- Job posted on: 29th Jul 2021
- Applications close:
Lifeline Australia is a National Charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24-hour Crisis Support and Suicide Prevention Services.
We are Australia’s leading suicide prevention service with over 41 centres nationally and over 10,000 volunteers and 1,000 employees working to ensure that no person in Australia has to face their darkest moments alone. Each year, Lifeline receives over 1 million contacts from people in crisis.
We are here to listen, without judgement and to advocate for equal opportunities for mental wellbeing. We are here for you.
The Community Connections Consultant role is a critical role within the Project Management Office. This role is responsible for working with a broad range of stakeholders towards outcomes for improved mental health and wellbeing in communities. This role within the NSW Health Collaborative Program holds a strong focus on building the mental health literacy and capacity of communities in NSW in prevention, detection, and response to risk vulnerabilities, with particular focus on suicide risk.
The NSW Health Collaborative Program, in partnership with Headspace provides experienced resources across NSW to support the coordination of local and national agencies to implement a collective impact collaboration model, working alongside Local Health Districts, Primary Health Networks, and existing key local agencies including local councils.
The Lifeline Community Connection Consultant will be a qualified professional with experience in influencing change and working in collaborative partnerships with a broad range of stakeholders. The incumbent will possess an understanding of mental health issues including suicide postvention, suicide and trauma. The position calls for a motivated individual who can engage, liaise, and negotiate with a broad range of stakeholders and organisations.
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At Lifeline Australia we believe that diversity is strength and are proud to be an equal employment opportunity workplace.