Independent Chair - headspace Katherine Consortium - Based in headspace Katherine - Contract
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
The role of the Chair is to provide independent leadership to the headspace Katherine Consortium. The Chair will be appointed for one year, with the option to extend should both parties be satisfied. The Chair may only hold the position for three consecutive years. The Consortium has two main purposes:
- To outline priority areas and advise regarding the strategic direction of the headspace Katherine service;
- To create a network to discuss youth mental health issues within the Greater Katherine region, to identify gaps and provide leadership to share and discuss ideas on how to meet these needs.
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 Tiarah Hunkin, Centre Manager, Katherine on 0427 906 298.