Team Leader - Functional Recovery Program

Location: Casuarina
Discipline: Allied Health
Salary: $104529 to $104520
Contact name: Aaron Winders

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Job ref: 33991
Published: 27 days ago

Make a difference to the lives of young people experiencing mental ill-health in Darwin, NT 

On Offer

  • Salary
  • An exciting opportunity to lead a committed team in a youth-friendly, family-inclusive, and culturally respectful workplace.
  • Salary package includes an additional $15,900 annually and 5 weeks of annual leave.
  • Great benefits, including further training and development options, flexible working conditions, and a strengths-based environment.
  • Attractive salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take-home pay.

The Role

As the Team Leader for the headspace Functional Recovery Program (FRP), you will:

  • Lead and coordinate the delivery of the headspace Functional Recovery Program.
  • Work closely with a multidisciplinary team, including Peer Support Workers, Allied Health Professionals, and Medical Staff.
  • Oversee group program coordination and delivery, staff supervision, and the implementation of the Family and Friends Program.
  • Support clinical work with young people and their families within the Early Psychosis service.


  • Approved tertiary qualification and registration with the relevant regulatory body (e.g., APHRA) or membership of professional standards (e.g., AASW for Social Workers).
  • Advanced clinical mental health skills, including engagement, assessment, and holistic treatment provision for young people and families.
  • Experience in providing strength-based supervision and leadership within a clinical mental health service, preferably in adolescent mental health programs.
  • Passion for youth mental health, particularly in working alongside young Aboriginal people and their families.
  • Possession of a Working with Children (Ochre Card), National Criminal History Check (within 3 months), and a current NT manual driver’s license.
  • Unfortunately, visa sponsorship is not available; candidates must have the independent right to work in the country.

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