About the Role
(Part-time 28 hours per week – with the possibility or more hours)
Being is currently seeking applications from suitably-experienced candidates to take on the role of Executive Support Officer to join our busy and dynamic team.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the role requires the ability to work in a complex and demanding environment. Responsibilities include providing and coordinating administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer including ensuring accurate and timely administrative systems and processes, including preparation and distribution of agendas and minutes, record keeping and provision of diary management. The ability to multitask and manage conflicting demands is a priority. Confidentiality and professionalism is essential to the role.
Due to the nature of the role, the Executive Support Officer may be required to work after office hours with occasional travel to regional areas within NSW to support the CEO and organisation at external conferences, training forums and other events.
This position is classified Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award (SCHCADS) 2010 Level 4 Pay Point 1 ($32.13 per hour).
About the Organisation
Being is the independent, NSW peak organisation for people with a lived/living experience of mental health issues and emotional distress. Our primary focus is to ensure the voices of people with mental health issues and emotional distress are heard by decision makers, service providers, and the community. With a long-standing history of operation, Being is in a unique position to influence NSW policy, legislation, and service delivery, to improve the outcomes for the communities we serve by providing advice to the mental health sector on people’s views and experiences of the way mental health services are delivered. We support people to advocate and provide input into decision making at all levels through a co-design process and peer–led activities.
Being has a strong focus on human rights, and as such advocate for the rights of people with mental health issues and emotional distress to live and participate in the communities they choose.
We are a value based organisation whose work is underpinned by Recovery-Oriented and Trauma-Informed principles including respect, social justice, and transparency, and a belief that recovery is possible for every individual.
Being engages with their members, Government, Community Managed Organisations, and the community through the provision of resources and information, consultations and submissions, research and evaluation, and education and training.
Being receives core and project funding from the Mental Health Commission of NSW and the NSW Ministry of Health.
Apply for this Job
Closing date for applications – Close of business, 23rd July 2018.
To access the Recruitment Information Kit (which includes the selection criteria) go to http://being.org.au/2018/06/new-positions-at-being/
For more information about this position please contact Irene Gallagher or Sarah-Jane Edwards firstname.lastname@example.org or call (02) 9332 0200.
You must address all the selection criteria in a separate document for your application to be considered. Please send your completed application to Cecilia Rais, Human Resources Manager, email@example.com.
To know more about BEING’s work please go to www.being.org.au.
Please quote in application: Executive Support Officer via Pro Bono Australia.