PSYCHOLOGIST/MENTAL HEALTH Dubbo / Manly / Queanbeyan / Wagga Wagga
- : Gidget Foundation
- : 28-Aug-2020
- : North Sydney NSW 2060
GIDGET FOUNDATION AUSTRALIA is a not for profit organisation that provides programs nationally to support the emotional wellbeing of expectant and new parents.
Gidget was the nickname of a vibrant young mother who tragically took her own life while suffering postnatal depression. She hid her suffering from even her loving family and friends. Together, they created Gidget Foundation Australia determined that what happened to Gidget would not happen to others.
Gidget Foundation Australia evokes Gidget’s warmth and lively spirit. Established in 2001, the Foundation has grown significantly and is now supported by passionate individuals, community leaders and health professionals.
Nearly 1 in 5 mothers and 1 in 10 fathers will experience perinatal depression and anxiety that is often hidden and not fully understood. it impacts around 100,000 australians each year, and suicide is the leading cause of maternal death. Nearly 50% of all parents experience adjustment disorders.
WORKING WITH GIDGET FOUNDATION AUSTRALIA
Join a team that is truly passionate about perinatal mental health, and ensuring that parents in need are able to access the support that they need to recover.
The Foundation offers:
- Flexible working arrangements
- Salary packaging is available, providing generous tax concessions
- A workplace culture that values self-care, wellbeing and family
- A unique opportunity to apply your professional skills to positively impact the lives of others
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