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Reference Number 52545
Position Title Learning & Practice Development Coordinator - CHML (Western OR Eastern Victoria)
Location Shared Care Team, Pascoe Vale South
Award Psych Services WOCA [70]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
Psychologists [41]
Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
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  • Learning & Practice Development Coordinator (CMHL)
  • Full Time Fixed Term Position
  • Based Within Centre for Mental Health Learning

A Job to Be Proud Of:


There are two CMHL LPDC roles (Eastern Victoria and Western Victoria). The LPDC role is responsible for ongoing engagement and communication with mental health services (MHS), related to workforce learning and development, primarily within a designated region (Western or Eastern Victoria). The role is critical in providing a conduit between the MHS and the CMHL, including (but not limited to):

  • Stakeholder engagement and communication
  • Intelligence/data gathering
  • Information exchange
  • Needs analysis
  • Knowledge translation and innovation
  • Systems change/practice development facilitation
  • Evaluation
  • Online and face-to-face training and events

The Centre for Mental Health Learning (CMHL) is the central agency for public mental health workforce development (including lived experience workers) in Victoria, supporting access to quality, contemporary learning and development. The CMHLs vision is to be the centrepiece for mental health learning in Victoria; leading and driving innovation that strengthens and sustains a flexible, curious, knowledgeable and recovery-focused workforce. CMHL values include: Collective learning, Curiosity & integrity, Engagement & collaboration, Authenticity & connectedness, Innovation & action, and Shared.We are a values-based team, supporting each other to deliver relevant and quality driven learning and workforce development opportunities to the mental health workforce. Our team has expertise and strengths in many areas, including lived experience workforce.

Travel is an important and expected component of this role(s) – a significant part is working with mental health service (MHS) workforce(s) at the location of each service.

People with lived experience from a consumer or family/carer perspective are encouraged to apply

Your Contribution:


You will be a passionate and committed individual who:

  • Values collective contribution
  • Works from a values-based and strengths approach
  • Demonstrates substantial experience working within public mental health
  • Has experience in education, training, or workforce development  areas
  • Can demonstrate leadership experience in applying and driving innovation

You will have:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree (or Postgraduate as required in the EBA) in a mental health profession i.e. Medicine, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy (and be registered under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act (2009) in the relevant area, or for Social Workers, be eligible for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers)
  • And/or Mental health lived experience worker from a consumer, or family/carer perspective

Our Commitment to You:

  • We are a values based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity
  • You will be a part of a supportive, passionate, and experienced team
  • You will have the opportunity to shape and grow this new role
  • You will have access to a sophisticated learning structures, supporting continuing professional development
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Gym, staff health service, peer support    program and Employee Assistance Programs 

Connect With Us:


Get to know us at cmhl.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

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All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Contact Person Rosemary Charleston
Contact Number 0409808556
Alternate Contact Person Kylie Boucher
Alternate Contact Number 0425768185
Closing Date 24/06/2020
Position Description
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