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

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

7 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/1565752

Reference: VG/DH/SCV/1565752

Occupation: Projects

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Organisational environment

Our aim is to ensure outstanding healthcare for all Victorians. Always. Safer Care Victoria will work to enable all health services to deliver safe, high quality care and experiences for patients, carers and staff.
  • We challenge the norm
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  • Agency

    Safer Care Victoria was established in January 2017 to ensure our health services are providing safe, high-quality care to patients: every time, everywhere. As well as monitoring the standards of care provided, Safer Care Victoria is partnering with patients, clinicians and health service managers to support the continuous improvement of health care.


    We are seeking a person who brings lived-experience as a consumer of Victoria's mental health system, and can ensure the views of consumers 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 - Consumer) (VPSG5)

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

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