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20 Genge Street
Canberra City ACT 2601

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Our purpose at MHCC ACT is to foster the capacity of ACT community managed mental health services to support people to live a meaningful and dignified life

Current Positions



Position level: ACT MEA Award level 5.1; $76,767pa (pro rata) plus 9.5% superannuation and generous salary packaging 

Position title: Sector Development Officer 

Hours: 4 days/26-30 hours per week


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, NDIS, health promotion and community support services for people with a mental illness and psychosocial disability. Our aim is to foster the capacity of these organisations to support people to live a meaningful and dignified life.


As part of a small team, and under the leadership of the Policy and Sector Development Manager, this position is responsible for the sector development area of MHCC ACT’s work program. You will engage in a range of activities aimed at sustaining and strengthening NGO mental health services in the ACT. You will work with stakeholders to embed a culture of continuous quality improvement in NGO mental health services and to develop targeted strategies to address sector and workforce development issues. You will represent the organisation on committees and working groups.


To apply for this position contact MHCC ACT for the full position description, selection criteria and application process details. Please note only applications that satisfy the application process requirements will be evaluated for this position.


Applications close midnight Monday 4 November 2019.