Alternatives To Suicide WA – Steering Committee
We invite you to apply to join this Steering Committee in its collaborative work to introduce Alternatives to Suicide groups to WA.
1 x Consumer Representative
1 x Family/Carer Representative
1 x Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community Representative
This unique group model offer peer support groups by and for people living with suicidal thoughts, and equivalent support by and for families, friends and loved ones.
For more information about this approach, please visit: mercycare.com.au/alternativesforum/
Participation in regular monthly (2 hours), and occasional meetings of the Steering Committee.
Honorarium payment of $35 per hour for a minimum of three hours + pre-approved reimbursement expenses
Opportunity to take an active leadership role in advancing peer support in Western Australia by and for people at risk of and/ or bereaved by suicide, as part of a collaborative and supportive team.
How to Apply
Please read our accompanying documents and submit a letter (no more than 2 pages) outlining how you meet the Selection Criteria. Applicants can apply for more than one position where they meet the relevant criteria. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an informal interview with appointments subject to satisfactory reference checks.
Submit applications to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm Wednesday 6th September 2017.
Contact Persons for Role Enquiries:
Debbie Childs, HelpingMinds, phone (08) 9427 7100
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Representative:
Professor Dawn Bessarab, UWA, phone 0406 453 159
Rhianwen Beresford, CoMHWA, phone (08) 9258 8911