Project Officer - Mental Health Drug And Alcohol Services

Barwon Health

Geelong, VIC

Posted 4/14/2021

Full Job Description
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Program Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Services
Location Swanston Centre
Hours Per Fortnight 80
Position Summary
Temporary Full Time - 80 hours per fortnight (until 30/06/2023)
Exciting opportunity to increase & develop your skillset in this new positon
Enjoy a role where you will be an active part of a dynamic health care team

About the Role

An exciting new position of Project Support Officer is available full time, 2 years fixed term in the Mental Health Drugs and Alcohol Service (MHDAS) at Barwon Health.

As the successful candidate you will provide support to the Operations and Service Planning Manager and the Strategy and Planning Manager to deliver Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol Services projects. You will ideally possess;

Highly developed skills in Project documentation and Portfolio and Project Reporting
Excellent communication skills and meeting management skills
At least 2 years experience working as a project officer and coordinating projects
Excellent skills in MS office, MS Project, Visio, SharePoint, email and internet applications
Writing experience
Experience in process mapping
Experience in coordinating and supporting workshops
Identifying and building relationships with stakeholders
Good prioritisation skills
High level of attention to detail

About the facility

MHDAS provides integrated and recovery oriented mental health, drugs and alcohol assessment, treatment and community support to people of all ages within the Barwon region experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, mental health and drug & alcohol issues, and their families.

Our service is internationally recognised for its innovative clinical programs and integrated models of practice that are client centred, accessible and family inclusive. We are fortunate to enjoy terrific internal relationships and have developed excellent partnerships with the local community that provide for seamless integrated care for our clients.

About the culture

Become a part of a team who enjoys an interesting, challenging and meaningful work life. Continue to grow and develop your talents and capabilities with Barwon Health’s commitment to professional development.

Barwon Health staff benefits

Flexible working arrangements
Professional development
Access to employee wellness facility
Salary packaging
Social club
Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Desirable: At least 2 years experience working as a project officer coordinating projects.
Desirable: Excellent skills in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Visio, SharePoint, email and internet applications.
Desirable: Writing experience; procedures, briefs, tenders, business cases, reports.
Desirable: Experience in process mapping and workshop coordination.
Contact Person Maree Bennett
Contact Person Job Title
Contact Number 0434 182 402
Alternate Contact Person Leanne Gill
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 8731
Closing Date 28/04/2021

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