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Independent Chair - headspace Katherine

Anglicare NT

About Us

Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote areas. Anglicare NT offers a range of career opportunities in the community and social services sector in a diverse range of fields such as children and youth, family relationships and counselling, refugee and migrant, corporate services, financial counselling, mental health, disability and home care, social enterprises and specialist homelessness services.

About headspace

headspace provides early intervention mental health services to 12–25-year-olds. 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 Opportunity

The role of the Chair is to provide independent leadership to the headspace Katherine Consortium. The Chair will be appointed for one year, with the option to extend should both parties be satisfied. The Chair may only hold the position for three consecutive years. The Consortium has two main purposes:

  • To outline priority areas and advice regarding the strategic direction of the headspace Katherine service.
  • To create a network to discuss youth mental health issues within the Greater Katherine region, to identify gaps and provide leadership to share and discuss ideas on how to meet these needs.

For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Natasha Reece 08 8912 4000 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 Independent Chair - Katherine enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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

As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to address the key selection criteria on the online application on the Anglicare NT website.

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.

This is a remunerated position.

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 exceptions).

A position description is attached.

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