headspace Social Emotional Wellbeing Worker

About Us

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

About headspace
headspace provides early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year old. headspace can help young people with mental health, physical health (including sexual health) alcohol and other drug services, and work and study support.

We offer great benefits, including:

-       Further training and development options.

-       Flexible working conditions; five (5) weeks annual leave.

-       A strengths-based environment.

We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take-home pay.

About the Opportunity

Povide culturally safe support and mentoring to young Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people who are engaged with headspace. You will work with young people and families in a strengths-based and choice-focussed way.

The Social and Emotional Wellbeing worker position within headspace Primary aims to support young people and their families who present with mental health difficulties. The role of the Social and Emotional Wellbeing worker is to strengthen access to culturally informed, flexible support.

In this role, you will be well supported by a team and work closely with all staff across headspace Darwin and headspace Palmerston to provide flexible and thoughtful mental health support. You will aim to help young people understand the impact of mental and physical health. You will also aim to make sure young people to feel good about seeking help.

You will hold a certificate IV qualification or similar or willing to complete further study.

 

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

You will uphold the values of Anglicare NT and provide good quality services.

 

For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Rebecca Creek 08 8946 4800.

Applications Close 9th December 2022. 

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.

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.

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

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

COVID-19 Vaccination Status

Receiving and maintaining vaccines can reduce health risks and is one control mechanism to maintain the health and wellbeing of all employees, contractors, volunteers, visitors and the people we work with. In line with Anglicare NT’s commitment to a full life and social justice for all, it is mandatory for all Anglicare NT employees (paid and volunteer) to ensure specific vaccine schedules are current and maintained. In relation to COVID-19, this includes a primary course (dose one and two) and booster dose within one month of becoming eligible for booster dose (subject to medical exceptions).

Vacancy Description - APPROVED Position Description Primary SEWB Worker August 2022.pdf (120 kB)
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