The Commission is seeking high-performing research assistants, with experience conducting qualitative health research, to join a small team working on a project that supports the work of the new National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention. The project aims to identify personal, psychosocial, and systemic factors that have contributed to deaths by suicide amongst Australian Defence Force personnel and Veterans between 2001 and 2018.
The successful candidates will have:
- Clinical and/or health experience; mental health experience is desirable
- Demonstrated skills and experience conducting qualitative analysis
- Familiarity with root cause analysis, particularly in mental health, is desirable
- Excellent writing skills and ability to communicate complex concepts in plain English
- Effective and well-developed interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work within a small team
- Exceptional organisational skills and ability to work to challenging timeframes
- Familiarity with the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research, the Privacy Act 1988, organisational privacy management practice, and demonstrated ability to work within these frameworks
- A professional, positive, and solutions-focused approach to work
- Understanding of the issues and challenges associated with the collection, use and analysis of healthcare data.
The piece of work is expected to be for a 12-month period with a possibility of extension and is open to labour hire candidates or candidates in the university or government sector seeking a secondment.
Candidates must have a right to work legally in Australia for a continuous period of at least 12 months to be eligible.
For further information, please refer to the position description and applicant pack.
Questions about the role can be directed to Vannary Sar (02) 9126 3503 or email email@example.com.
Closing date for applications is midnight Thursday 5 November 2020. Only complete applications will be considered.