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Project Officer – Community Capacity Building (SOUTH)

Applications extended til 17th February.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Project Officer – Community Capacity Building (South) will be responsible for undertaking an environmental scan of current mental health and wellbeing initiatives, training, and community groups in Southern Tasmania, and will work with MHCT staff, and partners in the development and implementation of a mental health and wellbeing program. The Project Officer – Community Capacity Building will work with key stakeholders to establish and support a network of community engagers including the development of training resources to increase participation and engagement of a mental health and wellbeing program across Tasmania. Intrastate travel is a requirement of this position.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

The position requires a self-motivated professional with demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of a training and engagement strategy, together with experience in environmental scanning, identifying key stakeholders and the establishment and support of network groups. Demonstrated experience in the development and delivery of training resources and a good understanding of population-based approaches to health and wellbeing is required.

SELECTION CRITERIA: ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery of training and or facilitating small and large groups
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and nurturing of positive working relationships, and in
  • working consultatively and collaboratively with key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience in undertaking research and environmental scanning
  • Experience in establishing and supporting network and/or community groups
  • Experience in the planning and implementation of state-wide projects
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and part of a small team
  • A good understanding of population-based approaches to mental health and wellbeing
  • High level interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Experience in representation on committees, advisory groups, and meetings
  • A driver’s licence with the capacity to travel intrastate regularly

DESIRABLE CRITERIA:

  • A good understanding of the Tasmanian mental health system and community services sector.

NEXT STEPS

To apply, send your application addressing the selection criteria to [email protected]

Applications close at 5.00pm on Friday 17 February.

If you have questions about the role, please call Laura on 6224 9222 or email [email protected]