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BEING - Mental Health Consumers Inc. is the independent, NSW peak organisation speaking with and for people with lived/living experience of mental health issues and emotional distress. Our primary focus is to ensure the voices of people with mental health issues are heard by decision makers, service providers, and the community, and leads and influences systemic change in services and systems.
BEING - Mental Health Consumers Inc. is committed to human rights principles of diversity, inclusion, and equity and believes that recovery is possible for all people who live with mental health issues and emotional distress.
With a long standing history of 26 years of operation, BEING - Mental Health Consumers Inc. is expanding and growing a service provision portfolio, to support people dealing with the day-to-day impacts of mental health issues in their daily living, as well as support the expansion and growth of the lived experience workforce.
Our current programs include:
BEING – Mental Health Consumers is excited to establish a 6-month pilot program, with a possibility of extension, to offer supportive, reassuring, non-crisis interventions over the phone and via online platforms.
The aim of BEING Supported – Mental Health Peer Support Line is to support the empowerment of people living with mental health issues in taking charge of their own lives while promoting independence and self-care strategies, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Manager of BEING Supported – Mental Health Peer Support Line (Warmline) will work with the CEO and the Manager – Projects and Operations to manage the successful establishment and operations of the BEING Supported program.
Critical to the role will be the building of the program infrastructure, providing leadership and line management of program staff, meeting the funding KPI’s and reporting, and exploring long term sustainability of the program beyond the pilot stage.
As this program is in its pilot phase, the role requires someone who is flexible, adaptive, and proactive, and is agile to the changing needs of the program, the organisation, and working within tight timeframes.
Apply immediately as applications will be reviewed on a first in basis. Immediate start preferred.
Please note that you must have the right to live and work in Australia to be eligible for this position.
For further information about our organisation please visit www.being.org.au.
BEING – Mental Health Consumers Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. This means we apply affirmative action strategies to the employment of people with personal lived/living experience of mental health issues.
A position description is attached.