Social Futures is a voice for social change in regional Australia, helping to create connected, resilient communities. With more than 40 years’ industry experience, we are a community service leader, striving to create change through our work across homelessness and housing supports, youth and family services, sector advocacy and programs that promote genuine participation for people with disability. Social Futures currently serves more than 80% of regional New South Wales
Social Futures offers:
A flexible and friendly workplace
- Regular supervision and an employee assistance program
- Ongoing training and support
- Salary Packaging Available
We value learning, inclusion and integrity and welcomes applicants who find these values appealing. We hold a vision of thriving people and strong communities
This opportunity with in our headspace program allows for an experienced community and/or health sector manager to lead our dynamic team at headspace Lismore in making a real difference in the lives of young people.
This position will require knowledge of the risks and protective factors which impact on the mental well being of young people with a solid understanding of and commitment to evidence based clinical and non-clinical interventions.
- You will lead a truly multidisciplinary team of staff, private providers, consortium partners' staff, community advisory participants and other stakeholders,
- Have excellent communication, reflective practice and project management skills.
headspace is Australia's National Youth Mental Health Foundation
headspace Lismore (under the direction of the Social Futures) is an innovative youth service, delivering primary and mental health, alcohol and drug services, social welfare and vocational services to young people aged 12-25 years.
The mandate of headspace Lismore is to provide early intervention and prevention services by responding with evidence based interventions for young people in the local community.
Social Futures is an equal opportunity employer, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply. People with lived experience of disability are encouraged to apply. Social Futures priorities child safety. Current Working With Children and National Police Check clearances are a condition of employment.
Applications close 4pm Friday 13th December 2019.
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For further information, please contact Russell Workman on 0428988914