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The community managed mental health sector is a key provider of mental health services and supports to people in the community.

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Work with Us

we make a positive difference

Mental Health Coordinating Council brings together a diverse group of people with strong skill sets to support and advocate for community based mental health services in New South Wales.

Our values are integrity, collaboration, leadership and impact.

Together with our members, we are shaping the future of community mental health for all people in NSW.

Current Vacancies



Reporting to the Administration Manager, the Administration and Finance Officer role is responsible for managing reception, providing administrative support to the Administration Manager and MHCC staff and focusses on the execution of finance related activities with direction from the Finance Officer. This part time (4 days a week) role is office based and on a day to day basis you will be the first point of call for incoming enquiries via phone, email and in person. The role is initially a 12 month fixed- term contract.

About You

The successful candidate will be a team player who displays initiative and a willingness to contribute to quality improvement. You bring excellent organisation and communication skills, attention to detail and a strong focus on providing excellent service to internal and external stakeholders within a small, collaborative team environment.

Selection Criteria

The ideal candidate will have proven office administration and basic finance skills including:

  • Previous experience providing administrative/reception support across an organisation
  • Knowledge of accounting and finance processes including using MYOB software system
  • Previous experience in accounts payable/receivable
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite and other software systems
  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong procedural skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, presenting information in a logical and planned manner
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritise and work independently to achieve goals and deadlines
  • Ability to adapt to and learn new software
  • Some awareness of the mental health, community or not for profit sectors would be an advantage, but is not essential.

About our Benefits

  • Salary packaging options to receive up to $15,900 of your salary tax-free meaning more take-home pay!
  • Working alongside professional and dedicated team members all wanting to make a difference in our communities.

To Apply

If excited by the information above, we look forward to receiving your application, including your resume and cover letter expressing your interest and suitability for the role. MHCC requires all applicants to be ‘Up to date’ with their vaccination status for COVID-19. This is a condition of employment. MHCC may contact suitable candidates prior to the application close date. Remuneration is commensurate with experience. Salary is pro-rata based on full-time salary range of $60,000 -$65,000 plus superannuation. With Salary packaging options to receive up to $15,900 of your salary tax-free. Successful candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment Criminal History Checks as a condition of employment.

Applications close Monday 16th May

Applications that do not address selection criteria will not be considered.

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We promote diversity and practice equity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from different cultural backgrounds. LGBTIQA people and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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