Are you passionate about working with young people and committed to their health and wellbeing?
headspace, the National Youth Mental Health Foundation, opened a new headspace centre in Bairnsdale in March 2017. The lead agency for headspace Bairnsdale is Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV).
headspace Bairnsdale is governed by a consortium of local community organisations and the centre provides early intervention services at no cost for young people aged 12-25 years across 4 core areas:
About the role:
Reporting to the Centre Manager, you will work as part of a multidisciplinary team and will be an experienced professional with considerable knowledge and experience in community engagement and youth advocacy. The purpose of the role is to promote the services of the headspace centre, and help young people to get early access to health and other services. This includes young people who have or may be at risk of developing a mental health and/or substance use disorder or have economic and social recovery needs.
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This role is based in our office in headspace Bairnsdale and is for a fixed contract to 30 June 2018, with the likelihood of extending beyond the 6 month period following an anticipated funding announcement. RAV centres (including headspace Bairnsdale) may be open, depending on client demand and operational requirements, 1-2 nights per week or a Saturday morning. For this role, you will be required to work on Tuesday evenings each week, which is outside of standard business hours.
RAV requires all employees to undertake a satisfactory National and/or International Police Check (if applicable) and Working with Children Check prior to employment.
What we offer: You will receive a competitive remuneration package based on relevant qualifications and experience. RAV is an Employer of Choice in the community sector. RAV is a recognised public benevolent institution (PBI) and as such can offer to employees additional salary packaging and tax benefits.
RAV is a Public Benevolent Institution and EEO employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
headspace Bairnsdale gratefully acknowledges the financial and other support from the Gippsland primary health Network and the Department of Health.Download Full Job Description