- Job posted on: 27th Aug 2021
- Applications close:
Beyond Blue’s vision is for all people in Australia to achieve their best possible mental health.
Our mission is to work with the community to improve mental health and prevent suicide.
We aim to achieve this by:
Beyond Blue’s values are Collaboration, Respect, Enthusiasm, Excellence, Innovation and Integrity.
Community is at the heart of everything we do and our success is dependent on o community experience. That is why as we deliver our Beyond 2020 Strategy, we are taking some important steps towards becoming an even more community centric organisation.
The Community Experience Team has an exciting newly created role for a Community Co-design Manager who will work collaboratively across the organisation, under the direction of the Insights and Human Centred Design Lead.
The purpose of this role is to support the delivery of the Lived experience and community experience pillar by championing a community-first, person-centred approach and create safe organisational practices that enable the voice of community and lived experience to permeate all of our actions and decisions.
As the Community Co-design Manager, you will be responsible for creating, advising on and maintaining practices used by teams across the organisation, including the development of the Co-design Playbook that ensures Beyond Blue involves the community in its activities in a safe, supported, inclusive and equitable way.
Tertiary qualified, you will have extensive experience in a similar role including the design, development, implementation of people-centred solutions and community co-design practice. As an innovative thinker, you have highly developed interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Your collaborative, empathetic and high cultural awareness, underpins your effectiveness in the role. This is a terrific opportunity to work within an organisation that is in a significant growth phase and be part of shaping the future outcomes for the community.
Beyond Blue is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or age. We strongly encourage people from all cultural backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Applicants are encouraged to view the Beyond Blue Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan 2020-2022.
Applications should include a current CV with a cover letter that addresses why you would consider yourself to be a cultural addition to Beyond Blue and how your skills and experience would be attributes to the position. Click the 'Apply now' button and you will be redirected to our website/careers page for a job description.
Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a National Police Check and where required a Working With Children Check.
NOTE: Short-listing of candidates will commence prior to the closure of this role, so please do not delay submitting your application.