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NDIS Psychosocial Workforce Project Manager

Organisation : Mental Health Victoria

Location : Melbourne (Elsternwick)

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Community Services, Education & Training, Healthcare & Medical, Management, Program Coordination & Management, Project Management

Sector : Community Support Services, Disabilities, Education & Training, Health – General, Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $92,972.88 – 96,857.80 per annum (38 Hours per week, pro rata 30 hours per week) (Salary Packaging is also available)

Application closing date : 23 Feb, 2020

About the role

Mental Health Victoria (MHV) is seeking a part-time (30 hours per week) NDIS Psychosocial Workforce Project Manager to provide leadership and project management to MHV’s Psychosocial Workforce Team.  Central to the role is the Project Management of two key workforce development projects.  The first project is focussed on Victoria, has already commenced, and is fully staffed.  This project completes in April 2021.  The second project has a national focus and commenced in January 2020, running through to June 2021.

The NDIS Psychosocial Workforce Project Manager will lead MHV’s Psychosocial Workforce Team and the successful completion of the associated projects.  This will include the application of project management principles and tools to the work; including management and coordination of project staff and effort.

The role will also play a key part in all aspects of stakeholder management and engagement.  This will be particularly important with regards to the national project where a number of new stakeholders and relationships will need to be established and maintained.

From time to time the role will also provide advice internally in relation to the NDIS Program, and in particular the provision of services for people living with psychosocial disability, supporting MHV’s ongoing engagement in this area at a policy level.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Mental Health Victoria

Mental Health Victoria is the peak body in Victoria for mental health.  MHV is a not-for-profit, independent, organisation providing thought leadership and informed policy perspectives on mental health reform to ensure that people living with mental illness can access the treatment and support they need. Our membership is drawn from organisations that work within or intersect with the mental health system.

Mental Health Victoria specialises in public policy, workforce development and training, and services that build individual, organisational and community capacity.

How to apply for this role

How to apply

Download full Position Description which includes additional information about the role.

All applications need to include:

  • Resume including email and phone contact details
  • Your response to the Key Selection Criteria (Essential and, where appropriate the Desirable criteria also)

Applications close at 11pm Sunday 23 February 2020. Email applications to d.mcguire@mhvic.org.au

Applicants selected for interview will be contacted on the afternoon of Thursday 27 February 2020, to arrange a time for interview.  Interviews will be held at Mental Health Victoria offices on Tuesday 3 March 2020. At interview, interviewees will be asked to provide details of two referees, one of whom has been your work supervisor.

The position is ready for immediate commencement, or by negotiation with the successful applicant. 

The successful applicant will also need to provide a current Working with Children Check and National Criminal Records Check, along with a completed consent form re Social Media Screening prior to commencement.

More information

Please feel free to contact David McGuire, Director Workforce Learning and Development – Mental Health Victoria to discuss the role and its opportunities further.

P:  (03) 9519 7000

E:  d.mcguire@mhvic.org.au


Please quote in application: NDIS Psychosocial Workforce Project Manager via Pro Bono Australia.

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