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headspace Centre Manager

Anglicare NT

About Us

Anglicare NT supports people, strengthens communities and advocates for social justice across the Northern Territory. We deliver over 90 diverse services across urban regional and remote areas of the NT. If you want to make a sustainable difference in people’s lives through strengths-based approaches and capacity building initiatives; talk to us about meaningful career opportunities.

We offer great benefits, including:

  • Further training and development options.
  • Flexible working conditions; five (5) weeks annual leave.
  • A strengths-based environment.

We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take-home pay.

About headspace

headspace provides early intervention mental health services to 12–25-year-old. headspace can help young people with mental health, physical health (including sexual health) alcohol and other drug services, and work and study support.

About the Position

As the Centre Manger you will provide effective and high-quality leadership of headspace Primary and IPS teams across our Darwin and Palmerston sites. You will ensure the service delivers quality early intervention youth mental health services to young people aged 12-25 within the headspace model of evidence based best practice.

You will provide support to Clinical Leads and senior staff to ensure effective model delivery, clinical governance, and adherence to reporting requirements. You will actively seek to engage, collaborate, and strengthen key partnerships with service providers in the region that supports the four key pillars of the headspace primary services model.

To be successful, you will

  • Be an effective leader with experience (minimum 5 years) providing leadership to multidisciplinary teams within a clinical mental health setting.
  • Hold an approved tertiary qualification (Social Work, Psychology, Occupational Therapy or Registered Nurse)
  • A passion for youth mental health and keen interest in service improvement, access, and cultural safety of mental health services
  • Prior experience or, at a minimum, demonstrated commitment to working respectfully with Indigenous and culturally and linguistically diverse clients, communities, staff, and Aboriginal controlled organisations.

Please note: This is a 14 month maternity leave cover position commencing ASAP.

For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Cristie Brian on 0428 959 956 or visit our careers page here.

To request a full position description, please email our HR Team at [email protected], using the subject line: headspace Centre Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs.

A position description is attached.

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess a Working withChildren (Ochre Card), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current NT manual driver’s license.

Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage.

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

COVID-19 Vaccination Status

Receiving and maintaining vaccines can reduce health risks and is one control mechanism to maintain the health and wellbeing of all employees, contractors, volunteers, visitors and the people we work with. In line with Anglicare NT’s commitment to a full life and social justice for all, it is mandatory for all Anglicare NT employees (paid and volunteer) to ensure specific vaccine schedules are current and maintained. In relation to COVID-19, this includes a primary course (dose one and two) and booster dose within one month of becoming eligible for booster dose (subject to medical exemptions).

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