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Mental Health Consultant - Education - Canberra

headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation Ltd
  • Innovation in Education and Youth Mental Health
  • $70,000 - $90,000 commensurate with skills and experience
  • Generous salary packaging opportunities available, up to the maximum amount

Tell me about the role…

An exciting role exists for an energetic Education Professional to support schools through the implementation of the Be You Initiative. headspace, as the implementation partner, will work with Beyond Blue to deliver an interactive framework of evidenced-based information, professional advice and support to primary and secondary schools. The Be You Initiative through continuous professional development of educators will promote optimal social and emotional health and wellness in schools.

You will support school communities through promoting mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention with the goal of improving outcomes for young people and their families. Drawing on your considerable knowledge and experience in stakeholder management and working with schools, you will be the key contact for schools in their assigned region in order to build and maintain strong relationships.

What We're Looking For

headspace is seeking an engaging individual with significant experience in influencing change and working in collaborative partnerships with school leadership teams and/or education authorities. Applications demonstrating experience with the implementation of mental health and wellbeing initiatives and with an applied understanding of youth mental health issues including suicide postvention, suicide and the impact of trauma on school communities will be highly valued. This position calls for the ability to engage, liaise and interact with a broad range of stakeholders across the national health and education sectors.

The finer details…

This role requires intra-state and inter-state travel. In return, we offer a generous car allowance, as well as a flexible and dynamic work environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians.

The salary range for this role is $70,000 - $90,000, with salary commensurate with skills and experience, plus generous salary packaging opportunities up to the maximum amount.

This role is being offered until 30 June 2021 in line with our current funding arrangement.

To be eligible for this position you must have the right to work in Australia. A Working with Children Check (or State/Territory equivalent) is required for this position.

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