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Hunter New England Local Health District Research Officer Temporay in Newcastle NSW

Hunter New England Local Health District

Branch Newcastle NSW AU

Position:
Research Officer
Location:
Newcastle NSW

Tertiary qualifications in health or social sciences relevant to mental health or health promotion research and/or substantial proven work experience in this…

The Research Officer will work with the research team to ensure the efficient and effective day-to-day completion of research activities and deliverables, working in mental health and suicide prevention at a local, state and national level.

The Hunter Institute of Mental Health is a leading national organisation dedicated to reducing mental ill-health, reducing suicide and improving wellbeing.

The Hunter Institute of Mental Health is a non-clinical service and our work is funded by Commonwealth and state agreements, industry and private grants and is carried out at a local, state and national level. For further information please visit www.himh.org.au

This is a Full time position, however job-share arrangements will be considered.

An eligibility list will be created for similary positions, both Permanent and Temporary, in the future.

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Selection Criteria

Please ensure you complete your selection criteria as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role. For assistance with selection criteria, please visit: http://bit.ly/HNESelectionCrtieria

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Selection Criteria
Tertiary qualifications in health or social sciences relevant to mental health or health promotion research and/or substantial proven work experience in this area

Demonstrated ability and experience working in a research team to deliver high quality project outcomes in a timely manner

Capacity to work effectively and cooperatively within a team environment and to work autonomously without supervision

Demonstrated communication and organisation skills evidenced in the production of a broad range of documents including briefs, research scopes and reports

Demonstrated capacity to communicate with a range of internal and external stakeholders to form collaborative working relationships

Knowledge and/or demonstrated skills in data analysis (quantitative and qualitative)

Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and evidence base for mental health promotion, illness prevention and suicide prevention

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Newcastle, NSW, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-21
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