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Reference Number 75032
Position Title Learning and Practice Development Coordinator
Location Jane Bell House
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Learning & Practice Development Coordinator (LPDC)

Centre for Mental Health Learning (CMHL)


You will be part of a supportive, passionate, and experienced team!


The LPDC role works with CMHL to engage with Victorian mental health workforces, and generate and deliver programs related to workforce learning and development. The role is a full- or part-time fixed-term position, ending 30/06/25.


The LPDC role is critical in responding to the public mental health workforces’ capability development needs. Some examples of the role’s responsibilities include:

  • Stakeholder engagement and communication
  • Sector scoping/data gathering
  • Systems change/practice development facilitation
  • Evaluation
  • Online and face-to-face training and events
  • Working on specific portfolios or projects as needed, including Victorian mental health priority areas such as Mental Health and Wellbeing Act 2022 implementation and early career development.

CMHL is currently operating under a ‘hybrid’ working model; team members work from home some days, and in-office on others. There is considerable flexibility in this arrangement.


The Royal Melbourne Hospital


As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.  


Surrounded by a Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, we collaborate to set new benchmarks in health excellence – benchmarks that impact across the globe. While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make. We put people first - leading with kindness and working together, we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital.


Your new team


At the Centre for Mental Health Learning:

  •  We are a team working together to strengthen mental health workforce development
  •  We enjoy a collaborative working environment and care for each other as a team
  •  You will help us support major reform in mental health services
  •  You will be supported to use your strengths, and grow your skills


Your success in this role, will be in your ability to  

  • Draw on and apply your extensive experience working in mental health services
  • Draw on and apply your knowledge and experience from your Certificate IV in Training & Assessment, and/or demonstrated industry experience in training and workforce development (design and delivery)
  • Demonstrate your experience working with large and diverse groups of stakeholders
  • Work effectively and efficiently in the CMHL team


To be eligible you will need

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree (or Postgraduate as required in the EBA) in a mental health profession i.e., 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
  • You will be a passionate and committed individual who values collective contribution and works from a values-based and strengths approach


Our Commitment to you


Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.   


We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.


This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare. 


The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.



If you would like to learn more about CMHL, our team and our work, please visit cmhl.org.au   

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

Kylie Boucher (CMHL Senior Lead/Acting Director) on kylie.boucher@cmhl.org.au or on mobile 0437 861 803


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 and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.


Contact Person Kylie Boucher
Contact Number 0437861803
Alternate Contact Person Joanne Stubbs
Alternate Contact Number 0421636149
Closing Date 26/03/2024
Position Description
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