Mental Health Education Consultant Headspace National Office

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Make a difference to young people by joining an innovative and well recognised national not-for-profit
  • Full time position based in Sydney, NSW
  • Facilitate mental health education sessions online and in-person.
  • Generous Salary packaging opportunities ($70,000 – $90,000), dependant on skills and experience

What is headspace National

headspace is the leading youth mental health organisation in Australia. Recognised globally, headspace helps thousands of young people, and their family and friends, access vital support through our headspace services in over 149 communities across Australia. To learn more about headspace and the services we offer, visit headspace.org.au.

About the role

This role within the Mental Health Education Programs complements the broader headspace Schools and Communities programs and holds a strong focus on building the mental health literacy and capacity of parents and carers, wider school communities, headspace centres and other local services to implement an approach to evidence-based mental health promotion and early intervention.

The Mental Health Education Consultant will work with key stakeholders in providing mental health education sessions to parents and carers across New South Wales.

Who we’re looking for

To be successful in this role, you will possess a tertiary qualification in either mental health or education and training, or an equivalent combination of relevant training and experience. Your highly developed communication skills will allow you to effectively deliver training packages and you will demonstrate the ability to engage, liaise and interact with a broad range of audiences.

This role is offered until 30 June 2023 in line with our funding term.

What’s on offer

  • A workplace where people are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work
  • Excellent salary packaging up to the maximum amount ($15,900) – for further info go to Smart Salary
  • Hybrid work environment where you can work from home and in the NSW office
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A focus on wellbeing
  • A commitment to diversity

How to apply

  • Click on ‘Apply Now’ to see the position description, and to complete your application.
  • Your application must include a resume and cover letter telling us why you are the best candidate for the role considering the Key Responsibilities found in the position description
  • For more information contact Jessica Morgan, Program Manager, [email protected]
  • Applications close 3 August 2022 at 5pm.

To be eligible for this position you must

  • Have the right to live and work in Australia
  • Have a current Working with Children Check (WWCC) or equivalent, and/or pass all of the WWCC(s) required for this role (please note that for some roles, headspace requires WWCCs for other State/Territories in addition to your Home State)
  • Satisfactorily undergo a headspace Police Check
  • Have proof of a Covid-19 vaccination in accordance with the headspace COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policyand any Government directives

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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this role and all current vacancies.

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Headspace National Office

Job Salary

$70k - $90k p.a. + Super + Salary Packaging

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