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Job Number : 42143
Type and Location : Manager / Northern Territory
Listed By : Anglicare NT on 14 May 2024
Team Leader Functional Recovery Program | headspace

About Us

Anglicare NT supports people, strengthens communities and advocates for social justice across the Northern Territory. We deliver over 90 diverse services across urban regional and remote areas of the NT. If you want to make a sustainable difference in people’s lives through strengths-based approaches and capacity building initiatives; talk to us about meaningful career opportunities.



We offer great benefits, including:

-       Further training and development options.

-       Flexible working conditions; five (5) weeks annual leave.

-       A strengths-based environment.


We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take-home pay.

About headspace

headspace provides early intervention mental health services to young people 12–25-years old. headspace can help young people with mental health, physical health (including sexual health) alcohol and other drug services, and work and study support.

About the Position

As the team leader you will be responsible for the leadership, coordination, and delivery of headspace Functional Recovery Program (FRP). You will lead and work closely with a multidisciplinary team incorporating Peer Support Workers, Allied Health Professionals and Medical Staff. Main areas of responsibility include group program coordination and delivery, supervision of staff and oversight and implementation of the Family and Friends Program (including the Family Peer Support Work (Family Mentor) Program). You will also support clinical work with young people seeking treatment within the Early Psychosis service and their families.

What we are looking for:

  • The minimum qualification required is an approved tertiary qualification and registration with the relevant regulatory body such as APHRA or membership of and adherence to professional standards, such as the AASW for Social Workers.
  • Advanced skills in clinical mental health including engagement, assessment, holistic treatment provision with young people and families presenting with a range of emotional, social, or developmental difficulties, including psychosis and alcohol and other drug difficulties.
  • Experience in the provision of strength-based supervision and leadership within a clinical mental health service, preferably in adolescent mental health programs with a commitment to strengths-based supervision and self-care.
  • A passion for youth mental health, in particular working alongside young Aboriginal people, their families and Aboriginal Controlled Organisations. 

For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Merryn Hughes on 08 8931 5999

Applications are assessed on a rolling basis, so speed is key. The sooner you apply the better!


Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess a Working with Children (Ochre Card), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current NT manual driver’s licence. 


Unfortunately, we aren't in a position to sponsor candidate visas. If you don't have the independent right to work in the country you're applying for, we will not be able to progress your application.


As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to address the key selection criteria on the online application on the Anglicare NT website.


Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage.

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

COVID-19 Vaccination Status

Receiving and maintaining vaccines can reduce health risks and is one control mechanism to maintain the health and wellbeing of all employees, contractors, volunteers, visitors and the people we work with. In line with Anglicare NT’s commitment to a full life and social justice for all, it is mandatory for all Anglicare NT employees (paid and volunteer) to ensure specific vaccine schedules are current and maintained. In relation to COVID-19, this includes a primary course (dose one and two) and booster dose within one month of becoming eligible for booster dose (subject to medical exemption).

Contact Details
Merryn Hughes 08 8931 5999

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