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Project Coordinator - Woolner

Neami National

We support individuals living with mental health challenges to achieve outcomes they value.

Position details

  • Part Time Permanent (0.6 FTE)
  • Classification: SCHADS Level 6 with a salary range of $102,653 - $107,178 per annum (pro rata) + Superannuation
  • Salary packaging arrangements providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses increasing your take home income where part of your wage is paid tax free each pay, savings thousands in tax each year
  • Location: Head to Health Intake Assessment Referral Service, Woolner NT, however remote or hybrid working arrangements will be considered

About Neami National

"We're big believers in everyone having the opportunity to live a full life - and we give our all to support people to achieve wellbeing and mental health outcomes that matter to them.

For some people, this means having a stronger sense of self. For others, it may mean nurturing relationships or building the confidence to tackle tomorrow. Everyone has different life goals, and at Neami, we walk alongside people to help improve their quality of life on their terms.

We're proud to support 38,000 people living with mental health challenges across Australia and offer more than 70 services, over 45 different Indigenous lands. These services include mental health and wellbeing, housing and homelessness, and suicide prevention."

About your new role

Reporting to the Service Manager, the Project Coordinator will support the ICRAS Service Manager and broader team in leading a project to expand and implement the Initial Assessment and Referral (IAR) tool in primary care settings across the NT.

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for strategic project and planning matters relating to engagement of General Practitioners (GPs) and staff in their network to learn about, use and embed the IAR in clinical practice, and will provide support training for clinicians and professionals to navigate and use IAR-DST resources. This will include proactively engaging General Practitioners (GPs) and staff in their network to learn about, use and embed the IAR in clinical practice.

The Project Coordinator will develop and maintain a robust, comprehensive, and practical project management plan and schedule, to effect training of GPs in the use and value of the IAR DST.

The role will require effective planning, communication, and engagement strategies to ensure the delivery of agreed project outcomes including the delivery of workshops to train GPs/clinicians/health professionals and will assist and encourage participants to find value in the IAR tool and embed the IAR tool into their everyday, ongoing mental health assessment responsibilities.

The Project Coordinator will be ultimately responsible for the project outcomes and provision of an end of project report.

What you will bring to the role

  • Working experience in health services or a related field
  • Significant relevant experience and skills in managing or developing projects
  • Demonstrated experience of thinking conceptually and the ability to analyse and problem solve in a creative manner
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and delivering workshops/training
  • Practical understanding of managing change that includes a collegial approach to working with people
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly developed written skills and the ability to work with a detailed approach
  • High level computer literacy skills

What will Neami offer in return?

  • Generous leave entitlements including paid parental leave, Gratis Leave and Wellness Leave
  • Professional development through regular practice development sessions and coaching with your supervisor
  • Ongoing extensive in-house Learning and Development programs to encourage learning and skill-building
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through TELUS - providing holistic health and wellness supports and resources to Neami staff and their immediate family
  • Flexible work arrangements are available for maintaining your work-life balance

What the role requires

  • National Criminal History Check (police check) - disclosable outcomes considered
  • Current Working with Children Check - required before commencement of work
  • Current Australian drivers licence and access to a car

How to Apply

The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the position description which can be found on the Neami Job Vacancy portal (select paper clip icon).

To apply for this position, please:

  • Click the 'Apply Now' button where you will need to create a username and password.
  • Upload your resume and cover letter.

When applying for this position, you are asked to tell us about your previous work experience, your suitability for this role and your answers to any target questions (where asked).

Please include in your application how you would prefer to be contacted (whether via email, text or phone call).

If you have any further questions not addressed in the job advertisement or position description, or if you require any adjustments to participate in the recruitment process, please contact:

  • Naomi Merrit, Service Manager NT NQ on (phone): 0448 096 244

If you are excited about this role, but only meet some of the requirements, we encourage you to call or email us to talk about this opportunity. We're passionate about creating opportunities and supporting professional development.

If your application is shortlisted:

  • We may invite you to have an informal phone conversation to discuss the role and get to know more about your experience and interest and answer your questions.
  • We may invite you to an interview (which may be in person or conducted online via Microsoft Teams) with up to three panel members from Neami.

Be Yourself - Neami values and celebrates diversity including multidisciplinary teams and the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, people with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that is accessible, inclusive and reflects the community in which we live.

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