National Suicide Prevention Strategy Working Groups: Expression of Interest

Please note: the EOI process for Strategy Working Groups has now closed.

The National Suicide Prevention Office (NSPO) is calling for expressions of interest to join the National Suicide Prevention Strategy Working Groups (the Working Groups).

Members of the Working Groups will assist the NSPO in the development of the National Suicide Prevention Strategy (the Strategy) by providing subject matter expertise and advice.

Two Working Groups will be established – the Governance and Social Determinants Working Group as well as the Service Systems Working group.

Role of the National Strategy Working Groups

Members of the Working Groups will work closely with the NSPO to identify the objectives, actions and indicators of change that align with specific areas of focus within the Strategy, as well as reviewing and giving input to drafts of the Strategy.

The NSPO will appoint up to 10 members to each Working Group. It is anticipated that each Working Group will meet monthly.

The NSPO seeks expertise from government, service provider, academic, and lived experience of suicide perspectives.

For further information about the the Working Groups and their nomination process, please click here.

Please review the Terms of Reference for each Working Group here.

Before applying

The NSPO works within the National Mental Health Commission’s Paid Participation Policy which offers reimbursement for participation in the Working Groups if it is not being provided by a member’s employer. Details of the policy can be found here.

Please read the National Suicide Prevention Strategy Working Groups Terms of Reference for details about the Working Groups and members’ role.

Lived experience candidates are encouraged to review the readiness to be involved in suicide prevention resource created by Roses in the Ocean.

Complete one or both of the links below, or complete the Word version Expression of Interest for the Working Group you wish to apply for at the right hand side of this page and email to the National Suicide Prevention Office: NSPOStrategy@mentalhealthcommission.gov.au

For further information and enquiries, please email: NSPOStrategy@mentalhealthcommission.gov.au

Nominations close: 11:55pm Sunday 13 November 2022

Please note: To apply for both Working Groups it is required to complete both of the applications below.

Once completed, by clicking submit you agree to the collection, use and disclosure of any of your personal or sensitive information that you contribute, in accordance with the National Mental Health Commission’s Privacy Statement.

Please note, as this opportunity has now closed, the application forms below have been removed.

Please note: the EOI process for Strategy Working Groups has now closed.

The National Suicide Prevention Office (NSPO) is calling for expressions of interest to join the National Suicide Prevention Strategy Working Groups (the Working Groups).

Members of the Working Groups will assist the NSPO in the development of the National Suicide Prevention Strategy (the Strategy) by providing subject matter expertise and advice.

Two Working Groups will be established – the Governance and Social Determinants Working Group as well as the Service Systems Working group.

Role of the National Strategy Working Groups

Members of the Working Groups will work closely with the NSPO to identify the objectives, actions and indicators of change that align with specific areas of focus within the Strategy, as well as reviewing and giving input to drafts of the Strategy.

The NSPO will appoint up to 10 members to each Working Group. It is anticipated that each Working Group will meet monthly.

The NSPO seeks expertise from government, service provider, academic, and lived experience of suicide perspectives.

For further information about the the Working Groups and their nomination process, please click here.

Please review the Terms of Reference for each Working Group here.

Before applying

The NSPO works within the National Mental Health Commission’s Paid Participation Policy which offers reimbursement for participation in the Working Groups if it is not being provided by a member’s employer. Details of the policy can be found here.

Please read the National Suicide Prevention Strategy Working Groups Terms of Reference for details about the Working Groups and members’ role.

Lived experience candidates are encouraged to review the readiness to be involved in suicide prevention resource created by Roses in the Ocean.

Complete one or both of the links below, or complete the Word version Expression of Interest for the Working Group you wish to apply for at the right hand side of this page and email to the National Suicide Prevention Office: NSPOStrategy@mentalhealthcommission.gov.au

For further information and enquiries, please email: NSPOStrategy@mentalhealthcommission.gov.au

Nominations close: 11:55pm Sunday 13 November 2022

Please note: To apply for both Working Groups it is required to complete both of the applications below.

Once completed, by clicking submit you agree to the collection, use and disclosure of any of your personal or sensitive information that you contribute, in accordance with the National Mental Health Commission’s Privacy Statement.

Please note, as this opportunity has now closed, the application forms below have been removed.

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