- Job posted on: 5th May 2021
- Applications close:
The Rural Youth Mental Health team has two full time positions available. As part of an outreach team, these positions will provide youth mental health supports to the communities of Narromine, Coonamble, Cobar and Gilgandra. Position location is flexible to meet the requirements of the program. We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged. We value relationships with our local Aboriginal community and welcome applications from its members.
The Rural Youth Mental Health program has partnered with Bila Muuji Aboriginal Corporation Health Service to provide individualised, holistic and collaborative mental health supports to young people, 12-25 years, across a range of communities in Western NSW. You will develop meaningful working relationships with young people, develop and implement tailored mental health supports utilising an evidence informed practice framework, to support the young person make positive changes in their lives.
You will support young people to build their social and emotional wellbeing, to recognise and manage their mental health through individualised therapeutic support, group work and case management. Working collaboratively within communities and with a range service partners, you will reduce barriers for young people to engage with services and reduce the impact of mental health challenges.
The RYMH team say that one of the best things about the role is the opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of young people who access the program.
As an experienced Social Worker, Psychologist, Mental Health Worker or Case Manager, you'll have:
Call Kylie Manners on 0401 673 747 to discuss the role in more detail.