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. The Consortium provides expertise, support and advice to the lead agency Relationships Australia Victoria and its representatives: Senior Manager Gippsland, Relationship Australia Victoria and the Centre Manager of headspace Bairnsdale.
We are seeking an experienced health and/or community sector leader with demonstrated corporate and clinical governance skills, a commitment to the health and wellbeing of young people and a collaborative decision-making style. The Chairperson will provide leadership to the Consortium, ensuring members work effectively together to best achieve the mission of headspace Bairnsdale. The role includes mentorship of the Co-Chair (Youth Representative). This position collaborates closely with the Senior Manager Gippsland, Relationship Australia Victoria - Lead Agency for headspace Bairnsdale. Administrative and executive support will be provided by the Senior Manager Gippsland, Relationship Australia Victoria and headspace Bairnsdale Centre Manager.
Knowledge and Skills
Co-Chairperson (Youth Representative)
The Co-Chair (Youth Representative) will also provide leadership to the headspace Bairnsdale Consortium. We are seeking a young person (12-25 years) interested in providing the consortium with ideas about the improving mental health and wellbeing of young people in East Gippsland. The Co-Chair will be provided with mentoring from the Independent Chairperson.
Key Selection Criteria
Things you need to be good at already:
Things you need to care about:
Employment Status: These are voluntary positions until 30 June 2019 with the possibility of extension. Travel and related costs will be reimbursed.
How to apply: Please attach your resume/CV and a cover letter addressing the bulleted points in this job advertisement. It is important that you detail whether your interests are for the Independent Chairperson or Co-Chairperson position in the subject line.
If you have a specific query, contact Cate Newcomen, Centre Manager headspace Bairnsdale phone 03 5141 6200.
Applications close on Monday 17 December 2018 at 5pm.
RAV is a Public Benevolent Institution and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. RAV requires a satisfactory National Police and Working with Children Check. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.Download Full Job Description