Casual Mental Health First Aid Trainer – Brisbane Australian Red Cross


  • Casual position, flexible hours
  • Deliver training in Brisbane and surrounds
  • Work for a global humanitarian movement
  • Generous salary packaging to increase your take home pay

About us

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. Our aim is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Australia and across our region.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) teaches participants how to assist people who are developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves.

About the role

The Mental Health Trainer is responsible for the delivery of non accredited Mental Health courses on behalf of Australian Red Cross in accordance with required quality and compliance standards and for ensuring a positive end to end student experience.

What you will bring

  • Your current accreditation as an MHFA Instructor
  • Demonstrated current industry experience in mental health
  • Proven highly developed organisational and time management skills
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office or similar software and experience using databases
  • Qualifications/experience in related health and/or mental health support

A current Australian Driver’s Licence and Working with Children Check are mandatory requirements for this role.


TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment desired but not essential

Benefits that act for you, while you act for humanity 

  • Financial wellbeing: In addition to your salary, you can take advantage of salary packaging that could provide you with a great way to reduce the amount of tax you pay – and get more from your salary. You can salary package up to $15,900 for living expenses (such as rent, groceries, utility bills); up to $2,650 for holiday accommodation and meals when dining out; Novated car leases; superannuation and purchase additional annual leave. 
  • Health & Wellbeing: You can tap into specialist advice for nutrition, sleep, resilience and mindfulness. And access guided meditation and other wellbeing programs. 
  • Career development: Access to ongoing learning, training, and development courses 

Further information  

This role is covered by the Educational Services (Post-Secondary education) Award, level 9.

To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the position description below.  

For additional enquiries, please contact Deb Lowe on 0414 772 754 for a confidential discussion. 

Position description:  Mental Health Trainer (HRC0067806).pdf

Applications close:  Sunday 24th September 

Red Cross strives to create a safe and inclusive culture with wellbeing at its centre. We embrace diversity and welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with different lived experiences, abilities, gender, ethnicity, age, and sexual orientation. We are a child safe organisation with zero tolerance of any harm to children. Our vision is to be trusted as the leading humanitarian organisation making a genuine difference in the lives of people and communities.

Thank you for considering a career at Red Cross. We also have great opportunities to volunteer. Click here to find out more. 

Job Ref #: 522885 



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