Project Officer - Regional

Job posted: 09/05/2024
Applications close: 23/05/2024 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Forensicare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: 16432

Reference: 16432

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne

  • Extensive investment in facilities and people supporting our significant service expansion
  • HS6 Classification
  • Full-time fixed term until 31/12/2025
  • Salary $108,310 +11% Super + Benefits
  • Community Services is expanding into the regional Victoria!
  • Salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay

Job location

This position is located at the Community Forensic Mental Health Service (CFMHS) in Clifton Hill, 15 minutes from Melbourne's city centre. CFMHS is a specialist state-wide agency that works with individuals who have a serious mental health illness and have offended or are at risk of offending. Our CFMHS Service will soon expand to Regional Victoria, with Barwon services being the first region to be commenced.

 About the Role:

The Project Officer—Regional Expansion is focused on operational development and service establishment forthe Regional Forensic Mental Health Expansion project.


The Project Officer isresponsible for the following activitiesrelevant to the project objectives:

  • Developing, planning, and supporting the implementation of the Regional Expansion project.

  • Engaging key internal and external stakeholders, including consumer and carer groups, in line with Forensicare’s engagement principles.
  • Developing, implementing and managing appropriate project activities, including implementation plans and progress reports.
  • Preparing project briefs, reports, plans, and recommendations that are clear and considered and provide strong support for a preferred position or action.
  • Supporting relevant project steering committees, advisory groups and working groups.

About You:

  • Relevant project management, strategy development and coordination experience.
  • Excellent organisation skills and a demonstrated ability to prioritise competing tasks, meet competing deadlines and manage workload with limited supervision.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Sound interpersonal skills with proven ability to engage and consult diversestakeholders and represent the organisation.
  • Awareness and understanding of key principles and driving recommendations within the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System Final Report.?

A culture where people matter.

  • Excellent supervision and investment in the skill development of all our team members.
  • Well-defined career pathways exist across our Directorates with multi-disciplined Teams.
  • Salary packaging options, such as mortgage, rent, car, and expenses, are available.
  • A leading, multi-faceted approach to safety, with unparalleled strategic, practical, individualised and team-based support to minimise risks and fear and maximise safety and security, underpinned by our workplace health and safety strategy.
  • Celebration and reward for good performance through employee recognition.
  • Access to an employee assistance program—an external, confidential, self-referral employee well-being program for personal or work-related matters.
  • A mental health and wellbeing program provides psychological and peer support and critical incident response programs.


  • Influenza and Immunisation requirements specific to position Infection Control requirements
  • This position is subject to a satisfactory Police Check 

Forensicare is an equal-opportunity employer committed to attracting and developing a diverse workforce that reflects our community. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTQI, people with a lived experience of disability, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Forensicare promotes our guiding principles of curiosity, purpose, strong ethics, compassion, and fairness and promotes behaviours that are always consistent with these values. Forensicare is an equal-opportunity employer and offers a smoke-free environment.


Project Officer - Regional

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Shane Quinn - (04) 7825 8087

Project Officer - Regional