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Research network project officer required for CMHDARN

About CMHDARN
The Community Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Research Network (CMHDARN), is a partnership project between the Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC), the Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies (NADA) and the Mental Health Commission of NSW (MHC), which has developed several cross sector initiatives over the last 10 years. The CMHDARN project is currently funded until 30 June 2019 by the MHC.

About the position
Based in Lilyfield, the MHCC seek a project officer to continue the work of CMHDARN. The position is part time 22.5 – 30 hours per week and includes maintaining all aspects of the network and oversighting new activity as needed. Working with input from NADA and the MHC, while reporting to MHCC the successful applicant will have previous project experience in and be responsible for:

  • managing and coordinating research network activities such as, the mentoring program, seeding grant rounds, an annual symposium, the CMHDARN website and supporting a Research Ethics Consultation Committee (RECC) etc
  • establishing and fostering positive relationships between the community mental health and AoD sectors, consumers and carers and public services, universities and academics etc. to enable cross sectoral collaboration that supports capacity building by fostering community-based research exemplifying best practice through an evidence-based practice approach
  • providing administration support for all CMHDARN activities
  • planning, monitoring, reviewing and reporting on the activities of the Network as required including to the funding body, Operational Working Group, the Advisory Reference Group, RECC and MHCC etc.

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