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Contracts and Project Officer - Mental Health & Community Recovery

Wentworth Healthcare Limited

As part of the Commonwealth response to the bushfires, Wentworth Healthcare received funding under the ‘Supporting the Mental Health of Australians Affected by Bushfires’ measure. This role will work with our Community Recovery and Mental Health team to commission programs and services which will support individuals and communities experiencing distress or trauma as a result of this natural disaster.

About the Role

The Contracts and Project Officer - Mental Health and Community Recovery will provide assistance in the development of service contracts, build stakeholder relationships and provide ongoing project support to the Community Recovery Team.

To be successful in this role you will need a relevant tertiary or vocational qualification and working knowledge of the community mental health sector including evidence of formal project, contract or business management training. You will need to demonstrate flexibility and have strong organisational, time and project management skills to develop and monitor multiple projects in a rapidly changing environment. Our ideal candidate will have an exceptional eye for detail, be able to work well in both autonomous and team situations and be a critical thinker who thrives on a challenge.

This position is being offered in a full or part-time capacity (minimum 4 days per week) and is funded until October 2021. Future employment is subject to ongoing funding.

Why you should come work with us

Wentworth Healthcare offers additional benefits to our employees, these include:

  • 3 Days Christmas Shutdown Leave (in addition to 20 days Annual leave)
  • Up to 3 days Family and Community Leave (in addition to 10 days Sick/Personal Leave)
  • Not for profit Salary Sacrifice taxation benefits including up to $15,900 for living expenses and $2,650 for meal and entertainment (subject to government criteria)
  • Generous support toward professional development
  • Free onsite parking

About Wentworth Healthcare Ltd

Wentworth Healthcare Ltd, provider of the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network (NBMPHN), is a not for profit organisation whose main goal is the improved health and wellbeing of the people in our community.

Wentworth Healthcare Ltd is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic, disability or age.

How to Apply

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What we need from you:

  1. A cover letter
  2. Your CV
  3. Your answers to the selection requirements (specified in section 4 of the Position Description) and the following questions:
    1. Describe your role in a project you have lead or been a part of (please include as much detail as possible to illustrate your skills in this area).
    2. Describe a problem or challenge you overcame when involved in a project. Including the outcome.

Please note:

  • Applicants who do not apply via the above specified method will not be considered. Applications will only be considered if they address the selection criteria.
  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia (VEVO checks will be conducted to confirm your eligibility to work in Australia).
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • No recruitment agencies please.

Selection Process

  1. A selection panel, will assess your application against the criteria stated above.
  2. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by phone.
  3. Following the interviews, reference checks and Criminal Record Checks will also be undertaken.

If you have any questions please contact Human Resources on 02 4708 8100.

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