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Mental Illness Education ACT
  • Employment Type: Casual & Part Time opportunities
  • Employment Category: Initial 3 month contract with potential for extension
  • Remuneration: Negotiable, pending experience
  • Apply ASAP

Mental Illness Education ACT INC (www.mieact.org.au) is an innovative and well-respected community mental health educator, which, since 1993, has worked to promote understanding and awareness of mental health throughout the ACT community.

By embracing the lived experience, our mission as a purpose driven, not-for-profit organisation is to develop and deliver education awareness programs in schools, the community and businesses that address stigma, increase mental health knowledge and awareness, and support early intervention education and health promotion.

We have multiple Trainer positions (with casual and part-time opportunities) that will operate within MIEACT’s adult community education branch. The role of the Trainer will be responsible for the delivery of MIEACT’s high quality workplace and community education sessions.

Skills & Experience

  • Certificate IV in Mental Health OR an equivalent level of expertise e.g. working in mental health services sector and willingness to undertake certification.
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment OR relevant academic qualifications or experience in educational program delivery and willingness to undertake certification.
  • Highly developed workshop facilitation skills and the ability to engage effectively with adult learners.
  • Capacity to contribute to program and content evaluation and development.
  • Knowledge of the principles of recovery-orientated mental health and trauma-informed care.
  • Highly developed relationship management skills with proven ability to engage stakeholders.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills.
  • Current and maintain Working with Vulnerable People Card status in the ACT.


  • Providing professional training and education to a diverse range of adult clients - see MIEACT Adult Programs.
  • Ensuring professional practice and training delivery meets MIEACT’s policies and ‘Do No Harm’ Framework.
  • Working collaboratively and co-facilitate with MIEACT team and Volunteer Educators and independently.
  • Compliance with MIEACT’s code of professional conduct.
  • Collecting and collating evaluation and feedback from sessions (where required).
  • Maintaining professional development and sharing skills and knowledge.
  • Attend all ‘train the trainer’ sessions as required.

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