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Applications open for Everymind Director role

30 July 2019

Everymind would like to encourage applications from prevention focussed experts to apply for a fantastic opportunity to step into a strategic leadership role at the helm of the institute, following the official advertising of the Director vacancy at Everymind.

The role of Director of Everymind, is open to applications until close of business Sunday, 11 August 2019.

This leadership position offers the opportunity to provide strategic direction of an institute, which has a national reputation for delivering quality programs and translational research focussed on the prevention of mental ill-health and suicide.

The vacancy follows the announcement that Everymind Director, Jaelea Skehan will be taking 18 months extended leave from the institute to take up a new position supporting the newly appointed Adviser to the Prime Minister on suicide prevention.

During the recruitment process, Everymind Business Manager, Tina Fox will take on the role of Acting Director with strategic support from the Senior Leadership team, Program Manager for Suicide Prevention, Marc Bryant and Program Manager for Mental Health and Research, Dr Gavin Hazel.

This is a unique and challenging role set in the heart of Newcastle, which can contribute to shaping the direction of suicide prevention and mental health locally and nationally.

Everymind is looking for candidates who can strengthen and continue our existing local, state and national partnerships to ensure a continued growth in translational research and evidence-based programs and policy advice.

With a team of over 50 dedicated staff and students who are passionate about the important work being done in the prevention of mental ill-health and suicide nationally and locally, Everymind looks forward to welcoming someone who reflects this shared vision.

For information on how to apply and the role description please visit: