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Richmond Fellowship Tasmania

Organisational Context

Richmond Fellowship Tasmania (RFT) is the largest community-based providers of community mental health services in Tasmania. Our vision is to ‘inspire a healthy community, where people are leaders in their own lives’ and our mission is to 'deliver excellence through person centred, recovery and wellbeing services'. We strive to achieve this by promoting choice and control for all our consumers and NDIS participants and deliver services that help them achieve their goals.

Position Overview

The Up and About Program (funded through a Move it Aus participation grant from Sport Australia) is supporting mental health service consumers across Tasmania to get active and improve their health outcomes. The program delivers regular face to face and virtual Exercise Physiology group sessions across Tasmania. The program has been adapted for individuals and benefits include reduction of sedentary behaviours, prevention of non-communicable diseases and improved social and mental health outcomes.

This role will lead the Up and About Program to deliver contractual obligations and program operations, including overseeing the running of the group exercise sessions, supporting or directly managing participant intake and exit processes, stakeholder engagement and providing health coaching to participants.


This position will support the strategic, operational and cultural direction of Richmond Fellowship Tasmania, responsible for ensuring that there is a strong emphasis on productivity, efficiency and service quality. Richmond Fellowship Tasmania prides itself on participants being at the centre of all we do.

Selection Criteria


  • Diploma or tertiary degree in health science or allied health discipline
  • 3 Years minimum experience working in Mental Health and/or supporting positive mental health programs
  • Experience leading a team to deliver service outcomes
  • Experience delivering contractual requirement, including report writing


The interested applicant will need strong communication skills, be able to develop rapport quickly, have a strong understanding of motivational interviewing and be confident in using technology.

A full position description is attached.

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