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Project Officer - Lived and Living Experience Workforce Development

Job No.:563841

Work type:Fixed Term

  • Part Time – 0.4FTE or 2 days per week
  • 2 years fixed term role
  • Based at the Bouverie Centre in Brunswick
  • HEO6 - TRP $96,086 - $103,670 pro rata per annum inclusive of 17% superannuation

About the position

The Project Officer role will support the 2022-24 Lived and Living Experience Workforce (LLEW) Development Program. Funded by the Victorian Department of Health, the LLEW Development Program comprises a series of projects that realise authorised, supported and sustainable LLEWs in public mental health and AOD services. The Project Officer role will support projects awarded to The Bouverie Centre as part of the program.  The Project Officer will be employed at HEO6 part-time (.4) for 2 years, and will report to Dr. Peter McKenzie, Research Fellow, as well as support the work of an additional Research Officer (to be appointed). A key component of this role will be coordinating with the Department of Health and other services contributing to the LLEW Development Program

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have;

  • Lived or living experience, understanding or passion for advocating from the carer perspective.
  • Experience in project or program management and/or administrative capability.
  • Formal writing experience, including reports, meeting papers and briefs.
  • Some knowledge/experience of program evaluation or evaluation research methods.
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities and monitor workflows within own area of responsibility

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

How to apply

Closing date:  By 11:55pm, 28/09/2022

Position Enquiries: Dr. Peter McKenzie via email - P.McKenzie@latrobe.edu.au

Recruitment Enquiries:  Recruitment@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below:

Download File PD HEO6 Project Officer LEWS.docx

Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

The University’s Health and Safety Procedure – COVID-19 Vaccination and Other Measures, requires staff engaged to perform work onsite at La Trobe University to be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are exempt from being vaccinated due to a recognised medical contraindication.  This position will require the incumbent to work onsite.  As such, an offer of employment will be conditional upon the applicant being Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 or medically exempt from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination, and providing satisfactory evidence of their vaccination or exemption status to the University.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description

Please scroll down to apply.

Why La Trobe: 

  • Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you’ll collaborate with community and industry to create impact. 
  • Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub for industry, students and academics 
  • Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in future

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.



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