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Senior Research Manager

ReachOut Australia

About ReachOut

ReachOut is the most-accessed online mental health service for young people and their parents in Australia. Our trusted self-help information, peer-support program and referral tools save lives by helping young people be well and stay well. The information we offer parents makes it easier for them to help their teenagers, too.

About the role

A major accountability of this role will be to lead a flagship project to promote the social and emotional wellbeing (SEWB) of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people. In partnership with the Department of Indigenous Studies at Macquarie University, ReachOut is undertaking a major project to co-design, deliver and evaluate a culturally-safe digital experience that promotes the SEWB of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people. The Senior Research Manager will lead the research and evaluation streams of this project. They will also lead the work of identifying, establishing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders including external agencies, community liaisons, etc. An Honorary position with the Department of Indigenous Studies will be proposed as part of this appointment.

About you

You are a flexible, adaptable, independent and curious individual who is comfortable with problem-solving and multitasking. You work successfully within a multidisciplinary team and liaise effectively with stakeholders across all levels of responsibility. You build rapport and communicate easily with people from a range of backgrounds and experiences.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status is a requirement for this position

What ReachOut can offer you

  • Being part of a creative and supportive for purpose organisation with an exciting and innovative strategy
  • A great work-life balance through flexible work arrangements to support family and community responsibilities
  • A strong culture that celebrates inclusivity and diversity.

Please note: during the pandemic restrictions, ReachOut is supporting all employees to work from home if that suits them.

As we are a mental health organisation it is important for us to let you know that you may hear stories of distress, hardship or trauma during your employment. We really encourage you to reflect on how this may impact you when considering applying for this role.

Candidates must have the right to live and work in Australia permanently.

To find out more about ReachOut and read the full position description, please go to https://about.au.reachout.com/join-the-team.

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