About the Role
- Excellent opportunity with a leading national organisation
- Join a well-established national peak body committed to achieving better mental health outcomes for all Australians
- Competitive salary of $65,000 PLUS super PLUS full salary packaging options
- Flexible, family friendly work environment
- Full-time position, contract ends June 2020
Mental Health Australia has an opportunity for a passionate Administration and Project Officer to join their team in Canberra on a full-time basis.
In this role you will be responsible for providing administration and project support to mental health consumers and carers engaged in Mental Health Australia or Mental Health Australia auspiced activities, particularly the National Mental Health Consumer & Carer Forum (NMHCCF) and National Register.
To be considered for this role you must have demonstrated experience in providing administration and project support requiring a high degree of judgment, initiative, confidentiality and sensitivity. You will also have strong secretariat experience, including providing meeting support, organising travel arrangements, managing correspondence, keeping meeting records (eg. preparing minutes) and managing telephone and email enquiries.
You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and be able to liaise and work collaboratively with a wide range of diverse stakeholders to facilitate effective outcomes.
Equally, you will be highly organised and confident in your ability to manage numerous tasks in order to ensure deadlines are met. Excellent computer skills are essential.
This is a great opportunity to become involved with an organisation that is dedicated to driving better mental health for all Australians.
About the Organisation
Mental Health Australia was established in 1997 as Australia's first independent, national peak body to represent the interests of the mental health sector and is committed to achieving better mental health outcomes for all Australians.
Mental Health Australia members include national organisations who represent consumers, carers, special needs groups, clinical, public, and private service providers, researchers, and state and territory community mental health peak bodies.
Mental Health Australia aims to promote mentally healthy communities through providing education on mental health, conducting research, and influencing reform to ensure government policies continue to address contemporary mental health issues.
Apply for this Job
For your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a highly attractive salary of $65,000 plus super, plus charity salary packaging options.
Applications should include a copy of your current resume and a statement addressing the selection criteria of the position (as identified in the position description). Your application should be received no later than 5 pm (AEST), 30 July 2018.
For further information please contact Victoria Wilson, NMHCCF/National Register - Executive Officer, Mental Health Australia on (02) 6188 6788.
To apply for this job go to: mhaustralia.recruitmenthub.com.au& enter ref code:
Please quote in application: Administration and Project Officer via Pro Bono Australia.