APS 6 – Executive Level 1 (Multiple
- $115,005 (plus super)
ACT; Darwin, NT; Perth, WA; Sydney, NSW; Townsville, QLD; Melbourne, VIC
part of Joint Health Command, the Australian Defence Force Centre for Mental
Health (ADFCMH) is a national asset which provides leadership, best practice
and innovation in military mental health. The ADFCMH’s mission is to enhance
Defence capability through engagement, consultancy and an evidence-based, best
practice approach to mental health and wellbeing initiatives.
ADFCMH hub is located in Sydney with regional teams located across Australia.
Together the ADFCMH team develops and delivers a robust set of mental health
promotion, prevention and early intervention programs; provides consultancy
services; delivers training and upskilling programs for the ADF mental health
workforce; and implements a range of mental health promotion initiatives.
positions, Regional Mental Health Manager (RMHM) and Regional Mental Health
Promotion Coordinator (MHPC), are important parts of the national network of
professionals working in mental health.
RMHMs and MHPCs are responsible for coordinating the planning, delivery and
monitoring of Joint Health Command managed mental health programs and
initiatives in their region. Both roles deliver face-to-face programs to
Defence members and the health workforce.
Regional Mental Health Manager:
RMHM leads the small regional team and is responsible for the development and
implementation of a Regional Mental Health Promotion Plan in line with the
Defence Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy. The RMHM acts as an advisor and
consultant for mental health programs and initiatives in their region.
RMHM is responsible for the application of policy, governance and assurance
systems to support quality outcomes in their region in relation to mental
health programs and initiatives.
Regional Mental Health Promotion Coordination:
MHPC is expected to form and develop strong relationships that will assist in
the promotion of mental health initiatives. The MHPC is also responsible for
the administrative aspects of program coordination in their region in relation
to mental health programs and initiatives.
are currently recruiting for these positions in the following regions:
RMHM – North Queensland (based in Townsville)
MHPC – North Queensland (based in Townsville)
RMHM – Northern Territory (based in Darwin)
MHPC – Northern Territory (based in Darwin)
RMHM – Victoria and Tasmania (based in Melbourne)
RMHM – Northern and Central NSW (based in Sydney)
MHPC – Northern and Central NSW (based in Sydney)
MHPC – Southern NSW and ACT (based in Canberra)
MHPC – Western Australia (based in Perth)
select all roles you would like to be considered for. It is advised to select
both the RMHM and MHPC roles in your region(s) of preference if you are unsure
what level best suits your experience.
positions require regular travel to Defence bases in the region. Please note we
will also be creating a merit pool for any similar positions that may become
available within the next 12 months for both ongoing and non-ongoing
For further information please review the job
information pack, reference JCG/04985/19 on www.defence.gov.au/apscareers
For further information please review the job information pack, reference JCG/04985/19 on www.defence.gov.au/apscareers