BEING is currently seeking a part-time Policy Officer to join our busy and dynamic policy team. Your day to day activities will include identifying, researching and advocating on systemic issues relevant to people with a lived experience of mental illness; developing responses on policy issues; supporting people to provide policy input on committees and in other forums; contributing to BEING’s publications; and liaising with a wide range of internal & external stakeholders.

This role will suit a candidate who has research, policy and advocacy experience, with strong communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work collaboratively in a team, to multi-task and meet deadlines, and a desire to develop in this exciting and challenging role.

If you want to work with people to improve, services, communities and lives, don’t wait and apply now!

This position is classified Level 4 Pay Point 1 to Pay Point 4 (Grade 3 Y1 to Y5) – $28.30 to $31.40 per hour under the Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Award (SCHCADS), depending on qualifications and experience.

Closing date for applications – Close of business, Tuesday 4th October 2016

Click here to download the Recruitment Information Package which includes the position description.

For more information about this position please contact our Human Resources Manager, Cecilia Rais at or call 02-9332 0241.

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