Position Vacant: Policy and Systemic Advocacy Officer, MHCC ACT

This is an exciting opportunity for a person with the experience, qualifications and character to join the MHCC ACT team and help make a difference to mental health services in the ACT.

About this position

MHCC ACT is seeking a person with the experience, qualifications and character for a challenging work program in a sector which has undergone massive transformation in the past few years.

MHCC ACT is the peak body for non-government community based mental health service providers. This sector covers the range of non-government organisations (NGO) that offer recovery, early intervention, prevention, health promotion and community support services for people with a mental illness. 

As part of a small team, and under the leadership of the Policy and Sector Development Manager, this position is responsible for the policy and systemic advocacy area of MHCC ACT’s work program. You will engage in a range of activities aimed at sustaining and strengthening non-government organisation (NGO) community managed mental health services in the ACT. Our aim is to foster the capacity of these organisations to support people with mental illness to live a meaningful and dignified life.

Please note only applications that satisfy the application process requirements will be evaluated for this position.

Applications close midnight Monday 23 September 2019

For the full position description and how to apply, please go to the Careers section of the


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