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Suicide Prevention Coordinator - MKY

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About the role

selectability - Mackay is seeking a full-time Suicide Prevention Coordinator who will be responsible for developing, leading and coordinating multiple programs, which will be co-designed to meet areas of unmet need of individual regions across regional Queensland. This position reports directly to the General Manager and requires some travel.

Main duties

The Suicide Prevention Coordinator’s key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishing community and corporate support for suicide prevention initiatives
  • Ensuring there is no duplicate of services
  • Undertaking research to identify areas of unmet need within the community
  • Reporting on contract deliverables and KPIs

Where there is unmet need:

  • Establishing and coordinating suicide prevention community networks across regional Queensland
  • Development of Suicide Prevention Community Action Plans
  • Supporting community networks to develop and implement local services and programs
  • Implementing selectability’s current suicide prevention support services and programs and ensuring full compliance with funding contracts
  • Delivering training programs and educating the community around what services are already available

About you

  • A passion about reducing suicide across regional Queensland
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and working with community networks
  • The ability to work flexible hours with some travel
  • Relevant Qualifications
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Minimum of 2 years Australian experience in the mental health and/or suicide prevention sector
  • A commitment to best practice
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
  • Full Drivers licence
  • A Positive Notice Working with Children (Blue Card) with a Yellow Card Exemption or NDIS Worker Screening Clearance
    COVID-19 Vaccination
  • Most importantly… a positive attitude

Qualifications & requirements

  • current drivers' drivers license (minimum P2)
  • roadworthy, registered and comprehensively insured car
  • Positive Notice Working with Children (blue card) with a current yellow card exemption or an NDIS Worker Screening Clearance
    NDIS Worker Orientation Module 'Quality, Safety & You' completion certificate
    (visit to access this free module)

It is a mandatory condition of employment for this position to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination will be required prior to commencing

If this sounds like you, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your skills and experience and why you are the best person for this role via the seek ad.

If you would like more information please contact selectability’s HR team on 07 4724 6864.

Get in touch

Ph. 1800 133 123

66-68 Charles Street, Aitkenvale QLD 4814

PO Box 189, Aitkenvale QLD 4814

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Selectability Details

ABN 27 174 635 449

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selectability acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we provide services and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We acknowledge those with lived experience and those who support and partner with us to improve mental wellbeing and prevent suicide across regional Queensland.

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