Senior Project Officer (Mental Health Lived-experience Advisor - Carer) (VPSG5)

Job posted: 10/09/2021
Applications close: 29/09/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 1 November 2023

Organisation: Safer Care Victoria

Salary: $102,637 - $124,183

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/DH/SCV/1565873

Reference: VG/DH/SCV/1565873

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.


We are seeking a person who brings lived-experience as a carer (and/or family member) of a person who has received (or is currently receiving) care in Victoria's mental health system. This position ensures the views of carers are central to the design and delivery of Safer Care Victoria's large-scale improvement initiatives. You will contribute your perspective and expertise to guide, advise and influence the planning and delivery of the mental health improvement initiatives. You will work in partnership within a team leading the initiatives in Safer Care Victoria and be part of the Mental Health Improvement Program, focusing on the priorities identified by the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System.

In addition to being part of a supportive team in Safer Care Victoria, you will work alongside peers and have opportunities to develop skills and knowledge in improvement science and approaches.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

For further information please visit the Department of Health <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-health>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Senior Project Officer (Mental Health Lived-experience Advisor - Carer) (VPSG5)

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Full time / 1 November 2023

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Garth Ebelthite | Garth.Ebelthite@safercare.vic.gov.au

Senior Project Officer (Mental Health Lived-experience Advisor - Carer) (VPSG5)