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The ACT Recovery College is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) in a temporary short term vacancy while our Office Admin and Student Support Officer is on personal leave.  The vacancy is for 25 hours per week for a period of four weeks with a possibility of extension of two to four weeks (MEA level 4-5, casual hourly rate $44.05 - $52.31 + 9.5% superannuation, dependent on experience).

The Office Admin and Student Support Officer works under the general direction of the Recovery College Manager to provide a range of administrative and student support services to enable the ACT Recovery College to achieve objectives in a timely, reliable and efficient manner. See Key Responsibilities of the role below.



Having regard to Key Responsibilities below, please send a statement setting out why you are the best person for the role (max 2 pages) and a current CV to admin@recoverycollegeact.org (Word or PDF) by 5:00pm Monday 27 January 2020.

This process aims for a quick appointment and an immediate start. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an informal discussion with the selection panel, rather than a formal interview.

A current Working with Vulnerable People card and police check or the willingness to obtain them is a requirement for this position.

For more information about the positions contact Dianna Smith ACT Recovery College Manager, on manager@recoverycollegeact.org or 0490 775 436

EOI - Office Admin and Student Support Officer

  • Do you have a lived experience story of mental health?

  • Are you passionate about sharing your knowledge and insights to support others on their recovery journey?

  • Do you have experience in group facilitation or training and passion for providing hope to others?


We are currently planning courses for delivery next term, which will run for nine weeks from 27 April to 5 July 2020. If you have a lived experience of the following mental health conditions or utilising a particular well-being strategy in your recovery, please get in touch:

  • Schizophrenia (consumer perspective)

  • Schizophrenia (carer perspective)

  • Psychosis (consumer perspective)

  • Depression (consumer perspective)

  • PTSD (consumer perspective)

  • Using mindfulness in your recovery journey

  • Practising self-care

  • Utilising DBT strategies to manage big emotions

  • Building a social support network and engaging n the community

  • Living beyond trauma

  • Journaling 

  • Managing co-morbidity with D&A

  • Psychological strategies to deal with mental distress