We have an exciting opportunity to lead a multi-disciplinary team at headspace Tweed Heads. The position includes overseeing the day to day operations of the centre, working with consortia partners, community advisory participants and a variety of stakeholders.
You will have experience and understanding of evidenced based interventions and a commitment to working with community in supporting young people with their mental wellbeing.
The role requires a working knowledge of models of practice in a contemporary mental health setting, experience in quality compliance, risk and clinical governance as well as strong communication skills including writing reports.
headspace is Australia's National Youth Mental Health Foundation
headspace Tweed Heads (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 aged12-25 years. The mandate of headspace Tweed Heads 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, accredited by White Ribbon Australia. 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.
What Social Futures Offers:
- A responsive and family friendly workplace
- Access to banked hours leave
- Attractive salary packaging options
- Regular supervision and support
- Ongoing training and development
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.
As an equal opportunity employer, we will actively recruit our workforce from targeted communities; including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQ+ and people living with a disability, people with lived experience and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities
Social Futures is committed to prioritising the safety and wellbeing of children and upholds the National Child Safe Principles. Working with Children and National Police Check clearances are mandatory requirements for all staff.
Applications close 4:00pm Friday, 30 October 2020.
After you have reviewed the position, that can be found on our website careers.socialfutures.org.au, click the green APPLY button. Please address the selection criteria in order to be considered.
Please note applying directly through Seek.com will result in an incomplete application, and the selection criteria not addressed which will result in your application not progressing.
For further information, please contact Steve Dowker on 0438 012 677