Aboriginal Wellbeing Worker Enhanced Care - Based in headspace Darwin - Full Time Permanent
Anglicare NT is very excited to announce we have two new headspace programs commencing in the Northern Territory.
In Darwin, we welcome the new ‘Enhanced Care Program’ that will support young people experiencing complex mental health issues. The program will provide intensive coordinated care that addresses the challenges young people may experience in accessing appropriate and effective mental health treatment. In Katherine, we welcome the opening of the new headspace Katherine hub, which will provide primary mental health services for young people experiencing mild to moderate mental health concerns.
If you’re looking to make a difference for young people in the Territory, we want you!
Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote area. 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, out of home care, refugee and migrant, corporate services, financial counselling, mental health, disability and home care, social enterprises and specialist homelessness services.
Anglicare NT offers great benefits including a commitment to further training and development options, flexible working conditions, five (5) week’s annual leave and a strengths based environment. We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take home pay.
Our motto of Respect, Fairness and Community articulates our values of cultural respect, social justice and partnership. By living our values, we work to achieve excellent outcomes and make a lasting difference in the lives of Territorians.
About the Position
In this newly created role, as part of the Enhanced Care Team, you will provide responsive, culturally safe support to young people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds experiencing difficulties in accessing mental health care. The Aboriginal Wellbeing Worker will have the capability to respond one-to-one, to the unique concerns Aboriginal young people and their families face, including consideration of mental health difficulties, intergenerational trauma, alcohol and drug issues and engagement in education or employment. To be successful, you will hold a minimum Certificate IV Mental Health or equivalent health training and experience, a willingness to undertake further education as required and passion, energy and determination to make a difference to mental health outcomes for young people.
Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess an Ochre Card (Working with Children Clearance), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory manual driver’s licence.
To access the Position Description please Click Here. Please address the key selection criteria questions via the online application.
Applications will be assessed as received.
Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage. For more information on our Reconciliation Action Plan click here.
Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.
In order to apply for this role please complete fields below and on the next page you will be required to attach your cover letter, complete resume and selection criteria, also please feel free to attach your qualifications and other certificates including working with children, police check and driver license to support your application.
To view our other available vacancies please visit our careers website at http://www.anglicare-nt.org.au/vacancies/
For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Rebecca Creek, Operations Manager Intensive Mental Health Services on 08 8931 5999.