Mental Health Industry Connector Queensland Alliance for Mental Health

JOB DESCRIPTION

Mental Health Industry Connector 

SCHADS level 6.1

Part Time (0.8 FTE)

Contract position until December 2024

About You

You want to use your experience of working in the community mental health sector to support an informed and skilled future workforce. You are a skilled project officer with strong research, facilitation and stakeholder engagement skills. You can write well, work in a small team and enjoy the rewards of working with people. If this is you, you might be our new Mental Health Industry Connector!

About Us

Queensland Alliance for Mental Health (QAMH) is the peak body for the community mental health and wellbeing sector in Queensland. QAMH works to reform and promote community mental wellbeing service delivery for all Queenslanders, through its influence and collaboration with its members and strategic partners. QAMH is an independent not-for-profit organisation. www.qamh.org.au

About the role

This position has been developed to lead our new Mental Health Industry Connector Project. The project aims to support students enrolling in the Certificate IV Mental Health qualification at TAFE Queensland ( Mooloolaba and Southbank Campuses) to complete the qualification and successfully enter the Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Workforce

Specifically, the role will include:

  • Developing relevant materials and providing enrolment advice to potential students to ensure they are fully informed of study requirements and future employment opportunities. 
  • Preparing and delivering face to face presentations to students on the nature of the work in the sector, highlights, challenges and useful resources
  • Establishing and facilitating an online Community of Practice for students 
  • Developing and facilitating sector engagement meetings for service providers and training organisation staff

This role will be based at the QAMH office, with regular requirements to travel to both TAFE Queensland Campuses. 

Critical Experience

  • Experience in and knowledge of the community mental health and wellbeing sector in Queensland and an understanding of the advocacy work of QAMH.
  • Knowledge of the Certificate IV Mental Health vocational qualification
  • Confidence and experience in facilitating group learning discussions.
  • Highly developed project management skills and experience in managing projects in their entirety using project methodology.
  • Experience in designing, implementing, and facilitating consultations with key stakeholders.
  • Highly developed time management, administration, organisational and reporting skills with proficiency in MS Office.

Job Benefits

  • Salary sacrificing available (Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT)- free benefits)
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Professional development opportunities 

How to Apply

To apply please forward your resume and cover letter to [email protected] by 8th September, 2023. Applications will be processed when received.  If you would like a copy of the position description for this role or to speak to Sarah Childs, Director – Sector Engagement and Development, please email [email protected] or phone 07 3394 8480.

 

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Queensland Alliance for Mental Health

Job Salary

Part time