Careers at VMIAC

Working at vmiac

As an employee of VMIAC you will be welcomed into a supportive and passionate workplace.

At VMIAC your lived experience as a mental health consumer/survivor is not just valued, it is an essential requirement. Working at VMIAC is a fantastic opportunity to make a difference and be part of a team with a genuinely shared vision.

Current Openings

Advocate Officer

  • 12 Months Full Time Fixed Term Contract
  • This is a lived experience consumer positions

To provide face to face and telephone support, information and advocacy for VMIAC consumers who have a lived experience with mental illness, enabling them to make their own choices and have their rights and interests respected, giving consumers a voice. Creation and execution of advocacy plans, supporting people to have their choices honoured and their rights upheld.

Closes: 5:00 PM AEDT, 2nd Feb 2021
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Applicants must have lived experience of mental health problems or emotional distress and of being a consumer of mental health services.

NDIS Appeals Advocate

VMIAC provides advocacy support to people with a psychosocial disability in relation to their access and use of the NDIS. Our NDIS Appeals program, funded by the Department of Social Services, supports people who wish to have a decision made by the NDIA reviewed at Internal Review level or at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

As a VMIAC NDIS Appeals Advocate you will be part of a small team providing high quality advocacy and NDIS Appeals related services to and on behalf of people with disabilities living in Victoria

Please note that this is a Fixed term Part time 0.4 EFT position up until June 30 2021.

Closes: 5:00 PM AEDT, 2nd Feb 2021
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Pay and conditions

Most VMIAC staff are paid under the SCHCADs award and positions include the following benefits:

  • Salary packaging
  • Four weeks annual leave with a 17.5% leave loading
  • Regular supervision
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program for independent counselling
  • Training and development
  • A diverse and inclusive workplace

All offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and provision of a valid Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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