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Job Title : Senior Program Officer/senior Contract Officer


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Senior Program Officer/Senior Contract Officer


PSO Level 6 $102,966 - $113,590 p.a.


East Perth


Prevention Services Management

Work Type:

Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Full Time

Position No:

Pool Ref 00016630

Closing Date:

2021-06-02 4:00 PM


- mental health commission application information pack.pdf
- senior contract officer 00016633 pso l6 april 2021.pdf
- senior program officer 00016630 pso l6 april 2021 .pdf
- senior program officer 00016632 pso l6 april 2021.pdf

VCID No. 684202

This is a Recruitment Pool open for 12 months Permanent and Fixed Term Full Time roles with the possibility of extension(s) and/or permanency.

We currently have below position available:

  • 1 x Senior Program Officer (00016632) - Permanent
  • 1 x Senior Program Officer (00016630) - Fixed Term for 12 months with the possibility of extension(s) and/or permanency
  • 1 x Senior Contract Officer (00016633) - Fixed Term for 12 months with the possibility of extension(s) and/or permanency

About us

Mental Health Commission: The Mental Health Commission's (MHC) vision is for a Western Australian community that experiences optimal mental health and minimal alcohol and other drug-related harms. The Commission is working towards a modern effective mental health system that places the individual and their recovery at the centre of its focus.

The MHC commissions, provides and partners in the delivery of:

  • person-centred and evidence-based prevention, promotion and early intervention programs;
  • treatment, services and supports; and
  • research, policy and system improvements

If you would like to work for an organisation that offers great working conditions and is making a difference in the community, then consider a career with the MHC.

About you

We are looking for enthusiastic and dynamic individuals to fill three vacancies within our Prevention Services division. We are looking for two Senior Program Officers and one Senior Contract Officer to work in our Suicide Prevention team.

About the role

The Senior Contracts Officer is responsible for developing and managing complex high risk contracts and is expected to provide advice on government and organisational procurement policies and issues. Further to this the position monitors performance of contracts and provides regular reports and updates.

The Senior Program Officer, coordinates, manages and supports the development, implementation and evaluation of suicide prevention projects and initiatives at a local, regional and state-wide level in accordance with the Western Australian Suicide Prevention Framework 2021-2025.

Subject to your position, work area and Industrial Award/Agreement, MHC employees may access a range of benefits including:

  • Study leave/assistance
  • Option to purchase additional leave
  • Extensive employee wellness program
  • Flexible working hours including flexible start/finish times.
  • Leadership and professional development programs
  • A competitive, award-based salary

Further information about the position can be found in the attached job description form (JDF).

About your application

You will be assessed against the selection criteria of the position, as outlined in the JDF.

You will also need to show us how your skills and experience match your ability to work in a way that reflects our values - Honesty, Engagement, Accountability, Respect and Togetherness.

A current (within 12 months) National Criminal History Check will be required prior to commencement of employment.

For further information about this position contact Ann-Marie Cunniffe on 08 6553 0284.

Please ensure your application clearly marks the position you wish to be considered for.

Submitting Your Application

Your application should include:

  1. A maximum 3 page CV outlining your employment history and achievements relevant to this position.
  2. A maximum 3 page statement addressing the work related requirements of this role.
  3. A clear indication which position you are applying for.

Late applications will not be accepted. If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.

The MHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply. MHC values the uniqueness of individuals who may vary in many different ways, including ethnicity, culture, national origin, social class, gender, age, religious belief, sexual identity, intersex status and mental and/or physical ability, and people from these diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

If you experience any issues with the application process, please contact HSS to discuss how we can accommodate your requirements.

Further opportunities

This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Suitable applicants may be considered for other similar vacancies within 12 months of applicants being notified of the recruitment decision.

To find out more about the MHC and what we have to offer, click here .