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Community Engagement Officer - headspace Edinburgh North

  • We invite you to be part of an organisation in which 72% of staff have voted a 'TRULY GREAT PLACE TO WORK' by Best Practice Australia.
  • Do you want to be part of an exciting opportunity and on the cutting edge of service provision?

Sonder has a 27 year history of delivering primary care services. With a presence across both country and metro SA, our aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of the community by coordinating and integrating health and community services and by working in partnership to identify local needs and create strategies in response.

Part-time 0.4FTE (2 days per week)

Working Location: Position available to be based at our headspace Edinburgh North Centre

Thank you for your interest in applying for the position of headspace Edinburgh North Community Engagement Officer.

The Community Engagement Officer will work as part of a multidisciplinary mental health team to plan, organise and implement centre engagement activities for headspace and emerge Edinburgh North. The Community Engagement Officer will support the services through community engagement and participation activities and develop resources that supports enhancement of mental health literacy and reduces stigma related to mental illness in the wider community.

The Community Engagement Officer is responsible for volunteer groups and committees including the headspace Edinburgh North Youth Reference Group, Talkin’ About Your headspace Youth Ambassadors and Family and Friends Reference Group.

The successful applicant will have relevant tertiary qualifications in either Youth Work, Community Development, Social Planning, Social/Behavioural Science, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Health Sciences (Health Promotion) or other relevant field. Or demonstrated substantial and extensive experience in the youth sector.

The information package on our website contains information about Sonder, and guidelines on submitting your application.

You will find within the information package:

  • An overview of Sonder and headspace
  • Position description and role requirements
  • Guidelines on submitting your application

How to Apply

Applicants are requested to send a covering letter, addressing the key selection criteria, and resume to Sonder via our careers portal on our website.

All enquiries to employment@sonder.net.au, using the subject line: Community Engagement Officer - headspace Edinburgh North enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Full position descriptions are available at http://sonder.net.au/careers/.

Remuneration will be negotiated dependent on skills, experience and qualifications. Additionally, you will be offered a range of outstanding benefits including generous salary packaging options, TOIL, meal & entertainment allowances, paid parental leave, bonus Christmas leave & mileage allowance all of which will significantly boost your overall package.

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