Consumer and Carer Engagement Officer, Mental Health Tribunal

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Department: Mental Health Tribunal
Work Type: Ongoing - full or part time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/MHT/427180
Closing Date: 05-May-2017
Salary Range: $90,890 - $109,969
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 2017-04-2 MHT427180 PD Final.doc (Word, 248KB)
Job Specification

2017-04-2 MHT427180 PD Final.pdf (PDF, 93KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jan Dundon
9032 3200

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s):
 Melbourne CBD

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Executive Officer of the Mental Health Tribunal the Consumer and Carer Engagement Officer facilitates ongoing interaction between the Tribunal, patients of mental health services and their carers, and members of the lived experience workforce.

The Consumer and Carer Engagement Officer provides advice on the collaborative design of Tribunal strategies, policies and procedures to support the Tribunal’s strategic goals regarding consumer and carer participation and engagement. 

The position requires a motivated individual who is committed to the highest level of client service, and is able to set priorities and work under pressure.

Do you have?

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and analytical skills?
  • The ability to develop respectful and collaborative working relationships with a broad range of stakeholders?
  • Innovative thinking and the ability to contribute to strategic policy direction?


How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to view the Information for Applicants document to obtain guidance on what to include in your cover letter and resume. This document also provides information on the department's recruitment and employment safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role, or click here to obtain step-by-step guidance on how to register and apply online.

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