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Youth Wellbeing Worker

Job description

About the organisation

Talent Quarter are working with a large government organisation that is offering a great opportunity for a Youth Wellbeing Worker. The role has lots of room for growth and encourages the successful candidate to further develop professional and clinical skills, as well as leadership capabilities.

The Youth Wellbeing Worker will be responsible for providing comprehensive and holistic wellness services to youth in the Newman area. This position requires a high level of creativity and understanding of the needs of youth in order to develop and implement innovative and effective programs and services. The Youth Wellbeing Worker will be responsible for providing comprehensive clinical assessment and brief interventions for young people and their families; addressing the physical, mental, emotional, and social needs of the youth, as well as connecting them with other relevant services and resources.

Key responsibilities

  • Conduct initial screening assessments with young people and their families to provide an immediate response of either external or internal referral
  • Provide psycho-social assessment using the agreed headspace tool to determine client suitability for ongoing headspace services
  • Regularly liaise with local consortium members in the delivery and coordination of services
  • Build relationships with external service providers and report on opportunities for mutually beneficial partnerships
  • Assist in the planning, development and delivery of community-based help seeking and mental health literacy education sessions, particularly in schools

Key selection criteria

To be successful you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor level tertiary qualifications in Clinical Psychology, Psychology, Mental Health, Mental Health Nursing, Social/Behavioural Science, Social Work or a related discipline (or equivalent)
  • Demonstrated experience working with and engaging young people with mental health, alcohol and other drugs, and other social issues
  • Experience in providing a clinical intake and assessment to young people and their families
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating and facilitating youth programs, events or activities within a community setting
  • Highly developed cultural competency which will enable you to easily engage and build trust with people from diverse backgrounds, in particular Aboriginal communities
  • Well-developed stakeholder engagement skills


  • $96,337 full time salary per annum + 10.5% superannuation (inclusive of 10% remote location allowance)
  • Rent subsidy up to $300 per week and electricity allowance up to $1000 per annum available (eligibility criteria apply)
  • Salary packaging benefits up to $15,900 per annum
  • Additional 3 days leave per year
  • Access to purchase leave

For further details, please get in touch

08 6255 6530 |[email protected]

Newman, Western Australia
Social Care

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