Job vacancies: our new Being Learning Academy

February 17, 2020

We are on the lookout for passionate people to join our team and assist with the establishment of a new and exciting program – The Being Learning Academy. Current positions available are listed below (click on the embedded links to view the full position descriptions): Manager (part-time or full-time) Education Coordinator (part-time) Consumer researcher (part-time) Administration Officer (part-time) How to apply: […]

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Job vacancy: Human resources officer

We are seeking a Human Resource Officer who has hands-on experience, is passionate about eliminating stigma for people living with mental health issues, and enjoys working in the not-for-profit sector. Your role will be coordinating and delivering effective and responsive Human Resource services. Areas include: maintenance of HR records, recruitment and selection processes, HR policies […]

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Job vacancy: Peer Workforce Project Coordinator

February 12, 2020

The Peer Workforce Project Coordinator at Being will be instrumental in developing processes which support the expansion and development of infrastructures for consumer peer workers across NSW. To inform this vital work, the Peer Workforce Project Coordinator will work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders, including peer workers across NSW. As a senior leadership role […]

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Merry Christmas from Being

December 23, 2019

The staff at Being would like to wish everyone – including members, board members, work contacts and networks, and all people with living/lived experience of mental health issues – a happy and safe Christmas and New Year. We are thankful for your support and interest in our work over the past 12 months and we […]

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Positions available at Being!

November 29, 2019

Being is hiring! We currently have two roles available, information can be found below. Applications close on Wednesday 4 December 2019. Any applications received after this date will not be considered. Only applicants that provide a CV and a cover letter that addresses all of the essential selection criteria will be considered. Please submit your […]

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Being Christmas Event – Letters from No One

November 19, 2019

Come and create cards with messages of hope for people who are stuck in psychiatric units over the holiday season Calling all Owls, card makers, creative souls, and community members Our friends in psychiatric units need our messages of hope, fellowship, love and compassion. Come and join us on Sunday the 8th December from 1 till […]

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National Consumer Peak Alliance established!

November 1, 2019

Today is an historic day in the mental health consumer movement with the announcement of the formation of the National Consumer Peak Alliance. After many years of discussion and at the request of consumers across the country we have today committed to the establishment of a National Consumer Peak Alliance led and owned by state […]

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Being’s Mental Health Month

October 30, 2019

During mental health month we shared morning tea with the staff and consumers in the Caritas Unit at St Vincent’s hospital in Darlinghurst. Thanks to the unit and to those people with lived experience who gave us a warm welcome. It was great to sit down and share some food over a chat.

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Release of the Talkin’ Together Toolkit

October 21, 2019

The talking together project which Being progressed in collaboration with NSW Fair Trading over 2018 and 2019 has now released a series of videos which document the co-design journey and share what worked well. We hope that they help you out in your own co-design journeys.  Access the resources here.

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