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headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12 -25 year olds, along with assistance in promoting young peoples’ wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services.
Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) is a valued provider of specialist family and relationship services. Our vision is for positive, safe and respectful relationships for couples, families, schools, workplaces and communities. Our objective is to relieve suffering, distress and helplessness and to enhance physical, social and emotional wellbeing. As a community-based, not-for-profit organisation with no religious affiliations, our services are for all members of the community, regardless of religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances.
About the role:
Reporting to the Centre Manager headspace Bass Coast-South Gippsland, 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.
Qualifications and Registrations:
Knowledge and Skills:
This role is based in our new Centre in headspace Wonthaggi with an outreach component to the Outpost sites located across Bass Coast-South Gippsland and is part-time for a fixed-term contract until 30th June 2019 with the likely opportunity for extension subject to funding. The successful candidate will be required to work a late evening on Tuesdays.
What we offer: The salary for this position is $77,496 (pro-rata), plus superannuation and tax-free benefits. 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.
Please attach your resume/CV and a cover letter addressing the bulleted points in this job advertisement under Skills, experience and qualifications.
If you have a specific query about this position, please contact Kylie Lancaster, Acting Senior Manager Gippsland, phone 0447 697 659.
Applications close on Friday 26 October 2018.
RAV is a Public Benevolent Institution and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
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