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Welcome to Mental Health First Aid Australia

Each year 1 in 5 Australians will experience a mental illness. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Australia is an international not-for-profit organisation focused on mental health training and research. Our core work is to develop MHFA courses, and train Instructors to deliver these courses to their communities or workplaces. Our courses teach members of the public how to provide initial help to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional help is received, or the crisis resolves.

Why work with Mental Health First Aid Australia?

Supportive and strongly motivated team
International organisation with 3 million people trained
Modern office space filled with natural light
Generous salary packaging options available
Regular wellbeing activities
Flexible working conditions
Training and skills development offered
Challenging and rewarding work

We are currently
recruiting for

Technology Manager

We are currently seeking a highly-skilled IT practitioner to lead the organisational implementation of a new technology strategy in 2020 that will support our core business that delivers mental health training programs nationally. As part of a new Leadership Team, you will guide the organisation through a period of technology transition that maintains business continuity and considers the customer experience at all times. You will be responsible for managing a small internal technology team and a range of technology vendors as part of this position.

Application Process
Please submit an application via email to ceo@mhfa.com.au attention to Shannon Anderson, Chief Executive Officer by 5 pm on 17th January 2020. The application must include a covering letter addressing your interest and experience relevant to the role and a copy of your current CV. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview.

Curriculum Development Specialists

We are currently seeking to recruit a couple of experienced Curriculum Development Specialists to work as part of a small team of learning and development professionals across a range of Mental Health First Aid training programs. You will work collaboratively to develop and produce creative and effective learning content using contemporary learning and development practices. You will write and produce learning content in various formats including digital for diverse population groups ensuring that learning outcomes are met.

You will have a minimum 5 years’ experience in the development and delivery of adult education curriculum materials, demonstrated experience in designing, writing and producing learning content in various modes including digital for a diverse workforce and ideally you will be able to demonstrate understanding and knowledge of mental illnesses and mental health services, and expertise in at least two of MHFA’s core program areas – adolescents, adults and older adults.

For these Curriculum Development Specialist positions, we are open to applicants seeking full-time or part-time roles.

Application Process
Please submit an application via email to clairek@mhfa.com.au attention to Claire Kelly, Director of Research & Curriculum by 5 pm on 17th January 2020. The application must include a covering letter addressing your interest and experience relevant to the role and a copy of your current CV. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview.

Business Development and Partnerships Manager

Mental Health First Aid Australia is currently seeking a dynamic Business Development & Partnerships Manager who can lead the development and implementation of the national Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Australia Business Development & Partnerships Strategy.

As part of the Leadership Team, you will be responsible for the functional management of the Marketing & Communications, Workplace Engagement and Community Engagement Teams in this newly created role.

You will be highly motivated and have demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of strategies that have increased the profile and strengthened the reputation of the organisations you have worked for through an integrated approach of marketing, communications and relationship development.

To be considered for this position, you will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience managing national marketing, fundraising, community engagement and/or business development functions or teams.

Application Process
Please submit an application via email to ceo@mhfa.com.au attention to Shannon Anderson, Chief Executive Officer by 5pm on 17th January 2020. The application must include a covering letter addressing your interest and experience relevant to the role and a copy of your current CV. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview.

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