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Manager - headspace Batemans Bay

Relationships Australia Canberra and Region

headspace Batemans Bay provides young people with access to Allied Health Professionals and community supports to assist young people to access the support they need to develop and maintain the skills and confidence to live healthy and happy lives. headspace Batemans Bay also engages in community awareness and seeks to develop and implement innovative programs to improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people in the region. Relationships Australia Canberra & Region is the lead agency for headspace Batemans Bay and is supported by a Consortium.

Relationships Australia is a community sector organisation with a proud and rich history. We connect with families, communities, and thousands of people across the lifespan. You may know us for our family and couples counselling – we also give back to the community through our work in family violence prevention, working with people experiencing gambling harm, with families that have been touched by the sudden death of a loved one, with people who have experienced trauma and with people who are challenged by their mental health, among other things.

With us you will work with people at times of vulnerability in their lives, create a career you’ll love and join a warm and caring team who make a difference.

The focus of this role manages headspace services in Batemans Bay and outreach locations in Ulladulla and Moruya, consistent with best practice guidelines and as articulated in the schedule called headspace Batemans Bay and associated documents.

The Centre Manager:

  • Leads a multidisciplinary team of GPs, mental health practitioners, allied health workers, administrative employees and consortium partners, who provide services for young people aged 12-25 years and ensures efficient, effective, safe and high-quality client management and clinical service delivery consistent with best practice guidelines
  • Ensures all aspects of the headspace centre service model are implemented and maintained, which includes the core components of primary health, mental health, alcohol and other drugs, and social inclusion/education/training, focusing on the Family and Friends aspect of the model and the key enabling components
  • Oversees compliance with any statutory and Medicare requirements
  • Actively progresses the growth and development of services in line with strategic and business plans, and client demand

What you’ll need to succeed

  1. An appropriate tertiary qualification in, social science, social work, psychology, counselling, clinical work or a related area, and current registration with the appropriate professional body.
  2. Extensive experience in managing the operational delivery of multiple community service programs.
  3. A proven track record in successfully leading and supervising teams, and ability to work in a highly productive environment with time pressures while managing multiple tasks and competing priorities.
  4. Demonstrated ability to think, plan and manage strategically.

This is a fixed-term, full-time position available until 30 June 2023 with possibility of extension - based in Batemans Bay.

For the full list of duties and the selection criteria, please refer to the position description attached below or found here.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply.

What you’ll get in return

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly regarded not-for-profit, community-based organisation where you will have the opportunity to continue to grow and develop your career. You will receive a generous package including professional development and NFP salary packaging. In this role you will be able to make a positive difference in the lives of people in the community every day.

What you need to do now

If you are interested in the role, please submit your resume with names of two work related referees and a cover letter specifically addressing each of the selection criteria (no more than half a page response under each criterion). Applications that do not address selection criteria will not be considered during the shortlisting process.

Applications should be submitted only via the Apply Now button. For position inquires please contact Julie King, Director Operations on 0428 745 234 or email Julie.king@racr.org.au using the subject line: Manager - headspace Batemans Bay enquiry via EthicalJobs. For inquiries about the application process or system inquiries please contact the HR Team on 02 6229 2410 or email hr@racr.org.au.

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