around 100,000 australians each year, and suicide is the leading cause of maternal death. Nearly 50% of all parents experience adjustment disorders.

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WORKING WITH GIDGET FOUNDATION AUSTRALIA

Join a team that is truly passionate about perinatal mental health, and ensuring that parents in need are able to access the support that they need to recover. Click here to meet the team.

The Foundation offers:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary packaging is available, providing generous tax concessions
  • A workplace culture that values self-care, wellbeing and family
  • A unique opportunity to apply your professional skills to positively impact the lives of others

Please submit all enquiries and applications to vacancies@gidgetfoundation.org.au
Please include your full resume and a cover letter with all role applications.

CLINICAL VACANCIES:

CLIENT SERVICES EXECUTIVE FULL TIME

A unique opportunity exists for an experienced Client Services Executive to join our growing team.

The role encompasses all functions of front of house within an allied health practice setting. We are a small team and the person that we are looking for must present a warm, welcoming, and calm demeanor in all situations, be extremely flexible to changing situations and requirements, and have a can-do attitude.

You must be able to work independently and as part of a team.

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CLIENT SERVICES EXECUTIVE PART TIME

A unique opportunity exists for an experienced Client Services Executive to join our growing team.

The role encompasses all functions of front of house within an allied health practice setting. We are a small team and the person that we are looking for must present a warm, welcoming, and calm demeanor in all situations, be extremely flexible to changing situations and requirements, and have a can-do attitude.

You must be able to work independently and as part of a team.

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EXPERIENCED PERINATAL CLINICIANS - VARIOUS LOCATIONS

We’re looking for Clinical Psychologists, Registered Psychologists or accredited Mental Health Social Workers to deliver face to face psychological support at various Gidget House sites nationally.

Current vacancies include:

  • Lismore | Click here to download the Role Description
  • Manly | Click here to download the Role Description
  • Melbourne: Frances Perry House | Click here to download the Role Description
  • Melbourne: St Vincent’s Private Hospital | Click here to download the Role Description
  • Queanbeyan | Click here to download the Role Description
  • Wagga Wagga | Click here to download the Role Description
  • Westmead | Click here to download the Role Description

Please click here for all other vacancies including Sydney’s Lower North Shore, Northern Beaches and Western Suburbs.

EXPERIENCED PERINATAL CLINICIANS - GIDGET HOUSE ALBURY

Gidget Foundation Australia is looking for Clinical Psychologists, Registered Psychologists or accredited Mental Health Social Workers to deliver face to face psychological support at Gidget House Albury located within Blooms the Chemist.

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EXPERIENCED PERINATAL CLINICIANS - GIDGET HOUSE COFFS HARBOUR

We’re looking for Clinical Psychologists, Registered Psychologists or accredited Mental Health Social Workers to deliver face to face psychological support at Gidget House Coffs Harbour located at Tresillian Family Care Centre.

Our specialist perinatal (conception to one year postpartum) clinicians provide a wide range of individual, couple and parent-infant therapies to women and their partners.

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EXPERIENCED PERINATAL CLINICIANS - GIDGET HOUSE COWRA

We’re looking for Clinical Psychologists, Registered Psychologists or accredited Mental Health Social Workers to deliver face to face psychological support at our newly established Gidget House site in Cowra, located at Tresillian Family Care Centre.

Our specialist perinatal (conception to one year postpartum) clinicians provide a wide range of individual, couple and parent-infant therapies to women and their partners.

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EXPERIENCED PERINATAL CLINICIANS - GIDGET HOUSE GRAFTON

We’re looking for Clinical Psychologists, Registered Psychologists or accredited Mental Health Social Workers to deliver face to face psychological support at our newly established Gidget House site in Grafton located at Tresillian Family Care Centre.

Our specialist perinatal (conception to one year postpartum) clinicians provide a wide range of individual, couple and parent-infant therapies to women and their partners.

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EXPERIENCED PERINATAL CLINICIANS - KAREENA PRIVATE HOSPITAL SYDNEY

Gidget Foundation Australia is looking for Clinical Psychologists, Registered Psychologists, or accredited Mental Health Social Workers to deliver face to face psychological support at a new Gidget House, located at Kareena Private Hospital, Caringbah, Sydney.

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EXPERIENCED PERINATAL CLINICIANS - GIDGET HOUSE MUDGEE

Gidget Foundation Australia is looking for Clinical Psychologists, Registered Psychologists or accredited Mental Health Social Workers to deliver face to face psychological support at Gidget House Mudgee located within Blooms the Chemist.

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EXPERIENCED PERINATAL CLINICIANS - GIDGET HOUSE NOWRA

Gidget Foundation Australia is looking for Clinical Psychologists, Registered Psychologists or accredited Mental Health Social Workers to deliver face to face psychological support at Gidget House Nowra located within Blooms the Chemist.

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EXPERIENCED PERINATAL CLINICIANS - TAREE AND MUSWELLBROOK

Experienced Perinatal Psychologist/Mental Health Social Worker/Mental Health Nurse – Taree and Muswellbrook

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EXPERIENCED PERINATAL PSYCHIATRIST - NSW

Gidget Foundation Australia is recruiting an experienced Perinatal Psychiatrist to deliver clinical services for patients at Gidget House North Sydney and/or via telehealth. Gidget Foundation Australia’s Clinicians often identify patients as requiring formal psychiatric assessment and treatment and the role of the Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist would be to provide these services.     

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EXPERIENCED PERINATAL PSYCHIATRIST - VIC

Gidget Foundation Australia is recruiting an experienced Perinatal Psychiatrist to deliver clinical services for patients at Gidget House Clayton, Fitzroy, North Melbourne, and/or via telehealth. Gidget Foundation Australia’s Clinicians often identify patients as requiring formal psychiatric assessment and treatment and the role of the Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist would be to provide these services.

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OPERATIONAL VACANCIES:

SERVICES MANAGER

The Services Manager will lead an 8 person Client Services team, deliver operational management across 24+ Gidget House locations and support the Start Talking telehealth program. Working closely with our Programs team, this role will ensure all clinics operate in the most efficient and professional manner.

The successful candidate will be extremely flexible to changing situations and requirements and have a can-do attitude. They will have a desire for continuous improvement and be able to work independently and as part of a team. Whilst this role is client focused, it may at times involve contribution to other key organisational functions.

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SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

A unique opportunity exists for an experienced Social Media Manager to join our growing team.

The role is responsible for coordinating all of the Foundation’s social media aimed at increasing the online presence to educate on perinatal mental health and reduce stigma, drive referrals to GFA support, and continuously grow community fundraising income.

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I will miss Gidget Foundation dearly, my colleagues, staff and clients – what an amazing place to work – indeed it has been a privilege to be associated with Gidget Foundation Australia.

I never saw myself leaving Gidget Foundation and if I am back in Sydney I shall certainly be in touch – thank you Michaela for supporting me in my time at Gidget Foundation and in particular Peni and Amelia for your help and support with clients – it honestly is so far the best place I have worked to date.

Tahira Haider

Clinical Psychologist

After 6 years volunteering with Gidget Foundation Australia, and being a part of the amazing Founding Committee, it was a dream come true to join the team in the role of Digital Manager. It is a privilege to be surrounded by people who work tirelessly for the expectant and new parents who need us most. It is rare to find a workplace that is led in such an authentic, compassionate and supportive way, where everyone is nurtured, respected and celebrated for their own contributions.

Lisa Humphries

Digital Manager, Gidget Foundation Australia

All Gidget Foundation Australia staff are required to abide by our Code of Conduct.
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Gidget Foundation Australia Code of Conduct

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