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headspace Community Connection Consultant

headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation Ltd

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headspace Schools, works to reduce the rates of youth suicide and improve mental health outcomes among Australian secondary school students and their community. This newly created role within the NSW Health Collaborative Program holds a strong focus on building the mental health literacy and capacity of communities in NSW.

An exciting opportunity exists for a qualified professional with experience in influencing change and working in collaborative partnerships with a broad range of stakeholders.

Who are we looking for?

The position calls for an individual with exceptional interpersonal skills who can engage, liaise and negotiate with a broad range of stakeholders and organisations.

Furthermore, you will have significant experience in influencing change and working in collaborative partnerships with school leadership teams and/or education authorities, local community agencies and other stakeholders.

To be successful, you will hold a tertiary qualification in education (including qualification in adult education), public health promotion, community development and/or mental health, or equivalent combination of relevant training and experience (minimum 3 years). You will also possess an understanding of youth mental health issues including suicide postvention, suicide and trauma.

The finer details….

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians. Based in Sydney, NSW with a competitive salary ($75,000-$90,000) plus generous salary packaging benefits on offer. Remuneration is dependent on skills and experience.

This role is offered until 30 June 2022.

Application Process: To view the position description and apply please click on the 'Apply now' button. Please upload a current CV and cover letter addressing Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description.

Please note: There are multiple postions available and we will be shortlisting candidates and conducting interviews as applications come through so please submit your interest as soon as possible.

For more information: Please contact Narelle Corless, headspace Schools Program Manager ncorless@headspace.org.au, using the subject line: headspace Community Connection Consultant enquiry via EthicalJobs.

The headspace Reconciliation Action Plan has recently been implemented through a co-design process with employees across the organisation. We are committed to strengthening the voice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in everything that we do and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this role and all current vacancies.

headspace is committed to being a child safe and child friendly organisation that recognises, respects and promotes the rights of children, young and vulnerable people.

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