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My Voice, My Rights, My Way – Project Officers

My Voice, My Rights, My Way (My Voice) Project Officers will be responsible for the development and delivery of the My Voice program.

My Voice will deliver Peer-Led workshops and develop resources that teach self-advocacy skills to build knowledge to navigate and understand the mental health system. These workshops and resources, co-designed with people with a lived experience of mental health issues, will address the key barriers to self-advocacy, support personal growth, improve self-efficacy and promote social inclusion.

My Voice is funded under the Department of Social Services, Information Linkages and Capacity Building grant through to 30th June 2027.

Click here to download the JDF.

To apply: Submit your resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria in the JDF, addressed to Elena Mauen, Project Manager to

Applications are now open and will close at 5pm, Friday 19th July.


The primary function of this role is to Peer support services that facilitate support for people with experience of mental health issues through navigation of and connection with community and services. You will be working in fast-paced office environment. A large part of the role is taking calls from consumers and their family, loved ones, carers, and support professionals, and engaging in active listening, empathetic communication, and supported decision-making processes to explore needs, experiences and preferences for support.

About this recruitment pool
This is a recruitment pool for the role of Peer Navigator in the Peer Pathways program. Fixed-term part time appointments, with the possibility of extension(s) may be offered as vacancies arise; however, an appointment is not guaranteed.

What is pool recruitment?
Pool recruitment refers to a number of persons being selected by a panel as suitable to be considered for appointment to fill future vacancies similar to the position advertised.

Applications to the pool will be open in an ongoing way, and once a candidate is appointed to the pool, their pool appointment will last for 12 months. Appointments may be made from this pool when positions arise. Appointment from a pool to a vacancy is not automatic. It is important to note that if you are appointed to the pool, you are not deemed an employee until such time as you are appointed to a specific position.

All applicants will be advised in writing of the outcome of their application at the conclusion of the recruitment and selection process. You will receive advice that you have been recommended for appointment to the pool or that you were unsuccessful for appointment to the pool.

Click here to download the JDF.

To apply: Submit your resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria in the JDF, addressed to Dr Melissa Russell, Project Manager to


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