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Special Bulletin: We're Recruiting!
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We're Recruiting: Apply Now! 

Being | Mental Health & Wellbeing Consumer Advisory Group (Being) is the independent, state-wide peak organisation for people with a lived experience of mental illness (consumers). We work with consumers to achieve and support systemic change.

Being’s vision is for all people with a lived experience of mental illness to participate as valued citizens in the communities they choose. We work from the premise that the participation of consumers results in more effective public policy and facilitates individual recovery.

Being is an independent non-government organisation that receives core and project funding from the Mental Health Commission of NSW. 

We are recruiting for one paid position and several volunteer positions, to commence in February next year.

Policy and Administrative Support Officer


Hours: 3 days per week
Employment type: Permanent Employment for a Fixed Term to the end of June 2015 with a possibility for extension.
Salary: SCHADS AWARD Level 2.1 – 2.4 (SACS Grade 2 Year 1 – Year 4) according to experience.
Report to: Senior Policy Officer

Being is seeking a Policy and Administration Support Officer to join our busy and dynamic policy team. 

It will provide administrative support to the policy team, such as managing files and registers; contributing to internal reports; writing, proofreading and formatting documents; and answering calls.

This role will also contribute to policy work undertaken by the team, such as policy reviews and writing; projects and events planning and coordination; data entry and analysis; and research on policy topics.

Applications are due on Friday 30 January 2015, 5pm.

Person with a lived experience of mental illness are strongly encouraged to apply.

Persons who are Aboriginal or from a culturally and linguistically diverse background are strongly encouraged to apply.

For more information, look at the position description here
 
Apply Now

Events, Media and Policy Volunteers


Hours: 1 day per week (as agreed otherwise between volunteer and supervisor).
Employment type: Volunteer
Employment length: 6 months
Report to: Senior Policy Officer or Senior Operations and Promotions Officer

Being is seeking Event Co-ordinator, Media and Policy Volunteers to join our busy and dynamic teams.

These roles will suit people who have excellent administrative and organisational skills, a keen interest in mental health consumer issues, and a strong desire to apply and further develop their project and policy skills. The ideal candidates will be enthusiastic, eager to learn and motivated to contribute to the team and the organisation.

This is a unique opportunity to join a leading non-government organisation in the mental health sector which has a fantastic vibe and a great work/life balance. It is the perfect start for someone considering a future career in policy or project work in the public or the NGO sector.

Applications are due on Friday 30 January 2015, 5pm.

Person with a lived experience of mental illness are strongly encouraged to apply.

Persons who are Aboriginal or from a culturally and linguistically diverse background are strongly encouraged to apply.

For more information, look at the position description here
 
Apply Now

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