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Principal Advisor - Complex Mental Health


At yourtown, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and aim to be part of the solution by delivering services that get results. Our services include Kids Helpline, training and employment services, parent education and specialist accommodation for families. At yourtown you will be part of the solution.

In this newly created position, the Principal Advisor – Complex Mental Health will develop a best practice framework within Kids Helpline and other yourtown programs to respond to children and young people presenting with complex mental health concerns. As a subject matter expert, you will provide specialist advice to the broader organisation in regards to national and international best practice for responding to low prevalent, high risk, complex and comorbid mental health presentations.

You will develop policies, procedures and practice frameworks to uplift the organisational capacity to respond to children and young people with complex mental health concerns and will act as a key advisor to service delivery staff.

About you:

You will have postgraduate qualifications in a relevant field and at least 5 years’ experience working with young people with high risk, complex and comorbid mental health presentations. Along with demonstrated expertise in the application of counselling interventions targeted to complex mental health conditions, you will have demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to guide and coach others to build knowledge and capacity. You will demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to engage with and influence a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

If you are looking for an opportunity where you can be innovative, drive change and enhance practice across the sector, we would love to hear from you. We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.

For a full Position Description please visit: www.yourtown.com.au

Contact: Marnie Elliot, Talent Acquisition Specialist on 07 3867 1376.

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check.

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

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