Employment and Training

EOI SCARF Mental Health Officer Role – please share


MCCI has received funding for an exciting new opportunity for a Project Officer to join our SCARF Team.

  • Immediate Start to June 2022
  • 38 hours per week
  • Grade 4 SCHADS Award

The Project: MCCI has been funded by the Illawarra-Southeast Primary Health Network to support mental health awareness and access for refugee communities in the Illawarra. The project is a covid pandemic support initiative with a limited timeframe to June 2022.

The Role:

To be successful in the role you will need:

  • prior project management experience in a community development setting,
  • a working knowledge of the mental health support systems
  • a good understanding of the migration experience of people from refugee backgrounds
  • great communication skills, and an ability to work as a member of a team.

The role will oversee the project, which includes

  • developing & implementing community-based activities to promote mental health awareness & referral pathways for people from refugee backgrounds
  • assisting SCARF’s community mobilisers with information, support and referral pathways to assist them to engage with community members who may need mental health services
  • organising external Accidental Counselling training sessions with MCCI & SCARF volunteers and staff
  • liaising with SCARF’s team to raise awareness of the initiative through existing programs
  • maintaining records of activities undertaken, program participation, and working with the SCARF Manager to monitor, report on, and evaluate the program for the PHN funding body

If you are interested or know someone that may be suitable, please share with across your networks. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact People and Culture Team at hr@mcci.org.au or Drew Sewell, SCARF Manager drew.sewell@scarfsupport.org.au

Applications need to complete the attached EOI form with an updated resume and return to recruitment@mcci.org.au asap.

This role has previously been advertised but was not filled, so we are eager to employ the right candidate as soon as possible.

Course Program 2022:

Duration 6 Months & Under:

Certificate Iii Individual Support (Ageing) Chc33015*^
5 Months

Certificate Iii In Beauty Services Shb30115*^
6 Months

Certificate Iii In Nail Technology Shb30315*^
6 Months

Duration 12 Months & Under:

Certificate Iii In Business Bsb30120 *^
7 Months

Certificate Iii In Accounts Administration Fns30317*^
8 Months

Certificate Iii In Fitness Sis30315*^
12 Months

Certificate Iii In Outdoor Leadership Sis30619*^
12 Months

Diploma Of Beauty Therapy Shb50115*^
12 Months

Certificate Iii In Hairdressing Shb30416*^
12 Months

Certificate Iii In Barbering Shb30516*^
10 Months

Subsidy Information
*All Courses Are Subsidised By The Nsw Govt And Many Are Fee-Free For Eligible Hsc School Leavers. Call Or Visit Our Website For More Details.

^Nationally Recognised Training (Nrt). National Vocational Education And Training Which Leads To Australian Qualifications Framework (Aqf) Qualifications Or Statements Of Attainment.

If You Would Like More Information Please Refer To Our Website Or Phone The Community College On 02 4232 1050.

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