- Melbourne • CBD & Inner Suburbs Melbourne
- Job posted on: 22nd Oct 2021
- Applications close:
Beyond Blue’s vision is that all people in Australia 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.
Research and evaluation are central to Beyond Blue’s work and are a key component of our Strategic Plan. Beyond Blue is committed to evidence-based practice and continuous improvement. Our products and services are grounded in research evidence and insights from our community and evaluated for reach, quality and impact. Beyond Blue aims to contribute to the evidence-base for mental health and suicide prevention.
The role of Research, Evaluation and Monitoring Adviser, Suicide Prevention supports the Research, Evaluation and Monitoring Lead and is responsible for supporting Beyond Blue’s research and evaluation activity in suicide prevention. The primary focus of the role is to coordinate the evaluation activity of The Way Back Support Service (TWBSS).
The appointee will be tertiary qualified in a relevant discipline (post-graduate qualifications desirable) with extensive experience in a similar role. You will provide proactive, effective, strategic advice and ongoing support to Beyond Blue staff on all aspects of suicide prevention monitoring and evaluation, including both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Your expertise in planning and delivering research and evaluation capability-building activities will enable your ability to work across the organisation to support learning and continuous improvement activities and strengthen internal research and evaluation processes and systems.
This is a terrific opportunity to work within an organisation that is in a 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.
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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.