Project Officer, Mental Health Training, Rural Adversity Mental Health Program

Sydney, Australia
10 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Health and Medicine

Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health

About UON

We are developing the 'next generation' of higher education professionals that contribute services that go beyond support and enablement for academics; they challenge and inspire all of us. Our professional staff play an integral part in developing and delivering expertise, management, leadership and strategic services that are complex, rewarding and truly cutting edge. Your contribution to making us a world-class institution is recognised and rewarded in many different ways. Competitive salaries, formal awards programs, development opportunities and promotions are just the start.

The Rural Adversity Mental Health Program is managed by the Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health. The program employs 14 RAMHP Coordinators that work across rural NSW to identify and link people that may be struggling with their mental health into care and support. The RAMHP Project Team is based in Orange at the Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health to provide management, evaluation, product development and communications support to the frontline workforce (RAMHP Coordinators).

About the Role

The Project Officer (Mental Health Training) works with the RAMHP Project Team and RAMHP Coordinators to research, design and review RAMHP's mental health training packages and resources (print & multi-media). The Project Officer (Mental Health Training) also assists the RAMHP Program Manager to rollout RAMHP training with larger organisations or departments.  This role will be located at The Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, Bloomfield Hospital Campus, Orange.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A degree in psychology or similar health or social science discipline; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience in mental health and mental illness and /or education/training
  • Capacity to undertake health-related project work, including project-planning, implementation, evaluation and reporting.
  • Demonstrated capacity to locate and evaluate relevant peer-reviewed literature and broader policy and theoretical publications.
  • Demonstrated high-level written communication skills with experience in writing in a variety of formats, for a variety of reading audiences, and in preparing reports and promotion resources.
  • High-level verbal communication skills with demonstrated capacity in stakeholder consultation, ability to liaise with professionals from a variety of sectors and with members of the community
  • High level competence in the use of Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint and web-based search tools; moderate level of competence in Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Publisher
  • Knowledge of, and experience in adhering to workplace policies and procedures in the areas of work health safety, equity, diversity and promoting a respectful workplace culture.
  • Current driver's license

Please note: In accordance with the University's Staff Selection Guidelines, your application will be assessed on the selection criteria found at the link above. It is essential that you address each of the criteria to enable the selection committee to properly assess your application and suitability for interview.

HEW Level 5 - From $65,861 per annum plus superannuation guarantee contributions with Unisuper.

Closing Date: Thursday 24th April 2018