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Manager - Children Youth and Families - Emerald

Anglicare CQ

Are you interested in working with Young People in our region, to make the best of their lives?

We are currently seeking a Manager for Children Youth and Families in Emerald to lead our new headspace team. This role is full time, paying $109,000 p/a + superannuation + salary sacrifice.

headspace Emerald:

headspace is an innovative youth service delivering access to primary and mental health, alcohol and drug services, social welfare and vocational services for young people aged 12-25 years. The service is based on early identification and effective, evidence-based intervention delivered by primary care and specialist providers working together within an accessible and integrated service framework.

Our Organisation:

The centre is operated by Anglicare Central Queensland and is funded through the Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN. For more than 30 years, Anglicare Central Queensland’s local team of professionals have worked with people from a variety of backgrounds and beliefs to support them in living their best life. We are dedicated to putting our participants first, enriching their lives by creating choice, opportunities, and independence. We serve communities in and around Rockhampton, Gladstone, Biloela, Moura, Blackwater, Emerald, Barcaldine, Longreach, and Winton.

The purpose of the Manager: Children Youth and Families position is to lead, develop, implement, oversee, and manage the operations of headspace Emerald, along with the oversight of the Counselling and Youth Programs. The role is also responsible for growing the portfolio and ensuring program sustainability over the short, medium, and long term.

Manager: Children Youth and Families:

As this role has a strong leadership focus, a personal commitment and passion for excellence is essential. This position requires a highly motivated and capable person who is passionate about working with young people and committed to their health and wellbeing, and who will facilitate excellence in integrated, holistic health care, with the goal of improving outcomes for participants of the service and the wider community.

The incumbent will work closely and collaboratively with a range of stakeholders to ensure all activities are in accordance with the headspace grant agreement, and the guidance provided by the Lead Agency, headspace National Office, Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast Primary Health Network, Consortium partners, Youth Reference Group and Family & Friends Reference Group. Further to this, they will work closely with other State and Federal funders.

This is a full-time position, which will be situated in the newly established facility in Emerald. Travel throughout the region is required. Flexibility to attend community events after hours and weekends will be well regarded.

Candidates that will best succeed in this position will have:

  • Degree level qualifications in allied health, behavioural/social sciences, youth work, mental health nursing, or a related discipline or an equivalent combination of education, training and a minimum of 5-years relevant experience at a managerial level
  • Postgraduate qualifications in business or health / social services.

What we offer:

  • A rewarding role
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Attractive salary packaging
  • Supportive management and team

Thinking of moving to Emerald?

Emerald is a prosperous regional service centre and gateway to the Gemfields. Emerald is a thriving rural service centre with significant education and government services, medical facilities, a huge irrigation dam, mining and farming sector and an airport. Emerald boasts a balanced country lifestyle but with easy access to metropolitan Brisbane on daily 1.5-hour flights.

Anglicare Central Queensland is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

Need more information? We welcome enquiries.

For more information please contact: Kirby Chandler on 07 4837 5393, or at: kchandler@anglicarecq.org.au, using the subject line: Manager - Children Youth and Families enquiry via EthicalJobs. 

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