Careers at yourtown

Stakeholder Engagement Partner

Job no: 494848
Work type: Permanent (Full-Time)
Location: Blacktown
Categories: Counselling & Psychology

yourtown is a trusted provider of services for young people, with a focus on mental health and wellbeing, long-term unemployment, prevention of youth suicide, child protection, as well as support for those experiencing domestic and family violence.

Powered by yourtown, Kids Helpline is here for children and young people whenever they need us, anytime for any reason 24/7, through tailored mental health counselling services in line with their changing preferences for help-seeking.

Realise your potential at yourtown.

your opportunity

In this newly created role, you will strengthen collaboration and integration between Kids Helpline and the mental health and child protection sectors in New South Wales.

Your role will include:
• Identify opportunities to influence integration between Kids Helpline and the NSW Mental Health and Child Protection sectors
• Build strong collaborative relationships and networks
• Represent Kids Helpline in forums, meetings and working groups
• Facilitate the exchange of information between Kids Helpline and other services
• Conduct information session for Kids Helpline team members on the services and resources offered by partner agencies
• Establish seamless referral pathways and protocols between Kids Helpline and partner agencies
• Provide support and coordination for service users who are concurrently engaged with Kids Helpline and other agencies

what we are looking for

You will have a genuine passion for networking and developing stakeholder connections to achieve positive outcomes for programs and clients.

You will bring:

• passion, commitment and belief in young people
• relevant qualification in psychology, social work or counselling
• demonstrated knowledge of the NSW Mental Health and Child Protection sectors and they relate to children and young people
• proven knowledge of information sharing protocols and ethical consideration within the NSW mental health arena
• previous direct practice experience in the mental health sector
• strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders
• ability to undertake regular travel throughout NSW

your benefits

When you join yourtown you will be welcomed into a safe, inclusive, and diverse community and an established and reputable national organisation. We are a resilient, resourceful, and dedicated team who strive to make a difference and not accept the status quo.

Your employment experience will include:

• salary sacrifice options to increase your take home pay
• ability to negotiate flexible work hours and work arrangements
• opportunities for internal and external professional development
• free access to LinkedIn Learning including over 16,000 learning modules
• a genuine focus on employee health and wellbeing
• yourWellness program includes free access to Calm & Centr Apps
• access to free and confidential counselling sessions for you and members of your immediate family
• access to discounted private health insurance, banking and finance, insurance, and superannuation through our partner organisations
• an environment that genuinely values diversity and cultural capability and is an equal opportunity employer

how to apply

If you believe in the power of young people and in yourself, join team yourtown and have an amazing impact on the lives of young people, their families, neighbourhoods and the wider community in Australia.

To apply, and for a full Position Description please visit:

Contact: Marnie Elliot – Team Leader Talent Acquisition on 0434 609 384

Role closes: 2 June 2024

yourtown has a zero-tolerance approach to abuse and we believe that Safeguarding is a shared responsibility of all, for all.

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check.

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

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