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Social & Emotional Wellbeing Worker (Identified Role) - headspace Katherine

Anglicare NT
  • Katherine, NT
  • Full-time Position
  • This is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identified role

about us

Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote area. 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, out of home care, refugee and migrant, corporate services, financial counselling, mental health, disability and home care, social enterprises and specialist homelessness services.

Anglicare NT offers great benefits, including a commitment to further training and development options, flexible working conditions, five (5) week’s annual leave and a strengths-based environment. We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take-home pay.

Our motto of Hope, Kindness, Respect, Fairness and Integrity articulates our values of cultural respect, social justice and partnership. By living our values, we work to achieve excellent outcomes and make a lasting difference in the lives of Territorians.

About the Position

This is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identified role.

As a Social and Emotional Wellbeing Worker, you will provide strengths-based culturally safe support and mentoring to young people from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander backgrounds requiring assertive mental health support. The Social and Emotional Wellbeing Worker will provide support to young people and their families/friends within a goal-orientated, young person-centred approach to mental health treatment, therapeutic interventions and care coordination.

The position seeks to reduce stigma and identify and address barriers that may impact on young, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait young people’s engagement to access mental health care. A component of this position will be around increasing understanding of the impact of mental and physical health issues and to providing young people with a positive experience of help-seeking in collaboration with the wider headspace Darwin service.

about you

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Hold a minimum Certificate IV Mental Health or equivalent health training and experience and/or relevant and equivalent experience working within a health, education or youth setting.
  • Have the ability to engage meaningfully with young Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander young people and their families with a passion, energy and determination to make a difference to the social and emotional wellbeing of young Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and their families.

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 licence.

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

how to apply

To submit your application click Apply Now.

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.

For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Tiarah Hunkin, Centre Manager on 08 8912 4000.

Applications will be assessed as received.

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