About the role
TeamHEALTH has become the leading not for profit provider of mental health services in the Top End of the Northern Territory. TeamHEALTH has provided outreach services, support and advocacy for Territorians with mental illness for over 30 years.
Through the Child and Family Wellbeing Service early intervention and other supports are provided through community-based initiatives to support children and young people who are showing early signs of, or are at risk of developing a mental illness, to improve their wellbeing and enable them to better participate in their communities and reach their full potential.
Reporting to the Mental Health Promotion Manager the Team Leader provides overall management and leadership of the Child and Family Wellbeing Service, Palmerston/Litchfield Team, and the Mental Health Education stream. They will work with the Manager and Team Leader, Rural and Remote, to develop, implement and deliver Family Mental Health Support Services (FMHSS) in the target areas. The Team Leader will provide leadership, supervision and mentoring to the Key Workers, located in the Palmerston/Litchfield Region and TeamHEALTH staff involved in providing outreach mental health education and community development activities.
Possessing qualifications in a relevant health or welfare area the successful applicant will have demonstrated experience in the management and delivery of services applying a strength based approach and have demonstrated competence in a range of interventions relevant to children and young people.
TeamHEALTH recognises the value of experience in all facets of life and work, and encourages individuals with a lived experience of mental illness to apply.
Applications close Tuesday 12 November 2019
The successful applicant will be required to have a current National Police Certificate, Working with Children Clearance and NT Driver’s Licence.
TeamHEALTH offers above award conditions including 5 weeks annual leave, salary packaging and a friendly and flexible work environment. An attractive salary package will be negotiated with the successful applicant commensurate with qualifications and experience.
About the organisation
TeamHEALTH is a non-clinical mental health service provider and our services focus on strengths based recovery frameworks. We provide a range of recovery focused supports including residential services for people with severe and persistent mental illness, a community housing service, individual recovery and group based support, together with early intervention support and home based aged care support.
How to apply
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Team Leader, Early Intervention & Mental Health Education via Pro Bono Australia.