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Program Officer – Mental Health & AOD

Organisation : Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network

Location : Melbourne (Box Hill)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Healthcare & Medical, Program Coordination & Management

Sector : Community Support Services, Drug, Alcohol & Addiction, Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 21 Aug, 2020

About the role

We are looking for a Program Officer, Mental Health & AOD to work on a range of mental health, AOD and suicide prevention initiatives. In partnership with MH & AOD Managers, you will commission integrated services and other initiatives that respond to local needs, and work across all aspects of the process including project initiation, co-design, procurement and contract management.

Who we are looking for

To be considered for this role you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and experience in health care and in a mental health or community services related discipline
  • Strong collaboration and stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with a variety of organisations
  • An understanding of co-design principles and/or commissioning
  • Experience in data analysis, project management and project management administration

What we offer

We offer a genuinely supportive and friendly work environment, flexible hours, and generous salary packaging. We also have a fun, active social club and offer staff recognition and support programs. A maximum term contract to 15 January 2021 will be offered to the successful candidate.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network

EMPHN is an organisation of approximately 90 staff, and is one of the major commissioners of federally-funded health care services in Melbourne. EMPHN is responsible for improving the primary health care system, by facilitating health system improvements in the eastern and north eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

How to apply

Position Description : Program Officer - Mental Health & AOD

Simply send us a current CV and covering letter addressing the areas ‘qualifications’ and ‘knowledge, skills and experience’ as outlined in the position description to

Please quote in application: Program Officer – Mental Health & AOD via Pro Bono Australia.



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